Gabriel Santalo is selected as the Bronze Winner at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

We are so proud!! One of the reasons why we love what we do! Thank you to his mom Carmen for sharing the wonderful news: Gabriel Santalo is a senior from St. Brendan High School. The Hispanic Heritage Foundation received over 13,000 applications and Gaby was selected as the Bronze Winner for the Community Service Category for the Miami Region for his work with his non-profit, Art for Others. He has been a proud of member of First Tee of Miami since he was in since he was in sixth grade. He has learned that many of the core values that are taught at First Tee have been very useful throughout his life. He has found great joy in giving back. “My husband and I are forever grateful for all the love he has received at First Tee. He calls it his “happy place.” It really is!”

The First Tee of Miami goes to the Redlands to help clean up after Hurricane Irma!

The First Tee Miami under the direction of the Deluccas and the support of former South Dade athletic director Joel Furnari paid a visit to one of our program locations to assist in the clean up of the golf course following Hurricane Irma. On Saturday September 23, 2017 a visit was conducted to the Redlands Golf and Country Club to help get the golf course back in playing condition. Program Director John Moscoso stated, ”The Reds needed our help and we jumped at the opportunity. The First Tee teaches us the importance of giving back for the betterment of the whole, and that’s what we do”. Along with John was Girls Golf coordinator Stephanie Peareth who stated,” the Redlands is a very friendly place and we are honored to be part of the improvement.” The First Tee Miami runs programs at Redland Golf and Country Club, Costa del Sol and International Links Melreese Country Club. For more information please feel free to contact us.