5 Traits to Look for in a Mentor for Your Child

Categories: Blog, Mentoring

A mentor can play a variety of roles in a young person’s life – a teacher, a friend, an advocate, a coach. At The First Tee, we believe all young people should have access to safe places and caring adults who help them grow socially, athletically, emotionally and academically. Yet, rese...

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Why I Became a Coach at The First Tee

Categories: Blog, Coaching

Without caring mentors, positive youth development just doesn’t happen. At The First Tee, we take coaching seriously. We believe that a meaningful, quality relationship between coach and participant is vital to our program. Our mission wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated coaches. Are ...

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6 Ways to Get Noticed by a College Golf Coach

Categories: Blog, Coaching, The First Tee Alumni

Playing golf, or any sport, at the college level is competitive. What does it take to get noticed by a college golf coach? T.D. Luten, the assistant coach for the Duke University Men’s Golf Team and past executive director at The First Tee of the Triangle (2005–2012), shares his thoughts on how...

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