June Newsletter:  Meet & Greet with Kara Zamora, Metro Tour and Summer Registration, 
17th Annual Golf Tournament and A/B Honor Roll 

June 24 - August 26, 2018
Golf Courses around the Metro Region

July 6, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018
Fairway Hills Golf Club

Meet & Greet with Kara Zamora  

This month, we're catching up with Kara Zamora, a rising Birdie-level player with The First Tee of Howard County who has been part of our program for the last five years, along with her two sisters, Kassie and Karlie.

Q: What motivated you to join The First Tee of Howard County?
A: I wanted to be a better golfer. I also wanted to play golf with my sisters.

Metro Tour Kicks Off at Hobbits Glen  

Left to right: Kaylin Yeoh (Greater Washington), Lorenzo Sanz (Greater Baltimore), Jaja Pichaikul (Howard County), Brian Inglis (Howard County)
The 2018 Metro Tour kicked off on Sunday at Hobbits Glen in Columbia, although shortened to nine holes due to the rain. Congratulations to all of the players from around the region who participated, and particularly to the following junior golfers:

Low Gross Score (Girls): Kaylin Yeoh (Greater Washington)

Low Gross Score (Boys): Lorenzo Sanz (Greater Baltimore)

Low Net Score (Girls): Jaja Pichaikul (Howard County)

Low Net Score (Boys): Brian Inglis (Howard County)

Last Call: Register for 2018 Metro Tour & 
Summer Session 

Metro Tour 2017 Greenspring Valley
The annual  Metro Tour  is running from June 24 through August 26 at golf courses around the metro area. This event provide opportunities for Par, Birdie, Eagle and Ace level students from The First Tee chapters in the Baltimore/DC region to participate in competitive tournaments at different golf courses during the summer. Some events are for girls only, while other events are restricted by level. Registration is now  open online , and includes a $20 Metro Tour membership and $10 fee per event. 

Additionally, registration for our summer and fall sessions is still open on our website. Summer session kicks off on July 6, which is right around the corner! 

17th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Our Programs

On Friday, August 10, we'll host our 17th Annual Golf Tournament at Fairway Hills. One of our largest fundraisers, this tournament is a fun way to support The First Tee of Howard County so that we can continue to make our youth development programs affordable and accessible for all. 

How can you get involved? We are looking for parents and other friends of The First Tee to:
Show Off Those Final Quarter Report Cards

Each year, The First Tee chapters nationwide identify participants who have achieved academic excellence by earning all A's and/or B's (or the equivalent) on their mid-year or final report cards as part of the  A/B Honor Roll program. Students in third grade and up are eligible. 

If your child meets this criteria, please help us recognize their achievements and be sure to fill out this short form on our website.    

The First Tee of Howard County |  410-730-1114     thefirsttee@columbiaassociation.org |  www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org 
Fairway Hills Golf Club , 5100 Columbia Road
Columbia MD 21044
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