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
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.
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? …
One of the most valuable lessons youth can learn in their pursuit of success is to learn how to react to failure and to persevere. PERSEVERANCE ON THE GOLF COURSE Playing with perseverance is a lot like playing with self-determination. Whether or not a junior golfer decides to keep going after a le...Read More
Goals are dreams you work hard to make come true. Angelica Harris, alumna from The First Tee of Greater New Orleans, knows this truth well. Her hard work and dedication earned her awards, scholarships and achievements, including her Ace-level certification with The First Tee. Ace is the highest leve...Read More
BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL College GOLF FOUNDATION How can you prepare youth for college golf? Playing competitive junior golf is a must for young women and men hoping to play at the collegiate level. Junior golf tournaments provide players with opportunities to develop their games while providing colle...Read More