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Adam Reny was elected

Executive Director of the

First Tee of Lake Erie in

September. Reny attended

the Ohio State University on

an Evans Scholarship and

spent 13 years at Inverness

Country Club in various

capacities. His role is to

expand the local chapter and

introduce golf and the nine

core values of The First Tee

to as many young people as

possible in Northwest Ohio

and Southeast Michigan.

For the last two years, The

First Tee of Lake Erie has

hosted a clinic for local

junior golfers. Two-time

major champion, Jordan

Speith was the featured

guest in 2014 and 2011 U.S.

Senior Open Champion,

Olin Browne attended the

clinic this year.

Its stated mission is to impact

the lives of young people by

providing learning facilities

and educational programs

that promote character de-

velopment and life-enhanc-

ing values through the game

of golf.

Through its curriculum pro-

grams, local golf instructors

touch over 7,500 students, in

more than 30 area schools,

every year.

The First Tee of Lake Erie also

provides training for local

YMCA’s and holds a summer

camp for both boys and girls.

They have been helped




donations, especially a grant

from The Andersons, that

helps provide SNAG, golf

training equipment to every

school’s physical education

department, when they

become a First Tee of Lake

Erie member school.

The First Tee of Lake Erie also

has some very aggressive

plans to reach more children

and train them to become

caddies, as well as, teaching

other life skills.

The First Tee of Lake Erie

Brings Golf to Juniors

If you would like to learn more about

the First Tee of Lake Erie, contribute

unused golf equipment, or make a donation,

contact Adam Reny at: 419-376-5945, email:,

or visit The

First Tee of Lake Erie onlin