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The Firs Tee Nine Core Values

The First Tee Nine Core Values™ represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf.  These values have been incorporated into The First Tee Life Skills Experience™.




The First Tee Life Skills Experience™

What makes TFTC effective in building positive character traits in young people is The First Tee Life Skills Experience™, a curriculum developed by experts in the field of positive youth development and delivered by trained coaches. The First Tee Life Skills Experience™ moves participants through different levels of certification. Each level focuses on increasing golf skills and Life Skills which are age-appropriate for physical and cognitive abilities. Through this experience, participants learn to apply Life Skills and transfer the positive values of golf to everyday life. Such as,

  • Appreciate diversity
  • Introduce themselves
  • Manage emotions
  • Plan for the future
  • Resolve conflicts
  • Set step-by-step goals

The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits

The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits™ were created to promote healthy active lifestyles for young people. The healthy habits are a list of nine healthy and wellness topics organized under three categories of physical, emotional and social health formatted for easy understand and learn by elementary-age students.

Nine Healthy Habits