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 Golf Marathon

1 Day. 100 Holes.
All in Less Than 10 Hours..
Are You Up For The Challenge??


 Monday, October 6th



Join more than 70 other TFTD supporters for the annual TFTD Golf Marathon. Click the "READ MORE" link below for complete details -or- be one of the first to register and/or sponsor a friend by clicking here!





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Young Benefactors Membership

The Young Benefactors group is for under 40 professionals who have an interest in serving the community, while being associated with The First Tee of Greater Dallas. 

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Ultimate Trip to Pebble Beach Raffle

Golf for four at Pebble Beach, golf at sister course Spyglass Hill, two nights at the luxurious Inn at Spanish Bay, and $1,000 in airfare!!

Click the "Read More" link below for complete details and to purchase your ticket(s)!

Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.

The drawing will be held on October 6, 2014.

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2014 Fall II Weeknight Programming

Join The First Tee and learn
more than a game

Fall II Weeknight Programs
begin the week of September 29th!

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


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2014 Fall I Weekend Programs

Join The First Tee and learn
more than a game

Fall I Weekend Programs
begin Sept 13th!

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2014 Summer Newsletter

Photos, stories, recent events and more...

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2014 Donor Bridge Day of Giving

Save the Date…Thursday, September 18th North Texas Giving Day
Your donation of $25 or more will receive a portion of $2 million in bonus funds

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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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ClubCorp 100 Hole Challenge Raises Over $40,000

ClubCorp, teaming with The First Tee of Greater Dallas, raised over $48,000 in the ClubCorp 100 Hole Challenge.

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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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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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