Golf News For Kids

Golf News For Kids

The WSGA partners with local golf clubs and organizations to help bring the game of golf to our youth. We believe that golf teaches life lessons and develops character in a way that no other sport can match. See below for links to stories about youth golf programs in Washington state.


Ryan Kallenberger named executive director of First Tee of South Puget Sound

Ryan Kallenberger Named Executive Director for First Tee SPS

Ryan Kallenberger has been named the new executive director of The First Tee of South Puget Sound, an organization that introduces young people to the established Nine Core Values

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Spokane’s Daisy Dickenson selected to represent hospital at PGA TOUR event

Spokane Junior to represent at PGA TOUR Event

Daisy Dickenson, 11, a patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Spokane, will have the experience of a lifetime when she represents the local hospital

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The First Tee of Greater Seattle selects Dan Wartelle as new executive director

First Tee of Greater Seattle Selects New Executive Director

Dan Wartelle has been named the new executive director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle, an international youth development organization that introduces the game of golf

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Every Shot Counts with Mark Broadie

Join the First Tee of Greater Seattle and the Western Washington PGA Chapter on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Jefferson Park GC for an educational session featuring guest speaker Mark Broadie

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New CEO appointed to lead The First Tee as it reaches 20-year milestone

New CEO Appointed to Lead The First Tee

Jersey City, New Jersey (September 29, 2017) – Keith Dawkins, an executive for Viacom’s Nickelodeon, will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced today by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors.

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‘Family Day’ at Boeing Classic is Saturday, Aug. 26

On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Boeing Classic – the region’s premier annual PGA TOUR Champions event – will provide families an up-close opportunity to watch golf legends compete

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Local First Tee chapters participate in inaugural Gearhart Cup

This past weekend nine participants from The First Tee of South Puget Sound and ten from The First Tee of Greater Seattle

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Southern California wins 49th Hogan Cup; Arasu earns medalist honors

The team from Southern California pulled away on Sunday to win the 49th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches, held Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Ore.

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British Columbia wins team title at 45th Junior America’s Cup

British Columbia wins 45th Junior America's Cup

Team British Columbia won the 45th Annual Junior America’s Cup, which was held this week at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.

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Heidi Wills steps down from First Tee of Greater Seattle

First Tee of Greater Seattle Seeks Executive Director

An open letter from Craig Bruya, FTGS Board Chair

It is with much gratitude and appreciation that we send well wishes to our fearless leader, Heidi Wills, as she completes her time as Executive Director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle.

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