First Tee — Central Mississippi

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Welcome to First Tee — Central Mississippi Parent Resources Page! This page is dedicated to providing you with resources to support your journey with First Tee — Central Mississippi .

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Program Information

Commitment to Being a Game Changer

We are committed to providing programs that build character and instill life-enhancing values through the game of golf, and our curriculum has evolved to increase our impact, relevancy and scale. The curriculum is centered around First Tee’s Commitment to Being a Game Changer©. The Key Commitments are the life skills we want our participants to adopt and pursue – these are the keys to unlocking good character:  

  • Pursuing Goals 
  • Growing through Challenge 
  • Collaborating with Others 
  • Building a Positive Self-Identity 
  • Using Good Judgment  

Advancing through the Program

At each age group, participants engage with the 5 Key Commitments: Pursing Goals, Growing through Challenge, Collaborating with Others, Building Positive Self-Identity, and Using Good Judgement, while focusing on mastering golf fundamentals and building upon a golf skill foundation as they advance within the program.

Age 5-6

  • Learn the basics of golf
  • Make new friends while being active and having fun
  • Play interactive golf games taught by encouraging coahes
  • Develop self-confidence and consideration for others


Age 7-9

  • Be active and have fun with peers in a safe and encouraging manner
  • Build inner strength and self-confidence
  • Learn to play golf
  • Focus on building relationships with other players while exploring the game of golf

Age 10-11

  • Develop golf skills and enthusiasm for the game
  • Support positive Game Changing behaviors in fun and meaningful ways
  • Explore character concepts in active and collaborative ways that are valuable on and off the course

Age 12-13

  • Explore both golf skills and characters commitments while having fun with peers
  • Provide opportunities to demonstrate mastery and growth in golf skills and abilities
  • Support growth and development of early adolescents

Age 14+

  • Build character and support personal development
  • Develop additional golf skills and abilites
  • Look toward their future and plan their own paths
  • Evaluate, reflect, and apply their understanding of life and golf skills to new situations on and off the course

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Car Talk

In order to help parents reinforce our lessons away from the First Tee. Parents receive weekly Car Talk from the Program Director. Did you miss a Car Talk? Click the links below to cover what you missed!

More Opportunities for All

In addition to First Tee — Central Mississippi, there are many local opportunities for youth golfers. Participating in these competition opportunities in combination with First Tee curriculum will give your child the tools to succeed at golf. (These programs are not affiliated with First Tee.)