The First Tee

of Syracuse

The Season of giving


When you make a gift, you can be positive your efforts are making a difference in the lives of kids all around Central New York. This year, First Tee Syracuse reached over 1,000 participants. In 2020, we hope to continue to grow our outreach efforts and make an impact in the lives of even more children within our community. .

It’s easy to give. Checks can be made to First Tee Syracuse and mailed directly to the chapter at: 5050 Jamesville Road, Jamesville, NY 13078

Thank you for your continued support. Together we are making a difference in the lives of young people throughout our community. The First Tee Syracuse is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are 100% tax deductible.

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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 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 First Tee helped them become a better student.

At 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?

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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First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in theFirst Tee network. 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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