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

Dallas Junior Golf Championship Winners!

The First Tee of Greater Dallas sent 31 participants to play in the Dallas Junior Golf Championship and could not be more impressed by the results! Out of the nine divisions, TFTGD participants won six. Click Read More for the results!
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The First Tee of Greater Dallas Awards Over $70,000 in Scholarships

The First Tee of Greater Dallas (TFTGD) announced its annual college scholarship awards – each award worth up to $10,000 annually – were presented to 17 high school and college students. Click "Read More" for additional details. 
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Verticom Awards $2,500 to The First Tee of Greater Dallas

Dallas, TX – July 19, 2016 – Leading wireless infrastructure company, VERTICOM, recently hosted their 15thAnnual Golf Tournament at the Cowboys Golf Club in Dallas, Texas. The annual invitation-only event acts as a customer appreciation day, bringing together leading wireless industry executives for an exciting day of golf, gifts and giving back. Each year, VERTICOM President, Jeff Lewis, selects charity organizations on both a local and national level and centers the tournament on supporting their causes. Click Read More for additional information.


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2016 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 29th, 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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Welcome to our new Executive Director, David!

The First Tee of Greater Dallas, a youth development non-profit, has announced the selection of David Rambie, as its new Executive Director. 

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2016 Fall I Weekend Programs

Join The First Tee and learn more than a game....

Fall I Programming starts
The week of Sept 10th

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2016 Fall II Weeknight Programs

Join The First Tee and learn more than a game....

Fall II Programming starts
The week of October 3nd

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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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