The First Tee

of the East Bay

It is with great sadness that we announce our organization has recently made a very difficult decision to close The First Tee of East Bay chapter.

If you have registered for a program in 2018 and submitted payment, please know your PayPal transaction will be reversed in the next few days. If you paid by check, your check will not be deposited and will be shredded immediately.

The First Tee National Program is hoping to re-open programs in Oakland and Hayward in the future.

If you would like to continue participating in The First Tee, please contact:

The First Tee of Tri-Valley at 925-462-7201, The First Tee of Contra Costa at 925-446-6701, The First Tee of San Francisco at 415-731-4653, The First Tee of Silicon Valley at 408-288-2937.

If you have questions, you may call 510-352-2002.

Thank you for your support of our chapter.

Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in The First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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More than a game

85% of alumni say The First Tee helped them become a better student.

At The First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.


Getting started

Who can play?

The First Tee offers group lessons to youth up to age 18 regardless of background or previous experience. Our coaches are trained to make kids feel comfortable and assure they have a positive, non-intimidating experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.

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The First Tee’s Reach

Our chapter is one of many in The First Tee network. The First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.

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Founding Partners

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