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

​Sign up for Fall Classes!

The First Tee fall programs are open to all youth who are looking to continue to grow in their golf game ages 7+. Open to all levels of participants.

After School Programs @ Boyne Highlands: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs,

Sept 8th -- Oct 2nd, 4-5:30 PM


Middle School Golf Program @ Harbor Point: Fridays,

Sept 5th -- Oct 10th, 3:15-5 PM

*programs are scheduled to take place regardless of weather

Day Camp

Join us for our last Day Camp sessions of the summer season! These will be held August 25th-29th from

9 AM-noon and 1-4 PM.

The First Tee participant Driving Range!

New -- participant's 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.



 2014 Parent Survey

To asisst us in making sure that we are meeting the needs of our participants and their parents, we have created a survey. This survey will help us know what we may need to improve on as well as what needs to remain the same. To complete this survey please click here. We appreciate all comments and look forward to your continued support of The First Tee of Northern Michigan.

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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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