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Welcome to The First Tee of Massachusetts

What We Do:

The First Tee of Massachusetts is dedicated to shaping the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values such as integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.

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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 Massachusetts

Holiday Giving

As a way of saying THANKS to our supporters, anyone who makes a donation to The First Tee of Massachusetts through December 31 will automatically be entered into a drawing for a Scotty Cameron Futura X™ putter. Make your online, 100% tax deductible donation today.
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Springfield Winter Programs

Winter learning programs will take place at Western New England University and Springfield College for kids ages 7-15. Participants will receive 10 hours of golf instruction, fun and games from PGA/LPGA Professionals, the college coaches and golf team members.
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Dion Heads to TFT Life Skills & Leadership Academy

Louis Dion III from The First Tee of Massachusetts has recently been selected to attend The First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academy to be held in Blaine, Minnesota on July 22-28.
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Jared Winiarz from The First Tee of Massachusetts recently attended The First Tee Par-3 Championship held at The Kanawha Club in Richmond, Virginia on June 24-28.
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Thanks for the Support!

Special thanks to the New England Senior Golfers’ Association for their recent generous donation to The First Tee of Massachusetts. Our program is grateful for the support and will help further our efforts to make a positive impact on kids everywhere.
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Clubs Get Involved with TFTM!

MGA Member Clubs - looking for a way for your club and members to give back to golf? Consider The First Tee of Massachusetts as a charity of choice. TFTM works to bring golf and its inherent values to children across the Bay State, fostering positive youth development through this game that we all love and enjoy.
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Winiarz Named 2015 TFT Scholar

Adam Winiarz, senior at Norton High School is one of two Bay State high schoolers to earn national designation.
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O'Connor Named 2015 TFT Scholar

Dana O'Connor, senior at Longmeadow HS, is one of two Bay State high schoolers to earn national designation.
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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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