Did you know that donations generated through The 100 Friends of The First Tee account for 10% of our organization’s annual operating budget? The 100 Friends of the First Tee is a special group of donors, comprised of those who are committed to supporting the youth in our community through the mission of The First Tee. Members act as community ambassadors, identifying and engaging those that would benefit from our programs. Members assist our staff in identifying potential sponsors and readily contribute special skills, talents and resources of themselves, their company or associates, to promote and improve the interests of The First Tee.

Member benefits include four quarterly invitations to join us at our golf and networking events at top regional golf facilities. Memberships are good for 1 year from the time you join – so you will receive four quarterly invitations, regardless of the time of year you join our group.

2019 ~ 100 friends of the first tee events

Monday, March 18, 2019  Time 11:00am

Metairie Country Club is a private, member-owned, full-service, facility, where membership is by invitation only. BUT, there’s an exception! Members of The 100 Friends of The First Tee play the stunning Seth Raynor-designed golf course as one of their exclusive Member events every year! Not only it is an opportunity to play the private course, but an opportunity to play the private course in March, when Louisiana weather is at it’s finest. Members may invite one guest to enjoy catered lunch and play 18 holes.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019  7:30 AM 

We’d like to invite our 100 Friends to the postponed date for the cancelled fall outing at English Turn Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, January 16th. Registration will begin at 7:00 am, followed by 8:00 am tee time and lunch. We will play a Chapman Format round of golf with 2-person teams. If you’d like to bring a guest to play, please confirm your guest’s name and email address with me by close of business on Monday, January 12th.



Past Events:

Summer Bonus Event: Loft 18 Happy Hour, Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Summer Event: Golftec Club Fitting and Swing Analysis, Wednesday, June 3, 2018

Spring: Metairie Country Club, Monday, April 9th, 2018

Winter: English Turn Country Club, Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Fall: Metairie Country Club, Monday, October 30th, 2017

Fall Bonus Event: Loft18, Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Summer: Audubon Golf Club, Monday, June 12th, 2017 

Spring: Golftec, Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 

Winter: Lakewood Golf Club, Monday, January 30th, 2017

All members receive a custom-designed 100 Friends of The First Tee putter cover.

There is a minimum $500 annual financial contribution to join the 100 Friends of The First Tee. If you are interested in becoming a member of the 100 Friends of The First Tee, please contact Chip Patterson at chip@thefirstteenola.org or at (504) 304-3309

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