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Welcome to The First Tee of Northwest Florida

What We Do:

The mission of The First Tee of Northwest Florida is to positively impact the lives of young people by promoting character development and life-enhancing values through the First Tee's "Life Skills Learning Experience" and the game 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 Northwest Florida

Pensacola Mayor's Cup Golf Classic


Adult Fundraising Event! 

For information and registration details please click on the "Read More" link below.

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Fort Walton Beach Mayor's Cup Golf Classic


Register today for the Fort Walton Beach Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament! This is an adult fundraising event for The First Tee of Northwest Florida. Friday, November 4 @ Fort Walton Beach Golf Club, Pines Course

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Argo Collegiate-Junior

Due to the inclement weather March 26 the Argo Collegiate-Junior at Scenic Hills Country Club has been postponed until Saturday, November 5

If you were registered for the original event date; Instead of filling out the form again, all you have to do is send an email to Jennifer Hobbs, or call the office (850)456-7010 to confirm your registration for the postponed date, November 5—your entry will automatically be transferred. If you are unable to participate on the new date, please let our office know and your entry fees will be returned within the next few days.

Registration for new participants will open in September. 

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Girls Golf Day Race to Rio!

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Trophies & Medals

All Summer Tour and Divot Derby trophies were distributed at the Divot Derby banquet. All winners are posted on our "Events" page. If you need to pick up a trophy, please contact

Escambia & Santa Rosa County

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Golf & Life Skills Classes near you!

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Okaloosa & Walton County

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Golf & Life Skills Classes near you!

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We are currently hiring for position of GOLF & LIFE SKILLS COACH in the Panama City, Florida area. If you are interested in this opportunity, click on the "Read More" link below for the job description and for instructions on how to apply.

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Joe Durant 100 Holes of Golf Marathon

Top Fundraisers

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 Tournament Schedule


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Shop our online apparel store!

Get all your golfing clothing needs from us, all while supporting junior golf!
25% of all purchases will be donated to our programming.
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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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