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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PGA Junior League at FTGW

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In 2017, First Tee- Greater Wilmington started their inaugural PGA Junior League season and haven’t looked back since. PGA Jr. League exists to bring communities together through fun, team golf experiences. At its core, it is a group of local golf teams who play a series of games against ea...

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First Tee Greater Wilmington Juniors mixer

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Thank you to Cape Fear Country Club for hosting us at the Azalea Par 3 course. FTGW juniors were partnered with CFCC juniors to compete in a friendly captain’s choice tournament. The course was in great shape and the juniors had fun meeting and playing with new friends. FTGW will be reciprocat...

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Why Change The Look After 23 Years?

Categories: Blog, Updates

After starting development in May of 2019, it was decided to: Create a new and clear distinct identity Drive relevance among today’s youth, parents and donors Revitalize the new brand while carrying forward core foundational equity Empower internal teams with guidelines that will drive brand ...

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What First Tee Parents Are Saying

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“The First Tee of Greater Wilmington has been amazing for my daughter; the coaches truly care for the kids, while teaching them valuable lessons about life and golf. The program has given my daughter the confidence and a love for a game that she previously never knew.” – Mr. Moss “First ...

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The Learning Center has gotten a “new look”

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The Learning Center has gotten a “new look”! Thanks to our volunteers (Steve Shinn, John Garvey, Gill Gregory, Dave O’Laughlin, Kathy & Rich Senna, Darlene Stibb and Cindy Ho) who helped the staff clean out the brush from around the building. Once cleared Kathy Senna and Ellen Gregory plan...

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TFTGW participant Grace Holcomb selected for Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Grace Holcomb, participant of The First Tee of Greater Wilmington

The First Tee of Greater Wilmington Teen Selected to Compete in PGA TOUR Champions PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee Grace Holcomb heads to Pebble Beach this September Wilmington, NC (July 3, 2019) – First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions announced today Grace Holcomb will represent th...

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WE NEED YOUR VOTE!

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For the past several years, the Downtown Sundown Concert Series has raised money for local charities by partnering to sell wristbands to attendees wanting to consume beer and wine. As the demand by charities to participate in this program is greater than the number of concerts, WDI is seeking help f...

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