The First Tee Impact Research

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Providing the Right Foundation In order to measure the impact The First Tee is making in the lives of America’s youth, a 2018 study was commissioned. A total of 268 responses were provided. The First Tee participants provide unaided and open-ended statements about how their coaches/mentors hav...

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Gene’s Dream Foundation Donates $50,000 to First Tee of Coastal Carolinas

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The Gene’s Dream Foundation in November 2018 presented a check for $50,000 to the First Tee of Coastal Carolinas. The money was raised via the Foundation’s debut fundraising initiative, the Mentor Cup, a two-day event that included a gala dinner at the Surf Club, a tournament at Tidewater Golf C...

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Longtime First Tee Participant Jayla Rogers Signs with North Carolina A&T

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Jayla Rogers of Wilmington, N.C. this week became the third female golfer in the history of The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas to sign a National Letter of Intent to play collegiate golf, committing to continue her academic and athletic pursuits at North Carolina A&T State University. Jayla will...

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Jack Nicklaus Visits with The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas

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Our goal at the First Tee is to help kids become better people through the game of golf. On October 22, we got to introduce members of the First Tee of the Coastal Carolinas to the man who best embodies the nine core values we work so hard to instill – Jack Nicklaus, golf’s greatest …...

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Carolinas Leadership Academy as a Shelter for Hurricane Florence

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  The Carolinas Leadership Academy hosted over 60 utility workers from all over assisting Brunswick Electric in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The CLA was able to provide these workers with showers and a place to sleep. We were happy to help these workers who left the safety of their home...

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Oliver’s On The Cape Fundraiser

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A special THANK YOU to Oliver’s On The Cape for holding a fundraiser through the restaurant on August 27th! We appreciate the support of local businesses and hope to have more of these opportunities in the future around the coastal Carolina region....

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Carolinas Leadership Academy Concludes Another Successful Year

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The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas Carolinas Leadership Academy (CLA) was once again the perfect place for teens, both locally and from around the country, to spend an unforgettable week at the beach! The CLA is a weekly overnight camp for boys and girls between the ages of 14-17. The 10,000 square ...

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The Grand Strand Future Generations Tournament

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One of our favorite events of the year – the Future Generations tournament – is in books, and with the support of Golf Channel personality Charlie Rymer and the local community, it was a rousing success. We had 132 golfers, including 34 of our First Tee participants, at Caledonia Golf &a...

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