Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC

What We Do:

The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC 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 Greater Washington, DC

JT Moore selected to attend Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

James "JT" Moore has been selected to compete in the 2015 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach! Moore joins 80 other participants of The First Tee from across the country and will be paired with a Champions Tour Professional in this official Champions Tour event. The event will take place September 25-27 and be televised on the Golf Channel. Congratulations JT!
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Vardaman win's VSGA Super Seniors at The Homestead

Congratulations to Jack Vardaman, Chairman of The Board at The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC! Jack won the 21st VSGA Super Senior Amateur Championship (75 and over Division) at The Homestead Resort’s Cascades Course. In a thrilling match,Vardaman defeated multiple champion, Harry Cain 3 and 1. Congratulations Jack!
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Eagle Participant, Yana Madrid Sings National Anthem at National Park

On June 23rd, 2015 Eagle Participant of The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC, Yana Madrid sang our National Anthem at Nationals Park before the Nationals played the Atlanta Braves.
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2015 The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC Golf Tournament

Our tournament was a great success! Please click read more for the results and pictures.
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Donate Your Old Golf Clubs

Have an old set of golf clubs packed in the corner of your garage? Donating equipment is another way to help support our chapter. Convert your old, unwanted golf equipment into a cash donation!
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The First Tee Of Greater Washington

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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