Our LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Program is a great way to introduce your girl to the game of golf, new friends, and First Tee – North Florida. These programs and events are intended to help build confidence and friendship with other girls from the community. Our Girls Golf Coach Team is made up of female mentors who guide the girls through activities designed to enhance their golf and leadership skills. This program helps build leaders and discuss what females can achieve in sport and the community.
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BECOME A GIRLS GOLF MEMBER
Enrolling as a national Girls Golf member makes you eligible to participate in our chapter Girls Golf events, and comes with great perks too! LPGA*USGA Girls Golf members receive official Girls Golf membership gifts (including fun logo’d golf merchandise and accessories), and are granted free entry to LPGA Tour, Symetra Tour, and USGA Championships. LPGA*USGA Girls Golf membership is free to join! For more information about LPGA*USGA Girls Golf at First Tee of North Florida, or to make arrangements to pick up your membership packet at our office, contact Linda Johnson, at email@example.com, or 904-586-4854.
NOTE: LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Membership at First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in Girls Golf Classes and Special Events. Please register for your FREE 2020 Girls Golf Membership below. Membership Packets are distributed at our events, or you can pick up your packet at our Chapter Office.
WEEKLY GIRLS GOLF CLASS
We are excited to offer a weekly Girls Golf class at our local area golf course sites! Check the Class Schedule for class locations. Girls Golf Class costs $50 for each five week session. Girls from every level of the First Tee program are welcome to attend. Along with learning more about the First Tee Nine Core Values, participants will gain a deeper understanding of The Five E’s of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf,which are designed to:
- ENRICH girls lives by expanding their minds and horizons
- ENERGIZE girls with passion for the game of golf
- EMPOWER girls with confidence and inspire them to dream BIG
- ENGAGE girls with positive female role models and mentors
- EXERCISE girls’ minds and bodies helping them unlock their full potential
FUTURE 2021 GIRLS GOLF CLASSES:
SPRING SESSION – Beginning in January
Details will be announced in December
LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Membership at First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in Girls Golf Classes.
NOTE: A 2021 Junior Membership purchased from First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in all weekly classes. The Junior Membership cost is $55 per participant. CLICK HERE for more Junior Membership information.
GIRLS GOLF SPECIAL EVENTS
In addition to regular classes, our Girls Golf program conducts special events designed to be fun, engaging, and empowering. A typical Girls Golf event could include anything from hitting marshmallows out of a bunker, taking a field trip to a professional golf tournament, or hosting a movie night. Creativity is Queen when it comes to Girls Golf, and we are not afraid to think outside of the box! We will offer 10-15 Girls Golf special events this year so be sure to check here regularly. Event participants must be 2020 registered members of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf at First Tee – North Florida. Be sure to tell your friends to join our Girls Golf site at First Tee – North Florida!
NEW! FALL 2020/2021 — SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS OF GIRLS GOLF MEMBERS WEARING GIRLS GOLF HATS AND GIRLS GOLF GEAR!
We want to see photos of our Girls Golf Members wearing their Girls Golf hats and using their Girls Golf bags while playing golf, engaging in sports and hobbies, attending school, or whatever else they do! Please send photos to Coach Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include girl’s first name, a short description of what she’s doing, and consent of a parent/guardian for us to use the photo in our social media pages. We’ll connect one of the Girls Golf 5E’s with the photo to make a short story (or, tell us which one of the 5E’s work best for you!). You might be in one of our features! Get involved today!
TENTATIVE AGENDA OF 2020 GIRLS GOLF SPECIAL EVENTS:
(subject to change, due to Covid, info TBA; more to be added, too, so keep checking!)
JUNE 22-26: GIRLS GOLF SUMMER CAMP, Brentwood Golf Course, Jacksonville – WE HAD A GREAT WEEK! WE’LL DO IT AGAIN NEXT YEAR!
