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

Julia Dai To Compete Among PGA TOUR Champions Next Month

While Julia Dai serves as a standard bearer locally for PGA TOUR Champions at this week's Boeing Classic Championship, she will also be preparing to play among the same field as a participant in The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach next month.
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Participants Learn From The Pros At The Boeing Classic

This August, more than 150 participants of The First Tee had a chance to learn from the game's best through The First Tee's annual field trip to the Boeing Classic. There, participants had their swing questions answered by Masters Champion Larry Mize at the Emirates Youth Clinic.
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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: feedback form, membership, tournaments, instruction, equipment.

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

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.

Parents' Guide

The 2016 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.

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 the Coach Handbook 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.

LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Club

Did you know that according to the USGA girls comprise only 17% of all junior golfers nationwide? We are improving those numbers! In 2010, girls made up 31% of our program and we are looking forward to getting even more girls involved.
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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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