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

2016 Fall Programs

Classes start on 9/10/2016 and will run for 12-week sessions at six convenient locations including Harvey Penick Golf Campus, Falconhead Golf Club, Balcones Country Club, Onion Creek Golf Club, TopGolf, and Golfsmith Practice Facility and Learning Center.
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Footgolf City Championship

Open to all residents of the Greater Austin area - if you can kick you can play! Don't miss out on the largest Footgolf event in Austin to date - set for August 15th at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus! Click here to learn more!
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The 2016 Omar Uresti Invitational

Gear up for the 6th annual Omar Uresti Invitational - Monday, August 22nd at The Hills Country Club!
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2016 Summer Footgolf League

The Harvey Penick Golf Campus is excited to present its first Footgolf League this Summer!

Starting Sunday July 31st, 9:00am shotgun start at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus - (5501 Ed Bluestein Blvd.)

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2016 Summer Foundation Tour

The Foundation Tour presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors provides on-course learning and to introduce elementary (grades 1-4) and middle school (grades 5-8) students to competitive golf. The first event of the Summer Foundation Tour is set for Friday, June 24th, followed by Friday, July 15th and ending on Friday, August 5th. Select the Foundation Tour Package and receive a $10 discount (3 events for the price of 2).
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2016 LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Austin

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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2016 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 or more of The First Tee of Greater Austin's 17 summer camps sessions. 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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Intern with Us!

We're looking for highly motivated college students to join our team as interns for the spring, summer and/or fall.

Our interns play a key role in planning and executing our fundraising events and youth programs. They gain experience with our nationally recognized brand and prominent sponsors in an environment that promotes teamwork, fun, independence and accountability.
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H-E-B 9 Core Values Week

Mark your calendars for H-E-B Core Values Week - set for March 20 - 27. The week will feature various fun activities benefitting The First Tee of Greater Austin.

Activities include Harvey Penick Golf Campus Family Day, the 9 Core Values VIP Reception, the 8th annual 9 Core Values Awards Luncheon presented by BB&T, the Champions Breakfast and the WGC Dell Match Play!
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2016 Players Book - The golf gift that gives back

Don't miss our on the golf gift that keeps on giving - The 2016 Players Book is available online starting on Black Friday! This book offers over $1,000 in savings on greens fees and carts at 40+ local Austin golf courses. All proceeds go to youth development programs hosted by The First Tee of Greater Austin.
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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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