Why Golf?

Experiences are our greatest teacher. First Tee believes in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. Through our personal growth and junior golf programs, we see kids’ build self confidence, inspiring more active participation in leadership opportunities and events, community involvement, and college scholarships.

2022 Junior Membership

A Junior Membership is required to register for classes and tournaments. Members receive great benefits such as free rounds of golf, a First Tee – North Florida polo, discounted camp fees, special invitations, and more! Membership fee is $65 per participant and covers one calendar year (Jan.-Dec.).

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Weekly Classes

Registered participants meet once per week for five weeks with each class typically lasting for 1.5 hours. Participants progress through levels by demonstrating inner strength, character, and the life and golf skills they have learned. All participants regardless of age start at the PLAYer level.

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After-School Classes

We offer two types of after-school classes: On-site classes at school properties through school Extended Day Departments; and Off-site classes at area golf locations with one-way transport from designated schools. Our trained team of coaches sets up fun and engaging activities and games, through which students learn basic golf fundamentals along with an introduction to the First Tee Nine Core Values.  All equipment is provided.

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Summer Camps

2022 Summer Camp registration opens in mid-January

The First Tee of North Florida offers fun filled camps during the summer months each year. Camps will introduce the fundamentals of the game of golf seamlessly integrated with The First Tee Nine Core Values and Healthy Habits with the primary goal of having fun!

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Tournament Series

The First Tee of North Florida offers various tournaments throughout the year as part of a series. Points are collected from each tournament based on participation and standings. The tournaments are designed for participants to challenge themselves in a competitive environment while showcasing the skills learned in the seasonal classes.

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LPGA*USGA Girls Golf

The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program provides girls, ages 5-18, with the opportunity to learn golf, create friendships and experience competition in a supportive and fun environment. Girls not only learn how to play the game of golf but they discover life lessons that will help them face their future as confident and empowered individuals.

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National Opportunities

The First Tee doesn’t just get kids on the course, it builds experiences that strengthen what they bring to everything they do. With the help of First Tee national corporate partners, experienced teen participants can apply to attend golf and leadership events across the country. These opportunities are life-changing experiences allowing them to meet new people, play some golf, and aspire for greatness.

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College & PGA/LPGA Scholarships

The Mission of the First Tee – North Florida Scholarship Program is to provide educational opportunities to participants, alumni, and golf industry professionals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and/or excellence through First Tee – North Florida and will be a life-long ambassador of the game.

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