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Welcome to The First Tee of San Francisco

What We Do:

The First Tee of San Francisco is a year-round life skill, golf instruction and mentoring program that uses the principles of golf—discipline, hard work and integrity—to enhance the academic achievement and leadership skills of youth from all backgrounds.

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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 San Francisco

2016 Fall Schedule Available

Online Registration will begin at 6pm on July 6
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Sandy's Circle

Sandy’s Circle is a distinct group of young professionals who share many of the same passions in life as The First Tee of San Francisco Founder Frank “Sandy” Tatum; notably, a love for the great game of golf and commitment to helping underserved youth.

Mentors are instrumental in helping young people learn to believe in themselves, dream bigger, and tackle challenging goals.
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The First Tee Club Campaign raises over $545,000!

The annual First Tee Club fundraising campaign was a huge success. Please click read more to view the list of donors for 2015.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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The First Tee Life Skills Curriculum

The First Tee Life Skills Experience is one of the unique features that differentiates The First Tee from other youth initiatives and junior golf programs.
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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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