The First Tee of Indiana - introducing golf to young people

The First Tee

of Indiana

Indiana Regions Map_R2The First Tee of Indiana strives to impact the lives of young people by providing programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf. Since 2012, we have grown from two program locations to 15 and are impacting over 1,000 youth in our Life Skills Experience classes. In 2016, over 225 elementary schools incorporated the National School Program into their physical education classes and introduced 70,000 Indiana youth to the game of golf and The First Tee’s nine core values and healthy habits.

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Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in The First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say The First Tee helped them become a better student.

At The First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are having a positive impact on participants, their families and their communities.

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Getting started

Who can play?

The First Tee offers group lessons to all youth ages 7 to 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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Golfers for Life

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Why Should Girls Play Sports Like Golf?

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10 FAQs About The First Tee

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The First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in The First Tee network. The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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