Welcome to The First Tee of The Grand Strand

What We Do:

We will impact, influence & inspire the lives of young people by providing learning facilities & educational programs that build character & citizenship, instill life-
enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf & other enduring character-building activities.

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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 Grand Strand


Spring 2015 After School & Saturday Registration available
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2015 Volunteer Coaches Training Schedule

February 21st in Pawleys Island
February 28th in N. Myrtle Beach
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Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
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PGA Superstore and Akers Golf accepting golf club donations

We are proud to announce that The PGA Superstore and Akers Golf are partnering with The First Tee of the Grand Strand to accept golf club donations.
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Abraham chosen to lead First Tee of the Grand Strand

The First Tee of the Grand Strand non-profit youth golf and development organization is getting serious about increasing its influence in Horry and Georgetown counties.
For the first time in the history of The First Tee of the Grand Strand, dating back to the creation of the First Tee of Myrtle Beach in 2005, the local First Tee chapter has a full-time paid executive director.
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Was held at Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club on Saturday, Feb 7, 2015
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Future Generations Tournament

The Second Annual Future Generations Tournament honoring Todd Weldon was held on July 30, 2014 at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. The winners were South Carolina Golf Association, The Dunes Club came in second in a score card playoff with Wayne Weldons Group. Special thanks to all of our sponsors!
Revels Turf & Tractor, Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Assoc. PGASuperstore, Imperial Sportswear, Oxford Golf,
Bridgestone Golf, Golfsmith, TaylorMade Golf, Prossers, Coca - Cola, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, The Carol S. Petrea Foundation, SGA Assoc . LSTAR AND GRAND DUNES
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Champions Challenge

This year's Scott Marlowe The First Tee National School Program Champions Challenge was held on May 22nd at Wedgefield Plantation!
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To learn more about what participants will be doing at classes or to learn more details about the life skills experience please click the link below.
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StoreSMART Self-Storage, Conway, SC has donated two storage lockers to The First Tee of The Grand Strand valued at $2300. This generous donation is offered to The First Tee of The Grand Strand annually. We are in the second year of using the storage lockers for the over 2000 clubs and 150 golf bags that have been donated to our organization.
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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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