If you ask Taryn Yee what she learned as a participant at The First Tee of Greater Sacramento, she’d probably give you two topics: GOAL-SETTING and GIVING BACK.
by Chase Grant
The First Tee’s own have been recognized for their outstanding achievements!
Congratulations to Bill Castner, PGA, program director for The First Tee of Plainfield, and Russ Libby, PGA, board member for The First Tee of North Florida, who were national award winners for the PGA of America’s annual awards!
For the second straight year, Under Armour athletes Jordan Spieth, Hunter Mahan and Gary Woodland participated in #BirdieTeamUA, a campaign to raise $50,000 for The First Tee to promote positive youth development through the game of golf.
Over the course of six PGA TOUR tournaments, for each of the three participating golfers, Under Armour donated $100 per birdie and $250 per eagle to expand The First Tee National School Program to additional elementary schools in the tournament markets.
When school starts, the exercise and fitness shouldn’t stop. Experts agree that physical activity is essential to young people, and physical education helps instill the importance of playing sports and being active.
That’s why The First Tee National School Program introduces golf, values and healthy habits to elementary students during physical education classes. Continue reading “The First Tee’s Top 3 Benefits of PE and Playing Sports” »
Visionworks, a Silver Corporate Partner of The First Tee, provided 14 chapters across the country with free vision screenings to participants in 2014. Young people in need of vision correction were given a voucher for a free comprehensive eye exam and pair of glasses redeemable at any area Visionworks store.
These elementary schools are taking the core values and healthy habits beyond their school gym and into every classroom.
With associates, retired partners and staff serving as volunteer board members for chapters of The First Tee, PwC continues its company-wide support through a variety of activities and development opportunities for our junior golfers.