The State of Golf in Seattle

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The First Tee of Greater Seattle teaches golf and life skills to 1,500 local youth on Seattle’s municipal golf courses each year, and more than 2,000 county-wide. Without the four Seattle facilities (Jefferson Park, Jackson Park, West Seattle GC and Interbay), that kind of impact is not possib...

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Is Golf a Sport?

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Foreward Lucia Morelli is 12 years old, and has been a member of The First Tee since 2013 when she joined a Girls’ Golf class at Jefferson Park. Along with her weekly classes, she plays PGA Junior League Golf, serves as a volunteer, is a member of the Junior Advisory Board, and is an avid &hel...

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Lauryn Nguyen’s Big Drive for The First Tee

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Like many young golfers, Lauryn Nguyen works hard on her game. She has aspirations to play collegiate golf and she dreams of one day representing Team USA in the Olympics and the LPGA Solheim Cup as a professional golfer. This past year, Lauryn took great strides toward those goals, but she also pri...

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Young golfers take on big fundraising effort

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We’re always thankful for our terrific coaches and volunteers, but two young participants went above and beyond to show their appreciation this holiday season, and completely knocked our socks off! Brianna Nguyen (12) and Kylie Nguyen (13) have enjoyed their many years playing with The First T...

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Brandon Teeny wins Junior Golf-a-Thon

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How many holes can you play in one day? Brandon Teeny pushes the limit and inspires everyone around him. Tonight we witnessed the magic of sports front and center when The First Tee of Greater Seattle hosted its third annual Junior Golf-a-Thon at the Jefferson Park Par 3 Golf Course.  Throughou...

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Boeing Classic comes to town again in 2018!

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After nearly 15 years, relationship between Boeing Classic and The First Tee is still going strong By Aaron Lommers Special to The First Tee There are not many better ways to get kids interested in sports than giving them role models to look up to that provide a positive example both in and out of &...

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The RGV Tour Give Big Campaign

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Koenig Breaks Ground with RGV Tour across the Country Fundraising to Support The First Tee of Greater Seattle By Aaron Lommers Special to The First Tee of Greater Seattle We’ve all thought about it. What if I just quit my job and dedicated my time to something I’m really passionate about? Though...

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Grips Fore Good

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Through our Clubs for Kids program, and with the help of our Junior Advisory Board, our chapter resizes and regrips approximately 500 golf clubs per year for junior golfers. But what happens to all of those discarded rubber grips? They used to end up in a landfill… …until we connected wi...

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