Success in school – learning, building relationships and contributing to the school environment – leads to success in other areas of life. At The First Tee, we believe engaging in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), helps youth discover career opportunities. The USGA Learning Sci...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.
So many things in life rely on good judgment. We often find ourselves in situations where there are no right or wrong answers. Our final decision—both on and off the golf course—comes down to a matter of judgment, one of The First Tee Nine Core Values. JUDGMENT ON THE GOLF COURSE On the golf co...Read More
Helping youth prepare for success is at the core of The First Tee. We believe in encouraging youth to pursue their dreams and further their education. However, for many students today, a college education would not be possible without financial assistance. Thanks to our generous donors, The First T...Read More
Etiquette is an integral part of golf, defining golf’s core values. It describes the manner in which the game of golf should be played to ensure all players gain maximum enjoyment. In short, golf is about respect. RESPECT ON THE GOLF COURSE Respect is one of The First Tee Nine Core Values. Gol...Read More
Perseverance, confidence and responsibility are just a few of the values youth learn at The First Tee, which help set them up for success in life. 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...Read More