The First Tee

"The First Tee of Connecticut"
Hosted by Richter Park Golf Course

Mission Statement:

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.


Spring Session Dates: Starts April 18th, 2020

Online Registration Opens: March 16th at 9:00am

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Summer Session Dates: Starts July 6th, 2020

Online Registration Opens: June 1st at 9:00am

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Fall Session Dates: Starts September 8th, 2020

Online Registration Opens: August 10th at 9:00am

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G​rou​p​ Lessons:

A seven week session where children meet once per week for 80 minutes. Coaches will introduce Life and Golf Skills following The First Tee curriculum within the Target, Player, Par, Birdie, Eagle and Ace levels.  Each participant will receive a Bag Tag (color coded for each level) that outlines the objectives required at each level for advancement.  Participants are evaluated in 5 areas.  At the PLAYer Level these areas are:  Core Lesson Exposure, Play, Learn, Appreciate and Your Game.  At the Par, Birdie and Eagle Levels the 5 areas are: Core Lesson Exposure, Golf Skills Application, Life Skills Knowledge, Golf Knowledge and Life Skills Application.

Cost: Only $45 per session

Registration fees include attendance in the seven (7) week session, instruction from golf professionals & The First Tee Coaches, access to developmentally appropriate equipment during each session (if necessary) and Life Skills Experience resources (Yardage Books & Bag Tags). This is a onetime charge for each seven (7) week session.