One of the most valuable lessons youth can learn in their pursuit of success is to learn how to be honest. As one of The First Tee Nine Core Values, honesty has to do with being truthful—not only when playing golf but also in everything a young person engages in throughout life. honestY ON THE GO...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.
Through the game of golf, our program aims to prepare youth for success—on the golf course and in life. Alumni of The First Tee continue to demonstrate this impact by sharing their success stories. Alumna Melody Sanches shares how she continues to give back to her community while pursuing her goa...Read More
What is the Perfect Sense Unified Challenge? The Perfect Sense Unified Challenge is a team event with golfers from The First Tee paired as teammates with wounded veterans and Special Olympics golfers. In addition to playing two rounds of golf at top courses in the nation’s capital, golfers also en...Read More
Through the game of golf, our program aims to teach youth life skills that will make a lasting impact in their lives. Within a wide array of opportunities, youth are given environments to build upon what they have learned and network with professionals. Alumni of The First Tee continue to demonstr...Read More
What are your perceptions of golf? For many parents who are unfamiliar with the game, junior golf may not seem like a good fit for their children. Some of the perceptions of golf is that it is inaccessible, expensive, solitary, lacking diversity and boring. At The First Tee, we are breaking golf st...Read More