Welcome to The First Tee of Central Florida

What We Do:

The First Tee of Central Florida impacts the lives of local youth 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 Central Florida

2014 Fall Clinics

The First Tee of Central Florida is currently in the middle of its Nine Week Golf and Life Skills Experience Program. Unfortunately, at this time, registration for clinics is currently closed. Registration for our Winter 2015 Golf and Life Skills Experience Program will begin in December 2014. To subscribe to our newsletter, click here!

The Dennis Walters Golf Show

Join The First Tee of Central Florida on October 25, at it will host the Dennis Walters Golf Show. The Dennis Walters Golf Show is a one hour combination of "Golf Lessons and Life Lessons." It is great golf, great fun, along with an inspiring message. Anyone who would like to sign up in advance for FREE admission to the program do so by clicking Read More below!
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Sign Up for October LPGA USGA Girls Golf Today

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf provides an opportunity for girls, ages 7 to 17, to learn to play golf, create friendships, and experience competition in a fun, supportive environment, preparing them for a lifetime of enjoyment of the game. The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program is a great addition for female participants of The First Tee of Central Florida with other girls in the program and a great introduction for girls into the game of golf. To learn more or to sign up, click here.
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The Home of The Nine Healthy Habits

The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits were created through a collaboration among The First Tee, ANNIKA Foundation and Florida Hospital for Children to promote healthy, active lifestyles for young people. The FIrst Tee of Central Florida Honorary Board Member Annika Sorenstam serves as the International Spokesperson for the Nine Healty Habits. The healthy habits are a list of nine health and wellness topics presented as a part The First Tee, formatted for easy understanding and learning by elementary-age students and chapter participants.
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Arnold Palmer Donates $200,000 to The First Tee of Central Florida

Arnold Palmer, Hall of Fame golfer and The First Tee National Trustee, has made a $200,000 donation to The First Tee of Central Florida chapter to establish The Arnold Palmer Scholarship Fund. Through Mr. Palmer’s lead gift and support as Honorary Chairman, The First Tee of Central Florida is committed to growing the fund to over $1,000,000 in the next 10 years.
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The First Tee of Central Florida is hiring!

The First Tee of Central Florida is looking for qualified individuals to work as a part time Office Coordinator, supporting the Executive Director and Program Director in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks.
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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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