Youth Recognized by The First Tee for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Categories: Character Education

More than 9,100 junior golfers from The First Tee have been recognized for receiving A/B Honor Roll during the Fall 2013 semester — a record-breaking number! Sponsored by Founding Corporate Partner Shell Oil Company, The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program recognizes outstanding academic achievem...

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Charlie Sifford's Perseverance Paved the Way for Black Golfers

Categories: Life Skills

Decades before Tiger Woods was breaking records on the golf course, Charlie Sifford was breaking barriers. The First Tee joins the country in celebrating Black History Month by highlighting Sifford’s story of perseverance, leadership and integrity....

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John Deere and PGA TOUR Partner to Mentor Junior Golfers

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Written by Royce Thompson Media Relations Specialist, PGA TOUR Talk about a reason to rise before the sun. Earlier this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Ahmen Williams and Raymond Frequez, junior golfers from The First Tee of Phoenix, were busy before sunrise with the Careers on Course pro...

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The First Tee DRIVE: Reaching Kids & Teens Where They Are

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

For 15 years, The First Tee has introduced millions of kids and teens to the game of golf and its inherent values. Seeking to continue its positive impact and take more programs to where young people are, the organization has launched The First Tee DRIVE. It is designed to Develop Rewarding,...

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