Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Charleston

What We Do:

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 Charleston

Calendar of Events

View upcoming registration deadlines, program schedules, volunteer training sessions, special events and more. All dates are subject to change and more may be added.
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Win a 2014 Sea Fox 180 Viper!

Support The First Tee of Greater Charleston with a $50 donation and a chance to win a Sea Fox Boat! Winner will be selected at the 2014 Golf & Gala at The Sanctuary on September 5th. Need not be present to win.
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Meet Our New Program Director

Our new Program Director, Meghan Doherty, joins us after three years with The First Tee of Connecticut in a variety of roles, including assistant program director and in school coach. She was the captain of the Women's golf team during her junior and senior years at the College of the Holy Cross.
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Participant Spotlight

Congratulations to Jocelyn McGill for being selected as June's Participant Spotlight. The monthly Participant Spotlight recognizes and rewards participants for successfully demonstrating The First Tee Code of Conduct, Core Values, Life Skills and commitment to better their golf game.
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Volunteer Spotlight

A volunteer since 2012, Catherine Ferrara first learned about The First Tee while watching PGA Tour events on television. "I have always loved sports, so after I retired I wanted to work with kids in one of the sports I enjoy," Catherine said. "The First Tee at Patriots Point was the perfect fit because I didn't have to be a good golfer to participate."
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Young Ambassadors Council

Become a member of the Young Ambassadors Council - a fun way to work with young professionals to support The First Tee.
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Become a Supporting Member

Sign up today to become a Supporting Member of The First Tee of Greater Charleston and help participants in need. Click below to sign up!
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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 fort 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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