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First Tee Spring Registration - Don't Miss Out!!Spring Registration for the First Tee across Tennessee opens early February for all locations. Please check your local First Tee site for more information.

Joe Hallett Named PGA of America Teacher & Coach of the Year!Congratulations to Joe Hallett, PGA for winning the 2024 PGA of America Teacher and Coach of the Year!

TGA releases the 2024 championship scheduleHere's a look at where the TGA Championship Season will venture in the new year. Registration opens on March 6, 2023.

Become A Sneds Tour Member Today!In 2024, the Sneds Tour is thrilled to once again partner with The Snedeker Foundation. With the help and support of the Snedeker's and their foundation, the Sneds Tour will continue to offer the best competitive junior golf experience in the southeast at an affordable price for all of our members. The 2024 season marks the 31st season of the Junior Tour. We are excited for what the year holds and we look forward to seeing you at many of our tournaments this season as we celebrate 31 great years of junior golf.

Mouse Creek Golf Course Added to Kids Play Free InitiativeCHATTANOOGA (January 18, 2023) – The Scott Stallings Kids Play Free Junior Golf Program is expanding once again. Beginning in 2024, Mouse Creek Golf Course in Athens will join the Kids Play Free line-up of courses in the Chattanooga region which afford junior golfers complementary playing privileges. Any junior age 14 and under will be able to play Mouse Creek at any time on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and after 2 p.m. on weekends (holidays not included).

Tennessee launches State Team as part of the USGA’s U.S. National Development ProgramThe Volunteer State is one of seven states participating in the initial pilot phase beginning in 2024.

2023 Tennessee Players of the YearWhile the Tennessee Golf Association has six Player of the Year awards, there were only four winners with two golfers winning multiple awards.

Revised golf ball testing conditions to take effect in 2028The USGA and R&A announced new conformance standards for golf balls beginning in 2028, which are aimed to have a minimal impact on recreational golfers.

Changes announced for the World Handicap System in 2024With the golf world changing, the WHS™ is keeping pace by becoming more inclusive on the scores it collects as the game of golf continues to grow.

Amateurs prevail at 56th Tennessee Challenge CupThe Tennessee Amateurs staved off a late comeback from the Tennessee Professionals, earning a 17-15 victory to reclaim possession of the John Deal Cup.

Perseverance earns Crockett, Baird titles in ClevelandDan Crockett’s (Franklin) win at Senior Match Play was a monumental return to competitive golf and Tom Baird (Signal Mountain) joined elite company completing his three-peat.

Three new champions earn top marks at The Ooltewah ClubGena Ridings (Franklin) won the Super Senior Amateur, Leslie Letner (Crossville) won the Senior Amateur in a playoff and Katie Mitchell (Ooltewah) was crowned the Mid-Amateur Champion.

A trio of champions crowned at Rarity Bay Golf & Country ClubSteven Mann (Franklin) won his first TGA title at the Senior Amateur while Buzz Fly (Memphis) and Mike Nixon (Franklin) both added to their trophy case in the Super Senior Amateur.

A work of Mottern art at the Tennessee Mid-AmateurTaylor Mottern (Sewanee) captured the title at the 36th Tennesse Mid-Amateur Championship, shooting 9-under-par over three days.

Former MTSU teammates secure first TGA winCaroline Caudill and Karson Adkins win big at the 2023 Women's Four-Ball at Cattails at Meadowview, along with senior winners Susan Miller and Robin Banner.

Hall fires course record en route to State Amateur victoryJake Hall (Knoxville) saved his best for last at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club to win the 108th Tennessee State Amateur.

One Final Ride at the AmThe 108th Tennessee State Amateur Championship was a farewell to some of Tennessee golf's greats, including the most decorated Tennessee Amateur ever: Tim Jackson.

Two pairs of champions crowned at 2023 Senior & Super Senior Four-BallMike Poe (Loudon) and Tim Dinwiddie (Aften) win the Senior division championship and Garry Siddons (Knoxville) and Tony Green (Kingsport) capture the Super Senior division.

First Tee Scholarship Dinner & ACE Reunion CelebratedThe Tennessee Golf Foundation and the First Tee of Tennessee hosted our annual First Tee Scholarship Dinner and ACE Reunion at Brentwood Country Club.

A record $94,000 in scholarship were given to deserving college students who completed First Tee of Tennessee programming and became ACE Certified.

Tennessee State Amateur returns to Chattanooga Golf & Country ClubA decade after last hosting, Chattanooga Golf & Country Club welcomes back the Tennessee State Amateur for the 15th time.