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

THE PLAYER CARD to benefit youth at The First Tee

Get your Player Card now!  Support over 2,500 youth that participate in The First Tee of Northern Michigan!

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News updates

Girls Golf 2014
Calling all girls ages 7-14! It is not to late to sign up. This program will run all summer long on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7 PM. To sign up call our Program Director John Myers at 231-526-3168 or click here to register online.  

The new First Tee participant Driving Range!

New -- participants only range at The First Tee of Northern Michigan! Thanks to Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, Jim Conley, Dan/Ironwood Construction, Bob/Birchwood Landscaping, Bob/Blumke Bros., Don/Preston-Feather, Joe/VanKalker Construction and Boyne for making this possible.


 Sign-up now for classes at our new program locations in St. Ignace and Traverse City

The First Tee of Northern Michigan is conducting First Tee programs and camps at Mistwood Golf Course in Lake Ann (Traverse City) and St. Ignace Golf & C.C. in St. Ignace.

Join us in St. Ignace for classes every Tuesday!



Program dates are set for Boyne Mountain!

This program will be a six week program for one hour each week, for dates and times click here for the information. Registration is available on though the online registration tab or contact John Myers at our main office (231) 526-3168. 

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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 fort 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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