Why First Tee?
First Tee’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.
For more than 22 years First Tee has been using the platform of golf to provide innovative and experiential learning opportunities for young people. Character education and long-term life skills are at the heart of our programs, which are delivered by coaches who have been trained in positive youth development. First Tee curriculum is centered around the Nine Core Values of honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgement. First Tee offers character education programs at golf courses, elementary schools, and youth centers in all 50 states. First Tee is expanding globally and currently offers programs at six international locations.