Integrity of the Game

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At a recent The First Tee class session, we took our participants out to driving range to work on our Judgement. The range was set up with yard markers for distance references and to think about our approaches. If the green is 70 yards away, what club are we using? How long is our backswing? &hellip...

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Taking Advantage of the Summer

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We’ve reached the summer which means it’s a time for relaxation from school. A break from school also means a little more time for golf and The First Tee. Though as The First Tee Summer classes begin, there are some things that are important to remember this summer. Things to remember th...

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Displaying of Sportsmanship

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 it’s part of the game The First Tee defines Sportsmanship as “observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace”. As we know, in any competition, emotions can get the best of us and we forget about what it means to have grace whether winning or losing. You must have C...

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TFTWNY Holds First Sips ‘N Chips

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BUFFALO, N.Y — Putting golf balls and chipping potato chips while taking sips was the motto Thursday evening at the Parkside Lodge. It was The First Tee of Western New York’s first ever Sips and Chips fundraiser. It’s goal is to invest in local girls to create opportunities for gir...

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TFTWNY February Stem Camp

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The First Tee of Western New York launched its three-day 2017 February STEM Camp Tuesday February, 21st through February 23rd at the Paddock Chevrolet Dome. 19 children were exposed to topics in the fields of Science, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and how those topics are integrated into the ...

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No Winter Break for TFTWNY

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AMHERST, NY — Winter in Western New York is probably not the best time to play golf . . . so they say. The snow on the ground means no golf outside, so we take it inside! The First Tee of WNY takes the game of golf and it’s life skills education curriculum to gymnasiums …...

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The First Tee of WNY Honors Coaches & Volunteers in Night of Appreciation

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end of the year event recognizes The First tee of wny staff by: Dallas Isiah Taylor The First Tee of Western New York held a night of appreciation at the Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome for coaches and volunteers after a successful season. Over 30 lead and junior coaches, volunteers, TFTWNY Board Member...

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