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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

Summer Finale Skills Competition, Family Day and Golf Ball Drop

As we wrap up the end of summer we still have some events for our participants! August 9th will be our Ultimate Golf Ball Drop, Skills Competition and Family Fun Day. The Skills Competition will begin at 8 am followed by awards. At 11:30 am we will drop the golf balls from Fire Engine Ladder 3. Following the golf ball drop we will begin our family fun day that will include various games. All these events will begin at 8 am and will last until 2 pm. Please click on read more to sign up for the skills competition.
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2014 Summer Schedule

Our Summer Schedule is now available. Please note that we are starting a week later than what we usually do due to all the winter weather. Since we are starting later we will be finishing later in the summer. Our golf ball drop and skills competition will be held August 9th, the weekend before the last week of summer session 3. Other dates to remember are June 14th our annual Pink Ladies Golf Tournament and July 19th is our Boyz of the Tee Tournament. Please click on read more to view the 2014 Summer Schedule.
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New Members and Renewals

2014 Memberships are available to all new and returning participants. Memberships are $50 and Activity Fees are $25. You must be a member to be a part of the programming. Memberships are for 2014 calendar year. Members will receive free buckets of balls and free rounds of golf for their use. We do have scholarships available if needed. Please click on read more to find the participant information form on the next page. You must download and save the participant information form to your computer. You may fill out the form and mail along with a check or you can fax and pay when you arrive to our facility.
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2014 Schedule of Events

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Stretch your dollar...donate today!

The First Tee of Fort Smith has earned a matching grant in the amount of $55,000 to extend our reach and impact in our community!!. Thanks to support from donors like you, The First Tee and Legacy Partner Johnson & Johnson.

We have one more year to earn more! Your gift today can be matched up to $1 for every $2 you chip in. Click the Donate Today Tab on our home page and help us reach our goal to bring life skills and character education to 10,000 young people this year in Fort Smith and the surrounding areas.





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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 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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