Kelli Corlett coaches at The First Tee Player Academy
Recently, on the Golf Channel’s show, Morning Drive, the show featured The First Tee Player Academy which was hosted at Wake Forest, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Our own Kelli Corlett from the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, CA was one of the coaches at the The First Tee Player Academy. Watch the video featuring players and coaches from across the United States:
The First Tee is an International youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after-school and in-school programs, The First Tee helps shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.
The mission of The First Tee 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. The First Tee program is for children ages 5-18 teaching golf, athletic movements, core values, and healthy lifestyles, but the program doesn’t just stop there. These participants gain knowledge and values that will they carry with them for the rest of their lives to help prepare them for a successful future. In some cases preparing them to play golf at the collegiate level.
Kelli Corlett is Director of Programming for The First Tee of Greater Sacramento and the Director of Junior and Disabled Golf at Haggin Oaks. Kelli’s enthusiasm toward children, sports and helping others made this a perfect opportunity for her to further her career ambitions in one of the sports she loves. She leads all of Morton Golf’s junior and disabled golf programs, including Saving Strokes, The First Tee of Greater Sacramento, Special Olympics, and Latino Junior Golf Association.
If you are interested in more information on The First Tee of Greater Sacramento. click HERE