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Fort Lauderdale, FL (November 14, 2017) – Press release from PGA: An Evening of Honors - 2017 Annual Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner.
Fort Lauderdale Country Club to Host The First Tee of Broward Starting September 28, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 20, 2017) – Youth in Broward
County will soon be able to make a difference in their lives through the game
of golf! Beginning
Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Fort
Lauderdale Country Club will partner with The First Tee of Broward to
provide learning facilities and educational programs to students in greater
First Tee aims to help young people build character with Nine Core Values
(Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Confidence, Responsibility, Perseverance,
Courtesy and Judgement) as well as Nine Healthy Habits (Energy, Play, Safety, Vision,
Mind, Family, Friends, School and Community) through the game of golf. This
after-school program will teach one value and habit each week for a total of
is the first time this program has been brought to Fort Lauderdale Country Club,”
said Angela Cohen, a Fort Lauderdale Country Club member and First Tee volunteer.
“We are so excited to offer a golf program that teaches leadership skills to
children in our community.”
program has been expanded to also include veterans, children with learning
disabilities and autism programs.
in 1997, The First Tee has 180 chapters worldwide. Each
chapter of The First Tee is an independent entity responsible for raising their
own operational funds; it is reliant upon charitable contributions to facilitate
and grow its programs. Fort
Lauderdale Country Club’s head pro, Mark VanDyck, will
be spearheading a charity tournament on December 9, 2017. The tournament, which
will be hosted by the Fort Lauderdale Country Club, will raise money for The
First Tee program.
approximately 30 charity golf tournaments per year, we strive year-round to
make a positive difference throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale community,”
said Michael O’Brien, General Manager of the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. “Golf
is a fun way to get children active and teach them important life skills.
are proud of our partnership with The First Tee and are confident that it will
have a positive impact on our area youth.”
learn more about The First Tee of Broward, please contact the Pro Shop at Fort
Lauderdale Country Club at (954) 587-8040. To learn more about the Fort
Lauderdale Country Club and how to become a member click "Contact Us" below.
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