First Tee summer program


First Tee Pine Mountain will begin their summer golf program on June 9. The event is held at Wasioto Winds in Pineville. The summer program is one day a week for four weeks, and it cost $30 to participate.

Beginning June 9, Par-level sessions begin. These sessions will take place on Tuesdays or Thursdays, according to the event flyer. Seven to 11-year-olds will participate between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Ages 12 to 18 will participate from noon to 2 p.m.

Beginning June 10, Birdie-level participants will attend the program from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays. Eagle-level participants will attend the program on Wednesdays from noon to 2 p.m.

Starting June 11, Ace participants will attend the program from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursdays.

First Tee Pine Mountain will also hold a LMU Advanced Academy on LMU campus beginning June 15. The academy will take place on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Twelve to 18-year-olds can participate in the event, which is for Birdie, Eagle and Ace-level players.

Other programs being held by First Tee include:

• July 7, 14, 21 — Little Linksters (Target) for ages 5 and 6, Mondays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

• July 7, 14, 21 —LPGA Girl’s Golf, Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Registration is open online for all classes. To register go to www.thefirstteepinemountain.org

For more information on the programs, please call 606-337-1066.

The First Tee is a 501(c)3 youth development organization founded in 1997. There are approximately 200 chapters throughout the United States and in six international locations.

The First Tee National School Program introduces golf, nine core values and nine healthy habits to students at more than 4,700 elementary schools throughout the U.S. as part of physical education classes. Those nine core values include: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

Reach Anthony Cloud at 606-302-9090 or on Twitter @AnthonyCloudMDN

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