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.

The First Tee Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Orlando

Categories: News Releases

Milestone celebrated during biennial Network Meeting attended by 1,000+ representatives The First Tee, a youth development organization introducing golf and its inherent values to young people, is hosting its 20th Anniversary Network Meeting in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 8-11. Hosted at Omni Orlando Resort...

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5 Steps for Helping Youth Overcome Shyness

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Life Skills

For many kids and teens, meeting new people is intimidating. What you may not know is for most people, shyness is a learned behavior. Currently, as many as 40 to 60% of adults report being shy. Effective meeting and greeting is a basic communication and social skill that can help build confidence ...

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