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

2014 TFTD Annual Golf Classic

Presented by BKD

New Spring Date ~ Same Fabulous Course
Same Great Event!!!


Monday, April 21, 2014  - -  12:30pm
Gleneagles Country Club

Spring is in the air...  Join us and more than 30 of our top partners including BKD, Houlihan Lokey, HP, RBC Wealth Management, McCarthy Building Co., Winstead, CSE, Wells Fargo, and a host of others at this year's event.

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

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

Register your team TODAY!

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2014 Spring Newsletter

Photos, stories, recent events and more...

Click "Read Here" to download our newsletter!

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2014 Spring II Weekend & Weeknight Programs

Join The First Tee and learn 
more than a game…
 
 
Spring II Weekend began 
SATURDAY, April 5th!

Spring II Weeknight begins 
TUESDAY, April 8th and TUESDAY, April 22!


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

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TFTD College Scholarship Application

Apply TODAY!  Once again, TFTD will help several deserving young people reach their 'next level' through higher education.

Click the "READ MORE" link below and APPLY TODAY!  Deadline: April 30th, 2014

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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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2013 Battle of the Boot

Former President George W. Bush, honorary chairman of The First Tee, surprised participants from the Greater Dallas and Fort Worth chapters as they warmed up for the annual “Battle of the Boot” at Las Colinas Country Club.

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2013 End of the Year Banquet

Despite remnants of Icemageddon Dallas, more than 200 youth, families, and volunteers attended the 9th Annual The First Tee of Greater Dallas End of Year Banquet and Holiday Party this past Sunday.

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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 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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