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Welcome to The First Tee of Fort Smith

What We Do

LOCAL FT. SMITH MISSION:
It is the mission of the First Tee of Fort Smith to inspire our youth to seek higher education, be of good character, and display outstanding citizenship.

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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 Fort Smith

Now Hiring

We are now hiring for a part time golf and life skills coach. We are looking for someone to positively guide and teach young people to become great citizens and committed, active golfers by positively impacting their lives through The First Tee Golf and Life Skills experience using lesson plans and The First Tee Coach Building Blocks. Some golf and mentoring preferred but is not required. Please click on read more to find out more about the job.
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2015 Fall Classes

Our 2015 Fall After School Classes will begin on September 1st. Classes meet once a week for 12 weeks. Birdie, Eagle, ACE classes meet on Tuesdays. PLAYer (all ages) and PAR meet on Wednesdays. TARGET (5 and 6 yrs old) and Little Linksters (3 and 4 years old)meet on Thursdays. Classes are $30 for the session with a paid membership. Please click on read more to check out our schedule!
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New Members and Renewals

We are now taking memberships for 2015! With the holidays coming up this would be a perfect gift for the young golfer in your life. Cost of a membership is $60 for the first child and $45 for each additional child. Scholarships are available and if you would like more information please contact our learning center. Remember you must be a member to be be a part of the classes. We have classes during the Fall and Spring after school and classes all throughout the summer. Cost of the classes are $30 per session. To print out our membership form please click on learn more!
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2015 Price Changes

The First Tee of Fort Smith would like to announce our price changes for the 2015 season! Although some prices remained the same we have increased the costs of our membership and activity fees! This year the cost of a membership will be $60 for the first child and $45 for each additional sibling. The activity fees for classes will cost $30 for the after school and summer classes. We have added additional classes on the weekends during the summer for the cost of $15 per session. Also the cost of transportation has increased to $40 for a one way trip in our van only available for pick up during after school classes and $50 for both ways only available during summer time. We would like to remind everyone that scholarships are still available! Please click on read more to view our complete 2015 price list!
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2015 Schedule of Events

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OK Foods Charity Classic Raises over $45K!!

On Wednesday, May 21st, Kris Scott the Executive Director of The First Tee of Fort Smith and attending Board of Directors were presented with a check in the amount of $45,673 from Chuck Bloch (Director of Marketing) from OK Foods, Inc. The funds were raised at OK Foods 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic held at Hardscrabble Country Club in Fort Smith. This year’s event included a morning and afternoon flight to accommodate the interest and growth over the six years of the tournament. OK Foods, Inc. and the First Tee of Fort Smith would like to thank all 56 teams and sponsors for their participation and support and look forward to next year’s Charity Classic.
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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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