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Welcome to The First Tee of Connecticut
What We Do
The First Tee of Connecticut works to Impact, Influence & Inspire young people across the state through its Life Skills Curriculum and the game of golf! Help us continue to grow by providing valuable feedback about your experience with our chapter. Click here to begin a brief, anonymous survey.
What’s new at The First Tee of Connecticut
Visit The First Tee of Connecticut's Open Houses to learn more about 2015 programs and upcoming events, introduce your friends to the our chapter and associated programs, hit some shots in one of 2 indoor hitting nets, practice your putting on the indoor green or play a hole on the High Definition Golf Simulator. There is no cost to attend these Open House Events.
- Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Friday, March 27th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, March 28th from 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
2014 Scholarship Recipients
More Than Just A Game!
The First Tee's Parents' Guide
The First Tee's Parents' Guide gives a complete summary of The First Tee's mission, programs and opportunities. Information is available about the Nine Core Values, Nine Healthy Habits and Coach Building Blocks.
MORE THAN A GAME - The First Tee's 2014 Parents' Guide
For the Spanish version, please select Read More.
Get Golf Ready - Adult Golf Lessons
A GREAT way to support TFTCT while learning the game. Are you envious of your children while you watch them during their golf lesson? Have you have ever thought about playing golf? Then Get Golf Ready is for you. Whether you are a beginner at golf or returning to the game, the Get Golf Ready Program is designed to teach you in five short lessons, everything you'll need to know to step onto a golf course and play with confidence. Get Golf Ready will be taught by trained PGA and LPGA Professionals at TPC River Highlands who will make sure you have fun each step of the way! A portion of each registration will be donated directly to The First Tee of Connecticut.
You can view the complete schedule or programs or register through the following link.
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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.Read More »
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.Join Our Program »
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.About Us »