Welcome to the First Tee School Program!

Since 2004, First Tee has been integrating our program into PE classes in schools across the country. First Tee – Greater Washington, DC has over 250 elementary and middle schools and teachers across the state to teach our curriculum, expanding our impact.

Program Objectives

  • Create a safe introduction to golf for today’s students and teachers.
  • Help students strengthen character and confidence through the positive personal and social values associated with the game and extend those values to other areas of their lives.
  • Provide opportunities for students to experience golf as an enjoyable, lifelong recreation and health-enhancing activity.
  • Ensure that the curriculum meets national standards developed by the Society for Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE).

What can First Tee do for your school?

Class Visits
A staff member can come to your class and help you teach the program
Raffle Prizes
We can provide Free Registration Certificates
as raffle prizes
Field Days or Back to School Nights
We can attend most any school-related events. If we are not able to attend we might be able help provide golf-related activities
Additional Equipment
We can help you order additional equipment for your school (link below)
We will provide access to online training for any teachers at your school
Equipment Replacement
We will replace any equipment that is damaged (link below)

The following links are helpful resources for you to access for further training, a community forum for sharing ideas downloading lesson plans, and a form to request new equipment.

You can contact our First Tee – Greater Washington, DC staff with any questions: Katie Blodgett, Director of Programming, [email protected]; Roger Brown, Program Manager – Maryland, [email protected]; Mike Cilano, Program Manager, DC, [email protected]