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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

Divot Derby Tee Times 7/27 Age 6-13

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Divot Derby Tee Times 7/27 Age 14+

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59th Annual Divot Derby Championship Tournament

Presented by: The Bubba Watson Foundation, The Pensacola Sports Foundation, and Publix

July 24—July 28, 2016

Sunday—Skills Competition, Clinic & Cookout

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday—Tournament

Thursday Evening—Awards Banquet

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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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Divot Derby Celebration Fundraiser

August 4, 2016 at Marcus Pointe Golf Club 

This Divot Derby Celebration Fundraiser celebrates 58 years of the Divot Derby tradition. The Divot Derby Celebration is an Adult fundraiser

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Joe Durant 100 Holes of Golf Marathon

Top Fundraisers

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Latest News


· Meet our new board members!    ·Upcoming Events  

·Tom Dorsey Recap     ·  From Marty's Desk...

...& More! Click on "read more" for all of our latest news…

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 Tournament Schedule


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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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