making a difference

At First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what First Tee means to them, how the program has influenced them and how they plan to give back. In this blog, you will find out why golf is truly different than other sports by seeing it through the eyes of our participants and mentors who make our mission a reality.

The Faces of First Tee: Our Year In Review

Categories: Blog

“Being a member of First Tee for over nine years, I have been able to learn not only how to trust myself and my ideas, but also to explore ideas outside of the box, beyond my normal limits. The First Tee empowered me to be a power of good for the rest of my life.” – …

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Coach Spotlight: Katie Rudolph

Categories: Blog, Coaching, Mentoring

In this season of giving, we want to highlight those who have given so much to our participants. Coaches work tirelessly to teach values and life skills to thousands of kids each year. They are their positive role models to these kids during the most important years of their lives. We are so thankfu...

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Beating the Odds: John Scott Senz

Categories: Blog, Feature Stories, Golf Channel Highlights

Across the country, participants from First Tee chapters are learning valuable life lessons to help them overcome obstacles. John Scott Senz is one of those success stories. The 19-year-old teen from First Tee of Contra Costa was born with cerebral palsy, but refused to let the disorder become a lim...

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PGA TOUR Superstore Collaboration

Categories: Blog

As a nonprofit, we rely on the support of others – whether through volunteering, gifts or advocacy. We are so grateful to all of our supporters and sponsors – especially those who give in all of these areas. The PGA TOUR Superstore is one of our generous corporate partners of First Tee, committe...

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