Welcome to The First Tee of Ireland

What We Do:

The Life Skills Experience™ Program is what separates The First Tee of Ireland from other Junior Golf programs. The program focuses on the development of the individual 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 Ireland

1st Annual Inter-Company Golf Championship

1st Annual Inter-Company Golf Championship in support of The First Tee of Ireland will take place at Faithlegg Golf Club on Friday October 10th 2014.

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2nd Annual John Coyle Challenge Cup

The 2nd Annual John Coyle Challenge Cup took place at Rathbane Golf Course on July 15th. The event is staged by The First Tee of Ireland in memory of PGA Professional John Coyle (RIP) who made such a contribution to The First Tee of Ireland through his teaching and fundraising support in addition to a life-long contribution to golf in general. The photos highlights the presentation to the winning team by John's wife Fiona. A big thanks you to Larry Johnson, the Rathbane Seniors Members and Mack Trading for their support

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Congratulations Niamh McCarthy

Congratulations to our participant and volunteer Niamh McCarthy (Faithlegg GC) crowned Junior Champion 2014 at the Mid Leinster Womens' Open Championship in Birr Golf Club

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Congratulations to Robin Dawson

Congratulations to Robin Dawson on being selected for the Home Internationals at Southerndown Golf Club in Wales on Wednesday 13th - Friday 15th August 2014 against Wales, Scotland and England. To follow a boys International cap with a senior cap in an amazing accomplishment.

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Congratulations to Matt O'Dwyer

We are delighted to announce that our Chairman Matt O'Dwyer has been chosen as a recipient of the RBS 2014 Outstanding International Contributor of the Year Award.

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Cork Sports Partnership

John Warren, The First Tee of Ireland and Maurice O' Sullivan, Cork Sports Partnership together with pupils from Mahon National School at the recent launch of the Primary Days schools program in Cork City & County. For more info visit http://www.corksports.ie/index.cfm/page/the-first-tee-of-ireland-golf-
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Irish Schools Championship

Congratulations to De La Salle College Waterford who won the Irish Schools Senior Golf Championship and Waterpark College, Waterford who won the Irish Schools Junior Golf Championship, both at Nenagh Golf Club.
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Website Last Updated: 16th August 2014

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 for 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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