Program Descriptions

PLAYer Group Golf Lessons 

In the PLAYer Junior Golf Group Lessons, participants ages 5-18 receive basic golf instruction in classes with no larger than an six-to-one student/instructor ratio. The classes meet once per week for seven weeks, 60 minutes per class, during which time the participants are taught the fundamentals, rules and etiquette of golf along with a curriculum of life skills. All classes are led by a qualified golf instructor. These sessions will be offered continuously throughout the year. Students who have their own golf clubs are encouraged to bring them to class; however, for any student who does not have equipment, The First Tee of Tennessee in Memphis will provide the appropriate clubs for each session.

Your child’s primary goal for the PLAYer Junior Golf Group Lessons is to pass the “PLAYer  Certification” requirements to become eligible for The First Tee of Tennessee in Memphis Par Level 1 class.  If your child already meets the “ PLAYer  Certification” requirements, he or she should enroll in The First Tee of Tennessee in Memphis Par Level 1 Class.
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PAR Level 1 & Level 2 Classes 

Par class will give each member a chance to play rounds of golf in an organized setting, meet new people and hopefully make lifelong friendships. This program is a great way for children to learn the game by actually playing on the course. All meet once/week. Each Par Member will practice their golf skills, learn the rules and etiquette of the game, and learn a First Tee Life Skill lesson prior to each round.

There are two different level Par classes that a child can register for:

Par Level 1 Class  –This class is open to all participants that have completed the PLAYer Certification requirements.  Participants will play up to 6 holes every Saturday for 7 weeks.

Par Level 2 Class  –  This class is open to all participants that have completed the Par Level 1 Certification requirements. Participants will play up to 9 holes every Saturday for 7 weeks.

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Golf Squad

The Golf Squad is designed for high school junior golfers. Participants will build friendships, explore life skills, improve golf skills, and be given life impacting opportunities.

The Golf Squad will meet every Saturday and will alternate between Galloway and Putt Putt Golf and Games. Practice at Galloway will be on-course training and practice at Putt Putt Golf and Games will be on Top Tracer to improve using technology.

Meetings will include golf instruction, on course play, guest speakers, college prep classes, and life skill lessons. In addition to weekly classes students will participate in community service projects, fun social events with their peers, play golf with Board Members and Special Friends of The First Tee of Tennessee in Memphis.

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LPGA- USGA Girls Golf

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf is an ALL GIRLS junior golf club!  For ages 7-18 and meets every other Monday evening for ten weeks. At each meeting the girls will work on their golf skills and participate in life skill activities that might include movie night, nail night, arts and crafts, cooking, just to name a few! Through the program we hope to teach more girls the game of golf, provide social opportunities to encourage lasting friendships, instill confidence in the girls, inspire them to live active lives, and most important HAVE FUN!  For schedule, cost, and more information

Practice & Play

Practice & Play is open to any First Tee member looking to get some extra practice or play some extra holes.  Practice & Play will be held every Thursday from 4:30-6:30pm at The Links at Whitehaven.