First Tee DRIVE

programsIn Youth Centers: After-School Programs

We believe our values extend beyond the golf course, which is why we launched a program to meet kids where they spend time.

First Tee DRIVE is the perfect activity for kids because it Develops Rewarding, Inspiring Values for Everyone.

Specifically designed for youth-serving organizations, like the Y and the Boys & Girls Club, First Tee DRIVE gives kids the chance to learn about golf and develop character through fun golf games.

How First Tee DRIVE Works

We supply the curriculum, the equipment and the training for youth leaders to deliver the program. Much like our other programs, First Tee DRIVE is designed to introduce kids to golf and First Tee Nine Core Values — honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.


First Tee DRIVE is the perfect activity for young people as it Develops Rewarding, Inspiring Values for Everyone.


Our Program Objectives

  • Enable youth leaders to introduce golf using modified sports and games in ways that fit the ages and abilities of the young people in their care
  • Engage young people in fun, safe activities that promote wellness and health-enhancing lifestyles
  • Develop appreciation for the positive values associated with golf through each activity and extend those behaviors to other areas of their lives


First Tee DRIVE gives youth development professionals and volunteer leaders the tools to get started. Our program is a hole-in-one for any setting, class time, and class size. We provide training, equipment and lesson plans.

“It’s more than just skill-building with First Tee. You actually get to apply the skills that are taught. First Tee takes these concepts and applies them through sports. It really doesn’t get much better than that for kids."

Amber Roos, Altria’s manager of corporate citizenship


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