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 2015 After School and Saturday Programs

Our Fall After-School Programs have begun but it's not too late to join in! Classes started on 9.12.15 and will run for 12-week sessions at five convenient locations including Harvey Penick Golf Campus, Falconhead Golf Club, Balcones Country Club, Onion Creek Golf Club, and Golfsmith Practice Facility and Learning Center.
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More Than A Game 2015!

Don't miss More Than A Game 2015 - set for November 15th - 16th! In its 14th year, MTAG is The First Tee of Greater Austin's largest fundraiser. The experience begins with a one-of-a-kind party featuring the Ray Benson & Friends Pickin' Party and silent & live auctions. Next, participants tee it up alongside celebrity captains at Barton Creek - Fazio Foothills, enjoying an Austin-infused experiences and meeting TFTGA participants on each of the 18 holes.

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Winter Break Camp 2015

Join us for our holiday camp for three days filled with fun and challenging golf activities, our Lifeskills curriculum and more! Set for December 28 - 30th!
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2015 Fall Foundation Tour

The first event of the Fall Foundation Tour is set for Saturday September 19th, followed by Monday October 12th (Columbus Day) and ending on Saturday November 14th. 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

Hosted by TFTGA, LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Austin 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 runs from April - September and 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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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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