March 2017
Vol 5, Issue 3
The First Tee of Greater Sacramento
"Friends Together" Campaign FT2
We impact the lives of over 18,000 young people,
each year in the greater Sacramento area, ages 3-18, and 16,000 participate in our program free of charge.

Young people in our program do learn golf, but at
The First Tee we teach way more than just a game

 Together we can make an impact and
build future leaders of tomorrow.

Join today and be added to the growing list of supporters who believe in our mission 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.
Congressional Breakfast
We are very excited to have Noor Ahmed from The First Tee of Sacramento  be selected to speak on April 27th at the annual Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C. The event is attended by U.S. Representatives and Senators, along with invited guests from across the country. Two of The First Tee Scholars or Alumni are invited to address the Members about their experience in The First Tee and the positive impact it has had on their lives. 

Noor  has been a participant of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento for 9 years.  She will graduate from Vista del Lago High School this spring.  She was named all 4 years an All League Player and helped her team capture 4 league titles, 2 straight San Joaquin Section Titles, and qualified for the California State Championship individually  her senior year. 
Noor is a member of the California Scholarship Federation, the School Unity Project at VDLHS, and the Muslim Student Association. 

Noor received several academic and golf awards including the Sutter Middle School Cougar Award for Respect and a certificate for academic excellence in World Geography. She currently holds a 3.93 GPA. She was selected by The First Tee for the Outstanding Participant Leadership Summit, The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, the NorCal Life Skills Academy, the John Deere Careers on Course Academy, the Coca- Cola America's Future, the College Prep Academy, and The First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy.  She is Eagle certified and is working on her Ace project. Noor continues to volunteer as a Life Skills instructor on the Junior Tour and a volunteer junior coach at Haggin Oaks Golf Course.  Noor will attend the University of Nebraska Lincoln this fall where she will play Division l golf and study Biological Sciences.

Participant Spotlight
Meet Anthony Charles, a member of The First Tee of Greater Sacramento. Anthony (3) is part of our Tots on the Tee program at Haggin Oaks GC.

Favorite Food: Strawberries

Other Sports: Tee ball (That's what he wants to play)

What do you enjoy about playing golf?: Playing with his best friends Harper and Gigi

If you could pick any foursome, who would be in it and why? Harper, Gigi and Mickey Mouse because they're all my best friends.

What is your favorite Core value and Why? Respect because it's about being nice.

Thank you to our Sponsor

Thank you for your Support 
The First Tee of Greater Sacramento 

In This Issue
Congressional Breakfast
Participant Spotlight
Sponsor - Maita Cars
Save The Date 2017
26th Annual Jr/Sr Funvitational

Quick Links

Save The Date
The First Tee of
Greater Sacramento

2017 Events 

March 2 - May 4th

April 1,  1-2pm, Haggin Oaks GC
May 6,  1-2pm, Bing Maloney GC
June 3, 1-2pm, William Land GC

April 27th
Haggin Oaks Golf Expo
April 28, 29 & 30
BIG Day of Giving
May 4th 

Jr Tour Fundraiser
August 7th
El Macero CC

PURE Insurance Championship*

September 19-24
Pebble Beach GL & Poppy Hills GC
*Formerly The First Tee Open

September 25th 
Catta Verdera Country Club
26th Annual Jr/Sr Funvitational
Join us for the 
26th Annual Jr/Sr Funvitational
Friday, June 30th, 2017
at Alister MacKenzie
Haggin Oaks GC

Always a very fun day

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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.


The First Tee of Greater Sacramento
3649 Fulton Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 808-0959