Each year, elementary students across the country tee up for the first time during PE. Through The First Tee National School Program, PE teachers are trained to teach golf in school. But this time, it was former students that gave the golf lesson. Madison Lehr and Meg Lavinder from The First Tee of ...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.
Summer is almost here, which means you may be wondering how to fill your child’s time while school is out. This summer, consider an activity that keeps your child active while learning values and life skills that will help them at school and at home: GOLF. Here are 5 Reasons Your Kids Should L...Read More
It’s an opportunity many only ever dream about: playing Augusta National Golf Club. Five of The First Tee participants have realized that dream, earning invitations to compete in the fifth annual Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, held at the famed golf course. This year’s competit...Read More
Teens who participate in The First Tee’s national junior golf events experience more than rounds of golf. They meet junior golfers from across the network, many becoming friends for life. At these events, teens enjoy the camaraderie that comes from being with peers who are united by their exp...Read More
At The First Tee, we’re introducing kids to the sport of golf, and changing their lives along the way. One mom shares the story of how her daughter started with The First Tee and has come full circle as an assistant coach. Below is a letter from a Deborah, thanking coaches at The First Tee ...Read More