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.
What’s new at The First Tee of Columbia
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A Program that Works
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.Read More »
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.Join Our Program »
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.About Us »