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Golf’s Biggest Hazard

It’s not water or a sand trap. A panel produces actions to confront the decline of the sport in the Coachella Valley and a way to connect to prospective youth players.

JUDD SPICER Golf

If golf is to become an attractive alternative to a younger market in the Coachella Valley, one idea coming out of a recent “Growing the Game of Golf Symposium” is to pair select members of private golf clubs to mentor a few kids at local elementary schools. “The idea would be to send those mentors out to local elementary schools

the first tee

A ‘Link’ to Kids

The First Tee of the Coachella Valley preps for 7th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament, chance to showcase how it reaches 7,000 kids across the valley.

JUDD SPICER Golf

A national nonprofit with chapters across the country, the programs of The First Tee not only introduce kids to the tenets of the game, but also encircle golf lessons around healthy lifestyles and the program’s “Nine Core Values,” which include honesty, courtesy, respect and perseverance. To buoy the Coachella Valley chapter, the 7th annual First Tee of the Coachella Valley