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

2015 The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC Golf Tournament

Join us on June 8th for our second annual Golf Tournament at River Bend Golf and Country Club!
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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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Micaa' Thomas: My 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open Experience at Pebble Beach

Micaa' completed against 81 The First Tee participants at the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open. Micaa' and Champions Tour partner, Olin Browne finished tied for 15th. Click on 'Read More' to learn about her experience!
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"A Minute with Michael" Video Series

Click on "Read More" to enjoy a series of videos by Michael Pius, PGA!
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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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