The First Tee will return to THE PLAYERS Championship, March 12-17, at the Nicklaus Gate during tournament hours
The First Tee is bringing new, interactive activities to THE PLAYERS to make the tournament the destination for family fun! Kids and their families can explore a variety of immersive experiences that will be sure to create lifelong memories. Our air conditioned tent at the Nicklaus Gate will feature golf-themed games and activities that introduce kids to the sport and The First Tee’s signature programs. So if you’re looking for safe, kid-friendly, parent-approved games at THE PLAYERS, stop by our booth for a hole-in-one experience!
Interactive, family fun activities will include:
- Par-3 mini-golf challenge
- Golf simulator
- The First Tee coloring wall
- Digital photo booth to document all the memories you’ll be making
We know this sounds like a lot of fun for the kids, but we didn’t forget about our awesome parents! Take a break from the heat and enjoy our step inside our air conditioned parent recharge stations that will have a live feed of the tournament so you won’t miss out.
Want to win a shopping spree to PGA TOUR Superstore? While you’re having fun at the Kids Zone presented by The First Tee, make sure you upload your photos to Instagram and tag @TheFirstTee for a chance to win a $100 gift card to PGA TOUR Superstore. The winner will be announced on our Instagram Story. Official Rules.
Meet Professional Golfer Brittany Lincicome
In addition to our interactive, family fun activities, fans can snap a selfie with LPGA Pro, Brittany Lincicome on Tuesday afternoon. She will be signing autographs and taking pictures during the meet and greet from 2 to 3pm in the Kids’ Zone presented by The First Tee.
Step up to the Challenge – the 17th Hole Challenge
After you’ve explored our indoor events, kids and adults alike can step outside to try their hand at the 17th Hole Challenge presented by Optum, Morgan Stanley and Grant Thornton. The 17th Hole Challenge features a scaled version of it’s par-3 parent green at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course. Challengers will have two free shots to try and hit the green for prizes. If you don’t hit your sweet spot during your first swings, we’ll also have extra shots available for purchase. All proceeds from those extra shots will benefit local youth programs at The First Tee of North Florida.
Golf has always been a sport that brings families and their children together – so that’s why it’s no surprise that all youth (18 and under) can be admitted FREE with the purchase of just one adult ticket. In addition, THE PLAYERS offers a Family Plan package that makes the tournament even more affordable. So join The First Tee on March 12th-17th for games that are kid friendly and that all parents love – it’s sure to be an event that you will never FORE-get!