Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley

What We Do:

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 Greater Miami Valley

10th Anniversary Video

In 2015, our chapter celebrated 10 years serving the families of Butler, Montgomery and Warren counties. Please share in our celebration and learn more about the IMPACT by viewing our 10th Anniversary Video!
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#GivingTuesday is December 1st!

There's Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and now #GivingTuesday. Please consider a donation to The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley this holiday season! Click below to learn more about the many ways your donation can directly IMPACT kids in The First Tee programs.
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Nine Questions With...

Andrew Noelker, Eagle Participant

Andrew just returned from the Auntie Anne's Leaders & Entrepreneurs Forum for The First Tee participants in Orlando, Fl. He was selected as one of 50 participants nationwide to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event at Walt Disney World. The First Tee partnered with Auntie Anne's to create an exciting event that combined leadership and entrepreneurship from Auntie Anne's with The First Tee Life Skills Curriculum. During the three-day forum, participants attended interactive sessions covering career and community leadership from Auntie Anne's executives and franchise partners.

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10th Anniversary Gala

**NEW DATE:** Help us celebrate 10 years of impact on January 30, 2016! The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley began programming in 2005 with a small group of 45 dedicated participants in Middletown, OH. In ten years, our chapter has grown to serving more than 700 participants at 10 programming locations, more than 7,500 participants through the National School Program and more than 600 participants in our outreach programs! 
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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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