The First Tee

of Lehigh Valley and Berks

Over 350 children were enrolled in eight program locations from Reading to Easton in 2019, including new sites at Olde Homestead Golf Course (New Tripoli ) and Riverview Country Club (Easton).

We will be offering a Fall 2019 Program at Bethlehem Municipal. 8 classes will be held on Mon/ Weds from 4:00-5:30, starting on Mon Sept 16 and finishing Weds Oct 9. The initial five classes will be instructive and the final three dates will be spent in actual play. The session is open to Target Registered, PLAYer and PLAYer Certified participants. Class size limited to six. These sessions will be run by Coach Bob Buckley

For the first time in program history, The First Tee of the Lehigh Valley is offering local scholarships. Learn more about this opportunity today click here.

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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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