Q & A with Lauren Garces

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Why did you come back to the First Tee after leaving Golf for a few years? I decided to start up golf again with the First Tee because of my close friends who had been in the Birdie class at our local chapter, and they always made it seem very fun. In addition, the people …...

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Thank You to Local Fundraising Partners

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Guys with golf bags

The First Tee of San Joaquin has been the beneficiary of many fundraising events through the years and we continue to receive support from four golf tournaments each year. First and foremost is the Ricky and Suzanne Barnes Foundation Tournament in the Fall. Ricky and Suzanne have been our biggest su...

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Serving Our Youth

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The First Tee of San Joaquin County was awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of San Joaquin

Last year, The First Tee of San Joaquin County was awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of San Joaquin. Over the course of 2019, the grant funds were put to good use at The Children’s Home of Stockton, TLC School for Homeless Children, and the Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (HACS...

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Ricky and Suzanne Barnes Foundation

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We are so fortunate to have them as our biggest supporters! On October 2, 2017, the Ricky & Suzanne Barnes Foundation sponsored its annual Charity Pro- Am Golf Tournament at Stockton Golf & Country Club. Some 88 players were joined by 11 PGA golfers including Ricky Barnes, Colt Knost, Kelly ...

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Anitra Khoth selected to compete at Pebble Beach

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Original story By Bob Highfill Record Staff Writer The Record’s Full Article Posted Jul 5, 2017 STOCKTON — Anitra Khoth woke up early Wednesday morning to watch “Morning Drive” on the Golf Channel. When her name was announced as one of the 81 participants from First Tee chapters acros...

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“ON COURSE FOR SUCCESS” – STOCKTON RECORD

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First Tee gives teen golfer new view of life By Bob Highfill Record Staff Writer July 09, 2009 12:01 AM STOCKTON – Golf will take Ryan Ortiz on an unforgettable experience later this month. The 17-year-old senior-to-be at Weston Ranch High has been selected to participate in the Life Skills and L...

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