making a difference

At First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what 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.

Linking Junior Golfers to the STEM of Golf

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

The First Tee is helping teen golfers get excited about linking the sport with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)! The First Tee STEM Links is a new youth program that leads participants through nine experiments that align a STEM concept with relevant golf experiences....

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Junior Golfers Drive, Chip and Putt Their Way Through Augusta

Categories: Golf Channel Highlights, I am the First Tee

Congratulations to the 88 junior golfers who competed in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championships at the iconic Augusta National Golf Club! The First Tee was proud to be represented by 13 participants in the field! Find out which of our junior golfers were crowned champions. AND THE WINN...

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How Long Does it Take to Walk Across America? Just Ask The First Tee of Monterey County!

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

When The First Tee of Monterey County started a program to implement The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits they had no idea it would turn into fun way for the junior golfers and staff to come together for a common goal–to walk the equivalent distance between their chapter in Salinas, Calif. an...

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Have you ever wanted to play Augusta?

Categories: Golf Channel Highlights, I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Junior Golfers from The First Tee Take on the Iconic Course Augusta National Golf Club…the iconic course where legendary players like Nicklaus, Palmer and Woods solidified their legacies. Did you ever think you or your child’s participation in The First Tee may be what allows you to he...

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The First Tee–Linking Girls to Golf

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

Young people today, especially girls, are experiencing more pressure than ever. Peers, parents, school and media all influence a girl’s concept of how she should look and act....

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