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Olin Browne Visited Inverness for First Tee of Lake Erie Clinic

Olin Browne competed in the Senior PGA Championship on the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick and stopped by Inverness to entertain and inform Toledo-area junior golfers. He was invited to the First Tee event by the president of the First Tee of Lake Erie president, Alan Fadel. Browne had 451 starts on the PGA Tour, posted several top-10’s and won three titles. He has added two wins since joining the Champions Tour in 2009. He is well-known to […]

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Alan Fadel & Mariah Stackhouse Honored By Global Golf Post as Amateurs of the Year

Toledo native, Alan Fadel has had a great career as an amateur golfer, but 2014 will stand out as one of his most memorable. Fadel won the 2014 Ohio Mid-Amateur Championship for the third time in June and qualified for both the U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Senior Amateur. He won medalist honors after the first two rounds of stroke-play at the U.S. Senior Amateur and became the No. 1 seed in the match-play portion of the tournament. In August, Fadel […]

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GolfTEC Is Helping Grow The First Tee With Free Golf Lessons

The First Tee has helped young people learn golf and life lessons across America, as well as, the world. GolfTEC, a leader in teaching golf to millions of golfers, wants to help The First Tee grow and touch even more children’s lives. First Tee’s stated mission 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. Through its nine core values, The First […]

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The Ryder Cup Has a Toeldo Connection

The Ryder Cup will be held this week at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. It has become one of the most highly anticipated sporting events in the world. The biennial golf tournament features two 12-man teams from both Europe and the United States in match play competition and has been held since 1927. It is not well known, however, that the idea for the Ryder Cup was born right here in Toledo, Ohio. S.P. Jermain has been called the “Father of […]

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I admit it – I am a golfaholic, as well as a teaching professional. I have enjoyed playing the grand game of golf for over 40 years. In addition to playing, I find teaching golf very rewarding – I love to see students when they finally hit that great shot, make the long put, chip in or kill that long drive. - See more at: Toledo Ohio Golf Lessons - About Fred