About Us

Mission Statement

To impact the lives of young people in the Greater Kansas City area by providing learning opportunities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.

What is The First Tee of Greater Kansas City?

The First Tee of Greater Kansas City is a youth development organization teaching young people positive values such as honesty, integrity, sportsmanship and confidence while using the game of golf as a tool. The First Tee lessons are taught at five area learning centers and through in-school programs.

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 Our History

Convinced that golf is more than just a game and that its inherent nature can significantly influence youngsters in their character development, Al Hoffman founded the Junior Golf Foundation of Greater Kansas City November 6, 1989. Originally known as the Kansas City Golf Foundation, it is a Missouri not-for-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation.

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Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Meet the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board

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