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February 17-21, 2016
The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, CA

The First Tee

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The First Tee'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."

Through the seamless integration of life and golf skills programming, youth are empowered to discover their individual potential while developing behaviors that can help them in life, including effective goal-setting, decision making and people skills.

At the heart of The First Tee of Los Angeles curriculum are the "9 Core Values."

Become an Ambassador and Help Impact the Lives of Young People

The First Tee The Ambassadors Society is a group of professionals from the Los Angeles area who are committed to furthering the mission of The First Tee of Los Angeles. Ambassadors of our program offer financial support and use their extensive professional networks to increase the visibility and impact of The First Tee of Los Angeles. Learn how to become an Ambassador.

The Impact of The First Tee

The First Tee prides itself on being much more than a golf program; it is a life skills program. Golf is simply the vehicle that is used to promote healthy choices and establish important life skills that can be used long after they graduate from The First Tee programming.

Because of The First Tee…

  • 59% of those surveyed showed respect for themselves and towards others
  • 73% reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically
  • 60% exhibited personal and social responsibility
  • 63% demonstrated honesty
  • 82% felt confident in their personal social skills
  • 57% credited The First Tee for their "meeting & greeting" skills
  • 52% credited The First Tee for their ability to appreciate diversity
  • 47% showed improvement in knowledge and understanding of life skills

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