First Tee doesn’t just get kids on the course, it offers them exciting opportunities for growth. With the help of our corporate partners, we host a series of events for our participants, allowing them to meet new people, play some golf, and achieve greatness. Descriptions and selected individuals are listed in the dropdown boxes below.
Ask your chapter about applying for any of the following opportunities.
2023 Participant Opportunities Schedule
|First Tee College Scholarship Program Class of 2022||N/A||N/A||Jan. 1||March 1|
|First Tee Future Entrepreneurs presented by Wells Fargo (Seniors & Alumni only)||May 3-5||Washington, D.C.||Jan. 31||Feb. 28|
|John Deere Power for Good Contest||June 27 – July 1||Silvis, IL||Jan. 31||March 28|
|First Tee National Championship||June 28 – July 1||South Bend, IN||Jan. 31||March 28|
|Participant Advisory Council||July 11 – 13||Jacksonville, FL||Jan. 31||March 28|
|First Tee Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow, Jr.||July 19 – 23||Philadelphia, PA||Jan. 31||March 28|
|First Tee Leadership Summit in partnership with PGA TOUR Superstore*||Aug. 1 – 5 / Aug. 8 – 12||Emigrant, MT||March 14||May 16|
|PURE Insurance Championship Impacting First Tee||Sept. 20 – 25||Pebble Beach, CA||Jan. 31||March 28|
|John Deere Drive Your Future Academy (Girls only)||Oct. 5 – 9||San Francisco, CA||Jan. 31||March 28|
|First Tee Innovators Forum||Nov. 16 – 19||Dallas, TX||June 14||Aug. 15|
|First Tee Alumni Summit presented by Gallagher||Nov. 16 – 19||Dallas, TX||June 14||Aug. 15|
*Only chapters in PGA TOUR Superstore markets may apply.
How Can Teens Take the Next Step?
These opportunities are only available to youth involved in chapters of First Tee. Most of the events and programs have a selection process that includes an application reviewed by a committee. Parents, if you want your child to participate, please inquire at your chapter.
The Scholar Program is designed to provide further support, life skill development and mentorship of our alumni through their journey. Higher education continues to be a critical factor in unlocking opportunities for young people to thrive, and First Tee is committed to their success.