Program Registrations:

REGISTRATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMS ARE HANDLED BY EACH OF OUR INDEPENDENTLY OPERATED PROGRAM LOCATIONS: PLEASE SEE THEIR WEBSITES FOR DIRECTIONS TO SIGN UP. First Tee — Greater Sacramento has 10 Golf Course Program Locations, each independently operated with program opportunities to suit the needs of their local communities. All locations have trained coaches who deliver the First Tee Life Skills Curriculum to youth ages 7-18. To Register a Child or Get Details, contact the course or courses you are interested in and talk directly with the lead coach about 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.

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Why Golf?

Golf is unique from other sports because players learn values like honesty and integrity 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


Golf Lessons and So Much More

In addition to learning fundamentals of the golf swing, our character education and life skills programs help kids and teens prepare for success at school, at home and in their community.

Our 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

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

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"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