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...

Click "Read Here" to download our Year in Review!

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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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Mark Your Calendar

2015 Weekend Spring Programs begin February 21st!
2015 Weeknight Spring Programs begin the week of March 9th!
Registration will open February 2nd and February 16th, respectively.

Complete schedule and registration details will be released in the coming weeks.

Check back then or join our email list for automatic program and schedule updates.
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Pre-Season Programs start NEXT WEEK!

The First Tee of Greater Dallas
“Pre-Season Programs begin
the week of January 20th!

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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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