First Tee Minnesota

A nonprofit organization

34 donors

Our mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that promote character development through golf.

First Tee Minnesota (Over 20 Program Locations in St Paul & Minneapolis including Columbia GC, Hiawatha GC, Highland National & Highland 9 Golf Course & Home of the Sanford First Tee Learning Center, Gross National GC, Eagle Valley GC, The Ponds at Battle Creek, & Keller GC)

First Tee Minnesota is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, our mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.    The core values of golf, including respect, responsibility, integrity, and perseverance are essential life skills that build character and help youth develop into successful members of their communities.

Our proven research (An independent, four-year, longitudinal research study can be found at under Impact Report) shows that of the young people that continue in The First Tee Program:


59% showed respect for themselves and towards others

60% exhibited personal and social responsibility

63% demonstrated honesty

73% reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically

82% felt confident in the social skills

 The First Tee’s Nine Core Values: HonestyIntegritySportsmanshipRespectConfidenceResponsibilityPerseveranceCourtesyJudgment

Thank you again, we appreciate your support!

   PGA TOUR legend Arnold Palmer, & LPGA Pro Paula Crammer star in The First Tee PSA's. Find out why they support The First Tee & junior golf and character education.

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First Tee Minnesota

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1575 Linwood Circle



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