Welcome to The First Tee of Chattanooga

What We Do:

To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices 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 Chattanooga



READ BELOW for Fall Mini-Series B Schedule 

The current Late Summer-Fall Series A mini- series is full.  We are accepting registrations for the Fall Mini- Series B classes now.  Classes will begin the end of September and running through October.

PLAYer Level Classes will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. (We are No Longer accepting Applications for these classes.  We are full.  We do anticipate having a November Series.  If you are interested, please complete the Registration form ASAP and check back in October.  Thank you)

Par Level Classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Birdie Level Classes will be offered on Tuesdays.

We have simplified the offerings:

  • All Levels and Subgroups will meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:00 PM - 6:15 pm.  
  • Classes will run for 4 meetings
    • Tuesdays:  September 20, October 4, October 18 & 25
    • Wednesdays:  September 21, October 5, October 19 & 26
    • Thursdays:  September 22, October 6, October 20 & 27
  • Minimum enrollment of 5 will be required to hold a level.
  • Maximum enrollment will be limited to 15 per level per night.
  • Fee $ 45 (Covers all four meeting for one evening series) 
  • It is allowable to enroll in more than one class.  $ 45 for one, $ 90 for two, $135 for all three.


If you have been in the program this year, please mail a check for $ 45 along with a note with your child's name, the appropriate level and the day you want to participate.

If you have not been involved in 2016, please complete the on-line Registration (button on Home Page).  Then mail a check for $ 45 along with a note with your child's name and indicate the night you prefer.

 NOTE:  Those who are currently enrolled in the first Fall Series, will have the first right of refusal on spots for the second Fall Series.  Other spots will be assigned based on the date that the check is received at the office.

The First Tee of Chattanooga, 2453 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421

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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