March 2014
Vol 2, Issue 3
The First Tee of Greater Sacramento

FT2  "Friends Together Campaign"

The First Tee of Greater Sacramento's Annual FT2 Friends Together Campaign is now under way.  Join us in helping to grow our program to reach more than 10,000 kids in 2014.   

Junior Participants at FT2 Kickoff Night

Ryn and Frank LaRosa
Frank, Cameron & Angie

Become a Friend today


Joining us as a friend of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is one of the easiest ways you can encourage kids to become men and women of character. Your partnership is an investment with proven dividends - shown in countless success stories like Kristen Red Horse and Cameron Champ, two recent champions in life, on and off the course.    

A few more reasons to become a Friend
  • 100% of your donations and contributions stay in the Sacramento region. 
  • Many friend levels to choose from beginning at $20.
  • The First Tee of Greater Sacramento conducts programs for people with physical and developmental disabilities such as California Eagles and Adaptive PE.
  • We partner with various community groups including Boys and Girls Clubs, Centers for Father and Families, Latino Junior Golf, LifeSteps and other inner city programs to provide outreach programs at their locations.
  • It feels really good to give.

Coaches Training Day

On March 13, 2014, The First Tee of Greater Sacramento hosted its annual Program Location Training Day!  We are proud to announce that over 20 coaches and volunteers came together to learn how to enhance the program experience for our participants.  Coaches and volunteers, both returning and new to the program found the day to be a great success.  The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is very excited to see so many adults helping today's youth.  Thank you to all coaches and volunteers for your efforts in making The First Tee of Greater Sacramento a program in which all youth feel welcome!



Click here for a list of our program locations


Free Girls Golf Clinic

Our first Free Girls Golf Clinic took place on Saturday, March 1st and all four coaches were very pleased to see 15+ young ladies attend the event!  The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is excited to see so many females take up golf and continue with it throughout life.  Please come and join the fun on the following two dates:  April 12 & May 10.  We will meet at the Academy Holes at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex; all clinics are from 1:00 -2:00 pm.   Registration is required, click here for info. 

Participant Spotlight

Meet Trevor Hull, who has been with The First Tee of Greater Sacramento at Bing Maloney for the past three years. He is 14 years old, and a member of the Year Round After School Program and the Saturday Practice & Play Program. Trevor attends San Brannan Middle School where his plays trumpet in the band and is on the school's golf team.


Q & A with Trevor
What is your dream foursome?
Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and myself

If a song was played at the first teebox, what song would be played for you? Superman

by 3 Doors Down


If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 items would you take with you? Water, my collection of comic books & my phone


If you were granted three wishes, what would you ask for?

A new set of golf clubs, PS4, and a billion dollars


What are your goals for after high school and how do you plan to accomplish them? Going to USC and majoring in Engineering. How I would accomplish that is getting good grades


What is your favorite Core Value and Why? Honesty, because you should be truthful to everyone and yourself.  


Thank you to our volunteers


Volunteers of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento are passionate about helping young people succeed.  Our junior tour alone has 

over 86 incredible volunteers that help with everything from rules, scoring, setup and much more.   We cannot thank our volunteers enough for their support with the junior tour, all of our events and our programs. The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is a success because of your presence.


In This Issue
Coaches Training
Free Girls Golf Clinic
Junior Spotlight
2014 Events

Quick Links

Save The Date
The First Tee of Greater Sacramento Events
Feb 27th - May 15th

Wells Fargo Succeeding Together Video Contest

March  - April


The First Tee of Greater Sacramento Photo Contest
April - May

Give Local Now
May 6th

Jr Sr Championship Tournament
June 27th

Little Linkers TOC
August 17th

The First Tee Invitational
August 2014

The Nature Valley
First Tee Open
September 22-28th

Junior Tour Fundraiser
October 18th
Thank you to our Sponsors

Where are they now?

Alumni of The First Tee

of Greater Sacramento

Bailey Furgeson


Bailey joined The First Tee of Greater Sacramento in 2007, and along with playing in the junior tour, she attended the Life Skills & Leadership Academy in 2009, was on The First Tee A/B Honor Roll 4 times, and selected as one of the America's Future in 2010.  She is currently a junior at St. Mary's in San Antonio, Texas and obtained an internship as the StMU representative for Career Athletes, a networking site for collegiate athletes across the country.  Bailey has continued to volunteer for The First Tee of San Antonio with her teammates, along with volunteering with the Morton Golf Foundation when home in Sacramento during summer vacation.  This spring, Bailey will be serving on the Women's History Month Committee as she puts on a clinic to demonstrate to her peers and professors the benefits of golf for women in the business world. 


Read more about Bailey at St. Mary's

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To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf

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