Welcome to The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas

What We Do

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.

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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 Arkansas


As our programming season comes to an end, we would like to take this opportunity to THANK all of our 2016 participants (ALL 762 OF YOU) and their parents for an UNBELIEVABLE year!! Read more about our year by clicking on the READ MORE button. In addition, don't be a stranger over the late fall and winter months. Our facility will be there for you throughout this time and your participant discount is valid until March 1, 2017.
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The Get The Playing Program will have some fee changes for 2016. The Lindsey Golf Management folks have been and continue to be very supportive of our program and our participants. But they do have a business to run and need to make some changes in the fees we are charged at the various facilities. Click on Read More for fee info.
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Inclement Weather Policy Explained

Golf is an outdoor activity that provides us with an opportunity for fresh air and exercise, Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn't always provide the fresh air. Please READ MORE to review our procedures for cancelling classes and how we attempt to get you the message when we need to cancel a class.
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Please read about our very popular Individual Lesson Program and the changes for 2016!
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Your PAR Life Skills Lessons and Worksheets

As part of our PAR Life Skills nine part series, each our PAR Life Skills Lessons includes a worksheet for our participants to complete. You will be able to find both the lessons and the worksheets here.
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Your Birdie Life Skills Lessons and Worksheets

As part of our Birdie Life Skills six part series, each our Life Skills Lessons includes a worksheet for our participants to complete. You will be able to find the each of the lessons and their worksheets HERE.
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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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