College Golfer Louis Kelly: Standing Firm on Foundations of The First Tee

Categories: I am the First Tee, Uncategorized

The First Tee uses the game of golf to provide positive youth development for elementary, middle and high school students. But do our junior golfers continue to use The First Tee’s core values and life skills after they leave high school? Let’s take a look at Louis Kelly. An alumnus of...

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The First Tee: Working to Prevent Bullying

Categories: Blog, Life Skills, Mentoring, Uncategorized

At The First Tee, we believe in teaching kids and teens the importance of maintaining healthy relationships and effectively handling challenging situations, including bullying and navigating social media. By emphasizing values like respect, courtesy and sportsmanship, The First Tee is equipping yo...

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The Golden Bear Talks to Congress About the Positive Impact of The First Tee

Categories: Life Skills

World Golf Hall of Fame member Jack Nicklaus, known to many as the Golden Bear, is a Trustee and long-time believer in The First Tee. He speaks to many—from his local chapters in Central Ohio and the Palm Beaches to government officials in Washington, DC—about the positive impact The First Te...

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Sara Scarlett's Message to Junior Golfers: Be Safe and Smart in the Golf Cart

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Meet Sara Scarlett–she is a stand-out alumna and junior golfer from The First Tee of Greater Sacramento with a passion for golf cart safety. After attending The First Tee Outstanding Participant & Leadership Summit in 2013, Sara applied the leadership and presentation skills she lear...

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Participants Meet President Obama and The Presidents Cup 2013 Team at the White House

Categories: I am the First Tee

On June 24, 2014, four participants from The First Tee had the exciting opportunity to meet privately with President Obama, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem, The First Tee CEO Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., and players from The Presidents Cup 2013. The players were honored at the White House, hosted by t...

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