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.

First Tee Response to COVID-19

Categories: Blog, News Releases

When we think of First Tee’s mark on the world, what comes to my mind is putting kids and their families first, building confidence despite new challenges, and perseverance. Our values are as important today as ever, and your support is what allows us to continue. It may go without saying, but fir...

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Past, Present, Future: Success Knows No Gender

Categories: Blog, Character Education

March is Women’s History Month – a time to celebrate the best and brightest leaders who have been and continue to be pioneers throughout the golf industry. These women have helped pave the way for future generations to play the game with confidence. PAST: LPGA Founders Photo Credit: LPGA.com The...

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First Tee Kicks Off Nationwide Summer Registration at THE PLAYERS, Engages Kids & Fans Through On-Site Experiences

Categories: Blog, Events, News Releases

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2020) – First Tee, a youth development organization providing active learning experiences to help young people build character through the game of golf, will kick off summer registration around the country and showcase the impact of its program as a featured charity d...

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First Tee Launches Enhanced College Scholarship Program

Categories: Blog, News Releases

New national program extends First Tee’s impact to alumni, providing support focused on personal growth, mentorship and financial assistance ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2020) – First Tee, a youth development organization providing active learning experiences to help young people build cha...

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Alumni Sightings: PGA Merchandise Show

Categories: Blog, Character Education, The First Tee Alumni

We like to think of our First Tee alumni network as a big family. Last month, we had the opportunity to have a mini reunion where we reconnected with several alumni during the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida hearing more about where their journeys have landed them. With 81% of teens saying ...

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