We know The First Tee is fun.
You know The First Tee is fun.
Our participants know The First Tee is fun.
So let’s pass it on!
Continue reading “Psst! The First Tee is Fun–Pass It On!”
Thanks to a partnership between The First Tee
and International Junior Golf Academy
(IJGA), 47 lucky junior golfers were selected to attend The First Tee Training Program at IJGA
earlier this month in Hilton Head, S.C.
The teens received daily instruction on all aspects of the golf game from IJGA instructors, as well as attended mental training, fitness training and college placement sessions.
Continue reading “In His Words: Aaron Errico Joins 46 Junior Golfers at The First Tee Training Program at IJGA”
Caring adults who are passionate about seeing kids and teens succeed are essential to The First Tee’s
mission. Chapter staff and volunteers
play a key role in creating positive relationships that inspire junior golfers to discover their individual potential.
And parents are taking notice.
Here is a note from parents Dale and Christie Moe who know firsthand the impact adult role models and mentors have at chapters of The First Tee. Continue reading “The First Tee Coaches, Mentoring Our Youth”
The First Tee
is helping teen golfers get excited about linking the sport with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)!
The First Tee STEM Links
is a new youth program that leads participants through nine experiments that align a STEM concept with relevant golf experiences.
Continue reading “Linking Junior Golfers to the STEM of Golf”
Young people today, especially girls, are experiencing more pressure than ever. Peers, parents, school and media all influence a girl’s concept of how she should look and act.
Continue reading “The First Tee–Linking Girls to Golf”
How One Field Trip is Positively Impacting School Attendance
Did you know missing 10 percent of the school year in elementary grades can set many students up for future academic struggle, including a higher chance of dropping out in high school?
Ten percent. That’s just 18 days a school year.
The First Tee
understands attendance during elementary school is a key indicator of academic success, which is why seeing chapters, like The First Tee of Charlotte
come together with local schools, is something to be excited about.
Continue reading “Linking The First Tee National School Program to the Course”
My name is Charles Wright. I would like to start by telling you how much The First Tee
has done for my child.
I recently began spending time with my eight year-old daughter, whom I had not seen since she was about a year old. When we began our visits, she had a great deal of difficulty concentrating and completing tasks. I had been told that she was on the autism spectrum and I should not expect her to respond to concepts in the usual “kid way.”
Continue reading “A Father’s Gratitude for The First Tee”
Written by Royce Thompson
Media Relations Specialist, PGA TOUR
Talk about a reason to rise before the sun. Earlier this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Ahmen Williams and Raymond Frequez, junior golfers from The First Tee of Phoenix, were busy before sunrise with the Careers on Course program at TPC Scottsdale. Continue reading “John Deere and PGA TOUR Partner to Mentor Junior Golfers”
For 15 years, The First Tee
has introduced millions of kids and teens to the game of golf and its inherent values. Seeking to continue its positive impact and take more programs to where young people are, the organization has launched The First Tee DRIVE
. It is designed to D
alues for E
veryone who participates!
Continue reading “The First Tee DRIVE: Reaching Kids & Teens Where They Are”