Our Programs

NOTE: All programming requires The First Tee of North Florida Membership prior to enrolling in scheduled classes.

Become a Junior Member of The First Tee of North Florida
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Become a Junior Member today for $45!
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.
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REGISTERED ON-COURSE PROGRAMMING

Progressive and skill enhancement is how we’d describe this section of programming. Prior registration and The First Tee of North Florida membership is typical for these programs.

LSEClass10Golf & Life Skills Experience Classes (Core Classes)

We believe that sports, specifically the game of golf, provide a platform to encourage core values and healthy choices. The First Tee Life Skills Experience is one of the unique features that differentiates The First Tee from other youth enrichment and junior golf programs.
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Class25Assessment & Certification

Part of the Golf & Life Skills Program: Assessment Days are for those participants that feel they are ready to move to the next level. The participant must have completed all prerequisites before registering for the Assessment Day. For a full description of each level and their prerequisites please click the learn more link.
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OUTREACH PROGRAMMING

Below you’ll find programs that are held intermittently throughout the year. Interest bearing and fun-filled golfing activities is how we’d describe this section. Programming in this section may last one day to multiple weeks. Some prior registration is needed.

GirlsUSGA-LPGA Girls Golf

The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program provides girls, ages 5-17, with the opportunity to learn golf, create friendships and experience competition in a supportive and fun environment. Girls not only learn how to play the game of golf but they discover life lessons that will help them face their future as confident and empowered individuals.
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NSPSNAGpictureThe First Tee National School Program

The First Tee National School Program introduces the game of golf and The First Tee Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits to elementary students during physical education classes.
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DRIVESNAGimageDRIVE

Specifically written for coaches and volunteers at youth-serving organizations, The First Tee DRIVE is a set of 18 golf activity plans designed to provide a fun, engaging program which introduces kids to golf and exposes them to the behaviors associated with The First Tee Nine Core Values.
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camppictureSummer Camps

The First Tee of North Florida offers fun filled camps during the summer months each year. Camps will introduce the fundamentals of the game of golf seamlessly integrated with The First Tee Nine Core Values and Healthy Habits with the primary goal of having fun!
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ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMMING

This section of programming is golf specific and encourages participants to utilize the Core Values and Life Skills learned throughout The First Tee of North Florida Life Skills Experience Classes while playing in a competitive environment.

TournamentfocusTournaments

The First Tee of North Florida offers various tournaments throughout the year as part of a series. Points are collected from each tournament based on participation and standings. The tournaments are designed for participants to challenge themselves in a competitive environment while showcasing the skills learned in the seasonal classes.

HandshanksGolf League

The Golf League is an excellent opportunity for participants in levels: Par, Birdie, Eagle, Ace and/or participants over 11 Years old new to The First Tee program, to receive additional experience playing the golf course with Coaches and Volunteers. Tournament or Competitive style scoring will be used so participants may practice keeping an opponent’s score. Coaches will act as rules officials and govern pace of play, as well as various rulings during the round. Players will get as many holes in as possible before dark. Space is limited and varies by location. All participants must walk. Pull or Push Carts may be used.

JagsGameMiscellaneous Events

Throughout the year, The First Tee of North Florida will host various events. Specialty tournaments, clinics, seminars, etc for specifically our First Tee families.

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PrintOpportunities

Each year The First Tee hosts numerous National Participant Opportunities. This is a chance for each chapter to send representatives from their area to an event which showcases its foundation: The Participants! Events are spread across the country from the Golf Mecca of Pebble Beach, CA to local events here in the North Florida area. Whether it is one of the few National Opportunities or the many Local Opportunities, The First Tee of North Florida is so proud to send our children into the spotlight. Inspiring with their stories, Influencing with their presence, and Impacting for the future our children are growing right before our very eyes! Congrats to all the participants in advance for their outcome as a young adult is ever-changing.
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