Videos and News Clips

Videos and News Clips

Watch videos and news clips featuring Pro Kids. Click the links below to view them.

BIA Cares & Pro Kids Golf Academy
May 8, 2014: In 2001, the BIA undertook a large community build project to supply a new clubhouse to the Pro Kids Golf Academy and The First Tee San Diego. Over a decade later, we returned with a camera to see how the clubhouse is holding up. We found lots of talented young golfers, dedicated and caring staff members, and the clubhouse that love built still thriving!

Getting Kids Involved with Golf
April 16, 2014: It is the First Tee of San Diego and they are celebrating their 20th anniversary. Pro-golfer Ashley Wood tells us about the festivities and how you can get your kids involved.

Second Annual 24 Hour Golf-a-thon
February 4, 2011: 
If you missed it last year, now is your chance to play golf with glow-in-the-dark equipment all night long! You can play any time from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Proceeds benefit Pro Kids Oceanside and BIA Cares.

Pro Kids Snow Day 2010
December 11, 2010: The most exciting event for the Pro Kids elementary kids each year is Snow Day! Instead of playing golf on their course, these kids get to sled down the fairways. Please take a minute to watch a video from the day. Their excitement is contagious! Thank you to The Bradley Foundation and Phil Ward for sponsoring Snow Day.

Madi Mendiola at The Home Care & Hospice First Tee Open
October 11, 2010: A video put together with footage from The Golf Channel by Pro Kids alum Cameron Scott to profile Pro Kids member Madi Mendiola's participation in the 2010 Home Care & Hospice First Tee Open.

Golf academy for kids coming to North County
July 19, 2010: For more than a decade, kids have been doing better in school thanks to Pro Kids. The organization is now expanding and will soon tee off in Oceanside. Featured on CBS 8.

Golf puts teenager's life on the right course
May 4, 2010: Pro Kids member Roberto Rosas recently spoke on behalf of The First Tee at a Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Featured on CBS 8.

Pro Kids Golf Camp
March 26, 2010: A video about the golf camp that Pro Kids provides.

Harlem Globetrotter Visit to Pro Kids
January 19, 2010: Pro Kids welcomed Dizzy Grant from the Harlem Globetrotters for a visit with the kids. Featured on CBS 8.

Remembering Ernie Wright
August 29, 2009: On the 15th anniversary of Pro Kids, we celebrated the life of Pro Kids founder Ernie Wright with the unveiling of a commemorative bust. The bust was gifted by George and Meryl Young and stands at the entrance of Colina Park Golf Course.

Pro Kids Member Maiya Tanaka in Commercial
July 31, 2009: Maiya has been fortunate enough to also have her swing noticed and landed a commercial in 2009 for Northwestern Mutual.

Pro Kids 3 Minute Video 2009
June 1, 2009: A good overview of Pro Kids.

Pro Kids U.S. Open 2008 Video
June 12, 2008: An informational video shown during the 2008 U.S. Open.