Welcome to The First Tee of Northern Michigan

What We Do:

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 Northern Michigan

News updates

 2014 Parent Survey

Your input is requested to ensure that we are offering quality programs that meet the needs of our families.    To complete this short survey please click here. We appreciate all comments and look forward to your continued support of The First Tee of Northern Michigan.

Leadership Changes

Current Executive Director, Shauna Bezilla, will be joining The First Tee national organization beginning in November.  We wish her well with her new endeavors.  Click here for more information.

We have started the search process for a new Executive Director.  Click here for the job description and details about how to apply.


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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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