Mike Wade, the head pro at Eisenhower Park, was presented the Long Island Golf Association's Distinguished Service Award today for his work with The First Tee of Nassau County.

          The First Tee is a program that brings golf to young people who normally would not have access to it, and helps them with various life skills.

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           The presentation was made at Huntington Country Club during the LIGA's Presidents' Invitational, which brings together presidents of various clubs on the Island.

           More in the LI Golfbeat in the Thursday paper.