First Tee Open House
This Saturday, January 28, The First Tee of Greater El Paso will host an Open House at the First Tee Clubhouse at Ascarate Golf Course. From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm information about the program will be available as well as session schedules through the summer. Children as young as 7 are welcome to enroll in the classes which emphasize learning life skills and healthy habits as they learn how to play golf.
Classes for beginner and experienced youth will begin on Saturday, February 4th. Registration will be open online on February 1 at www.thefirstteegreaterelpaso.org or register in person at the Open House.
The First Tee of Greater El Paso offers programming at Ascarate Golf Course and Underwood Golf Course (part of its Military Affiliate Program) and Butterfield Trail Golf Course as well as a pilot National School Program in El Paso Independent School District. First Tee programs are offered to children ages 5 to 18 and include life skills, Healthy Habits, and the 9 Core Values (courtesy, judgment, honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility and perseverance) in each golf lesson.
Event: Open House @ The First Tee of Greater El Paso’s Clubhouse 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, January 28 at Ascarate Golf Course, 6900 Delta Drive, 79905.
About The First Tee of Greater El Paso
The First Tee is a national non-profit youth organization where life skills and core values are taught through the game of golf. The First Tee Nine Core Values are: courtesy, responsibility, sportsmanship, respect, integrity, confidence, perseverance, judgment and honesty. The First Tee of Greater El Paso (www.thefirstteegreaterelpaso.org), a chapter of the national organization, was formed in 2008 by local golf professional and former LPGA Tour Player, Kristi Albers (currently the Executive Director and Program Director), with El Paso County’s support. The First Tee’s programming ties together life skills, healthy habits and golf lessons in a fun and safe environment and is offered to youth ages 7-18, with special camps and sessions that are open to 5 and 6 year olds.