Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Kansas City

What We Do:

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.

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2014 Partnership Reception
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 Greater Kansas City

Monthly Newsletter and Upcoming Events

Take a look at what has been going on in the last month and dates for upcoming events!
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#GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday - Now there is Giving Tuesday!

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Summer League Results

The League this year was AMAZING! The competitiveness in conjunction with the Nine Core ValuesTM that were displayed by every young person was phenomenal. Congratulations to everyone this year who participated in the Chapter League. Below are the results of the Chapter League
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Participant Spotlight

Check out this month's participant's in the spotlight!
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Watch Our Video

Ever wondered about what some of the kids are like? Click here to watch a video of how three young people have been impacted by The First Tee of Greater Kansas City

More than Just a Game

Here's why golf is more than just a game: It's a Character builder. "The game of golf comes closest to the game of life. You get bad breaks from good shots, you get good breaks from bad shots—but you have to play the ball where it lies." ...Bobby Jones "As kids learn to play the game, golf's basic rule of playing the course as you find it and the ball as it lies is bound to follow them off the course and into how they lead their daily lives." ...Tom Watson THE COURSE is yours to enjoy...You're on the first tee...So, Play Away!

A Program that Works

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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