This summer, we hosted our inaugural First Tee National Championship at Clemson University’s The Walker Course. This event brought together 24 girls and 24 boys from 32 First Tee chapters across the country to showcase their golf skills and learn what it is like to play at a collegiate level. Dur...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.
Kids and families invited to interactive experience inspired by First Tee’s mission at Southern Company’s SO COOL Zone, Sept. 1-5 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL. & ATLANTA, GA. (August 17, 2021) – First Tee Game Changers Pavilion, an interactive experience inspired by First Tee’s mission to empow...Read More
This July, we held our first-ever Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The five-day learning and empowerment event brought together 48 teens from across the country to focus on critical conversations around issues of identity, racism, equity and empathy...Read More
Being mentioned in the same sentence as Tiger Woods is an honor most people never experience, but First Tee alumnus Norman Xiong isn’t “most people.” In 2018, college recruiter Casey Martin from the University of Oregon said, “At 19 years old, I think Tiger is the only guy I would defer to a...Read More
Golf Channel’s Damon Hack and Shane Bacon, PGA TOUR’s Ryan Palmer and Commissioner Jay Monahan surprise teens with invitation to event PONTE VEDRA, FL. (July 6, 2021) – First Tee and PGA TOUR Champions announced today the 81 First Tee participants selected to play in the 2021 PURE Insurance Ch...Read More