Fourth of July and Golf

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Spending time over the Fourth of July week should include a relaxing game of golf. Veterans and citizens alike can enjoy a game of golf while enjoying the great land of the free and home of the brave on golf courses located throughout our great country especially in Akron, Ohio at Mud Run Golf Cours...

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

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The Winter 2018 edition of our quarterly newsletter, Par for the Course, is now available. Winter 2018 Newsletter...

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Nicholas Culver Recognized as a First Tee National Scholar

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The First Tee of Greater Akron (TFTGA) is thrilled to announce that its own Nicholas Culver has been chosen to be a First Tee National Scholar. This distinction is awarded to junior golfers in The First Tee who excel in academics, leadership, character development and chapter and community involveme...

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Mud Run Management Update

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The City of Akron has officially turned over the management of Mud Run Golf Course and Driving Range to The First Tee of Greater Akron (TFTGA). Mayor Horrigan announced this change in a press conference at Mud Run on Friday, March 24. In its 2016 report, the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force identifi...

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Jim Tressel speaks at Executive Dinner

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Jim Tressel

The First Tee of Greater Akron (TFTGA) hosted its third annual “Executive Dinner” and Silent Auction with nearly 400 community members in attendance. Generously sponsored by organizations such as GPD Group, FirstEnergy Foundation, Cardinal Group, Thomarios and Northern Ohio Golf Charities among ...

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Spring Break Golf Camp 2017

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Registration for The First Tee of Greater Akron’s Spring Break Golf Camp is now open! This 3-Day Camp between April 18th and 20th will be run by our PGA Professional Jimmy Beers with the assistance of local PGA Professionals from Northern Ohio. For complete details, Download the Golf Camp Flye...

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Fiesta at the First Tee of Akron

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People of all ages gathered for food and fun at the Fiesta for The First Tee of Greater Akron. The second annual fundraiser was held on Saturday Feb. 4 from 5-9 p.m. at Downtown Akron’s Lock 3. The event was organized by Lock 3 Downtown Operations Manager Tish Jernigan and Lock 3 Coordinator Chris...

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ACT With The First Tee

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Thanks to a generous grant from AT&T, The First Tee of Greater Akron has partnered with The Public Tutoring Initiative to hold American College Testing (ACT) preparatory classes for 9th and 10 graders in Summit county. National recognized tutor Mauri Artz will be lead instructor for this winter ...

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Putting with Police

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This is a new program we implemented during the 2015 season as a way for our participants to hang out with local police in a friendly atmosphere.  During our PLAYer class, several area police, sheriff, and highway patrol came down in uniform in their cruisers to meet our participants.  They spoke ...

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