The First Tee Coaches, Mentoring Our Youth

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Caring adults who are passionate about seeing kids and teens succeed are essential to The First Tee’s mission. Chapter staff and volunteers play a key role in creating positive relationships that inspire junior golfers to discover their individual potential. And parents are taking notice. Here is ...

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What is the connection between The First Tee and heavyweight champ Joe Louis?

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

May 13, 2014 marked the 100th birthday of former world heavyweight champion and amateur golfer Joe Louis. Why does this day matter to The First Tee? Because the “Brown Bomber”, as he was known to many, is the father of Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., chief executive officer of The First Tee! &nbs...

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Linking Junior Golfers to the STEM of Golf

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

The First Tee is helping teen golfers get excited about linking the sport with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)! The First Tee STEM Links is a new youth program that leads participants through nine experiments that align a STEM concept with relevant golf experiences....

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Linking The First Tee National School Program to the Course

Categories: Life Skills, National School Program, Uncategorized

How One Field Trip is Positively Impacting School Attendance Did you know missing 10 percent of the school year in elementary grades can set many students up for future academic struggle, including a higher chance of dropping out in high school? Ten percent. That’s just 18 days a school year. The ...

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A Father’s Gratitude for The First Tee

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

My name is Charles Wright. I would like to start by telling you how much The First Tee has done for my child. I recently began spending time with my eight year-old daughter, whom I had not seen since she was about a year old. When we began our visits, she had a great deal of difficulty concentr...

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