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

2016 First Tee GOLF BALL DROP!! Your chance to win $2,000!!

We are excited to announce our second annual The First Tee Golf Ball Drop, presented by Armstrong Bank!! Mark your calendars for May 21st and click below to purchase a chance to win $2,000!!
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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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Registration for our June Session and our SPECIAL SUMMER PROGRAMMING is now underway.. Don't forget, you will need a 2016 Annual Membership to register for classes. To preview the June Class schedule, click on READ MORE.
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Welcome to the 2016 GOLF SEASON. We are excited to get the NEW YEAR started and hope you are too! Your The First Tee Experience starts with a 2016 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP. By obtaining a 2016 Annual Registration you will receive: a 2016 The First Tee ID card, the participant discount at the Tyson First Tee Learning Center, your Get Them Playing discount at several area golf courses, the family member discount at the Tyson First Tee Learning Center AND the ablity to register for classes throughout our seven month programming calendar. The 2016 Annual Membership is $35.00 and is available now by clicking on READ MORE.

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2016 Special Events Calendar

Check out our Special Events for the 2016 Season! Volunteer opportunities are available for each event!
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Announcing 2016 LPGA Opportunities!

The LPGA will be held the week of June 22 at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. This LPGA Tour Event is a tremendous opportunity for our participants to see golf played at the highest level. We here at The First Tee want to provide as many opportunities for our participants to get involved in this event!

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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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We are searching for four girls, who will be entering or in high school this fall, to serve as COURSE REPORTERS at the Walmart NWA Championship. This is a great opportunity to get a "behind the scenes" look at a professional golf event. Interested...click on Read More
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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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