JUNE 29 (Monday): RED, WHITE AND BLUE CHALLENGE — SEE THE AWESOME RED, WHITE AND BLUE PHOTOS ON FIRST TEE – NORTH FLORIDA FACEBOOK PAGE!
at St. Johns Golf Club, SR 207, Elkton/St. Augustine
JULY 31 (Friday): PUTT-PUTT AND PACKETS – MEMBER + PARENT/SIBLING MINI-GOLF TOURNAMENT
at Adventure Landing – St. Augustine Location … SEE THE SUPER-CUTE PHOTOS:FIRST TEE – NORTH FLORIDA FACEBOOK PAGE!
SEPTEMBER 13: GIRLS GOLF SUNDAYFUNDAY, Brentwood Golf Course: Course Play/Golf Skills Activities/Social Event – PHOTOS: FIRST TEE – NORTH FLORIDA FACEBOOK PAGE!
OCTOBER 27: HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY: PUMPKIN PUTT & SCAVENGER HUNT, Beachwalk Clubhouse & Putting Green
SEE PHOTOS HERE
NOVEMBER 24 (Tuesday), 6-7pm:
GOBBLEFEST VIRTUAL BAKE-OFF — Prepare to create and bake your own Thanksgiving Holiday-themed treats featuring Turkeys, Pilgrims, Pumpkins, and whatever else you can think of! You get to be the Chef and star in our live virtual gathering. Start planning your sweet decorative treats – cookies, cupcakes, cakes! Make a Thanksgiving drawing with your name on it to share during introductions. COST: No cost — think of it as a no-calorie dessert. WHERE: Your kitchen, living room, or anywhere. WHY You Should Attend: Because… We’re talking holiday desserts! PLUS – All Girls Golf Members who attend this virtual event will be entered into a drawing in December for a complimentary Girls Golf Class during any Spring 2021 Session (note: does not include First Tee – North Florida 2021 Junior Membership, which must be purchased separately). Sign up through Special Events button to receive a link to join the virtual event. Event registration closes Friday, November 20. Start planning your holiday creation now!
DECEMBER 13 (Sunday):
GINGERBREAD GAMES GOLF HOLIDAY PARTY, 12-2pm
WHERE: St. Johns Golf Club, St. Augustine/Elkton, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton FL 32033
(Just west of I-95 at State Road 207 exit); Course phone: 904-209-0350
Break out the Holiday Wear! Golf clinic instruction and games: putting, chipping, bunker shots, tee shots. Play Beat the Coach and more. Prizes. Gingerbread treats. Be sure to dress up in Holiday-themed outfits – get as crazy as you want (as long as you can hit a golf ball!). The golf course has reserved a few tee times after the event, if you want to play with a family member after 2pm. If you’re interested in playing a 9-hole or 18-hole round afterwards, please send an email to Coach Linda at email@example.com. Fees for any golf course play afterwards must be paid to the golf course separately. (** Masks required; masks may be removed upon coach discretion; we will follow social distancing guidelines). Registration closes: Thursday, December 10 at noon. Register using Special Event button below, or Register button at top of page (must register through the First Tee – North Florida registration system).
HOLIDAY BONUS: All Girls Golf Members who attend this event will be entered into a drawing in December for a complimentary Girls Golf Class during any Spring 2021 Session (please note, separate 2021 Junior Membership to First Tee – North Florida required).
Open to all 2020 registered members of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf at First Tee North Florida, all ages, 5-18. If you are not a registered 2020 LPGA Girls Golf member, please sign up through the link above.
The eLeader program is a new national volunteer and mentorship opportunity for Girls Golf advocates, ages 13 – 17, who are looking for ways to give back to help their local program. In addition to making a difference in your community, you’ll build professional and leadership skills that will help you prepare for life beyond high school.
Enrolling as an eLeader is the perfect way to earn volunteer service hours and gain experience in teaching, marketing, event/tournament management, communication, technology, and more! Not to mention, your service as a Girls Golf eLeader makes a great addition to your resume and college application!
Once your 20+ volunteer hours have been completed, you’ll receive the following perks:
- A college recommendation letter provided by the Site Director
- Opportunity to complete your high school service hours
- A special eLeader gift upon enrollment and a “thank you” gift for completing your 20+ service hours
- Opportunity to be included in a Leadership Academy and other national events
- Opportunity to be selected as eLeader of the Month (June – September)
If you are interested in becoming an eLeader, contact Linda Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.