Welcome to The First Tee of Pittsburgh

What We Do:

Our Mission
To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices 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 Pittsburgh

Pleasant Ridge Golf Classic 15

at Egdewood Country Club

  • Monday, October 10, 2016
  • 12noon SHOTGUN start
  • 4-Man Scramble
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The First Tee of Pittsburgh Golf Tournaments

Coming in 2017 - Spring, Summer, & Fall Invitationals

These events are intended to give our participants the feel of tournament competition, but in a fun, safe, and comfortable atmosphere.
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Quick Facts - The First Tee of Pittsburgh

Learn some QUICK FACTS about The First Tee of Pittsburgh, a non profit 501 (c)(3) youth deveopment organization based at The Bob O'Connor Golf Course in Schenley Park.
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Parent Orientation & Clinic Overview

Not sure which clinic is right for you or wish to learn to learn more about our programs?

We offer clinics for all golfers ages 5 - 18. You can see our parent orientation or get more information.  Please click the "Learn More" button below.

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TFTP is part of the United Way

The First Tee of Pittsburgh is a 2016 United Way Donor Choice Agency. During the current campaign you can direct your annual United Way contribution to benefit the children and teens who receive The First Tee's golf and life skills clinics. To elect to have your annual United Way contribution reach TFTP simply select our Agency ID # 436656

Deacon Palmer Scholarship

Our 2016 scholarship awardees are Colm Parrish and Samantha Shumaker. Congratulations!
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Leave a Legacy

Learn how you can have an impact on the next generation of young people with a planned gift to The First Tee of Pittsburgh.
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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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