Written by: Darius Davis Alumnus, The First Tee of East Lake At The First Tee, we make sure to tell our participants that if they want to work in the golf industry one day, there are a variety of careers that may appeal to them that don’t involve turning pro. A popular career option for our ...Read More
making a difference
At The First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what The 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.
By Megan Pak Senior Coordinator, Training Support The First Tee What is it like playing collegiate golf? Elite junior golfers from chapters across the country had the opportunity to find out at The First Tee College Golf Prep Academy! Intended for advanced participants of The First Tee wishing to pl...Read More
MOLINE, Illinois (August 9, 2016) – John Deere announced today an extension of its commitment to The First Tee, the non-profit youth development organization that uses golf to teach life and leadership skills to young people. Deere’s support from 2017 through 2021 will focus on community service...Read More
The First Tee participants to play in official PGA TOUR Champions event at Pebble Beach in SeptemberSt. Augustine, Fla. (July 6, 2016) – Participants representing chapters of The First Tee throughout the country have been selected to play in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an o...Read More
by Beth Brown, Ph.D., LPGA Member Managing Director, Chapter Programs & Research The First Tee Participation in sports and physical activity continues to decline among young people, yet we know there are many health, educational, social and psychological benefits to ongoing participation. Here a...Read More