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Welcome to The First Tee of Metropolitan New York

What We Do:

The First Tee impacts the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Educate ~ Enrich ~ Empower

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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 Metropolitan New York

The First Tee Class of 2015 Scholars

The First Tee has announced the 2015 Class of Scholars and The First Tee of Metropolitan New York has eight participants on the list. To learn more about The First Tee Scholars Program and application process please CLICK HERE
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Golf Channel Internships

The First Tee is offering 5 internships with the Golf Channel to First Tee alumni over the summer                                                      Click here to learn more

Young Benefactors Masters Event

19th Hole on the Park
April 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
New York Athletic Club

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Registration Open for 2016 Drive, Chip, Putt

Register your child (ages 7 - 15) for The 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt Competition for a chance to earn an invitation to next year’s finals at Augusta National Golf Club. 

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2013 Annual Review

Browse through our 2013 Annual Review for stories of our mission, participant accomplishments, and stories of our donor relationships.

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Campaign for the Next 10



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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