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

2015 9 Core Values Awards Luncheon

Join TFTGA and BB&T for the 7th Annual 9 Core Values Awards Luncheon on February 25th, 2015. Each year, TFTGA recognizes Austinites who exemplify each of the 9 Core Values that serve as the pillars of The First Tee curriculum.
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Last Call for Spring 2015 Programs!

Registration for spring after school programs and opportunities are now available! Classes are set to start February 14th and will run for 12-week sessions at five convenient locations including Harvey Penick Golf Campus, TopGolf Austin, Falconhead Golf Club, Balcones Country Club, Onion Creek Golf Club, and Golfsmith Practice Facility and Learning Center.
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Spring Break Camp 2015

The First Tee of Greater Austin is set for its annual Spring Break Camp, March 16 - 20th, 2015! Join in on four days of golf, Footgolf and life-skills based activities at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus.
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2015 Omar Uresti Invitational

Omar is back and excited to host The 5th Annual Omar Uresti Golf Invitational is a two-person event benefiting The First Tee of Greater Austin will be held at The Hills Country Club on Monday, April 13th, 2015. Click here for more details!
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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 Spring Foundation Tour

The Foundation Tour presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors provides on-course learning and to introduce elementary and middle school students to competitive golf. The spring series will feature events in January, February and March. Learn more by clicking here!
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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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2015 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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2015 No School Golf School

Spend MLK Jr Day, President's Day and Good Friday 2015 at Harvey Penick Golf Campus for our No School Golf School Camps! During these day camps, students play fun and challenging games tied to golf and our life skills curriculum.
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The First Tee of Greater Austin Internship Opportunities

Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities in Marketing, Event Planning, Programming and more!
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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at The First Tee of Greater Austin is deeply rewarding. Helping kids of all ages learn a game that lasts a lifetime, while reinforcing core values and life skills that will shape their future is a great experience.

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A Program that Works

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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