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...Read More
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.
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...Read More
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (June 10, 2020) – Seven high school graduates received a surprise personal congratulatory message today from President George W. Bush, Honorary Chair of First Tee, on their selection into the inaugural class of the First Tee College Scholarship Program. This Class of Scholars i...Read More
By Jasmin Cunningham and Andrew J. Masterson We as an organization have spent the last several days taking in the news and unfolding events happening around the country. It is truly disturbing and heartbreaking. Although disheartened, we are proud to work for an organization that is actively discuss...Read More
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...Read More