The First Tee

of Idaho

The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.

The First Tee of Idaho

What’s Going on Right NOW!

Albertsons Boise Open September 13 – 16. Appearing Cheap Trick at The Pepsi Stage on Friday, September 14 Live after Golf. Purchase your Tickets on Line and 100% of the proceeds will go to The First Tee of Idaho –Tickets For Charity

Experience The First Tee of Idaho at the Albertsons Boise Open – Sunday September 16th  Time 10 am – 4 pm. Located in the Fan Zone

Glow Night – Hit it high, hit it low, either way it will GLOW – Join us for a 6 hole night glow scramble golf event. October 29th at Shadow Valley Golf Course: Start time 7:00 PM  More info and registration.

Indoor Golf A -Thon. – November 10th, 10 am – 2 pm.Sponsored By The Back 9 Indoor Golf – Sign-up and get pledges to help support The First Tee of Idaho.



Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in The First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say The First Tee helped them become a better student.

At The First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.


Getting started

Who can play?

The First Tee offers group lessons to youth up to age 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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Golfers for Life

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Why Should Girls Play Sports Like Golf?

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10 FAQs About The First Tee

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The First Tee Outstanding Leadership Summit

The First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in The First Tee network. The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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Founding Partners

The First Tee Founding Partners

Legacy Partner