Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Tyler

What We Do

Our Mission
The mission statement of The First Tee of Greater Tyler 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.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The First Tee of Greater Tyler

2016 Awards Banquet- Thursday, November 7th

Join us on November 7th, from 6:00-8:00pm at The Tyler Rose Garden Center, as we celebrate participants, coaches, and others who represent what The First Tee is all about! This event is free for everyone to attend.


 RSVP Here by October 31st

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Want More? Individual Lessons Available!

We understand golf can be a challenging game and so we have coaches available to help meet your golfing needs...(if you practice!)

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Certification Requirements and FAQ's

Download the Certification Requirements


 "Read More" to see FAQ's to help guide you through the certification process and understand the new implementations for the Life Skills Curriculum.

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Friday "Play Days" Begin April 15th! 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of Every Month Beginning at 5:00pm

Play Days are back! Beginning April 15th and for every 1st, 3rd, and applicable 5th Friday of every month through the fall! Great for anyone just beginning or those looking to advance in their "Certification Process"! Play Days now count towards the "Certification Process" All participants new to playing must start at the 3 hole level. Once completed, participants may sign up for 6 holes, and then 9. The goal of Play Days is to provide more experience for new golfers as well as provide new challenges for experienced players.
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Need Equipment?

We have clubs available for purchase starting at $20! Click Read More to see information on equipment.
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Get your 2016 Practice and Play Privilege Membership Today!

Members of The First Tee of Greater Tyler will enjoy many activities beyond the golf course. For information regarding the membership options, please see below. 

Membership fees are annual and good through December 31st, 2016. Membership is optional and IS NOT THE SAME AS registering for classes.

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Junior Coach Application Form

Are you a high school golf team member and want to get involved with The First Tee? We could use your help with our program! 

Please Fill Out Form Here


Click "Read More" to view Frequently Asked Questions regarding The First Tee of Greater Tyler. For more information, please refer to the "Contact Us" navigation tab at the top left of the website.
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A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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