Statement from First Tee CEO Greg McLaughlin on the Social Injustice Surrounding George Floyd’s Death. “Society bears the marks of prejudice and injustice, even today. The events over the last week are disturbing and heartbreaking on so many levels. I wish we could shield today’s young...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 Sara Wright, Guest blogger, PGA TOUR Positivity and perseverance have always been revered characteristics. This seems true now more than ever before. For most, regular day-to-day routines were flipped completely upside down during the COVID-19 pandemic. And it was a rapid change to the norm. As t...Read More
Our graduating high school seniors will soon venture off to the next chapter of their lives as they transition from participants to alumni and start their collegiate careers. They’ve put in the hard work, dedication and have persevered to get to this point. This is a major milestone and while grad...Read More
Kids and teens take on new experiences every day – at school, at home and during extra-curricular activities – it’s part of growing up. As youth expand their horizons and experience new things, some lessons will come easy and others will be hard. It’s how they react that matters. The imp...Read More
Our character education programs aim to put youth on a path for success. First Tee Alumni continue to demonstrate this long-lasting impact by sharing their success stories. Owais Durrani is one such alum from First Tee of Greater Houston. Owais uncovered his self-confidence through First Tee and i...Read More