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Welcome to The First Tee of Benton Harbor

What We Do:

The mission of The First Tee of Benton Harbor is to positively impact the lives of our local youth by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote future potential through 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 Benton Harbor

2016 The First Tee of Benton Harbor Scholarship Award Winners

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Life Skills Experience (Summer Program) 2016

Session 1: June 20 - July 21 (no classes the week of July 4th) Session 2: August 1 - August 25 (no classes August 8 & 9) 2016 Class schedule is now available!!
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Local Teens Selected to Attend The First Tee National Golf Academies

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The First Tee Academies

College Golf Prep Academy and Life Skills & Leadership Academy applications will be available soon. To learn more about both of these participant opportunities, please click the link below.
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The First Tee of Benton Harbor Cup

For more information, copy and paste the link below: birdeasepro.com/thefirstteeofbentonharborcup
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Wells Fargo Succeeding Together

Wells Fargo Succeeding Together application due - 3/11
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Annual Report 2014

In 2014 The First Tee of Benton Harbor introduced more young people throughout Michigan's Great Southwest to its Core Values and Life Skills than ever before. The First Tee of Benton Harbor 2014 Annual Report reflects on the past 11 years and dives into the big strides made specifically in 2014.
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Upcoming Events

2016 Nancy Tennant Golf & Leadership Academy: July 24 - 28

The First Tee of Benton Harbor Cup: August 19

Moonlight Golf: August 25
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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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