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

Drive Chip & Putt

Harvest Hill Golf Course, a The First Tee of WNY Program Location, is hosting the local Drive Chip & Putt July 8th.
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Elmer Covelli Memorial Fund

"Father, Husband, Friend of the Game"
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"Kids First" Fundraising Golf Event

The 2014 "Kids First" fundraising golf event is set for Friday, May 30th. Please click below for information on sponsorship opportunities and to register today!
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SPRING it On

"We Are Part of the United Way's SPRING it ON!" Click here to learn more and help our chapter!

The First Tee of Western New York - Year in Review 2013

Annual Report

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2013 United Way Donor Choice

The First Tee of Western New York is a 2013 United Way of Buffalo & Erie Co. donor choice option!



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Buffalo Wild Wings Home Team Advantage

Buffalo Wild wings Home Team Advantage

The First Tee of Western New York Participants Attend PGA Championship

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 fort 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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