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.

USGA Grants Benefit 51 First Tee Chapters in 2020

Categories: Blog, News Releases

The USGA has provided more than $26 million in funding to First Tee since 1997 LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 20, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has provided $200,000 in grants to be allocated across 51 First Tee chapters throughout the United States in its ongoing commitment to mak...

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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...

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“Act as if…” and achieve success in any part of your life

Categories: Blog

By June Ryan, Guest blogger Last week, First Tee hosted the inaugural First Tee College Scholarship Pre-College Virtual retreat. Our scholarship winners participated in a two-day virtual event where they heard from various speakers on how to tackle the challenges they may face as they step into this...

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