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.

TruGreen Supports First Tee College Scholarship Program, Opening Doors to the Next Generation of Scientific Leaders

Categories: Blog, Character Education, News Releases

Program to provide educational opportunities for the youth of First Tee looking to integrate their passions into science-based careers MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 13, 2020) – TruGreen, the nation’s leading lawn care provider, and First Tee, a youth development organization using golf as a catalyst f...

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PGA TOUR Superstore and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Invest $9.5 Million in Next Generation Through First Tee

Categories: Blog, News Releases

First Tee to Launch Leadership Summit for 40 Teens in 2021 ST. AUGUSTINE and ATLANTA, September 23, 2020 – First Tee, a youth development organization that helps kids and teens build their strength of character through golf, is expanding its relationship with PGA TOUR Superstore, thanks to a $9.5 ...

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PURE Insurance Championship Impacting the First Tee Brings Surprises for High School Seniors and Meaningful Donation

Categories: Blog, Events, News Releases, PURE Insurance Championship

Monterey Peninsula Foundation, PURE Insurance and others unite to donate $500,000 to First Tee ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (Sept. 21, 2020) – While the 2020 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting the First Tee, a PGA TOUR Champions event, was played at Pebble Beach this past week without First Tee junio...

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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...

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