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The First Tee

of Shawnee County

The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people.  The First Tee of Shawnee County is a locally operated anti-poverty strategy of Community Action, Inc. Through after school and in school programs, as well as participant clinics, we help shape the lives of young people by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance. And it’s making a difference.

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Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in The First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say The First Tee helped them become a better student.

At The First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.

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Getting started

Who can play?

The First Tee offers group lessons to youth up to age 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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Why Should Girls Play Sports Like Golf?

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10 FAQs About The First Tee

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Why Support The First Tee of Shawnee County

The First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in The First Tee network. The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.


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