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.

Celebrating Freedom: Join us in observing Juneteenth

Categories: Blog, Character Education

Today we celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. This holiday honors the history and culture of African Americans and celebrates freedom granted through the Emancipation Proclamation. Celebrating diversity and...

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First Tee Scholars Inspire Us to Reach for Our Dreams

Categories: Blog, Scholarship

Now, more than ever, change surrounds us. From the way we attend school to shopping for groceries, our way of life has changed in the last few months. But that was only just the beginning. Recent events have led to an outpouring of protests and advocacy demanding change – change for equality a...

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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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