Young people today, especially girls, are experiencing more pressure than ever. Peers, parents, school and media all influence a girl’s concept of how she should look and act....Read More
making a difference
At First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what First Tee means to them, how the program has influenced them and how they plan to give back. In this blog, you will find out why golf is truly different than other sports by seeing it through the eyes of our participants and mentors who make our mission a reality.
How One Field Trip is Positively Impacting School Attendance Did you know missing 10 percent of the school year in elementary grades can set many students up for future academic struggle, including a higher chance of dropping out in high school? Ten percent. That’s just 18 days a school year. The ...Read More
My name is Charles Wright. I would like to start by telling you how much The First Tee has done for my child. I recently began spending time with my eight year-old daughter, whom I had not seen since she was about a year old. When we began our visits, she had a great deal of difficulty concentr...Read More
More than 9,100 junior golfers from The First Tee have been recognized for receiving A/B Honor Roll during the Fall 2013 semester — a record-breaking number! Sponsored by Founding Corporate Partner Shell Oil Company, The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program recognizes outstanding academic achievem...Read More
The First Tee encourages all-around excellence. Our character education and life skills programs help young people prepare for success both on and off the golf course. The First Tee Scholars Program in particular recognizes high school seniors who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in academi...Read More