Welcome to The First Tee of Los Angeles

What We Do:

The mission of The First Tee of Los Angeles is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf, especially those from low to moderate income households.

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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 Los Angeles

SNAG Donation to St. Anastasia School

Thanks to a generous donation from Erik Helmstetter and Helmstetter Family Foundation we were able to donate a SNAG kit to St. Anastasia School in Westchester. Erik (pictured center) was on hand to make the donation to principal Mike Muir (right).
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The Spring 2015 Session Is Underway!

The Spring 2015 Session is underway! However, it's still not to late to register for classes!

Click to be taken to our brand new online registration system!
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2015 Northern Trust Open Recap

Congratulations to James Hahn on his first career PGA TOUR victory at the 2015 Northern Trust Open! It was a dramatic finish at The Riviera County Club this year and we hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did!
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The First Tee of Los Angeles Adult-Junior Golf Outing

The 2nd Adult-Junior Outing at The Heroes Golf Course was a blast! We hope that everyone who attended had a great time and we look forward to seeing everyone at the next one. Click to see pictures from the great day!
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Jerry West

The First Tee of Los Angeles is proud to and honored to announce legendary NBA star and Hall of Famer Jerry West as our newest Honorary Ambassador.
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The First Tee of Los Angeles Junior Course Reporters

The First Tee of Los Angeles Junior Course Reporters Shani, Zoe and Keno gained exclusive, behind-the-scenes access during the 2015 Northern Trust Open, click to reach their articles!
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Kenny Lofton

Six-time Major League Baseball All-Star and 4-time Gold Glove winner, Kenny Lofton, has become and Honorary Ambassador of The First Tee of Los Angeles.
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Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

50 junior golfers from our program had the opportunity to attend a clinic at Palos Verdes Country Club hosted by collegiate lady golfers from 16-schools around the country, including USC, UCLA, Arizona and Arizona State! Click to see pictures from this great day!
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Johnnie - O Polos

The First Tee of Los Angeles is pleased to announce that johnnie-O has donated over 100 youth polos to be given to juniors enrolled in our programs.

Thank you johnnie-O!
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The First Tee of Los Angeles Junior Medal Program

The First Tee of Los Angeles is delighted to announce Tom & Vickey Debrowski have generously stepped up to sponsor the 2015 Junior Medal Program. Thank you for your support!
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The Helmstetter Family Foundation

Thank you to the Helmstetter Family Foundation for their generous gift to our program!
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Ambassadors Society

The Ambassadors Society is a group of professionals in the Los Angeles area that are committed to supporting The First Tee of Los Angeles and furthering our mission.
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A Program that Works

A Program That Works

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 fort 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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