Welcome to The First Tee Orange County

What We Do:

The First Tee of Orange County 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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We are more than a sports program
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 Orange County

2016 Pro-Am Golf Tournament: Save the Date for Aug. 29

The First Tee of Orange County’s annual Pro-Am unites golf enthusiasts with pros for a fun day on the links. Proceeds benefit the organization’s mission of teaching youth valuable life skills through the game of golf.
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Amazon Smile Partners with The First Tee of Orange County

Visit smile.amazon.com, select TFTOC as your charity of choice and make an impact on a child’s life.
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New South County Program Locations: San Clemente Municipal Golf Course & Shorecliffs Golf Club

The First Tee of Orange County is pleased to be offering programs at two golf courses in San Clemente on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons until December 9, 2016. The First Tee of Orange County provides all equipment. Sibling discounts available. Scholarships available based on need.
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Teal Guion is a Game Changer in SoCal golf!

Our Program Director Teal Guion is featured prominently in Southland Golf’s July issue. The Front 9 section features deserving area leaders making a big impact in compassionate ways.
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The First Tee of Orange County Makes An Impact in its First Year

We have had an awesome first year of programming - serving more than 300 kids at our Anaheim facility and impacting more than 1,100 through our outreach efforts. Read the Southland Golf Magazine article that highlights our accomplishments and our goals for the future.
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Volunteer Coaches Needed

As our programs grow, more Volunteer Coaches are needed. Help us make a difference in the lives of kids and teens. Become a Volunteer Coach today!
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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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