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Welcome to The First Tee of Brunswick County

What We Do

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 Brunswick County

2015 Spring Programming

Registration for Spring Programming is now open! Please be sure to register now and reserve your child's spot! We look forward to seeing you soon!
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2015 Summer Camps

Summer Camp Registration Opening Soon! Join us for a week of FUN, CORE VALUES, LIFE SKILLS, GOLF, and more FUN this summer! Summer Camps are open to all youth between the ages of 7 & 17 regardless of skill level.
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Carolinas Leadership Academy

We are proud to announce our third season for the Carolinas Leadership Academy (CLA)! The CLA is designed to inspire and impact youth today to lead tomorrow.
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5th Annual Future Generations Tournament Sponsored by St. James Properties, LLC.

This year's event will be hosted on May 30th! Registration is now open. Don't miss your chance to play in this great event while supporting our kids. Register today!
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2015 Hours of Operation

The First Tee of Brunswick County office is staffed Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for the purpose of accepting donations, issuing Player Cards, assisting with volunteer applications, giving tours of our facility, and answering other general questions. If you would like to stop by outside of these hours, please contact our office in advance at (910) 754-5288 to schedule an appointment.
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10 Year Anniversary Celebration

The First Tee of Brunswick County is 10 years old this year! Please look for more information to come about how we will be celebrating this amazing milestone. Thank you to our donors, volunteers, parents, participants, board members, staff, and supporters for filling these 10 years with so many experiences of impacting, influencing, and inspiring our youth.
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The First Tee of Brunswick County Player Card

The 2015 Player Card is now available! Cards can be ordered online or picked up in our office. (Please note that we require an online application for all cards. This application can be done here or in our office.)
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The Golf Ball

Thank you to everyone who made this year's The Golf Ball our largest and most successful event to-date! Pictures are posted. We hope to see you again next year!
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Planned Giving

Learn how you can have an impact on the next generation of young people with a planned gift to The First Tee of Brunswick County.
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Annual Campaign

In 2014, The First Tee of Brunswick County launched its first ever, county-wide Annual Fund Campaign. This campaign is still ongoing and we can still use your help!
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Mission of The First Tee of Brunswick County

The First Tee of Brunswick County will impact, influence and inspire the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that build character and citizenship, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf and other enduring character-building activities.
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2012-2013 Annual Review

The Carol S. Petrea Youth Golf Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce our first Annual Review! This review discusses the history of The First Tee of Brunswick County, our future as we grow and expand, and the incredible commitment of our founders, volunteers, donors, participants, and other constituents.
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School Day Programming

School Day Program Growing in 2011-2012 School Year!

Learn more about The First Tee of Brunswick County's partnership with Brunswick County Schools and our plan to impact the lives of more youth this year!
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Program Overview & Registration Schedule

The First Tee of Brunswick County's Golf and Life Skills Experience is divided into five certification levels, starting with PLAYer for the new participants ages 7 and up, progressing through Par, Birdie, Eagle, and ACE. As participants certify on both Golf and Life Skills within each level so they may progress to the next level of the program.
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The First Tee of Brunswick County

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The Carol S. Petrea Youth Golf Foundation, Inc. and The First Tee of Brunswick County are grateful to QuestionPro for their support and sponsorship.
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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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