Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Kansas City
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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.Learn more about our chapter
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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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In regards to equipment donations, we accept metal woods, cavity back irons, all wedges, all putters and golf balls in usable condition. They can be delivered to The First Tee at: 7501 Blue River Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64132.
We strongly recommend you call or email prior to coming out as we tend to be in and out of the office frequently. You can reach Interim Executive Director, Alfonso Zarate, at 913-648-7177 ext. 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can reach our Program Director, Secah Shahib, at 913-648-7177 ext. 2 or at email@example.com. However, if you are unable to reach us and must drop them off at a certain time you may leave them with the pro shop at the address above. The pro shop is open regular golf hours. If you do this please provide them with your name and address and what you donated so a letter can be sent to you for tax purposes. If dropping things off at our Heart of America location is inconvenient, please let us know and we may be able to arrange an alternative. Once again, thanks for thinking of us.
More than Just a Game
"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!
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A Program that Works
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.Read More »
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.Join Our Program »
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.About Us »