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.

In His Words: Aaron Errico Joins 46 Junior Golfers at The First Tee Training Program at IJGA

Categories: I am the First Tee, Life Skills

Thanks to a partnership between The First Tee and International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA), 47 lucky junior golfers were selected to attend The First Tee Training Program at IJGA earlier this month in Hilton Head, S.C. The teens received daily instruction on all aspects of the golf game from IJ...

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30 Junior Golfers Meet & Interview Annika Sörenstam and Laura Diaz

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

By Jennifer Weiler During the USGA U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, Wells Fargo hosted an event for young ladies from The First Tee of the Sandhills to meet two greats of the game: World Golf Hall of Fame member and spokesperson for The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits, Annika Sörenstam, and curre...

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The First Tee of Pittsburgh focuses on environmental protection at their home course

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

By Chris Hybl There are almost 15,000 golf courses across the U.S. and many serve as shining examples of environmental stewardship. The First Tee is making its own impact to increase environmental awareness through The First Tee Live Green! program. But one chapter has taken it even a step further....

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Johnson & Johnson Celebrates "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" with The First Tee

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

Each year, millions of parents take their children to work for a fun and educational day known as “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” This year, Johnson & Johnson employees at the New Jersey headquarters treated their children to a full day of activities that included a golf clini...

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Top “Fore” Tips for Healthy Family Dinners

Categories: Life Skills, Uncategorized

Dinners are the most important meal of the day for kids and teens to enjoy healthy foods and spend quality time with their family. Whether you’ve spent the day at work, in school or on the golf course, the dinner table is a good place to reconnect and share positive experiences. Here are a few &he...

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