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.

Our Character Is A Compass

Categories: Blog, Character Education

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...

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A Class to Remember

Categories: Blog, Character Education

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...

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Alumni Spotlight: A Foundation of Values

Categories: Blog, Feature Stories, The First Tee Alumni

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...

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