The First Tee of Greater Detroit teams with Rhonda Walker Foundation

Teen Girls to learn Golf and Core Values at GUTS Training Center in Ferndale


January 9, 2017

 DETROIT  – Over the next month, the young ladies involved with local TV Personality, Rhonda Walker’s Foundation will participate in The First Tee of Greater Detroit’s Core Value and Life Skills Education program.

Re-born in Detroit in the spring of 2015, The First Tee of Greater Detroit is embarking on Year #3 of bringing its programs and mission 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 to young people in the area.

Holly Murphy, the Rhonda Walker Foundation’s Executive Director stated, “The Rhonda Walker Foundation is excited to welcome The First Tee of Greater Detroit as a new partner in our mission to empower inner-city teen girls.”

“One of our areas of focus for 2017 is to engage more teen young ladies in our programs and to the great game of golf.”  said TFTGD Executive Director, Jody Dungey “I cannot think of a better way to kick that initiative into high gear than to partner with a great organization like the Rhonda Walker Foundation.”

An avid golf in her own right, WDIV-TV Channel 4’s Rhonda Walker added, “This partnership provides the teens in our Girls into Women Program the opportunity to obtain valuable new social skills while learning the game of golf”

The 3 week indoor golf program will take place beginning this Saturday January 14, 2017 at GUTS Training in Ferndale (  from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. GUTS is located at 1008 Orchard St. in Ferndale.

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