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Welcome to The First Tee of Lakeland
What We Do:
Teach the game of golf to Lakeland area youth; Educate boys and girls through golf by teaching values that are inherent to the game; Provide affordable access to golf instruction and play; Build relationships with kids.Learn more about our chapter
What’s new at The First Tee of Lakeland
The First Tee Classes, Program Schedule
Classes open to The First Tee Program Participants. Please call to register and ask for our Program Coordinator, John Copeland
YMCA Par 3 Family FUN Days
Once a month, sometimes with a theme, we have FUN on the golf course with our families and friends. We couldn't think of a better place to be than at The First Tee of Lakeland on a Saturday morning.
Please click "read more" to see this month's format and date.
Our photos are in the "About Us" section, check us out!
LPGA~USGA Girls Golf Days
The First Tee of Lakeland is a host-site for the LPGA~USGA Girls Golf Program. Open to girls ages 7-17, no golf experience or equipment necessary, we will provide a fun learning environment and golf clubs if needed.
Please click to read more to see the dates offered.
What We Do
Provide off campus opportunities to our First Tee Class participants and program graduates to volunteer and engage in other golf related areas.
Educate boys and girls through golf by teaching The First Tee 9 Core Values & Nine Healthy Habits, that are inherent to the game.
Provide affordable access to golf instruction and play.
Build relationships with kids and families in our community.
Home Office NewsDICK’S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy to Make Donation to The First Tee, Up To $1 Million » The First Tee Recognizes Arnold Palmer & Others at Biennial Network Meeting » “Outstanding Participants” Honored for Academic Achievement, Community Service and Leadership »
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 for their ability to appreciate diversity.Read More »
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.Join Our Program »
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.About Us »