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

After School Program

The First Tee of the Grand Strand's After School & Saturday program will be offered at 8 Program locations. Students from 7-14 years of age are invited to register for the 8 weekly Fall session that will run from the third week of September through early November.

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2016 Future Generations Tournament

2016 The First Tee of The Grand Strand

Future Generations Tournament

In honor of Happ Lathrop,
South Carolina Junior Golf Association

Hosted by Kelly Tilghman & Charlie Rymer of The Golf Channel
Tuesday, July 19th

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
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National School Program

This program helps youths develop character and golf skills as part of the regular physical education curriculum in grades K-5. Implemented in Georgetown and Horry Counties, the National School Program will help us target more of the community's youth who can then be transitioned into the Life Skills Experience delivered in our after school sessions.
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Participant Playing Opportunities

Click the "Read More" link to find out more about local Junior tournaments, lessons, and FREE or discounted Junior golf on the Grand Strand
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School Day Program in Georgetown County

Thanks to a strong partnership with Georgetown County Schools, TFTTGS reaches every 4th grader in the County through the SDP.
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2016 Summer Series

The First Tee of The Grand Strand 2016 Summer Series

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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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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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