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Thank you for your interest in First Tee – Indiana in Northwest. Find out more information about what we are doing in your community contact Nancy Bender at nbender@indianagolf.org and on our Facebook Page.

SCHOLARSHIPS

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest offers scholarships to kids on a need basis. Our goal, as a community, is to ensure every kid has a place to learn, have fun, and cultivate friendships. If you want to apply for a scholarship, you will have the option to do so during the on-line registration process. Any questions, please contact Luci Ross at lross@indianagolf.org.

 

CLASS SCHEDULES

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Director Nancy Bender will offer the following classes at The Course at Aberdeen, Creekside Golf Course, Curtis Creek Golf Course , Sandy Pines Golf Club and Valparaiso Country Club in the Northwest area.   Please contact Coach Bender if you have any questions regarding class placement or other inquires. Nancy Bender at nbender@indianagolf.org.

 

The Course at Aberdeen

First Tee – Indiana at Northwest Coaches Art Grimes , Virginia Haunfelder and Bill Haunfelder will offer the following classes at The Course at Aberdeen in Valparaiso.             

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Session 

Dates

Time

Levels

Summer 1 June 7th – June 10th 2:00 – 4:00 PM PLAYer, Par
Summer 2 July 12th – July 15th 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PLAYer, Par

 

Creekside Golf Course

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches John DeVaney, Bill Haunfelder, Art Grimes, Wendy Simms, Jim Jeselnick and Barb Smith will offer the following classes at Creekside Golf Course in Valparaiso.            

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Session 

Dates

Time

Levels

Teen Class Saturdays, May 1 – May 22 3:00 – 5:00 PM PLAYer
Summer Playing Leagues Wednesdays, June 9 – July 28 8:15 AM start time EAGLE (9 holes)
Wednesdays, June 9 – July 28 8:15 AM start time Birdie (9 holes)
Wednesday, June 9 – July 28 8:30 AM start time Par (6 holes)
Wednesdays, June 9 – July 28 8:30 AM start time PLAYer (3 holes)

 

Curtis Creek Golf Course

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coach Wendy Simms will offer the following classes at Curtis Creek Golf Course in Rennselear.              

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Session 

Dates

Time

Levels

Summer Sessions June 7th – June 10th 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PLAYer
June 7th – June 10th 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM Par
June 7th – June 10th 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Birdie

 

 

Sandy Pines Golf Club         

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches Lauren Peretin, Dave Thurman, Andy Simpson and Gary King  will offer the following classes at Sandy Pines Golf Club.  

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Session 

Dates

Time

Levels

June Sessions Monday – Thursday, June 21 – 24 7:45 – 9:00 AM Par
Monday – Thursday, June 21 – 24 9:15 – 10:15 AM PLAYer
July Sessions Monday – Thursday, July 12 – 15  7:45 – 9:00 AM Par
Monday – Thursday, July 12 – 15  9:15 – 10:15 AM PLAYer
August Sessions Monday – Thursday, August 2 – 5  7:45 – 9:00 AM Birdie
Monday – Thursday, August 2 – 5  9:15 – 10:15 AM Par

 

Valparaiso Country Club         

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches Jeff Zurawicz, Tom Thorley, Wendy Simms and Dan Kattalia will offer the following classes at Valparaiso Country Club for members only. 

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Session 

Dates

Time

Levels

Summer Sessions 1 June 1st – June 4th 8:30 – 9:30 AM Target (ages 5-6)
June 1st – June 4th 10:00 -11:00 AM PLAYer (ages 7+)
Summer Sessions 2 June 15th – June 18th 8:30 – 9:30 AM Par (ages 9+)
June 15th – June 18th 10:00 – 11:30 AM Birdie (ages 13+)
Summer Sessions 3 July 27th – July 30th 8:30 – 9:30 AM Par (ages 9+)

 

 

VOLUNTEERING

First Tee relies heavily on the help of volunteers to run our programs. While many opportunities relate to golf, most locations have the need for support off the course as well. Some of the volunteer opportunities at locations include event planning, mentoring, coaching, and in-school programming. We are always in need of trustworthy, caring adults to help us model the First Tee’s Nine Core Values: Honesty, Integrity, Perseverance, Judgment, Responsibility, Respect, Courtesy, Confidence, and Sportsmanship. Click on our volunteer tab for more information.