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


In order to take advantage of all of the programs and opportunities The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas has to offer, a participant must first acquire a 2015 Annual Registration. Our new On-Line Registration System is now available to our families to begin the 2015 Golf Season. To learn more, click on Read More
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First Tee of NWA Golf Apparel NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!!

From golf shirts to hats to golf towels...you can find all of your First Tee items here!
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MAY Session Registration to Begin APRIL 1

Our second Session of classes - the MAY Session - will OPEN for registration on APRIL 1. For your convenience in scheduling, we have posted the list of available classes, their times and locations. Please click on Read More to view the schedule of April Classes.
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Welcome to the 2015 Golf Season

The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas will offer Golf and Life Skills classes for youth ages 7 to 18, in 2015. This Regular Programming offers group golf lessons at three locations from April through October. Read More for info.

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2015 Regular Programming Schedule Announced

The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas will offer seven, monthly Sessions of classes in 2015 for the following age groups: PLAYer ( seven and eight year olds), BUILDer (9 to 11 yr olds) and GOLFer (12 and over). For Session dates and registration information, Read More
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2015 Special Programming Announced

In addition to its Regular Programming, The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas has a wide variety of Special Programming that will be offered throughout the 2015 Golf Season. A listing of the Special Programs includes: Summer Skills and Drills, Girls Only Classes, POWERADE Golf League, POWERADE Summer Tour and Let's Go Golfing Series, Summer Golf Camps and the Heinz Mentorship Program. To learn more, click on Read More.
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2015 First Tee Learning Center Fee Schedule

Our 2015 Tyson First Tee Learning Center Fee Schedule is now in effect. The Learning Center features a full-length driving range, a short game center, a large putting green and the "G" Links three-hole golf course. The facility is ALWAYS open for golfers of ALL AGES to practice their golf games!!
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2015 National Opportunities Announced

The 2015 applications for The First Tee National Opportunities are now available. Check out all of these great events NOW!
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Announcing 2015 Local Participant Opportunities

We are pleased to announce two, 2015 Local Participant Opportunities. Please review Our 2015 Heinz Mentorship Program info and application, as well as, our 2015 LPGA Course Reporter Opportunity.

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Moving from PAR to BIRDIE, BIRDIE to EAGLE

The following page provides a chart that details what is required of your participant to move from one Certification Level to the next. Should you have any questions about the requirements or about where your participant is at in the process, please contact Coach Brian at brian@nwafirsttee.com.
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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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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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When was the last time you used THOSE clubs? You know the ones we are talking about...the ones that have been in the garage/basement/storage area for the past year (years) and have not seen the golf course since. We can help clear some space. Donate your used equipment to The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas. Read all about it.
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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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