St. Augustine, Fla. (March 9, 2011) – Hole in One Challenge, a marketing and promotions solution for golf courses to provide a turn-key hole in one program, has partnered with The First Tee in an effort to increase charitable donations to The First Tee’s 200 chapters.
Through the agreement, Hole in One Challenge will encourage their clients (golf courses) to involve area chapters of The First Tee as the recipient charity for their hole in one programs.
“Many golf courses look for ways to support the game of golf and allowing their hole in one programs to benefit a local chapter of The First Tee is a great way to do it,” said Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive of The First Tee. “We thank Hole in One Challenge for their support of The First Tee through this relationship.”
Mark Dente, President of Hole in One Challenge said, "We are excited about our partnership with The First Tee and look forward to the opportunity to raise awareness of The First Tee program to golfers throughout the United States."
About The First Tee
The First Tee (www.thefirsttee.org), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth development organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. With its home office at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., The First Tee reaches young people on golf courses, in schools and on military installations.
Since its inception in 1997, The First Tee has introduced the game of golf and its values to more than 4.7 million participants in all 50 United States and four international locations. The First Tee is an initiative of the World Golf Foundation and its Founding Partners are LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and the USGA. President George W. Bush serves as honorary chair.
About Hole in One Challenge
Hole in One Challenge is a marketing system offered throughout the United States through a network of golf courses. The company offers a hole in one program, complete with marketing and promotion solutions, to golf courses with the goal of increasing play and revenue opportunities.
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