Top 10 reasons kids should become junior golfers

Categories: Character Education

At The First Tee, golf is more than a game. Our programs use golf as a way to help your child learn how to set goals, resolve conflicts, develop leadership skills and more—all while having fun! Here are our top 10 reasons youth should play golf! Written by Beth Brown, Ph.D., LPGA Member, Mana...

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The First Tee CEO: An Opportunity of a Lifetime

Categories: I am the First Tee, PURE Insurance Championship

The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach is one of the most exciting times of the year for our organization. Entering its 10th year, this event gives 81 participants of The First Tee and 162 amateurs the extraordinary opportunity to compete side-by-side with Champions Tour players at one of ...

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Faces of The First Tee on Facebook

Categories: I am the First Tee

Do you know who makes up The First Tee? Every participant, volunteer and supporter of The First Tee has a unique story to tell. Each has their own dreams and aspirations. And each has been inspired by The First Tee in a different way. To help tell the stories of the many, many lives that … Read More

Nothing Mentors Like John Deere…RJ Kogut Reflects on the "Careers on Course" Program

Categories: I am the First Tee

“Careers on Course” is an exciting new youth development program sponsored by John Deere, a Trustee of The First Tee, that provides teen participants at select chapters of The First Tee an opportunity to explore topics in agronomy and career paths in golf course management.Through the program, ...

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PGA Magazine Features The First Tee of Greater Portland Girls Golf Program

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

She’s Got Game! In August 2013, PGA Magazine featured The First Tee and our goal to help create successful all-girl opportunities. Our hope is to engage more female participants and help them develop responsibility, sportsmanship, integrity and leadership skills. The article highlighted...

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