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.

6 Ways To Show Up For Others

Categories: Blog, Character Education

We believe character is learned, cultivated, and shaped by our experiences. At First Tee,  we focus on taking the valuable lessons learned on the course, and applying them to everyday lives at school, at home, and in our communities. We believe that part of being a good leader and becoming a game-c...

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Coach Ron Castillo, First Tee – North Florida

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Coaching

Golf is a fun and challenging platform for growth, helping kids and teens build the confidence to show up to a challenge, the resilience to keep going when they fail, and the inner strength to do the right thing, even with it’s the hard thing. For today’s youth, First Tee provides mentors who he...

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Commonly Asked Questions about First Tee

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Programs

First Tee builds experiences that build character. As a youth development organization, we believe experiences are our greatest teacher and that they should be both fun and meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail and better equipped for whatever comes their way. Whether you are loo...

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Quick 9 – Bretton M.

Categories: Blog, Character Education

Personal Growth Through Golf Bretton M. from First Tee – Central Florida 1. How does golf relate to life? Golf relates to life because life isn’t always easy and neither is golf. So it teaches you to always persevere even when times are tough. 2. How does golf challenge you to be a better pe...

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