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Growth in First Tee Program Doubles


The First Tee is a national initiative that aims to build character, help children make healthy choices, and instill in them life-enhancing values through the sport of golf. The Oneida Nation’s Summer Jam, one of the main youth programs administered by the Nation, echoes those same values.

Because of this the two programs have merged once again as the Oneida Nation is offering the First Tee program for Summer Jam participants.

The First Tee focuses on junior golf and healthy lifestyles explained Miles Blundell, director of Turning Stone Golf Operations and PGA Master Professional. “This is the second year of the Oneida Nation First Tee program. Last year we had approximately 15 students. This year we doubled that number to almost 30.” ...
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