About Us

We enable kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with life skills curriculum, we create learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence, and resilience that kids carry to everything they do.

Famous amateur golfer Bobby Jones once commented that golf is the closest game to living life, “You get bad breaks from good shots, you get good breaks from bad shots, but you have to play the ball where it lies.” Using the game of golf, First Tee — Southern Colorado teaches core values and life skills to help kids from all backgrounds and ages tackle the good and bad breaks they get in life.

In April 2013, First Tee — Southern Colorado (then named First Tee – Pikes Peak) officially became a part of the Colorado Springs community with the mission to help youth discover their best swings and best selves. First Tee — Southern Colorado is a regional chapter of the international, non-profit First Tee organization, and is dedicated to helping youth through fun educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices.

First Tee is more than a junior golf program; every part of the program – the activities, curriculum and staff – is dedicated to helping participants develop confidence, overcome challenges and achieve goals.

Whether on the course or in life, First Tee equips young people to step up, commit, and follow through.

For more information about upcoming programming and scholarships, volunteering and Learning Center memberships, please contact us at (719) 597-1932 or email us at [email protected].