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

Fall 2014 Registration Now Open

Register now for after school and Saturday classes offered weekly for 12-week sessions beginning September 13th, 2014 at four convenient locations. Classes are filling fast, so register today!
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Fall Foundation Tour

The Foundation Tour was established to provide on-course learning and to introduce elementary, middle school, and high school students to competitive golf. The tournaments run in a series of three events and the participants accumulate points based on their finish in each event.
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Haymaker Labor Day Open

Celebrate your three day weekend by teaming up with your best bud and playing some footgolf. 36 2-person teams will contend in a best ball format and join the group afterwards at Haymaker Austin for awards, drinks and food.
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The 13th Annual More Than a Game Party, Celebrity Golf Tournament and The Ray Benson & Friends Pickin' Party

Join us for our 13th annual More Than A Game Experience- benefitting our youth development programming. This 3-part event boasts an Austin-centric series of events kicked off by a Party featuring live and silent auction items galore. The More Than a Game Celebrity Golf tournament incorporates celebrities across numerous industries from music to sports to broadcast personalities and more and hole experiences with food and products from area businesses. Ray Benson and friends will return to provide a grand finale to the festivities with their Pickin Party and dinner at the Verdes Restaurant.
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US Women's Am Champion is a Former TFTGA Participant and Plans To Give Back

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Youth Forum

Youth Forums are the prime opportunity for students who plan on attending college and/or want to get involved in national programming opportunities. These monthly meetings include guest speakers, a different topic and pizza.
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The First Tee of Greater Austin Internship Opportunities

Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities in Marketing, Event Planning, Programming and more!
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LPGA-USGA Girls Golf

The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf is a developmental junior golf program for girls ages 7-17 and is offered through The First Tee of Greater Austin.
Registration is now open!
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Summer Foundation Tour Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors Enrolling Now

The Foundation Tour presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors is an extension of The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA). You don’t have to be a TFTGA to participate in The Foundation Tour. The Foundation Tour was established to provide on-course learning and to introduce elementary, middle school, and high school students to competitive golf.
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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 fort 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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