First Tee – Contra Costa is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created for the purpose of providing affordable access to golf and golf learning facilities for young people in Contra Costa County and Vallejo, from all walks of life – particularly those who otherwise might not have an opportunity to play. It was designed to serve as a place for participants to learn valuable life skills and character lessons through creative activities and instructional programs that incorporate the fundamental teachings of golf.
The goal of First Tee – Contra Costa is to incorporate responsibility, courtesy, honesty and integrity – all values inherent in the game of golf – into the daily lives of those who participate. By using the fundamentals of golf, First Tee – Contra Costa equips youth with the skills needed to follow their dreams, advance academically and athletically, strengthen their social abilities and become productive members of their local community.
The mission of First Tee – Contra Costa is to positively impact the lives of young people by providing education programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.
A YOUTH PROGRAM UNLIKE ANY OTHER
The First Tee emphasizes Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. Through golf and our core values, your kids and teens will learn life skills like:
Making proper introductions
Setting up step-by-step goals
Planning for the future
The East bay Golf Foundation DBA The First Tee of Contra Costa is a nonprofit public benefit corporation (501 c3) – tax identification #01-0803067.