FORT LAUDERDALE CC EVENT RAISES OVER $5,000

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More than 160 golfers took part in The First Tee of Broward’s December 16th fundraiser at Fort Lauderdale Country Club in Plantation, which raised over $5,000.  The event was highlighted by having three students from the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Lauderdale at the first tee to greet the golfers...

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BOURDAGE AND ROBERTS HONORED AS BROWARD’S BEST

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High school sophomores Jillian Bourdage and Brett Roberts, who both volunteer with The First Tee Broward, were honored as the Broward County Girls and Boys Golfers of the Year by the Sun Sentinel newspaper. Bourdage won the state individual championship and also helped lead American Heritage School ...

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93-YEAR-OLD’S VISIT INSPIRES FELLOW VETERANS

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The First Tee of Broward has a weekly veterans’ program that teaches golf and allows our nation’s heroes to connect with others who served in the military. Our program at Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac was recently visited by World War II veteran Robert Bloomfield. The 93-year-old veteran...

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BLOOMFIELD VISITS PARK RIDGE AND ATLANTIC ELEMENTARY

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Jack Bloomfield, The First Tee of Broward Director of Operations, spoke to fifty 5th-grade students at Park Ridge Elementary in Deerfield Beach. One of more than 9,000 elementary schools nationwide in The First Tee National School Program, Park Ridge students learn golf and The First Tee’s Nin...

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ONGOING PROGRAMMING WITH CHRIST CHURCH SCHOOL

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Our Chapter and the Christ Church School continue to work together for the 3rd year with our NSP program. NSP delivers golf fundamentals and the life skills of The First Tee to elementary grade students in their PE classes. Christ Church PE Coach Carl Sallade teaches the program, pictured above with...

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FLORIDA HEMOPHILIA CONTINUES PROGRAMMING

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Our partnership with the Florida Hemophilia Association continues to flourish with another new nine-week session in progress at Weston Hills Country Club. During the nine-week session we help the children, ages 8 to 17, enjoy the outdoors and interact with other children and learn about golf and lif...

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BERNHARD LANGER DONATES GOLF CLUBS TO SUPPORT OUR CHAPTER

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PGA Champions Tour Professional Bernhard Langer, winner of the 2017 Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Impacting The First Tee, recently made a special donation of golf equipment and bags to support our Chapter. Langer, who just missed winning his fourth consecutive Schwab Cup, is the most ...

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THE FIRST TEE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS

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Earlier this month, nearly one-thousand-chapter staff, coaches, educators, industry leaders, participants, partners, trustees and alumni from 160 chapters across the world visited ChampionsGate in Orlando for our biennial conference to celebrate The First Tee’s 20th anniversary. The conference als...

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FALL HANDY PROGRAM KICKS OFF

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In partnership for over 3 years with our Chapter, HANDY’s mission is to achieve positive, lasting change for youth by providing life skills, education, and a supportive community. A new 9-week session recently began with 14 participants. Pompano Beach Golf Course is generously hosting our Coaches ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE COUNTRY CLUB PARTNERS WITH OUR CHAPTER

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Fort Lauderdale Country Club has partnered with The First Tee program to provide learning facilities and educational programs to students after-school from The Boys & Girls Club of Broward (Nan Knox Club). A pilot program has started and will run for nine weeks. The club will be hosting a member...

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