Lakes Region 101.5 WZEI Sargent and Emond Interview
Our Executive Director Chris Sargent was featured in the sports update for 101.5 WZEI alongside Chris Emond, Executive Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central NH. Click Here to listen in as they discuss First Tee, Boys & Girls Clubs, and their partnership in Concord/ Lakes Regions. The complete 17 minute interview was featured on The Lakes Region Voice of Sports segment this past weekend. Keith Murray is also doing a write up for the Laconia Daily Sun.
Atkinson, NH Juniors Played in 2017 PGA Jr League National Championship
The PGA Junior League team from the Atkinson Country Club in Atkinson, NH was one of the 8 teams which qualified for the Junior League National Championship at Greyhawk CC in Scottsdale, AZ.
Shivani Vora, a 13-year-old from Dover on the seacoast, was the only girl on the team of 10, one of just 6 girls of the 80 competing. Though they did not win, it was an unforgettable experience for these kids and they had so much fun competing.
Fox 25 Coverage before they left for the tournament: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rup5CRrutQs&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop
Photos from the tournament: http://www.pga.com/photo-galleries/2017-pga-jr-league-championship
Our 2017 Annual Benefit Golf Tournament
It was a perfect day for our Annual Benefit Golf Tournament at the beautiful and scenic Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club. Everyone had a blast, thank you to all of the Participants, Staff, Board Members and most of all our generous Supporters for making it such a special day! Click Here to view pictures from this event.
Participant Spotlight – Matthew Dill
Matthew exudes a quiet confidence. His focus, perseverance and willingness to explore untried experiences–to nurture confidence by consistently challenging himself, are among Matthew’s life enhancing qualities.
Lauren Thibodeau Selected to Play in the 2015 First Fee Par-3 Championship
Congratulations to First Tee – NH participant and 2014 NHWGA Junior Champion, LAUREN THIBODEAU for being selected to the 2015 First Tee Par-3 Championship! Let’s cheer Lauren on!! Please take the opportunity to congratulate her and wish her well by visiting our Facebook page and twitter!
NHWGA Junior Girls Championship 2014
Three Cheers for our girls!! On July 10, 2014 at the Intervale Country Club past and present FTNH girls golf participants played in the NHWGA Junior Girls Championship.
Participant Spotlight – Brady Lessard
Brady Lessard is an honor student at Newmarket Junior High School, models what we strive for in all of our participants–having fun while learning, and demonstrating First Tee Life Skills and Core Values.
Participant Spotlight – Reno Fuller
Certainly, First Tee Experience does not end when a participant turns 18. Reno Fuller demonstrates that it continues as a win-win situation for both our chapter and the individual who enters onto our Alumni Program.
Participant Spotlight – Tori Fish
Tori seamlessly bridges the courteous and respectful behavior that she displays in golf over to the classroom, where she listens without interrupting both teacher and other students, all the while respecting the rules as to when it is her turn to speak.
2014 Year in Reveiw
What a season! Click below to view our 2014 Year In Review video. You might just recognize some faces…please share with your friends.
Participant Spotlight – Newburyport Youth Services
These new and willing to learn golfers persevered through rain, cold, and darkness. They did so because despite these out-of-control-obstacles, they were adhering to First Tee’s ultimate goal: Having Fun.
Participant Spotlight – Josh Godfroy
Without a doubt, Josh Godfroy emulates the ultimate goal of First Tee – New Hampshire.
Thibodeau Raises $912
Lauren Thibodeau Raises $912 for First Tee-f New Hampshire through American Junior Golf Association’s Leadership Links program.
Participant Spotlight – Sierra Yim
Meet participant Sierra Yim. Summer 2014 marks Sierra’s 3rd year with First Tee – New Hampshire. She credits the program for not only continuously increasing her love of golf; but also appreciating the core values & life skills she has learned to integrate into every aspect of her life.
Participant Spotlight – Daniel Sedler
Daniel Sedler in every way models the ideals of First Tee.
Participant Spotlight – Jamie Filias
Jamie showed us that there is something naturally poetic in golf and its land that nurtures our authentic way of Being-in-the-world.
2014 Benefit Golf Tournament a Success!
Great weather, great course and great players. We could not ask for more!
FTNH Cocktail Reception Raises Over $11,000
Cocktail Reception fundraiser a huge success, thanks to community minded people like you! Jo Lamprey, FTNH Advisory Council member, opened her beautiful ocean view home to our guests. Along with co-hosts Dana Harrity, Joan Marchessault, John Bottomley, Bob Mielcarz and Jim Sheerin the room was buzzing with mingling guests and lots of stories shared. Click below to read more about this wonderful evening.
10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
An evening honoring those whose values and commitment over the past decade helped establish and sustain First Tee – New Hampshire. Heartfelt appreciation to all who made the gala celebration of this important milestone of our chapter possible!
Participant Spotlight – Sophia Curtis
See why 8 year old Sophia Curtis is a shining example of why we love what we do!
Meet Nancy Miller
When First Tee staff describes Nancy Miller, Physical Education teacher at Newmarket Elementary School, they use phrases like, “ball of energy” and “Go-getter.”
Participant Spotlight – Tylor Plaza
Tylor Plaza was selected as our first ever ACE participant at First Tee – New Hampshire.
Participant Spotlight – Robert Nobrega
Participant Spotlight – Tyler Whitten
Tyler is one of the original participants from the inception of the New Hampshire chapter of First Tee.
Girls Golf Essay Winner
NH Girls Golf members place first and third in a national essay contest. They answered the question “How Has Golf Developed a Positive Relationship in Your Life?”