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First Tee Annual Membership

2021 Annual Memberships will be offered to purchase for $120 until March 30, 2021.  Each season is regularly $80; buy three seasons for less than the price of two!  The Annual Membership will cover all Golf & Life Skills First Tee classes for 2021 (excludes Tee It Up Tour).  Financial aid is not offered for Annual Memberships.  After purchasing an Annual Membership, registration is still required each season to save the spot for your child for the selected class (classes are a first come first serve basis).

Click here for step by step directions on how to purchase an Annual Membership

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First Tee Spring classes

WHY 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

THE FIRST TEE NINE CORE VALUES

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Respect
  • Confidence
  • Responsibility
  • Perseverance
  • Courtesy
  • Judgement

THE FIRST TEE NINE HEALTHY HABITS

  • Energy
  • Play
  • Safety
  • Vision
  • Mind
  • Family
  • Friends
  • School
  • Community

Life & Golf Skills classes are offered throughout the year in the spring, summer, and fall sessions/seasons at facilities across the region.  Classes are once a week for 8 weeks.  Participants who are new to the program MUST enroll in PLAYer classes.  New participants 12 and older should look to sign up with the Teen PLAYer class on the schedule (if available).

Fees for each session are $80 for Player, Pro-PLAYer, Par, Birdie, Eagle, and $60 for Little Linksters.  One time yearly fee of $120 for ACE participants.  Financial aid (scholarship) is available and no child is turned away for financial reasons. ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO SIGN UP FOR 1 LIFE SKILLS CLASS AT A TIME.  Classes are a first come first serve basis.

No participant will be turned away for financial reasons – please apply for financial aid when registering (this will not conclude your registration).  To complete your financial aid request you must select “SUBMIT REGISTRATION” at the end; if not your request will not go through.  ALL financial aid submissions will be granted within 48 hours.  After your financial aid is granted, you will receive an email to complete your registration.  If your registration is not completed within 48 hours your spot will be given away.

2021 Programming Schedule

2021 Spring Class Schedule (COMING SOON)

SPRING REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON! STAY TUNED

 


Tee It Up Tour (JUNIOR league)

This tour is open to ANY VALLEY JUNIOR GOLFER!  Tee It Up Tour is a total of 7 weeks.  We will be offering two different leagues: Developmental League and Tournament League.  Tee It Up Tour is ONLY $109 for seven weeks (financial aid not accepted)!

Developmental League: Dates/Times TBD

  • Golf instruction in all areas (putting, chipping, pitching, full swing)
  • Golf drills, practice, range balls, and occasional play on the golf course
  • Course management: tee box, fairways, rough, golf rules
  • Highly recommended to bring your own clubs
  • REQUIREMENT: Must be a Youth On Course member. Memberships can be bought through Riverside GC or online at youthoncourse.org.

OR

Tournament League: Dates/Times TBD

  • Small bucket of range balls included before selected tournaments
  • Championship day on the last week
  • Age Divisions:
    • Boys: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18
    • Girls: 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18

REQUIREMENTS FOR TOURNAMENT LEAGUE:

          • Intended for players with course management knowledge
          • Can play 9 holes in 2.5 hours or less
          • Must be a Youth On Course member. Memberships can be bought through Riverside GC or online at youthoncourse.org.

MORE INFORMATION ON THE WAY! STAY TUNED


Questions or concerns regarding First Tee classes or Tee It Up Tour, please contact Megan Parayno or call our office at (559) 277-9565.