First Tee

of Twin Cities

First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after-school and in-school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect, and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.

A great article that came out today in Golf Digest on First Tee Twin Cities and the current events today, and how we are using GOLF to address some of the core values for juniors and relating them to current events.  Please support our program by hitting the donate tab.  Thank you

2021 Highland Junior Program (Camps, Leagues) at T Denny Sanford First Tee Learning Center Click Here

Hiawatha, Colombia, Gross & Theo Wirth First Tee Camps Lessons Leagues

or Please go to LOCATIONS tab to view all Program Locations, Junior Schedules, & Registration, Thank You!

Make a Memorial Donation for  (In-Memory Donation) Click Here

Donations will be applied for Junior Scholarships at First Tee Locations in Minneapolis & St Paul, Mn  (Highland, Hiawatha GC, Colombia GC, Theo Wirth GC, Gross National GC, and Urban Ventures Golf Program in South Minneapolis) Can type a note to the family after you type in donation amount, Thank You)

The safety of participants, employees and volunteers is our top priority. We continue to monitor the rapidly changing developments regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), including recommendations from Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization and local health administrators.    Click below on our Back to Golf Guidelines:

First Tee Twin Cities Back2Golf Programs Playbook.docx

Social Distancing Guidelines during Lessons: Back2Golf1page5.2020

Share Facts Covid19

Registration will open by March 1, 2021

Our Heart and Soul

We enable kids and teens to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges by seamlessly integrating the game of golf with life skills. We provide active learning experiences that develop inner strength, self-confidence and resilience that kids can carry into everything they set out to accomplish.

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Building Game Changers

Experiences are our greatest teacher. We believe in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. With proven results, we aim to help kids become better versions of themselves while enriching the communities around us.

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Let’s Get Started

We work to actively create a space of belonging for every kid - no matter what walk of life. We offer programs for kids and teens up to age 18. We help kids discover what’s inside of them, guide them to strengthen it, and mentor them to put it into action in everything they do.

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Golfers for Life

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Why Should Girls Play Sports Like Golf?

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10 FAQs About The First Tee

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First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in the First Tee network. First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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Our Local Sponsors

T. Denny Sanford

Fat Lorenzo's Pizza & Pasta