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?

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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

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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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2018 Pebble Beach Raffle Winners

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We’re pleased to announce that this year’s raffle winner of the all-expenses paid trip for four to Pebble Beach is Fred Yoo of Turf Valley! Congrats, Mr. Yoo! The cash prize winners are: $400: Mark Giler $100: Greg Peel  $100: R.L. Gladden $100: Lonnie Robbins  Special thanks to R.L. G...

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Sponsor Call: New Branded Shirts for Participants

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Would your company like to help grow the First Tee of Howard County? Our participants often play at other golf courses in The First Tee or other organized events (Metro Tour events, MAPGA or other junior tournaments), or in events like Drive, Chip and Putt© Competitions where the appearance of our ...

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Thank You to Our 2018 Tournament Sponsors, Volunteers and Players

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Thank you to all of our sponsors, players, volunteers, board members and especially our tireless committee chairs, Nicola Morgal and Phil Bryan, who made our 17th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 10 at Fairway Hills a great success in raising funds for our youth programs. Check out photos ...

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