Welcome to The First Tee of Nashville

What We Do:

To positively impact the lives of Nashvilles youth by developing their assets through the life skills experience and the core values 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 Nashville

Course Opens

VinnyLinks Golf Course will open on Sunday March 23, 2014. Course hours will be 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, seven days per week.
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Lauren Welch at Auntie Anne's Future Entrepreneurs Forum

The draw was Disney. The draw was pretzels. But what I experienced with 48 other participants from around the country was unimaginable.
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Nine Core Values Award Luncheon

Our 2013 Nine Core Values Awards Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday December 7th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at East Park Community Center. All participants are invited. Please RSVP.
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2013 Year End Newsletter

2014 Year End Newsletter
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2014 Girls Golf

There is still time to sign-up for Girls Golf! Click below to learn more and see dates for 2014!!
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Blind Golf Clinic

Golf clinic for Tennessee School for the Blind yields lots of smiles.
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2013 Challenge Cup. Nashville versus Memphis. October 19 and 20. Nashville wins the Cup with a score of 15 1/2 to 12 1/2.
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Campaign for 10 Million Young People

Tee It Up for The First Tee. Locally, Bluegrass Golf and Country Club is supporting a nationwide initiative in the Campaign for 10 Million Young People.
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Jane Rah Gives Clinic

LPGA Tour Player Jane Rah visits with us, giving golf clinic and working with our girls.
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RALLY FOR THE CURE!!! Thanks to all that participated in our tournament and/or silent auction. We raised nearly $1,500 for the fight against breast cancer.
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Office Hours

VinnyLinks Golf Course CLOSED for the winter. The First Tee of Nashville office hours are by appointment, as we travel for outreach programs to community centers and schools.
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Become A Fan Of Us on Facebook and Twitter

Our fans are able to get regular updates on The First Tee, see photos, and become friends with other The First Tee participants.
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The VinnyLinks Weather - Shelby Park

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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