Welcome to The First Tee of Western New York

Our Mission

To encourage and inspire positive values and healthy choices in the next generation of Western New Yorkers through the experience 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 Western New York

SUMMER REGISTRATION - MAY 1st for Harvest Hill & Brighton

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PUTTS & PINTS PHOTO GALLERY

150 supporters came out on March 30th to Flying Bison Brewing for out 1st Annual Putts & Pints fundraiser. We raised over $5,600 dollars to support our programs for children across the community.
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New Student Classes @ Paddock Golf Dome - March & April 2016!

The First Tee of WNY is proud to offer introductory classes @ WNY's premier indoor golf facility. Click below to learn more!
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Take aim at fun on March 30.

Join us for food, games, and beers to benefit TFTWNY.
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Kathleen Hooper Memorial Donations

Passionate golfer, teacher and a friend to many. To Leave a Gift in Memory of Kathleen Hooper, please click below.
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Kids First Golf Classic 2016

The 2016 Kids First Golf Classic is being held on Monday, May 23rd at the Park Country Club. Click below to learn more and sign up today for this fun event!
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Robert J. McKnight

Father, friend, avid golf at Brookfield CC Robert McKnight passed away on January 16, 2016. Please click below to make a memorial donation in honor of Robert.
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Watch our new informational video!

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Support Our Work In The Community!

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TFT RESEARCH

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TFTWNY Collaborates with Partners on Buffalo's East Side to Serve At-Risk Youth

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2014/15 United Way Donor Choice

The First Tee of Western New York is a 2014/2015 United Way of Buffalo & Erie Co. donor choice option!



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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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