Junior Reporters on TV

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Macy, Dustin and Aiden did a fantastic job representing The First Tee by showing what golf skills they’ve learned and explaining how the program has tought them to be respectful. A big shout out to Coach John and Coach Stan for coming out to help as well. This was very early (5am) and a bit &h...

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“Hole In One”

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Alex Cooke made his first “Ace” while taking his certification test to move to the PAR level. I imagine his 9-iron is now his favorite club. This is Alex’s third year in The First Tee and is an avid player and student of the game. I believe great things are in store for Alex. Congr...

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Student Accomplishments

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These players have been selected based off of their performance throughout the season and player resume on and off the golf course. Brayden has been part of The First Tee of the Inland NW since 2011 and is in 7th grade at Greenacres Middle School! Alex has also been part of The First Tee of …...

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Student Spotlights

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Golf Creates Giant Smiles Caden holed out her bunker shot on #7 at Qualchan for a natural birdie during league play. I watched her reaction as it rolled in and all I can say is…”I wish I’d been recording!” Congratulations Caden! Our First ACE Student! Congratulations to Derek...

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Interesting Golf Facts

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1. 125,000 golf balls a year are hit into the water at the famous 17th hole of the Stadium Course at Sawgrass. 2. The longest drive ever is 515 yards. The longest putt ever is a monstrous 375 feet 3. Phil Mickelson, who plays left-handed, is actually right handed. He learned to play golf by …...

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Golf Trueisms….”Rules to Live By”

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From: Stan Erickson, First Tee coach Don’t buy a putter until you’ve had a chance to throw it. Never try to keep more than 300 separate thoughts in your mind during your swing. When your shot has to carry over a water hazard, you can either use one more club or two more balls. If &hellip...

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Volunteer Spotlight

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Linda Booher is more than a coach; she’s a willing volunteer whose love for children exudes from head to toe. “Linda is one of those coaches that has been with us since day one,” said 1st Tee Program Director Robert Heck. “She has the patience of Job and is an inspiration to other coaches....

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