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 in partnership with 20 golf facilities and 147 schools. 

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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

Local Coverage of The First Tee of Connecticut

Thank you to Channel 3 (WFSB) and Channel 4 (NBC Connecticut) for their continued support of The First Tee of Connecticut.  Check out these great highlights about the work being done across the state.

Program Schedule

The complete schedule of 2015 Fall Group Lessons is currently available to view, please click "Read More" below.

  • Registration will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the following dates;
    • Spring Group Lesson - Monday, March 2
    • Summer Camp & Team Programs - Wednesday, April 1
    • Summer Group Lessons - Monday, June 1
    • Fall Group Lessons - Monday, August 3
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2015 Scholarship Recipients

2015 Scholarship recipients were announced during our annual Patrons Breakfast at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, June 27th. Learn more about these outstanding young people.
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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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