Who We Are

First Tee – Greater Akron is one of 150 First Tee chapters across the U.S. and select international locations. First Tee is a youth development organization that enables kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with a life skills curriculum, we create active learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence and resilience that kids can carry to everything they do. First Tee – Greater Akron reaches kids and teens through programs delivered at 4 program locations, 55 schools and 10 Akron community centers. In 2019, we directly impacted 23,358 kids in the Greater Akron community.

Our Mission:

To impact the lives of kids in Greater Akron by providing educational programs that build character and instill life-enhancing values through the game of golf.

Our Purpose:

To enable kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges.

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