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

Paul Warren Award

In honor of Paul Warren, memorial donations were used to create scholarships to the Sneds Tour. Annually, one boy and one girl are selected to receive the award.
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Spring 2016 Program Schedule for the VinnyLinks

Happy New Year! The spring class calendar has been posted on our website!

Once on our website, www.thefirstteemiddletennessee.org, tap on the "Our Programs" tab. From there, click on the "Program Schedule".

As you review the calendar, there are a couple of changes we have made regarding programming this session.

1. We will have a Birdie "1" class on Tuesdays for Par Certified participants that meet the birdie age requirement.

2. We will be offering all four of our classes (PLAYer - Eagle) Saturday morning. We will also start the session on Saturday due to two Saturdays that we will not have classes due to Spring Break and the Music City Marathon.

Registration for A/B Honor Roll (for current members of TFTMT)/Girls Golf participants begin Feb 1st.

Open registration for new members (PLAYer level) begins Feb 15th.

If you have any questions, you can contact Joshua McDade @ jmcdade@tngolf.org or 615-476-3650

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The First Tee of Middle Tennessee

The First Tee of Nashville became The First Tee of Middle Tennessee in 2015. Our service area now includes over 40 counties.
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2015 Road to Success Scholarship Awards

Ace College Scholarships for the 2015/2016 school year total over $35,000.
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2015 Two Person Junior Scramble

Two person junior scramble yield largest field. The First tournament to allow non-First Tee members, it was a great opportunity to meet new people.
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2016 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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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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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

Several participants qualified for state in various districts and played over the three weeks of the State High School Golf Tournament.
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Office Hours

Winter Office hours for the winter are Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are closed Sundays and Mondays.
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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

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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