Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Seattle

What We Do

OUR MISSION
To positively impact the lives of young people from all backgrounds by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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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 Seattle

Quick Links

For more information about the program, please follow these links:

Our Programs: upcoming events and opportunities.

Registration: sign up for the next session of youth programming.

FAQ for Parents: membership, tournaments, instruction, equipment.

Volunteering: learn more about joining us for special events or coaching.

NEW: Teen Night with The First Tee

Wednesdays from March 23rd to May 11th
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Jefferson Park Golf Course
FREE

Attention ALL teens! Join us for Teen Night at Jefferson Park this spring. Come hang out at The First Tee every Wednesday night. If you are brand new to the game, brand new to The First Tee, or just want to get some more practice time in, this is for YOU!

 REGISTER HERE

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Apply Now: The First Tee Mentoring Program

There are few opportunities that allow for a greater impact on a person's life than mentoring. What better arena for mentoring than a shared love for the game of golf? Learn how you can get involved.
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Certification Days

Open time for members to complete their skill assessments, including written tests, golf skills, under coach supervision.

Click through for upcoming dates.

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Club Jubilee Sports - Girls' Golf Program

Open to all girls grade 6-8 at Tillicum, Tyee, Chinook, Odle, Highland, Big Picture, and International. Teams take a bus from school and play at Crossroads GC in Bellevue!

2016 Spring season dates: April 12-14 thru May 24-26!

To enroll, see your site coach or visit the Club Jubilee Sports website.

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Newcastle Junior Clinic

Join us for a special junior skills clinic, led by 2015 Western Washington PGA Teacher of the Year, Alex Dunlop and at one of the finest golf facilities in the Northwest!

Focus is on the Drive, Chip and Putt categories, but the clinic is open to everyone in the program, even if you're not enrolled in a DCP qualifier.

Made possible by Oki Golf and Newcastle Golf Club.

May 28th - clinics are 2 hours in duration and scheduled for 2:00 (age 7-10) and 4:30 (age 11-18). Only $5 for members.

Click here for details and signups.

PGA Junior League Golf

Weekly league play for active chapter members at the Par and Birdie levels (PLAYer Certified by recommendation). 

Now accepting applications to play this year! Click through for the form.

Full schedule for 2016 will be posted soon (play begins in May).

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Parent's Guide

The 2015 Parents' Guide is here! Learn more about The First Tee, including the mission, curriculum and coaching philosophy, as well as national scholarship opportunities. Also available in Spanish.

Help The First Tee While You Grocery Shop

Support The First Tee during your weekly grocery shopping. Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to The First Tee of Greater Seattle and you will be helping the program earn a donation from Fred Meyer! Its simple.

1. Visit  the Community Rewards section of the Fred Meyer website

2. Click "Link Your Card Now"

3. Sign in to or set-up a rewards card account (set-up will only take 2 minutes).

4. Type in "The First Tee of Greater Seattle" under Find Your Organization and click Enroll

5. Do your regularly shopping! It's that easy.

Thanks for your support.

Apply for Employment

We are actively hiring coaches for 2016!

Coaches are at the heart of The First Tee's mission. They represent a diversity of ages, backgrounds, and professional experience, but they all share a passion for golf, teamwork, having fun, and making a difference.

If you are interested in being considered for a coaching position, please download the application and then submit that and an updated resume to Evan Johnsen, Program Director. This is a part-time position, and applications will be accepted on a seasonal and rolling basis.

More Than A Game

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 such as 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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