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
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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.
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
Golf is Making a Difference When you think of golf, you may see it as just a game. You go out on the course, swing a few clubs, play a few holes and tally up your score. How can a game like golf make a positive impact on lives? Just how can golf make a difference? …