2018 Newsletter

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Max Martin Life skills and Leadership Academy

Max Martin, Ace Participant at The First Tee of South Dakota, was recently selected to attend the Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. Life Skills and Leadership Academy in East Lansing, MI. At the academy, Max received golf and leadership instruction from the nation’s top coaches while delving into career exploration. For more information on Max’s experience, click on the link to the newsletter above.

SEcond Annual Irwin Cup

In early August, the First Tee of South Dakota was asked to play in the Irwin Cup, a Ryder Cup-style golf tournament in Lake City, Minnesota. Golfers from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and South Dakota battled it out in an 18 hole tournament for a change to win the coveted Irwin Cup.

Golfers from The First Tee of South Dakota included Reese Jansa, Sophie Jansa, Cody Koepke, Jack Kray, Luke Martin, Max Martin, Shannon McCormick and Mattie Weidenbach.

 

 

 

 

Gavin Van Zee Memorial Golf Tournament

On June 15th, Elmwood Golf Course was honored to host the 1st Annual Gavin Van Zee Memorial Golf Tournament. The event was held in remembrance of Gavin, a fun loving, eight year old boy who was involved in a tragic accident that took his life much too soon.

The tournament was a huge success and the proceeds from the event were generously donated to The First Tee of South Dakota.

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