Welcome to The First Tee of Sarasota Manatee

What We Do:

Our vision is to teach The First Tee Nine Core Values™; providing the vehicle through which kids can accomplish their dreams, thrive socially, excel academically & athletically &become productive members of society with integrity, strong family values & commitment to community.

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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 Sarasota Manatee


The Giving Challenge is an exciting online fundraising event from noon on May 6 to noon on May 7.

Who is making the 2014 Giving Challenge possible in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte & Desoto counties?
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, The Patterson Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, and the Charlotte Community Foundation are providing significant financial support to local nonprofits to make this opportunity possible.

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FREE Junior Golf Clinic

The LPGA's Symetra Tour invites you to a FREE Junior Golf Clinic.

When:  Monday, April 21st   Time:  4:30pm - 6:00pm

Please sign up online and fill out a waiver that you must bring with you the day of the event.




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 fort 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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