Welcome to The First Tee of the Twin Cities

What We Do:

To improve the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character-development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.

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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 the Twin Cities

2016 Highland Lesson Program

2016 LESSON PROGRAM is posted for the season at The Sanford Highland First Tee Learning Center.  The Programs for all Junior Camps, and Leagues under Programs or Registration Tabs.  Thank You for you support!

The First Tee Junior Course Reporter

Follow local junior blog  from The 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities,  Click "Read More" for the past 5 years of Jr Course Reporter Blogs/Essays.
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The Taste of The First Tee Sept 22, 2016 at Rush Creek GC


The Taste of the First Tee is a unique dining and beverage experience at Rush Creek GC, a one of a kind benefit for The First Tee. www.tasteofthefirsttee.com

Support the First Tee programs throughout the Twin Cities and have a fun evening

of dinner, drinks, dancing, and silent auctions (www.tasteofthefirsttee.com).

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Start Time: 6:00pm-9ish

Rush Creek Golf Club, 7801 County Road 101, Maple Grove, MN 55311 (763) 494-8844


A silent auction throughout the night. Great Golf Rounds available, & Ryder Cup Tickets


Tickets are $25.00, which includes dinner, drinks, and entertainment. A cash bar will also be available. Dinner: Enjoy great food from The Lookout, Fat Lorenzo's, Woody's Grille, Bacio, & Rush Creek

Other Details: Dress is golf casual.

 Ticket information at www.tasteofthefirsttee.com

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Pebble Beach &The First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academy

Congrats to The First Tee of St Paul Junior Golfer's Lee Froelich and David Kehr !

David represented The First Tee of St Paul at The Life Skills & Leadership Academy in 2015

Lee is one of only two juniors from Minnesota that played in The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach!   Eighty one juniors are paired with 81 Champions Tour players and 162 amateurs as they compete for the pro-junior title at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course. The tournament was televised internationally on Golf Channel Sept 25-27, 2015.  More info Click Here.
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Golf Giving Back The First Tee of St Paul

MN Wild Bench Buddies Program

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First Tee Junior Pictures

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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