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

TFTGD Achieves Top Ranking

The First Tee home office recently released its 2014 Network Performance Rankings (ZONE) and The First Tee of Greater Dallas claimed the highest possible ranking within the network, “Ace,” along with 16 other chapters out of more than 170 . ZONE (Zeroing in on Network Excellence) is a ranking system which measures the performance of The First Tee chapters through a variety of qualitative and quantitative measurements. 

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Three TFTGD Participants to Pebble!

The First Tee of Greater Dallas is sending Ava Castillo, Janane Tan and Serena Shah to compete in the 2015 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event that will be held September 25-27 and televised internationally on Golf Channel. Castillo, Tan and Shah will join 80 other participants from The First Tee chapters for the event, which is in its 12th year. Click "Read More" for additional information. 
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2015 TFTGD Golf Marathon

Play as much as you can, raise as much as you can. The aftermath? Sore backs, tired legs and incredible support for The First Tee of Greater Dallas. Played Monday, August 31st, The First Tee of Greater Dallas’ Golf Marathon was a long journey, but an overwhelming success. Marathoners braved the high temperatures at local club, Brookhaven Country Club. Supporters from across the Dallas Metroplex joined together to raise funds in support of youth development and life skills lessons through golf. Click the "READ MORE" link below for complete details!


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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!!

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Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.

The drawing will be held on September 12, 2015.

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Get Involved! | Volunteer

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

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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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