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Welcome to The First Tee of Fort Smith

What We Do

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


The First Tee of Fort Smith invite you to help us kick off the giving season on December 1st. Your participation in #GivingTuesday can help make a huge impact for a young person in our community! If you would like to donate to your local The First Tee chapter please click on the donate tab on the home page! Thank You for all your support!
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2016 Spring Classes

Our 2016 Spring After School Classes will begin on February 23rd. Classes meet once a week for 12 weeks. Par, Birdie, Eagle, ACE classes meet on Tuesdays. PLAYer (all ages) meet on Wednesdays. TARGET (5 and 6 yrs old) meet on Thursdays. Little Linksters will meet on Tuesdays.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 2016! 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 eligible for the classes.
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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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