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!  Registration for Summer Group Lessons begins on Monday, June 1.

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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 Connecticut


The First Tee of Connecticut is excited to announce the addition of two Program Locations beginning this summer.

Lyman Orchards Golf Center in Middlefield will offer PLAYer Level programs this summer on Fridays and Sundays.


The Fairways Driving Range in Branford will offer TARGET Level programs this summer on Thursday afternoons.


You may view the complete schedule of programs for our Summer Session beginning on May 15 by clicking here and don't forget that registration begins on Monday, June 1.

Program Schedule

The complete schedule of 2015 Summer Group Lessons, Summer Camps & Team Programs are now available!

  • Registration will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the following dates;
    • Summer Camp & Team Programs - Currently available.
    • Summer Group Lessons - Monday, June 1
    • Fall Group Lessons - Monday, August 3
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2015 Birdies For Charity

Help The First Tee of Connecticut raise money through Birdies For Charity and you could win one of two great prizes!



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Drive, Chip & Putt Championship @ Augusta National

Registration for this year’s Drive, Chip & Putt Championship is now open. We are excited to announce that local qualifying will be conducted in all 50 states. Junior golfers will have the opportunity to participate at over 250 local qualifiers around the country throughout the summer of 2015.  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, so you are encouraged to register your junior golfer as soon as possible.

Junior Course Reporter Program - 2015 Travelers Championship

Learn how you can by a Junior Course Reporter for the 2015 Travelers Championship! 

See what Junior Course Reporters for The First Tee of Connecticut covered during their experience Wednesday and Thursday at the 2014 Travelers Championship.

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The First Tee's Parents' Guide

The First Tee's Parents' Guide offers a comprehensive summary of The First Tee's mission, programs and participant opportunities.  Information is available about the Nine Core Values, Nine Healthy Habits and Coach Building Blocks.

EMPOWERING YOUTH - The First Tee's 2015 Parents' Guide

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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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