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

Core Programming Weather Updates

Check the status of the day's Core Golf & Life Skills Programs here.
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Participant Spotlight: Grayson Henley

Congratulations to Grayson Henley for being selected as this month's Participant Spotlight. This feature recognizes and rewards participants for successfully demonstrating The First Tee Code of Conduct, Core Values, Life Skills and commitment to better their golf game. After a busy summer, Grayson achieved The First Tee’s highest "Ace" level this year.
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2015 Fall Schedule

Registration for Fall Programs will begin on July 20th and the schedule of classes for Charleston Municipal, Patriots Point, Pine Forest, Shadowmoss and Wescott Plantation is available online now.
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$1 Per Hole Golf

For the Fall season, we have partnered with Wescott, Shadowmoss and RiverTowne to offer $1 per hole play for The First Tee of Greater Charleston participants. Charleston Muni and Patriots Point are also offering special pricing. Discounts are also offered driving range practice balls.
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Need Golf Equipment?

We have donations that we want to put to good use, if you have a young person who needs equipment (like shoes, golf bags, clubs, golf balls, etc) click Read More and find out how to access some of the equipment.
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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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Young Ambassadors Council (YAC)

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 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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