The First Tee

The First Tee is a youth sports organization whose mission is to grow the game of golf by transforming the experience that kids (and families) have with the sport. Since its inception in 1997, the organization has provided programs that introduce kids to the game of golf, teach The First Tee Nine Core Values and positively impact their lives. Reaching more than 5 million kids annually, The First Tee offers programs in all 50 states through: The National School Program in more than 10,000 elementary schools, 150 chapters at more than 1,200 golf courses and The First Tee DRIVE at 1,300 youth centers. The First Tee is expanding globally and currently offers programs at six international locations.

Positive impact on your child, your family, your community.

the nine core values

Our Nine Core Values represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf. See how kids and families benefit from our values and are encouraged to reinforce these behaviors at home.

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Respect
  • Confidence
  • Responsibility
  • Perseverance
  • Courtesy
  • Judgment

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Founding Partners

The First Tee Founding Partners

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