Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Dallas

What We Do

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 Dallas

Lester's Story

Lester Bell has seen his share of hardship - but through golf, he has been given a new lease on life.

Click "Read More" to see the CBS "Beyond the Green" video that aired on national television, video from "In Play with Jimmy Roberts" from Golf Channel, as well as the article printed in the Dallas Morning News about his amazing story.

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2014 Fall Newsletter

Photos, stories, recent events and more...

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2014 Year in Review

Photos, stories, recent events and more...

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2015 TFTD Annual Golf Classic

The Annual Golf Classic is our largest, most exciting, can't-miss fundraising event of the year!

Sponsorship and complete event info can be found by clicking the "Read More" link below.

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Local Pro's Mentor Participants in 'Building a Champion' Panel

Over 75 The First Tee of Greater Dallas participants and families anxiously waited to hear from some of Dallas’ most influential junior golf experts on Wednesday, January 14. TFTGD hosted its first annual Building a Champion symposium on Wednesday evening at Brookhaven Country Club in hopes of providing participants with a better understanding of the hard work it takes to move from junior golf to more advanced levels of the game. 

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2015 Spring I Weekend Programs

Join The First Tee and learn
more than a game…
Spring I Weekend begins
SATURDAY, February 21st!

Click the "Read More" link below for more info and registration information!

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Employment Opportunity Available

TFTD is looking to fill the position of Office Coordinator.
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Program Assistant Opportunity Available

Due to the continued growth of our organization, we are in need of new staff members.

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Get Involved! | Volunteer

Each year, hundreds of caring adults take part in The First Tee's Coach/Mentor Training programs.

Click "Read More" below to see the video and get involved today!

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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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