Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Austin

What We Do:

The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth development organization dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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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 Greater Austin

The Squeeze Film Premiere and Ben Crenshaw Q & A

4.15.2015 Join Ben Crenshaw and Terry Jastrow for THE SQUEEZE: An Austin Film Premiere & Special Q & A Session. Caught in “The Squeeze”, Jeremy Sumpter (“Friday Night Lights”) and Christopher McDonald (“Happy Gilmore”) tee off in high stakes gambling matches careening through the South and landing in Las Vegas in Terry Jastrow’s feature film directorial debut from his screenplay based on a true story from Texas. Following the film will be a one of a kind Q & A session with World Golf Hall of Famer and 2-time Master's Champion, Ben Crenshaw - along with Terry Jastrow and Anne Archer (Actress and film producer)
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The 2015 Omar Uresti Invitational

4.13.2015 Grab a playing partner and compete for the golf trip of a lifetime to Ireland at the 5th annual Omar Uresti Invitational - presented by Golf Vacations Ireland. Join host Omar Uresti - Golf Professional and Austin native - for this Monday, April 13th event at The Hills Country Club. All proceeds will go to The First Tee of Greater Austin.
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LPGA-USGA Girls Golf 2015

Registration is now open for the popular Austin LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program. Hosted by TFTGA, LPGA-USGA Girls Golf is a developmental junior golf program for girls ages 7-17 that gets girls introduced to the game of golf and peers who also have an interest in the game. The program includes to instructional days and numerous play days/pizza party socials.
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2015 Carino's Clays To Benefit Kids

Shooters of all skill levels are invited to take part in The 7th Annual Carino’s "Clays To Benefit Kids" Sporting Clays Tournament benefiting The First Tee of Greater Austin. The 2015 tournament is set for April 23rd at a new venue - TDS Exotic Game Ranch - and will feature fun shooting games, a new Pickin' Party, a Kendra Scott Trunk Show and dinner provided by Johnny Carino's!
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Summer Camp 2015 Registration Now Open!

Join us for one or multiple of our 15 camps offered throughout this Summer! Each day will feature fun, challenging golf activities, footgolf, as well as our award winning Life Skills curriculum. Full day camps also include swimming at the adjacent East Communities YMCA.
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2015 Players Book Now Available!

Back by popular demand, our 2015 discount booklet (presented by Omar Uresti) offers over $1,000 in savings on greens fees and carts at local Austin golf courses. All proceeds go to youth development programs hosted by The First Tee of Greater Austin.
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2015 No School Golf School

Kids out of school for Good Friday? Send them our way for the day. We will host our final spring No School Golf School Camp on April 3rd, at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus! During these day camps, students play fun and challenging games tied to golf and our life skills curriculum.
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Pictures from TFTGA

As of December 2014, all photos from our programs and events will be added to our new Flickr Account! Click here to see a list of our albums.
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Thank You To All Who Chipped In to TFTGA during Amplify Austin 2015!

Together, we raised $13,800+ for our summer camp programs in 24 hours! This will cover approximately 60 kids for this year's camps and exceeded our goal of $10,000. Click here for photos, winner of The Squeeze Competition and more!
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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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