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.

I Am The First Tee: Alumna Amber Hardeman

Categories: Girls Golf, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

The following is an excerpt from a speech Amber Hardeman, a graduating senior at Vanderbilt University and a former participant of The First Tee of Greater Dallas, gave at The First Tee 2013 Network Meeting in Nashville, Tenn. about what The First Tee has meant to her....

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Meet Ella–PGA TOUR Superstore Super Kid of the Month

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

The PGA TOUR Superstore is a generous corporate partner of The First Tee, committed to strengthening our mission and brand. The PGA TOUR Superstore’s Super Kids program honors outstanding junior golfers participating in The First Tee chapters around the country. PGA TOUR Superstore donate...

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No Luck of the Irish Needed Here!

Categories: I am the First Tee

Robin “Awesome” Dawson from The First Tee of Ireland won the Irish Boys Amateur Open Championship after a dramatic three-hole playoff with England’s Marco Penge at Lisburn Golf Club in Northern Ireland. Robin remained composed and focused, needing two putts at the end to secure the Championsh...

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A Twist on Disney

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

The First Tee and Auntie Anne’s partnered to create the Auntie Anne’s Leaders & Entrepreneurs Forum that took place in Orlando, Fla. from Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Lauren Welch, a participant of The First Tee of Nashville, was one of 49 teens chosen to attend...

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What Do The First Tee and Auntie Anne's Have in Common? More Than You Think!

Categories: Life Skills

The First Tee and Auntie Anne’s partnered to create the Auntie Anne’s Leaders & Entrepreneurs Forum that took place in Orlando, Fla. from Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Lisa Fullerton, Franchise Partner of Auntie Anne’s, was asked to be a guest panelist...

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