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First Tee teaches golf to kids in west Louisville

First Tee worked with some kids on Thursday to show them the basics of golf. (Source: WAVE 3 News) First Tee worked with some kids on Thursday to show them the basics of golf. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville group is teaching young people to golf as a way to take back your streets.

First Tee Louisville was one of many programs represented Thursday at the Shawnee Spring kickoff at Shawnee Park.

The fair was a chance for young people to sign up for various summer programs to keep them active, and get them involved in the community.

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"It's not just about golf," First Tee founder D'Shawn Johnson told us. "It's about the nine core values that we teach youth: honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance... and that carries not just on the golf course but throughout their life."

First Tee is an eight-week program. They play at Shawnee Park.

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