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The First Tee of Connecticut offers several programs during the off-season (November – March) in order for participants to continue their involvement with the program or to introduce new participants to the program.

All programs are hosted at the David & Geri Epstein Learning Center in Cromwell unless otherwise noted.

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55 Golf Club Road in Cromwell, CT  06416 (conveniently located adjacent to TPC River Highlands)


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Visit our indoor facility in Cromwell to take your mind off the cold and snow!

  • Hit shots in 1 of 2 indoor nets
  • Practice your putting on the indoor putting green
  • Play a hole at select courses around the world on the High Definition Golf Simulator
  • Stop by for a visit with The First Tee of Connecticut Coaches & Staff
  • Learn about 2020 programs & upcoming events
  • Introduce Family & Friends to The First Tee of Connecticut
  • There is no cost to attend these Open House Events and advanced registration is not required
Date Time
Saturday, February 1 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 22 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, February 28 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

NEW in 2020, OPEN HOUSE in Fairfield County and New Haven County, supported by our friends at Golf Lounge 18. Come meet our coaches, learn about our spring, summer & fall programming outdoors at Fairchild Wheeler GC & Alling Memorial GC and make some swings on Trackman simulators.

Saturday March 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Golf Lounge 18

85 Mill Plain Rd                   and        220 Indian River Rd

Fairfield, CT 06824                            Orange, CT 06477

 


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Enjoy the opportunity to play golf while there’s snow on the ground with The First Tee of Connecticut’s TrackMan 4 simulator.  Participants may reserve starting times in 2 hour blocks to interact with other young people and play at some of the finest courses in the world!

Open to all active (registered for at least one 2019 program) participants.

Simulator starting times are available to ALL participants and their families (limit 1 family member per active participant).

Date Available Times
Monday, January 20 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 15 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Monday, February 17 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 15 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 pm.
Saturday, March 28 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

 

Registration for all Simulator Starting Times will be available 2 weeks prior to the event date beginning at 8:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration can be completed by phone, (860) 882-1660 or email, mmurnane@thefirstteect.org


Small Group Swing Classes

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During the months of January, February and March Par, Birdie and Eagle Level participants who will also have the opportunity to register for multiple day programs with Coach Lindsey to work on golf fundamentals.

Coach Lindsey Hansen (Coach in Cromwell & Waterbury, 2000 CT PGA Golf Professional of the Year and 2019 CT PGA Hall of Fame inductee) will lead small group sessions (class size of three) that focus on swing fundamentals. Each program will include three, hour-long sessions utilizing hitting nets and the High Definition Golf Simulator in the David & Geri Epstein Learning Center in Cromwell. These sessions are intended for participants who have reached the Par Level, are at least 9 years old and aspire to take their game to the next level. The registration fee of $50 will include attendance in three sessions with Coach Lindsey.

Registration will be available prior to each program on a first-come, first-served basis through our online registration process.

January
Mondays, January 6, 13 & 20 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Mondays, January 6, 13 & 20 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, January 8, 15 & 22 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, January 8, 15 & 22 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Registration begins Friday, December 20 at 9:00 a.m.
February
Tuesdays, February 4, 11 & 18 from 4:00 – 5 :00 p.m.
 Tuesdays, February 4, 11 & 18 from 5:00 – 6 :00 p.m.
Thursdays, February 6, 13 & 20 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays, February 6, 13 & 20 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Registration begins Monday, January 20 at 9:00 a.m.
March
Mondays, March 2, 9 & 16 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Mondays, March 2, 9 & 16 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, March 3, 10 & 17 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, March 3, 10 & 17 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, March 4, 11 & 18 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, March 4, 11 & 18 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Click here to register beginning Tuesday, February 18 at 9:00 a.m.

 

In the event of a cancelled session a make-up session may be scheduled at the regularly scheduled time the week immediately following the 3rd scheduled session.


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During the winter months The First Tee of Connecticut will partner with schools across the state to introduce the game of golf and its inherent Core Values to young people through physical education classes at nearly 160 schools through the National School Program and In-School Program.  If would like to learn more about these programs or how to bring The First Tee to your school please contact Mark Murnane, mmurnane@thefirstteect.org or (860) 882-1660.

These outreach programs are an important part of The First Tee of Connecticut’s mission to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Waterbury
East Hartford
Hartford
Middletown
Cromwell
Newtown
Danbury
Norwalk
Stamford
New Haven
Trumbull
Regional School District 13
Derby
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