Golf News for Monday, April 28, 2014 | Charity

San Juan Hills Women's Golf Association fundraising 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 proud to announce that the San Juan Hills Women's Golf Association will hold its third fundraising golf tournament for The First Tee of Orange County on Thursday, May 22nd at San Juan Hills Golf Club.

According to The First Tee of Orange County President Tim Casey, "Our program relies heavily on fundraising to keep the program growing and events like this are critical to meet this objective. We can't thank the San Juan Women's Golf Association enough for helping us raise much needed funds."

The third San Juan Hills Women's Golf Association Tournament for The First Tee of Orange County will begin with an 8:00am shotgun at the San Juan Hills Golf Club located at 32120 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano. This fun and friendly event will include both a Scramble and Stableford format. The association welcomes men and women to participate and a handicap is NOT necessary. Come as a single or bring a foursome. The cost is $90.00 which includes the green fees, cart, lunch and one raffle ticket. To register, send a check payable to The First Tee of Orange County and mail it to Reni Vidovich at Post Office Box 315, Dana Point, CA 92629 or pay by credit card or Paypal on The First Tee of Orange County website www.thefirstteeorangecounty.org.

The golf course at San Juan Hills Golf Club is truly an oasis for both the serious golfer as well as the vacationing one. Nestled in the rolling hills of San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Hills Golf Club is a Par 71 Championship golf course. Recent improvements on the grounds have resulted in a golf course that offers the best greens and fairways in south Orange County. It is open to the public, and a game can be found every day of the week.

Among the amenities is a full service Golf Shop and Driving Range with both grass and mat hitting areas. The PGA golf staff and golf instructors offer world-class experience and personal attention. The full Bar, Grill and Outdoor Patio are open 7 days a week.

The First Tee of Orange County impacts the young people in the Orange County community through its life skills education and character training. Each of these participants are 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 www.thefirsttee.org 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 www.firstteeoc.org and remember to like us on The First Tee Facebook.

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