Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Pro Kids Golf Academy

The First Tee of San Diego

two stars

73.72

4085 52nd Street San Diego, CA 92105
tel: (619) 582-7884   Web Site
EIN: 33-0617741

Board Leadership
Howard Wright
Chair

CEO
Andrew Holets
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.72 two stars
  Financial 82.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pro Kids Golf Academy's mission is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life-skills, and values through education and the game of golf. We aim to be a leader in providing opportunity and hope through positive life-changing experiences to underserved youth in San Diego County. Pro Kids was founded by former AFL player Ernest H. Wright, Sr. and incorporated in 1994. That same year, we partnered with the City of San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District to use Colina Park Golf Course as an outdoor classroom to teach life-skills and golf to inner-city kids. In 1997, we were used as a model for The First Tee, an international organization and became The First Tee of San Diego. We initiated a scholarship program in 1999 awarding $1 million to 80 students over the past ten years.

Pro Kids Golf Academy's mission is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life-skills, and values through education and the game of golf. We aim to be a leader in providing opportunity and hope through positive life-changing experiences to underserved youth in San Diego County. Pro Kids was founded by former AFL player Ernest H. Wright, Sr. and incorporated in 1994. That same year, we partnered with the City of San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District to use Colina Park Golf Course as an outdoor classroom to teach life-skills and golf to inner-city kids. In 1997, we were used as a model for The First Tee, an international organization and became The First Tee of San Diego. We initiated a scholarship program in 1999 awarding $1 million to 80 students over the past ten years.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total number of fields trips
45
Number of academic scholarships awarded
43
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
147,500
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

82.91

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.51
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pro Kids Golf Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pro Kids Golf Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,012,551
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $235,052
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $90,000
Total Contributions $1,337,603
   Program Service Revenue $266,733
Total Primary Revenue $1,604,336
   Other Revenue $711,317
TOTAL REVENUE $2,315,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,022,455
   Administrative Expenses $290,311
   Fundraising Expenses $224,481
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,537,247
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-221,594
   
Net Assets $6,575,559

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,929 4.72% Andrew Holets Executive Director

Mission

Pro Kids Golf Academy's mission is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life-skills, and values through education and the game of golf. We aim to be a leader in providing opportunity and hope through positive life-changing experiences to underserved youth in San Diego County. Pro Kids was founded by former AFL player Ernest H. Wright, Sr. and incorporated in 1994. That same year, we partnered with the City of San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District to use Colina Park Golf Course as an outdoor classroom to teach life-skills and golf to inner-city kids. In 1997, we were used as a model for The First Tee, an international organization and became The First Tee of San Diego. We initiated a scholarship program in 1999 awarding $1 million to 80 students over the past ten years.

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Charity Contact Info

Pro Kids Golf Academy
4085 52nd Street
San Diego, CA 92105
tel: (619) 582-7884
EIN: 33-0617741

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Board Leadership

Howard Wright
Chair

CEO

Andrew Holets
Chief Executive Officer