An ace for parker county

BHLC Squaw Creek Renderings

Groundbreaking: Spring 2019
Opening: Spring 2020

capital campaign goal: $1.5 Million


going west:

expanding our impact in parker county

2016  

The First Tee of Fort Worth begins programming at Squaw Creek with 300 participants.

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 25% of Parker County residents are under 18.

2017

Participation at the Squaw Creek location grows to over 1,000 participants per week.

Ben Hogan Foundation Board of Directors approves new Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek.

2018

Programming at the Squaw Creek location is at capacity. Capital Campaign launches.

A North Central Texas Council of Governments report predicts the 2030 population of Parker County to be over 328,000 individuals, up from 129,411 in 2017.

 

The need is here. you can make the difference.

To build the next generation of Parker County community leaders, we are seeking support and advocacy from Parker County parents, businesses and charitable organizations.

Your tax-deductible contribution will ensure the timely completion of this much-needed resource for our young people.

All gifts will be permanently recognized on a donor wall in The First Tee of Fort Worth’s new Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek.


good at golf. great at life.

The First Tee wants every young person to have the very best shot at leading an exceptional life, and use the challenges and rewards of golf as a platform to teach the life skills necessary to do just that.

“I’ve been an educator for 37 years and I’ve seen dozens of youth development and leadership programs. Most of them do good things, but the impact The First Tee program has on lives of young people is undeniable. Until I joined the organization, I had never witnessed anything like it. It is unique, and it is powerful.” – Kevin Long, Executive Director

 

The First Tee’s Life Skills Curriculum:
What Sets This Program Apart

At The First Tee, golf and life lessons are seamlessly incorporated into each experience.

interpersonal skills

How to show courtesy towards others, what to do when meeting someone new, how to effectively communicate with others and how to model good sportsmanship.

Self-Management

Developing techniques for managing thoughts and emotions, using good judgment, staying calm under pressure and building confidence.

Goal-setting

How to set goals that are positive and important to you, setting goals that are specific and under your control, how to attain your goals and reach your desired dreams.

resiliency skills

Strategies to adapt, manage and overcome challenges, building go-to teams, and conflict management.

Nine Healthy Habits                   Nine Core Values

Physical: Energy, Play, Safety

Emotional: Vision, Mind, Family

Social: Friends, School, Community

Honesty

Integrity

Sportsmanship

Respect

Confidence

Responsibility

Perseverance

Courtesy

Judgment

 


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naming opportunities

Lobby: $50,000
Parent Patio: $50,000
Site Coordinator Office: $25,000
Classrooms: $50,000 ea. (Three Available)
Storage Room/Workroom: $25,000
Kitchen & Nutrition Area: $25,000
Ben Hogan Swing Sequence/Core Value Panels (Located on the side of the building): $25,000 ea. (Nine Available)

Additional donor levels

Ace: $15,000
Eagle: $10,000
Birdie: $5,000
Par: $1,000

For Questions or to make a tax-deductible gift to the Capital Campaign for the Ben Hogan Learning Center at Squaw Creek, please contact:

Kevin Long, Executive Director
(817) 420-9370 | klong@thefirstteeftworth.org

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