The FIRST TEE of monmouth & Ocean
Golf Course programs
Our programs and lessons introduce kids to the great game of golf while simultaneously teaching them The First Tee Nine Core Values – honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. We offer after-school and weekend classes at 7 golf courses throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Spring, Summer and Fall. Spring classes usually begin the 3rd week of April.
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Sessions include a fun, small group (age appropriate) setting for youth ages 7 to 18. Classes typically run about 1 hour depending on the level of instruction. The First Tee helps kids to become good golfers, make friends, and to be good people both on and off the course.
A Youth GOLF Program Unlike Any Other
Golf and life lessons are seamlessly interwoven into The First Tee curriculums at every level of the program. From age 7 through 18, youth progress through different levels by demonstrating The First Tee Nine Core Values, life and golf skills as well as passing an assessment.
The First Tee Levels:
The First Tee (PLAYer 1/Beginner) – Tee up for the first time and learn the game of golf and The First Tee core values.
PLAYer 2 – Continued and increasing focus on learning the game and First Tee core values.
Par – Focus on interpersonal and self-management skills on and off the course.
Birdie – Emphasis on setting goals and making them a reality.
Eagle – Learn resilience, conflict resolution, and future planning.
Ace – Put it all together and hone in on setting goals, career education, and giving back to the community.
THE First Tee certified and Trained Coaching Staff
“I consider my coaches at The First Tee to be some of the most important mentors I had growing up.” –alumnus
The First Tee coaches are trained to create positive relationships that inspire youth to discover their individual potential. Coaches attend rigorous training in The First Tee curriculum, life skills experience and youth development focused programming. Intense post-training reports, compliance documents and on-going training experiences allow our coaches to continuously learn and maintain good standing in the coaching program.
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