Welcome to The First Tee of Yakima

What We Do

The mission statement of The First Tee of Yakima is "to impact the lives of young people in the Yakima Valley 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 Yakima

Golfin' Around 2014

A FREE event in May!!
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Schedules & Registration

The 2014 Spring Schedule & Participant Registration Form are now available here. Click on "Read More" below to download the schedule & form.

If you would like to register a participant, please complete the registration form and mail or email to the address on the form.

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Breakfast With The Pros

JOIN US FOR A VERY EXCITING EVENT      APRIL 11, 2014

ATTEND THE FIRST TEE OF YAKIMA’S 7th ANNUAL BREAKFAST WITH THE PROS, ON FRIDAY, APRIL 11th , FROM 7:30AM TO 9:00 AM AT THE STATE FAIR PARK'S MODERN LIVING BUILDING, WITH FEATURED SPEAKERS JAKE & CRAIG KUPP, YAKIMA'S VERY OWN FATHER-SON FORMER NFL PLAYERS, AS WELL AS CRAIG'S SON, COOPER, THE RECIPIENT OF THE JERRY RICE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN PLAYER IN NCAA DIVISION I.

Many thanks to ALEGRIA & CO., P.S. as the major event sponsor & underwriter!!  Click here to view more of our Breakfast sponsors

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For more information and tickets call Christina McCarthy at 949-6349

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What A Day!!

The 2013 Dawn 2 Dusk Extravaganza was a huge success, thanks to all of the sponsors, prize donations, parent volunteers, and all the incredible people that turned out to support The First Tee of Yakima!

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Photo Albums

To view photo albums of classes and special events......
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Volunteers

Make a difference in a child’s life…
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Donors

You can support The First Tee of Yakima in several ways…
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A Program that Works

Kids Had a Blast!

Judging from the happy faces, the 2012 First Tee Fun Day was a pretty big success! From the SNAG games, and putting and driving contests, to the bouncy castle, made-to-order sandwiches, and the surprise visit from the Yakima Fire Department, kids of all ages enjoyed the beautiful weather at the equally beautiful Apple Tree Golf Course.

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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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