Resolving Conflict in 4 Steps

Categories: Blog, Life Skills

From the school yard to the work place, we experience conflict in every stage of our life. The ability to resolve conflicts with one another is a critical life skill, especially in today’s divisive world. At The First Tee, we encourage participants to work out disputes for themselves whether ...

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Change a Life—Become a Mentor at The First Tee!

Categories: Coaching, I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Mentoring, Volunteers

Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month? We all know that a caring, trustworthy adult can make the difference in a young person’s life. You can be that difference when you sign up to be a mentor or volunteer at your local chapter! Interested in becoming a mentor for junior golfers? ...

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It's National Mentoring Month: Be a friend. Be a guide. Be interested. Just be there.

Categories: Coaching, I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Volunteers

The First Tee loves National Mentoring Month! Why? Because there are more than 17,000 mentors and volunteers in our network we get to celebrate all month!...

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Alumnus Adam Addams: How The First Tee, Golf and STEM Intertwine

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Like many junior golfers, Adam Addams, an alumnus of The First Tee of Greater Chicago, loves math, loves golf and loves The First Tee. Adam is combining his passions to advocate for The First Tee STEM Links--a new youth program that leads participants through experiments that align Science, Techn...

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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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