First Tee

of Greater St. Louis

Mission: Our mission is to impact the lives of young people in the Greater St. Louis area by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Impact: The First Tee of Greater St. Louis is impacting more than 30,000 youth each year through regular programming at 6 Green Grass locations in the Greater St.Louis area; The National School Program which is in more than 67 elementary schools; Outreach Programs with allied organizations like Boys and Girls Club of Dellwood;  Girl Scouts of America; Faith-based groups; and many others.


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Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say First Tee helped them become a better student.

At First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.


Getting started

Who can play?

First Tee offers group lessons to youth up to age 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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Summer Session Registration Opens May 4th!

Summer Session Schedule and Registration

14th Annual Golf Fore! Kids Golf Tournament & Auction

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First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in theFirst Tee network. First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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A HUGE thank you to our local sponsors!