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.

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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The Power of the PURE Insurance Championship: First Tee Alumni Success Stories

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Events, PURE Insurance Championship

For the last 17 years, the PURE Insurance Championship has welcomed teens from First Tee chapters nationwide to Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course. Throughout the week the teens apply the life and leadership skills learned from First Tee programs during an event where they are paire...

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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...

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