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

2014 Challenge Pro-Am

Can you hit a golf ball through a pane of glass? How about a 25 yard flop shot out of the rough? Or even better, can you hit a shot through the trees to a green? If so, you need to come enjoy The First Tee of Greater Tyler 1st Annual Challenge Pro-Am presented by Brookshire Grocery Company. This will not be “your everyday charitable golf event”.

Complete Tournament Sponsorship Card HERE
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2014 Fall Registration now available

Classes run from 9/22-11/8
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2014 Membership Registration NOW AVAILABLE!

Members of The First Tee of Greater Tyler will enjoy many activities beyond the golf course. There are two membership options for which families can choose from. For information regarding the membership options, please see below. Membership fees are annual and are good through December 31st, 2014. 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 the form below to become eligible to serve as a Junior Coach. Junior Coaches receive several benefits such as community service hours, participant credit in the Life Skills Program, Taylormade/Adidas discounts, and Leadership training.

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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 fort 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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