YOUTH SPORTS AND ATHLETICS Healthy eating and physical activities are two goals within First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative to end childhood obesity. One in every three youth in the Unites States is obese. Generally, youth that participate in sports eat healthier and are far more active because of the physical fitness component of sports. This is why one of the PGA of America’s goals is to help empower PGA Professionals to continue to become ,;.0*!./ŏ3%0$ŏ(+ (ŏ/ $++(ŏ/5/0!)/ŏ;* ŏ5+ 10$ġ;/! ŏ+.#;*% 6;0%+*/ŏ0+ŏ!/0;(%/$ŏ#+("ŏ,.+#.;)/ċ
THE FIRST TEE GREEN BAY
The First Tee Green Bay positively impacts the lives of more than 8,500 young people per year in Northeast Wisconsin through youth development initiatives founded on The First Tee Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment.
BOBBIE BARNETT MEMORIAL JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION
The Bobbie Barnett Memorial Junior Golf Foundation (renamed from the Appleton Schools Golf Initiative) gave 5,520 hours of professional instruction to some 18,000 students through the school golf program. This program has successfully implemented golf in the Physical Education (PE) curriculum at five school districts to include 40 elementary schools and six middle schools. A total of 64 PE teachers have been trained to support the PGA Professionals who teach golf.
PHOENIX FAST BREAK CLUB
The Phoenix Fast Break Club was founded to encourage sportsmanship, support academic achievement, offer financial assistance and promote the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women’s basketball program.
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