First Tee of Howard County Teen Selected to Compete in PGA TOUR Champions PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee

Categories: Blog, National Opportunities, Participants

Branden Nguyen heads to Pebble Beach this month Columbia, Maryland (September 16, 2019) – The First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions have announced that Branden Nguyen will represent The First Tee of Howard County when he competes in the 2019 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee, an offic...

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Parting Words from Jim Cavanaugh

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Dear Parents of The First Tee of Howard County: Ten years goes by quickly! It seems like only yesterday that I arrived at The First Tee of Howard County searching for something worthwhile to do after more than 40 years in the service of the nation, either military or civilian. I knew I loved to &hel...

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Wells Fargo Awards Grant to The First Tee of Howard County

Categories: Blog, Grants

We are pleased to share that Wells Fargo has awarded a $5,000 grant to our chapter in support of the National School Program, a partnership with the Howard County Public School System that offers The First Tee programming during regularly-scheduled physical education classes. Currently, there are 33...

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2018 Parent Survey Results

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To those parents who provided their impressions of your own and your child(rens’) experiences with The First Tee of Howard County in 2018, a hearty Thank You! This was our inaugural survey of opinions, and our plan now would be to conduct a similar survey each off-season to help us set our goals f...

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2019 Golf Mania sweepstakes to benefit our chapter

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The First Tee of Howard County is once again selling Charity Mania golf sweepstakes tickets for 2019. With snow still in the forecast you can keep up your interest in the game while you wait for fairways to clear of ice or snow, grass to turn green and temperatures to warm. This is “Fantasy Go...

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Why Should Girls Play Golf?

Categories: Blog

Girls participating in sports, like golf, and are physically active:* Have greater levels of self-esteem and self-image Associated with a lower prevalence of sexual risk-taking behaviors Are more satisfied with their weight (regardless of how much they weigh) Significantly less likely to have ever u...

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2019 Registration Information from Coach Jim

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

Happy New Year! There will be some subtle changes in registration for 2019 classes beginning with the Spring Session (4/24-6/25 2019). We want you to know about those, and also make a few requests to ease the administrative burden on us and you in registering your children this year. So here are Sev...

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Karlie Zamora Named Female Golfer of the Year

Categories: Blog, Participants

Before the year ends, we are thrilled to share well-deserved recognition for The First Tee of Howard County participant Karlie Zamora, who was named Capital Gazette Sports female Golfer of the Year. We are incredibly proud of her hard work this year, her camaraderie with the other golfers in Anne ...

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Mourning the loss of President George H.W. Bush

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“Golf has meant a lot to me. It means friendship, integrity and character.” -George H.W. Bush George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States and former Honorary Chairman of The First Tee from its inception in 1997 until he was succeeded by his son, President George W. Bush in 201, pas...

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