Welcome to The First Tee of Meridian
What We Do:
The mission statement of The First Tee of Meridian is to positively impact the lives of young people of Mississippi by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.Learn more about our chapter
What’s new at The First Tee of Meridian
Golf Fore Kids! The First Tee of Meridian offers Golf and Life Skills lessons for ages 7-17. Information, Gloria, 601-527-7629 or visit our website:www.thefirstteemeridian.org.
Levels - Something for All - "Young people progress through The First Tee by moving through levels that introduce new and more advanced concepts of golf and life skills".
The First Tee Coaches - Making a difference - "Young people don't care what a coach knows until they know a coach cares".
We now offer USGA-LPGA Girls Golf“ Changing lives one swing at a time”.
Volunteers needed for programming at all locations, especially LPGA and PGA. All volunteers must agree to a background check.
We're excited about changes coming January 1, 2017
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The National School Program
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Carolina Life Skills and Leadership Academy
The program immerses teenage participants in a high intensity life skills and leadership experience. Learning is embedded in leader training and golf activities. Participants will develop a personal campaign for their high school and college years. The overall theme of our program is "leadership for life."
LPGA*USGA Membership - Changing Lives one swing at a time
Bringing the game of golf to girls in our community and offering them a fun and valuable learning experience is now at The First Tee of Meridian. Applications will be available at registration. This opportunity is provided by The LPGA Foundation.
First Tee Scholar!
The First Tee of Meridian Tour Championship
Proceeds will fund travel expenses for participants to attend The First Tee Invitational and Chapter Challenge at World Golf Village and Golf Hall of Fame, and The First Tee Hank Haney Training Camp IJGA.
The First Tee of Meridian Classic
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A Program that Works
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.Read More »
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.Join Our Program »
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.About Us »