Welcome to The First Tee of Columbia

What We Do

Since 2004, The First Tee of Columbia has introduced the game of golf and its inherent values to thousands of young people. On golf courses and in elementary schools, we’ve helped shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values like integrity, respect and perseverance 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 Columbia

ALL Summer Sessions are currently full!

You can now register online for the Summer 2015 sessions
***ALL SESSIONS ARE CURRENTLY FULL. Please plan on joining us in the fall!**
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City Summer Camp - Registration now available

It is that time of year again! Join us this summer for full day camps as we explore The Nine Core Values, fundamentals of the golf game as well as fun day trips off campus!
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LPGA*USGA Girls Golf

Girls Only Golf Clinics - Registration now Available!
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The First Tee of Columbia makes Front Page News

The "Dynamic Team" makes front page news!
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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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