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'First Tee' drives for student success

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Madison organization The First Tee introduces golf to kids and helps them overcome financial or other burdens.

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Madison organization The First Tee introduces golf to kids and helps them overcome financial or other burdens.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/7345170?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 03:14:51 +0000 'First Tee' drives for student success Madison organization The First Tee introduces golf to kids and helps them overcome financial or other burdens. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/7345170?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WISC past five years. a local non- profit is taking to the green - to give kids a big swing at life. the "first tee" is an organization here in madison. helping hundreds of under-privileged students learn how to play golf - and so much more. we took a look into how the group has changed the game -- for one young man. ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 48:47 "don't think of the next shot, think of the shot you're about it hit" :50 "))) there's a lot of learn - in the game of golf. ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 48:21 "my mom always tells me i should concentrate - she always says concentrate concentrate - so i'm like, all right" :27 "))) and al daeng's skills - that killer swing - all started - here. ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 46:38 "i started the first tee at about 5 i think" :44 "))) the first tee - is an organization introducing golf to kids - helping them overcome financial or other burdens. ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 51:42 "they made it so that it's my favorite sport - i love it because of this" :46 "))) but it's about more than that. ((( , " wilma joshua - clip 6392 3:39 "oh my god first tee means so much to me - i had 4 kids involved in first tee" :47ish "))) the organization helps students with graduation, college prep, mentoring and more. as to what kind of impact it has... al's mom, wilma, might be able to describe it best. ((( , " wilma joshua - clip 6392 2:28 "i came from south sudan - ...2:50ish "it was really hard for me, and there's not a lot of community from my country here" :54 "))) when wilma had nowhere to turn - raising seven kids in a foreign city - first tee became her village. ((( , " wilma joshua - clip 6392 5:15 "i feel like they helped me raise my children because when they go there it's not just going to golf 52 they learn so much" :22 "))) ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 5052 taught me respect, taught me to bes honest "))) lessons learned on the links - will stick with al - off the green, too. he's already planning to introduce first tee to others. ((( , " al daeng - clip 6376 50:12 "i wanna give back to them because they gave back to me - they gave a lot to me." we are sharing first-tee success stories all week... with the hopes of creating more of them. coming up this tuesday -- we're holding a fundraising phone-bank for the organization. it runs from 4 until 6-30... again, that's this





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