Welcome to The First Tee of Central Ohio

What We Do:

The Mission of The First Tee of Central Ohio is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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Welcome to TFTCO!
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
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What’s new at The First Tee of Central Ohio

Summer Program Hub

Pictures and Videos from the 2016 Summer Program are here! 

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Are you new to The First Tee of Central Ohio and junior golf?

If you are considering our programming for your child, take a look at our updated Parent's Guide.  

Be sure to also click the Read More link below to learn how we strive to positively reinforce your child’s actions and ensure a great experience.

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Fall Programming Registration Information

Registration is now open!

To register, click here!  For details, click Read More below.


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10TV features The First Tee Central Ohio in Evening Broadcast

A special thank you to Jeff Hogan and 10TV for featuring us as part of the Memorial Tournament coverage! Click Read More below to see the story.
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Videos highlight partnership between Columbus City Schools and The First Tee Central Ohio

The First Tee of Central Ohio is having a blast working with the kids in Columbus City Schools! Check out our latest visits below.

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Registration for Orty's Outing

Orty's Outing 2016

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The date for Orty's Outing is set for Monday, September 12, 2016 at The Golf Club. Mark your calendar and reserve your spot now with a deposit of $350. This payment is a deposit and will be applied to the final cost of the event.  For details, click here!

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 including 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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