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April 13, 2017 - First Tee of Central Mississippi Open for Business
Jackson, MS - The following was released today as the First Tee of Central Mississippi held a press conference at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
The First Tee of Central Mississippi is on its way to the Jackson metro area. In 2015, Life Enhancement and Achievement Program, Inc. (“LEAP”), a local nonprofit organization in Jackson, was created to establish The First Tee of Central Mississippi, which will soon offer local youth the opportunity to learn the game of golf. Programs will include The First Tee Life Skills Experience, National School Program, Nine Healthy Habits and Nine Core Values where participants learn to utilize life skills and transfer the positive values of golf to everyday life.
The First Tee is an internationally renowned organization founded in 1997. Since then, millions of children from ages seven to eighteen have been served with its life skills curriculum as introduced through golf. The First Tee provides a structured program to teach character education, personal and social responsibility, along with golf instruction. The First Tee of Central Mississippi will provide underprivileged youth with programs and activities that keep them on a safe track to garnering academic, athletic, and social success.
February 27, 2017 - Mississippi Junior Golf Foundation Partners with Gulf Resort Classic Birdies for Charity
Jackson, MS- The Mississippi Junior Golf Foundation has partnered with the Gulf Resort Classic Birdies for Charity program. Birdies for Charity is a fund-raising program designed to give participating charities the opportunity to generate contributions for their organization based on the number of "birdies" made by PGA TOUR Champions players during the 2017 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, March 30-April 2 at Fallen Oak.
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