First Tee

of Tampa Bay

First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. First Tee – Tampa Bay is the leading organization for junior golf in Tampa.

First Tee – Tampa Bay impacts junior golf in Tampa by providing golf and life skill programs such as Group Lessons, LPGA Girls Golf, Summer Camps, Team, Players Club and our Tournament Series. These programs are held at many supporting locations that support junior golf in Tampa.

Our core program is our Group Lesson program that is held at many different locations across Tampa and Hillsborough County. This program provides golf instruction and life skills to juniors aged 5-18. These classes are held every week over a 7 week period. By having some of our other programs in place, in addition to our Group Lesson program, we make ourselves extremely accessible to both junior golfers and non-junior golfers in Tampa. Our LPGA Girls Golf, Players Club, and Tournament Series programs also allow us to also reach more specific groups within junior golf in Tampa.

Our Players Club is a program specifically designed for high school players that are active in Tampa junior golf either through their high school team or local golf club. In this program we meet every week for productive practices, college prep activities, have some food and enjoy a good time.

Our LPGA Girls Golf program is a program for girls who are or would like to be involved with junior golf in Tampa. This program delivers life skills and many other values that are built through comradery amongst the girls in their activities. A typical session would include golf activities, arts and crafts, healthy snacks and fun games!

Our Summer Camps are a popular place for junior golf in Tampa during the Summer months and holidays. Open to any player aged 5-18, Summer Camps are available to beginner and advanced players who would like to be involved with junior golf in Tampa. These week long camps cover all aspects of the game with instruction given by golf professionals and certified First Tee Staff.  Summer Camps are offered at several host facilities that support First Tee and junior golf in Tampa.

Our wide variety of programs allows us to provide a place for beginner and advanced players to learn life skills, golf skills and core values through the context of golf in Tampa with First Tee – Tampa Bay.

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Our Heart and Soul

We enable kids and teens to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges by seamlessly integrating the game of golf with life skills. We provide active learning experiences that develop inner strength, self-confidence and resilience that kids can carry into everything they set out to accomplish.

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Building Game Changers

Experiences are our greatest teacher. We believe in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. With proven results, we aim to help kids become better versions of themselves while enriching the communities around us.

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Let’s Get Started

We work to actively create a space of belonging for every kid - no matter what walk of life. We offer programs for kids and teens up to age 18. We help kids discover what’s inside of them, guide them to strengthen it, and mentor them to put it into action in everything they do.

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First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in the First Tee network. First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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