The 2019

Zurich Classic

of New Orleans

April 22 – april 28, 2019

Every year, the Fore!Kids Foundation invites The First Tee of Greater New Orleans to participate in a week of golf-themed activities at The Zurich Classic. This year is especially exciting for The First Tee, not only because we are celebrating our 15th Anniversary, but because we have been chosen by the Fore!Kids Foundation as the Zurich Classic’s Spotlight Charity and will be featured in the tournament program. Come join us in celebration at one of the week’s fun events

18th Hole Cypress Suite Raffle!

See the Moment that Everyone Waits for – Up Close and Personal

The First Tee of Greater New Orleans is raffling off two (2) x tickets to the SOLD OUT 18th Hole Cypress Suite for both Saturday and Sunday! These tickets are valued at $1000, but can be yours if lady luck is on your side. Your Cypress Suite tickets get you entre’ into first level Suite 114, where you’ll enjoy:

Private seating
Unlimited food and beverages from 10:00 am to the end of play
Private restroom facilities
Flat screen TVs and scoring terminals
A view of the 18th hole like no other

Raffle closes at 11:59 pm, Sunday, April 21; raffle winner will be announced Monday, April 22 at 10:00 am via The First Tee of Greater New Orleans social media and directly by the contact information provided; raffle winner must be able to pick up suite tickets on Monday, April 22 by 5:00 pm at The First Tee of Greater New Orleans office


Tuesday, April 23

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Junior Golf Clinic with Kelly Gibson presented by Children’s Hospital

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Celebrity Shootout

Wednesday, April 24

8:00 am – 6:00 pm Zurich Classic Pro-Am Caddie Day (First Tee participants only)

Thursday, April 25

9:30 am -2:00 pm The First Tee Kid’s Zone

Friday, April 26

9:30 am – 2:00 pm The First Tee Kid’s Zone

Saturday, April 27

9:30 am – 4:00 pm The First Tee Kid’s Zone

Sunday, April 28

9:30 am – 4:00 pm The First Tee Kid’s Zone

Junior Golf Clinic with Kelly Gibson Presented by Children’s Hospital – The First Tee and the Kelly Gibson Foundation will host a Junior Golf Clinic for students, ages 5 – 18. The clinic will be emceed by Kelly Gibson, PGA Tour professional from New Orleans, and will include PGA TOUR players that will be available after the clinic for a meet and greet. This event is open to the public and will be followed by the Celebrity Shootout from 3pm to 4pm.


Zurich Classic Pro-Am and Caddy Day – The Wednesday Pro-Am event features a practice round for PGA Tour professionals joined by local amateurs. Students are invited to attend and watch the round of golf and tour the facility. On the 3rd Hole, we will have a designated area for The First Tee’s youth attendees to serve as Caddy’s for the PGA Tour players, who will take pictures, sign autographs and even let the youth carry their golf clubs! Sign up for Caddy Day on the form below.





Junior Course Reporters – In conjunction with the PGA TOUR and the FORE!Kids Foundation, The First Tee offers an unparalleled Local Participant Opportunity for those selected to act as journalists assigned to cover The Zurich Classic, complete with PGA issued media credentials, access to the Media Tent, and the opportunity to interact with local and network media, PGA TOUR Executives, and Zurich Classic players. APPLICATION CLOSED