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

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Introducing a new class:

Golfing for Proficient Academics (GPA)

The Golfing for Proficient Academics (GPA) is a new program that is being offered by The First Tee of Northern Michigan. The program will be four sessions and begins on Tuesday, November 10th from 3:45-5:00 PM. This program will utilize STEM to help bring golf and core education principles together. The result is a fun and experimental learning environment. This is for children in 6th grade and up. Please email Program Director, Seth Jones at sjones@thefirstteenorthernmichigan.org or call 231-526-3168 for more details and to get signed up.

Don't miss out on this new opportunity as space is very limited!

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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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