Through the game of golf, our program aims to prepare youth for success – whether on the golf course, the classroom, the workplace or at home. Research shows our youth development program has a lasting impact, creating better citizens and lifelong golfers in the process. Alumni of The First...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.
It’s an opportunity many only ever dream about: playing at Augusta National Golf Club. Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and one Canadian province have realized that dream, earning invitations to Augusta National Golf Club to compete in the fourth annual Drive, Chip and Putt Na...Read More
The First Tee National School Program helps elementary students learn about the basic skills of golf through safe and fun activities. By also incorporating The First Tee Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits in their classes, we’re putting students on course to a healthy and active lifest...Read More
From the school yard to the work place, we experience conflict in every stage of our life. The ability to resolve conflicts with one another is a critical life skill, especially in today’s divisive world. At The First Tee, we encourage participants to work out disputes for themselves whether ...Read More
Diversity at The First Tee Appreciating diversity is at the heart of The First Tee and our mission. We believe it is essential to the well-being of our society that we all learn to respect and value diversity among individuals while on the golf course, in school and throughout our daily lives. We i...Read More