Golf News for Monday, September 23, 2013 | Charity

California's Tijeras Creek Golf Club hosts tournament for The First Tee of Orange County

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The First Tee of Orange County, CA., a non-profit organization formed to impact the young people of Orange County, is pleased to announce that Tijeras Creek Golf Club is hosting a fundraising tournament on Monday, September 30th.

According to The First Tee of Orange County President Tim Casey, "This is a win-win event. Proceeds help foster the children of The First Tee of Orange County program and golfers will enjoy one of the county's best golf courses. We encourage all golfers to come out and participate."

The Tijeras Creek Golf Club fundraising golf tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 30th, Registration starts at 11:00am with a shotgun start of 1:00pm -- dinner will be served immediately after. The two-person shamble will cost $80.00 per player which includes golf, food, raffle prizes and more!

Call (949) 589-4421 to register or CLICK HERE (goes to sign-up page link:

Tijeras Creek features a beautiful Ted Robinson Sr. design with shimmering water features and a famed back nine with breathtaking scenery and awe-inspiring elevation changes that wind through old growth sycamores, oaks and native chaparral.


The First Tee of Orange County will impact the young people in the Orange County community through its life skills education and character training. Each of these participants will be introduced to the lifelong sport of golf while learning skills such as goal-setting, managing emotions and resolving conflicts. The program emphasizes Nine Core Values™ (confidence, responsibility, respect, honesty, judgment, perseverance, sportsmanship, integrity, and courtesy) at every level of instruction.

About the First Tee:
The First Tee a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit youth development organization whose mission is 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 home office is at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, FL. The First Tee reaches young people on golf courses, in elementary schools, at other youth-serving locations and military installations.

Since its inception in 1987, The First Tee has introduced the game of golf and its values to more than 7.6 million young people in all 50 United States and four international locations. The First Tee is an initiative of the World Golf Foundation and its Founding Partners are LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA Tour and the USGA. Shell Oil is The First Tee's Founding Corporate Partner and Johnson & Johnson it's Legacy Partner. Former President George W. Bush serves as honorary chair.

About the First Tee of Orange County, CA:
The First Tee of Orange County is a newly founded chapter centrally located in Anaheim, CA. at the Islands Golf Center 14893 E. Ball Road. The First Tee of Orange County is guided by Program Director Teal Guion who was instrumental in the launch of The First Tee of Coachella Valley, CA. Its purpose is to establish public and private partnerships that contribute to the well-being of the community. The First Tee of Orange County will teach the life skills and Nine Core Values™ to youth participating in the Life Skills Experience. For more information on The First Tee of Orange County please visit the chapter's website at and remember to like us on The First Tee Facebook.

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