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Welcome to The First Tee of Raritan Valley

What We Do:

The First Tee of Raritan Valley provides youth with educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices 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 Raritan Valley

Super Bowl XLIX Raffle to benefit The First Tee of Raritan Valley

Only 500 tickets will be SOLD!!!

$100.00 per ticket

The winner will receive 2 tickets to Super Bowl XLIX, 4 nights stay at the Hyatt(Official NFL Hotel), 2 tickets to the Waste Management PGA Tour event on Friday & Saturday, January 30th & 31st, and $1,000 airfare credit!!!

Tickets can be purchased here on our website or by calling 908-245-1120.

The winner will be drawn on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015!!!

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2014 Polar Bear Golf Open


Friday, December 5th, 2014

Thank you to all the participants of the 2014 Polar Bear Golf Open for supporting The First Tee of Raritan Valley.

Congratulations to Dave Lardier who had a HOLE-IN-ONE on #5!!!!


Eric Timm - 1st Place
Dan Ellerth - 2nd Place
Rudi Ringwald - 3rd Place


Kyle Freeman - 1st Place
Mike Perry - 2nd Place
Tom Kern - 3rd Place


Pete Ladas - 1st Place
Dave Lardieri - 2nd Place
JR Carmona - 3rd Place


Dave Kirkpatrick - 1st Place
Bill Cook - 2nd Place
Chris Grinnell - 3rd Place

The First Tee of Raritan Valley - Fall Newsletter

Fall Edition of The First Tee of Raritan Valley Newsletter

Fall Newsletter

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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