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.

Alumni Spotlight

Categories: Blog

Through the game of golf, our program aims to prepare youth for success — on the golf course and in life. First Tee Alumni continue to demonstrate this long-lasting impact by sharing their success stories. Below are just a few recent alumni who have shined academically, athletically and through tr...

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First Tee and Charitybuzz Host Annual Auction Aug. 6-22, Offering Incredible Golf and Lifestyle Experiences to Benefit the Organization’s Youth Sports Programs

Categories: Blog, News Releases

More than $1 million raised for First Tee through its multi-year Charitybuzz partnership AUGUSTINE, Florida (Aug. 6, 2019) – National youth development organization First Tee is partnering with leading auction site for cause Charitybuzz to auction off access to the world’s most prestigious golf ...

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John Deere Events Empower Young Women to Lead the Way

Categories: Blog, Events, John Deere

There is no doubt that the young women in the First Tee have a passion for golf, but what goes beyond that is their unmatched potential to be leaders and advocates. In partnership with John Deere, First Tee has brought together some of the best and brightest young women from First Tee chapters acros...

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Nearly 100 Teens to Participate in First Tee’s National Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. Life Skills & Leadership Academy in Boise

Categories: Blog, Events, News Releases, The First Tee Academies

Two local participants from First Tee of Idaho will join 94 other junior golfers at national youth leadership event on July 24-30 BOISE, Idaho (July 23, 2019) – Nearly 100 participants from 63 First Tee chapters around the country will converge in Boise this week to participate in the Joe Louis Ba...

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