GolfZilla Makes an Appearance at Maides Park Fall Festival

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On Friday, October 22nd, First Tee Greater Wilmington brought a special friend to visit the Maides Park Fall Festival, Golfzilla! Friends and family of Maides Park Community Center afterschool program spent the evening trick-or-treating, playing games, singing, & dancing. Community partners came...

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Baseball & Golf Go Hand in Hand – Wilmington Sharks Give Back

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The Wilmington Sharks invited the First Tee – Greater Wilmington out for a night at the ballpark on Wednesday, July 14th. Our participants traded in their golf clubs for their baseball gloves and shark fins! Our night at the ballpark included free entry into the game and a complimentary meal f...

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Communities in Schools Summer Program w/ First Tee

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Communities in Schools of Cape Fear works in partnership with public schools to identify and connect students, many in jeopardy of dropping out, with the community resources they need to stay engaged in school. This summer, First Tee – Greater Wilmington was fortunate enough to establish a par...

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GLOW Academy Golf Clinic

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We had a SPECTACULAR time at GLOW Academy hosting a First Tee Golf Clinic on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021. We danced, worked on our chip shots, & even played a captain’s choice tournament! GLOW student and First Tee participant, Rosa, taught us about golf etiquette and explained how to keep t...

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Grace Holcomb Leaves Her Mark in Wilmington and at First Tee

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We are so proud of our Eagle participant, and Laney H.S. senior, Grace Holcomb for winning the Mid Eastern Conference tournament with an amazing score of 65 at Magnolia Greens on Tuesday April 27th. This was Grace’s last conference tournament as a senior. We wish her the best of luck in the...

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Jayla Rogers Awarded 2021 NBA x Mountain Dew All Star Scholarship

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Jayla Rogers, a former Laney High School golf stand-out, was awarded the 2021 NBA x Mountain Dew All Star Scholarship over the weekend. She was featured during the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest of the NBA All Star Game on TNT. Only 2 student-athletes were selected for this $50,000 scholarship...

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StepUp Wilmington at First Tee

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StepUp Wilmington visits First Tee – Greater Wilmington At StepUp Wilmington their goal is to ensure every individual who walks through our doors receives the training and support to achieve their goals; whatever they might be. They are a community of people willing to lend a hand to those who...

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Ghouls, Goblins and Golfers

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Still, the First Tee — Greater Wilmington continued its annual tradition of hosting a Halloween themed golf party at the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday. “We still wanted to make this happen this year,” said Brittany Zachrich, The First Tee — Greater Wilmington Director o...

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Ultimate Skills Challenge at First Tee

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With a hint of fall in the air and the sun shining down, the stage was set for the Ultimate Skills Challenge at the First Tee – Greater Wilmington. FTGW juniors played host to Cape Fear Country Club juniors in an exciting event that showcased each golfer’s skill. One FTGW junior partnered with o...

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