Welcome to The First Tee of Middle Tennessee

What We Do:

To positively impact the lives of Nashvilles youth by developing their assets through the life skills experience and the core values of golf.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The First Tee of Middle Tennessee

Fall Activities

Our staff travel to community centers and schools to deliver TARGET programs. This introduction to golf and The First Tee creates awareness in our community.
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TSSAA State Golf Championships

2015 TSSAA Golf State Championships

Good afternoon all,

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association golf championships are in full swing. Jordan Powell qualified for TSSAA Class AAA and finished T6 with a 1 under par 143 total. Maddie Buckley qualified for next week’s TSSAA division II Class AA championship. Oliver Gore, Christina Vetvong, Brooklyn Harper-Spicer, and Zoe Robinson all qualified today at Harpeth Hills for the TSSAA Class AA state championship. The First Tee of Middle Tennessee & the Tennessee Golf Foundation would like to offer up our congratulations and best wishes for each of the participants in the weeks to come.  

2015 Girls Golf

The 2015 season is over. Thanks to all who made this year our biggest year ever! We had almost 100 girls in our programs. We will be releasing our 2016 schedule in January 2016. Be safe and Happy Holidays.
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2015 The First Tee of Nashville Royal & Ancient Open Championship

The 2015 Royal & Ancient tournament was a great success. With a great turn-out from The First Tee of Middle Tennessee, The First Tee of Clarksville, and new participants from San Diago. This year's tournament bosted some of the lowest scoring of the 2015 Grand Slam season.   

 Results for 2015 Royal & Ancient Tournament

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Course Opens

The VinnyLinks Golf Course is open! Come practice, play, shop, and eat at the VinnyLinks! If you have any questions call 629-888-9621.
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Parent Classes

Learn the same Life Skills and Golf Skills that your child is learning in The First Tee program in our Parent Classes. We are offering a PLAYer Class spring 2015!
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Playing College Golf

Two of The First Tee of Nashville girls move on to play college golf.
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Road to Success Dinner and Scholarship Awards

The road to success leads through college. The Ace Scholarship awards help pave that road.
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The First Tee Scholars Class of 2014

Congratulations to Charlie Keith and Darcy Phinney for their selection to The First Tee Scholars class of 2014.
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2014 Fall Festival of Homes

$46,022.24 check from The Grove, presented to The First Tee of Nashville at the Golf House Tennessee.
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Fisk Signees 2014

Fisk University to field all First Tee team for new men's golf program. Three First Tee of Nashville alumni signed with Fisk University's inaugural golf team. Two signees from The First Tee of East Lake, in Atlanta, GA.
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Office Hours

The First Tee of Nashville office hours for February will be Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. On Saturdays, our staff are handling events and classes and will respond to all messages on Tuesday.
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Campaign for 10 Million Young People

Tee It Up for The First Tee. Locally, Bluegrass Golf and Country Club is supporting a nationwide initiative in the Campaign for 10 Million Young People.
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Become A Fan Of Us on Facebook and Twitter

Our fans are able to get regular updates on The First Tee, see photos, and become friends with other The First Tee participants.
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The VinnyLinks Weather - Shelby Park

2015 The First Tee of Nashville Masters

It's Major Time Again!!!! The First Tee of Middle Tennessee Masters registration is here. For those of you new to The First Tee of Middle Tennessee, each year we host four tournament starting with The Masters. The tournament is open to PLAYer Certified participants and above. We divide the participants into three different divisions (8-10 Boys, 11-13 boys, 14- 18 boys, and Young ladies 8-18). Note if we have more than eight young ladies register we will have two divisions (8-12 & 13 - 18). The 2015 The First Tee Middle Tennessee Masters is on April 18th at 4:30. Because of the late start we will have a shotgun start. Tee time will go out the Thursday prior to the event. We look for to a great start to our tournament year!!

Click Here for 2015 The Frist Tee Middle Tennessee Masters Results.

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2015 Spring Registration

Spring registration for current members who are on the A/B Honor Roll and Girls Golf participants begins on Monday February 16, 2015.

Open registration for all other participants for Spring 2015 begins February 23, 2015.
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A Program that Works

Research Validates

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.

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Our Impact

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.

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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.

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