First Tee has partnered with RISE to facilitate the national event held July 20-24 in Philadelphia ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (January 18, 2021) − First Tee, a youth development organization that helps kids and teens build their strength of character through golf, will host the First Tee Game Changers Ac...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.
By: Ricky Lam, First Tee scholar and alumnus 1. What is a goal? A goal is one specific step that I will take to achieve my dreams. 2. Why do goals matter? Goals matter because like the First Tee’s curriculum entailing goal ladders, without these specific steps, I will never progress objectively to...Read More
By Greg McLaughlin CEO, First Tee 2020 has created difficult situations for all of us, but the strength and resilience of our chapters, participants, coaches and volunteers also brought about many bright spots and accomplishments worth remembering. Today’s kids and teens are facing pressures that ...Read More
If there are any silver linings to this pandemic, it’s been the coaches and mentors who have stepped up going above and beyond for our participants. The events of 2020 have reinforced the need for programs like First Tee that lift up, support and empower kids to stand strong and grow during challe...Read More
When 2020 kicked off, we had so much to look forward to this year as a network. We set goals, made plans and had big dreams for the year ahead. Then March hit. Like for many others, the pandemic has brought its fair share of challenges – cancelled events, programs and trainings – but with &h...Read More