First Tee — Greater Sacramento has 11 Golf Course Program Locations, each of which is independently operated with customized program opportunities to suit the needs of their local communities. All locations have trained coaches who deliver the First Tee Life Skills Curriculum as part of their junior programs.
The best way to Register a Child or Get Details is to contact the course or courses you are interested in and talk directly with the lead coach. The lead coach can let you know about class details, how much they cost, and how to go about registering. Our chapter also hosts our own Junior Tour for those 12 – 18 years old who want to play competitive golf.
Golf is unique from other sports because players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. The sport is a perfect platform for helping young people develop character because just like in life, players experience the highs and lows of the game.
Healthy and Positive Youth Development Programs
TEACHING LIFE SKILLS AND INSTILLING CORE VALUES THROUGH THE GAME OF GOLF
Junior Golf Lessons and So Much More
In addition to learning fundamentals of the golf swing and the game, our character education and life skills programs help kids and teens prepare for success at school, at home and in their community.
Our Junior Golf & Life Skills Curriculum Focuses on
- How to manage emotions
- How to set goals
- How to resolve conflicts
- How to communicate with others
First Tee Nine Core Values
First Tee Nine Healthy Habits
“We have two sons who are scratch golfers in a non-golfing family. This never could have happened without First Tee — Greater Sacramento. Andrew and Austin started out in a SAYGolf camp around age 10, just to expose them to the game. They enjoyed it and continued into Little Linkers playing 18 holes with an adult, and then The Junior Tour and competition. They have learned many life lessons from the game and their experiences surrounding it. They have learned to love golf. I especially appreciate the core values and life skills focus of First Tee versus the domination of competition/winning with other golf programs. First Tee has helped us raise our sons to feel comfortable with themselves in the world, and give back to the community. I can’t speak highly enough about the difference it has made in our lives.”
Marsha and Charles Roberts