Our Programs

The Patty Wood Girls Leadership Academy

Friends and colleagues of Charlie and Patty Wood are honored to announce a special collaboration with The First Tee of Cleveland to honor Patty’s legacy and to positively impact the lives of girls in the greater Cleveland community. Patty consistently exemplified the nine core values of The First Tee: Honesty, Integrity, Perseverance, Sportsmanship, Respect, Judgment, Confidence, Responsibility and Courtesy.
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2013 The First Tee of Cleveland

TFTC at Washington Golf

Our 2014 schedule for Washington Golf in Newburgh Heights, is now out!
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If you have any questions, please call 216.641.7799.
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TFTC at Windmill Golf Center in Macedonia

The First Tee of Cleveland continues to offer programming at Windmill Golf Center in Maceonia for 2014.

We have grown over the past year and want to thank our participants, TFTC volunteers and parents who support us.
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TFTC at Briardale Greens Golf Course in Euclid

The First Tee of Cleveland is proud to announce programming at Briardale Greens Golf Course in Euclid for 2014!

We look forward to a great year!
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Mighty Mites

NEW at The First Tee of Cleveland in 2014 ... The "Mighty Mites" program is open to 6 and 7 year olds.
Register now. Classes are limited to 18 participants!
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Windmill in the News Leader

Thank you to Jeff Saunders at The News Leader for the fantastic article about The First Tee of Cleveland at Windmill Golf Center in Macedonia.
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The First Tee Certification Requirements Quick Glance

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The First Tee of Cleveland Parent Handbook 2012

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Programming Frequently Asked Questions

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Life Skill Modules

Learn more about The First Tee’s Life Skill Modules:

PAR - Fundamental Communication and Self-Management Skills
Golf Skills: Putting and Chipping, Grip Stance and Posture, Pre-shot Routine

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Respecting the Rules
3. Meeting and Greeting
4. Having Fun While You learn
5. Staying Cool
6. Finding Your Personal Par

BIRDIE - Goal Setting and Dealing with Challenges
Golf Skills: Full Swing, Importance of Practice, Motivation Drills

7. Dreams and Goals
8. Positively Stating a Goal That is Important to You
9. Stating Goals Specifically
10. Setting Goals That Are Under Your Control
11. Getting to Your Goal
12. Dealing With Challenges

EAGLE - Group and Community Interaction
Golf Skills: On Course Play, Club Selection, Shot options

13. Stay Well For Life
14. Building a Go-To Team
15. Appreciating Diversity
16. Dealing With Conflicts
17. Be a Go-To Person
18. Planning for the Future

A Glimpse of Your Impact

Our participants say " Thank you"
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Program Developments

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Home Office Highlights

Life Skills Experience™

Developed with the help of academic experts and delivered by trained coaches, the program helps young people learn life skills and core values through the sport of golf. Find out why it’s different that other programs.
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Golf in Schools

The First Tee National School Program introduces the game of golf and The First Tee Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits to elementary students during physical education classes.
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A Parent's Guide to The First Tee

What parents need to know about The First Tee and its programs.
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