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

Parent-Child Scrambles Every Sunday Afternoon

Looking for a some quality time with the kids? We are now offering a Parent-Child Scrambles golf event EVERY Sunday afternoon at the Tyson First Tee Learning Center. There is no set time, just come out Sunday afternoon and register to play. The cost is $4.00 for the two-person team, and prizes are awarded for first and second place. Winners are announced Monday mornings on Facebook. Come join us!
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Participant Selected to Attend National Event

CALLI HERIAUD, an EAGLE participant, has been selected to attend The First Tee Auntie Anne's Leaders and Entrepreneurs Forum at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. The event, which selected just 51 First Tee participants from throughout the country, will be held October 16 to 19, 2014.
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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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2014 First Tee Learning Center Fee Schedule

Our 2014 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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Looking for a way to support our efforts? The 2014 Associate Member Program provides four levels of support and discounts at our Tyson Foods First Tee Learning Center. All Associate Member funds will be used to fund our Angel Scholarship Program. In addition, those becoming Associate Members prior to February 28, 2014 will be eligible to purchase a "5 for $25" card for just $10.00.
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Things change. After six years, our gracious partner - Lindsey Golf Management - has found it necessary to raise our fees for playing nine holes at their facilities in our Get Them Playing Program. Through all the economy's ups and downs, especially the downs, they have been able to maintain our $1 rate. They will still be offering our participants a fantastic rate to play nine holes and for that we remain extremely grateful. Read More for the new fee structure.
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Inclement Weather Policy Explained

April showers bring...cancelled classes. 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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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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