Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Austin

What We Do:

The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth development organization dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to 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 Austin

2015 Summer Camps

How will your children spend their summer? They could learn about the great game of golf...and gain important life skills through one of The First Tee's 15 summer camps. Each day will feature fun, challenging golf activities, footgolf, as well as our award winning Life Skills curriculum. Full day camps also include swimming at the adjacent East Communities YMCA.

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The Dell ATX Shootout

Back by popular demand, the ATX Shootout is a one of a kind event bringing together athletes and celebrities across the action sports and golf industries. This year's hosts Ben Crenshaw and Ryan Sheckler look to mix Texas Chic with California Cool to benefit two great organizations: the Sheckler Foundation and The First Tee of Greater Austin!
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2015 Summer Foundation Tour

The first event of the Summer Foundation Tour is set for Friday July 17th, followed by July 31st and ending on August 14th (tee times will be from 9:00am-11:00am). Select the Foundation Tour Package and receive a $10 discount (3 events for the price of 2). The Foundation Tour presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors provides on-course learning and to introduce elementary and middle school students to competitive golf.
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LPGA-USGA Girls Golf 2015

Registration is now open for the popular Austin LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program. Hosted by TFTGA, LPGA-USGA Girls Golf is a developmental junior golf program for girls ages 7-17 that gets girls introduced to the game of golf and peers who also have an interest in the game. The program includes to instructional days and numerous play days/pizza party socials.
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Ernie Els #GameOn Autism Golf Program

The First Tee of Greater Austin/Harvey Penick Golf Campus has been selected as one of seven sites nationwide to host the new Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Program - a pilot series of a specialized program aimed at using golf as a life skills development tool for individuals on the autism spectrum. The program is set to start in September 2015!
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2015 Players Book Still Available

Our 2015 discount booklet (presented by Omar Uresti) offers over $1,000 in savings on greens fees and carts at local Austin golf courses. All proceeds go to youth development programs hosted by The First Tee of Greater Austin.
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Check out our Picture Hub!

Did you attend a fundraiser or is your child in one of our programs? Click here to see if you or a love one was captured on our new photo platform! All photos are available for download free of charge.
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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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