Pro Kids The First Tee of San Diego

Pro Kids The First Tee of San Diego

4085 52nd St, San Diego (CA), 92105, United States

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(619) 582-7884

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MO 07:00 – 19:00 SA 07:00 – 19:00
TU 07:00 – 19:00 SU 07:00 – 19:00
WE 07:00 – 19:00
TH 07:00 – 19:00
FR 07:00 – 19:00
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The Pro Kids mission is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life skills, and values through education and the game of golf.

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Mission The mission of Pro Kids | The First Tee of San Diego is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life skills, and values through education and the game of golf.
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https://donate.thefirstteesandiego.org/campaign/pro-kids-goes-back-to-school/c143141

Awards -Voted PGA Tour Charity of the Year, 1996
-Began golf and life-skills instruction for kids with disabilities, 1996
-Was a model for the PGA Tour’s The First Tee program (206 international chapters in 2010), 1997
-Shell Oil Company names Pro Kids Founder Ernest H. Wright, Sr. the inaugural recipient of the George Bush Volunteer of the Year award, 1999
-Voted #1 junior golf program in the United States by Golf Digest, 1999
-The Building Industry Association completed construction of a 7,067 sq. ft. clubhouse (appraised at $1.8m), 2001
-Completed a $1.5m renovation of the 34 acre golf course and learning facility, 2003
-Five Pro Kids members are accepted to graduate school, 2005
-Hired female golf instructor and started the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program, 2005
-Received the Health Champion Award from the County of San Diego’s Department of Health and Human Services, 2006
-Six Pro Kids members of the Crawford High School* boys golf team were recognized by The San Diego Union-Tribune as All-Academic Athletes and won their Division Championship for the first time in 27 years, 2007
-Exceeded $1,000,000 in college scholarships to 80 kids in 10 years, 2009
-The inquiry-based Science of Golf curriculum is developed and delivered to members to teach innovation and problem-solving skills, 2009
-Oceanside City Council approves construction of Pro Kids Oceanside and $4m capital campaign kicks off with $2m from Callaway Golf Foundation and $1m from TaylorMade-adidas Golf, 2010
- Pro Kids | The First Tee of San Diego opened their new building in Oceanside, 2012
Founded 1994
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