Welcome to The First Tee of North Florida

What We Do:

The mission statement of The First Tee of North Florida 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 North Florida

9th Annual Taste of Golf

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Need a Gift Idea?

The First Tee of North Florida's Ambassador Memberships make the perfect gifts for the golfers in your life!

Who wouldn't like exclusive golf benefits to TPC Sawgrass Stadium and Dye's Valley, World Golf Hall of Fame: Slammer & Squire and The King & Bear, not to mention many many more local deals. Each membership helps The First Tee of North Florida to maintain our policy: no child who has an inability to pay ever gets denied access to our program.

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Current Programs










Become a Junior Member of The First Tee of North Florida

Become a Junior Member today for $35! Junior Members will have access to register for any programs offered by The First Tee of North Florida. Per session scholarships may be provided for any child with the inability to pay. Each participant will receive a welcome bag in the mail containing the following: a First Tee polo, First Tee water bottle, First Tee backpack, First Tee bag tag, First Tee tees, divot tools and ball mark. The bag tag is an essential part to being a member. As a member, you will receive benefits when showing your bag tag at the affiliate golf courses. Click read more to see a full list of benefits and to register.
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Become an Ambassador Member Today

The First Tee of North Florida Ambassador Membership promotes community awareness and raises funds to support our operations. The cost of the membership (Single $125 or Joint $175) helps to maintain our policy: no child who has an inability to pay ever gets denied access to our program. Click read more to hear about the benefits of becoming an Ambassador Member.
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Stories & Features

The First Tee Junior Course Reporters program is a unique opportunity for our junior golfers who are interested in reporting from an official PGA TOUR or LPGA tournament.

This week, course reporters were selected from The First Tee of North Florida, received official media credentials to “cover” the PGA TOUR'S THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP at TPC SAWGRASS and blog about their experience. Their blogs will also be posted on PGATOUR.com and other media outlets.
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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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