Impact

The Honesty of Players

Honesty

the quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive
Golf is unique from other sports in that players regularly call penalties on themselves and report their own score.

As one of The First Tee Nine Core Values, honesty has to do with being truthful. Not only when playing golf but in everything a young person engages in throughout life. When players embrace the rules of golf, they must report scores honestly.

Applying on the Golf Course

The honesty of players is captured when they follow the rules and etiquette of the game of golf.

Applying at Home

Parents: Ask your child to think about three ways they can show honesty at school, home or playing other sports, then record when you seem them do it.

Participant Speaks About Perseverance at a Special Event During the 2016 Ryder Cup

During the 2016 Ryder Cup held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., The First Tee of the Twin Cities located in St. Paul hosted a private luncheon with special guest Tim Finchem, Commissioner of the PGA TOUR. One of the chapter’s outstanding participants, Parker Reddig, was given the opportunity to speak to the guests about hi...

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