Welcome to The First Tee of the Coachella Valley

What We Do:

The mission statement of The First Tee of the Coachella Valley is to 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 the Coachella Valley

2016 Summer Program at The First Tee

Click on the link below to find out all the summer fun happening at The First Tee!
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NEW! Evening Summer Series at The First Tee

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Participant Permission Form and Parent Handbook

You can download the Participant Application and Handbook here!
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Ricky Fowler Shoots Commercial Featuring The First Tee of the Coachella Valley

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Congratulations A/B Outstanding Honor Roll Students!

At the end of each Winter and Spring school semesters, the home office would like to honor The First Tee participants with recognition for their hard work and perseverance in school. Each junior that turns in a report card to it's chapter receives a Certificate signed by Joe Lewis Barrows, Jr.
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LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Program

The First Tee of the Coachella Valley is wrapping up its 2014 - 2015 LPGA*USGA Girls Golf program. Stay tuned for the Fall 2015 schedule. All girls between the ages of 7-17 are eligible. Click on the link below to "learn more" about the upcoming program and to download the application!

The cost is $30.00 for the program.

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LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Volunteers!

The LPGA Girls Golf Program is always grateful to anyone who would like to volunteer their time. We welcome people who can help in all areas of the LPGA*USGA! We Need You!! Click on the "Learn More" link for information about how to volunteer and to download our volunteer application packet for the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Program. For questions about volunteering please call us at: 760-779-1877 or email us at: dsmith@drd.us.com
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Volunteer - It's A Life Changing Experience

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with The First Tee of the Coachella Valley, a program of the Desert Recreation District. While volunteering is encouraged for many programs throughout Desert Recreation District, the volunteer opportunities with our chapter of The First Tee include: coaching golf and life skills to our youth, and many other valuable roles.
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2015 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations Coach Don Oren for becoming the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for The First Tee of the Coachella Valley!
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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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