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The First Tee CEO: An Opportunity of a Lifetime

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, The First Tee

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, The First Tee

The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach is one of the most exciting times of the year for our organization.

Entering its 10th year, this event gives 81 participants of The First Tee and 162 amateurs the extraordinary opportunity to compete side-by-side with Champions Tour players at one of the world’s most renowned golf courses. Continue reading “The First Tee CEO: An Opportunity of a Lifetime” »

These Girls Are Good! Junior Golfer Alice Duan Describes her Eagle on #10 at Pebble Beach

Duan, AliceDuring first round of the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, Alice Duan from The First Tee of Northern Nevada holed out number 10 for and eagle. She describes the incredible experience. Continue reading “These Girls Are Good! Junior Golfer Alice Duan Describes her Eagle on #10 at Pebble Beach” »

TOMS Founder Shares the Value of Using Good Judgment

Blake Mycoskie (3) Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, remembers how his own personal judgment shaped the direction of his company and his life.  Blake shares his perspective on The First Tee Core Value judgment with the junior players and Champions Tour players at the Nature Valley First Tee Open: Continue reading “TOMS Founder Shares the Value of Using Good Judgment” »

Insider Perspective: The Coca-Cola Champions Challenge

addison mitchell coca-cola challengeThe Coca-Cola Champions Challenge, a five-hole competition featuring six Champions Tour legends paired with six junior golfers from six different Chapters of The First Tee, took place at Pebble Beach Golf Links yesterday.

Addision Mitchell from The First Tee of Fort Smith participated in the modified scotch format and earned her chapter $12,000. Read about her experience below!

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Nature Valley First Tee Open: From the Eyes of a Champions Tour Professional

clampett-bobbyBobby Clampett, Champions Tour’s player, gives his inside-perspective on playing the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach and mingling with this year’s talented juniors.  Continue reading “Nature Valley First Tee Open: From the Eyes of a Champions Tour Professional” »

The Envelope Please… Pairings Announced!


Josh Stockwell shares his Champions Tour partner

The moment all of The First Tee junior golfers have been waiting for: finding out which Champions Tour professional they will join in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. Joshua Stockwell from The First Tee of the Sandhills, shares his story from the tournament pairing party: Continue reading “The Envelope Please… Pairings Announced!” »

Top 5 Things To Do At Pebble Beach

2013 Nature Valley logoIn the days leading up to the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, participants will have the opportunity to explore the rich history and the magical atmosphere that encompasses the Pebble Beach area of the Monterey Peninsula coastline.

Find out more about the top five must-do adventures while at Pebble Beach!

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Essential Gear Every Player Should Have: Respect

Logan on 18_2The First Tee alumnus Logan Bertalan knows what it takes to play Pebble Beach. He’s played in the Nature Valley First Tee Open (twice!) but, his journey isn’t over yet. Logan will be back on the course this year, not as a player, but as a caddie for his friend, junior golfer Mikey Gallinatti, from The First Tee of Valparaiso. Here is Logan’s story and his advice to this year’s junior field: Continue reading “Essential Gear Every Player Should Have: Respect” »