Participant Aaron Hall-King Overcomes Daily Challenges with Support of Mentors and Programs at First Tee — Metropolitan New York

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Feature Stories

USGA grant helps First Tee chapters keep programs running during the pandemic Aaron Hall-King, a New Rochelle native, was attending Albert Leonard Middle School this past March when it became the first school in New York to close due to COVID-19. His mother Kira gave him words to live by. “The sch...

Read More

First Tee is Showing Up Stronger after 23 Years

Categories: Blog, Feature Stories, News Releases

For more than a year, we have been working on a revitalization of the First Tee brand to ensure we stay connected with today’s young people For more than two decades, we’ve been helping kids and teens learn life skills and build core values using the game of golf as the vehicle. Now, it̵...

Read More

Jakari Harris embodies values and lessons from First Tee to help support fellow student athletes

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Feature Stories, Life Skills

This time of year, many college students are preparing to head to their school and prepare for the upcoming school year. But this year looks different, especially for many student-athletes like Jakari Harris. Due to the financial impact of COVID-19, some universities have made the difficult decision...

Read More

How First Tee’s Valuable Lessons Helped Dr. Amber Hardeman realize her dreams

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Feature Stories, The First Tee Ace

By Sara Wright, Guest blogger, PGA TOUR Dr. Amber Hardeman is an inspiration. Not only does she have an incredible work ethic and multiple degrees, including a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama, a MBA from Tul...

Read More

Sara Diaz is Changing the Way the PGA TOUR Relates to its Multicultural Fan Base

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Feature Stories, The First Tee Alumni

By Sara Wright, Guest blogger, PGA TOUR When the First Tee of Greater San Antonio first put clubs in the hands of the Diaz family about 15 years ago, there was no way to predict just how much the game would impact the family’s life. Sara, the eldest of three children, her brother Adolfo, the &hell...

Read More