Nine Core Values

The First Tee Nine Core Values

The First Tee has established Nine Core Values that represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf.

By participating in The First Tee, young people are introduced to these core values which are incorporated throughout the program. Parents are encouraged to reinforce these behaviors by talking about them, what they mean and what these behaviors can look like at home.


Courtesy: How Youth Can Apply it on the Course & at Home

Courtesy on the Golf Course The First Tee teaches that courtesy, one of its Nine Core Values, is defined as considerate behavior toward others, such as a polite remark or gesture. For example, a round of golf should begin and end with a handshake between fellow competitors. Golf is a game of tradition and history. …

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