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

Program dates are set for Boyne Mountain!

We are excited to announce that we will be once again be hosting programs this season at Boyne Mountain and have added a new class for older participants! This season we have two programs available one for ages 5-8 and one for ages 9-17. 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. We look forward to seeing you again this summer at Boyne Mountain!


2014 Programs and dates are now posted and can be seen in the Our Programs Tab !

Registration for all of these events will open April 1st. If you have any questions regarding please contact the main office at (231) 526-3168

Harbor Point Golf Club offering an honorary Junior Membership to two First Tee of Northern Michigan members!

Once again this year The Harbor Point Golf Club will be graciously be honoring two First Tee members in High School an honorary Junior Membership. To learn more about how you could earn one of these memberships click here for the flier regarding this generous opportunity

We Are Excited to Announce A New Program Location in Traverse City and St Ignace!!

The First Tee of Northern Michigan is excited to announce that we will be conducting First Tee programs and camps at Mistwood Golf Course in Traverse City and St. Ignace Golf & C.C. in St. Ignace this upcoming summer. Program dates and times can be found in the Our Programs tab. 




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The Player Card to benefit The First Tee -- details here

Thank you for supporting the youth in Northern Michigan through The Player Card. We will once again be offering these card in 2014 to a limited number of purchasers! Sales have begun for The Player Card 2014.  

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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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