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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

Polar Bear Golf Open

Thursday, December 10th
Galloping Hill Golf Course

The First Tee of Raritan Valley is hosting a unique three club tournament to support our program. Each golfer selects three clubs to play 18 holes and competes in A - B - C - D or Women’s flight for awards.

7:30AM Registration & Breakfast

9:00AM Shotgun Start

2:00PM Steak, Chicken, Pasta, and Dinner & Awards

Entry Fee

$125/golfer includes tee gifts, 50/50 raffle, range balls, greens fee and cart, breakfast, hot dogs, chili, and chowder on the course, and dinner, contests and awards.

Registration Form

Super Bowl 50 Raffle

Tickets are now available for The First Tee of Raritan Valley annual Super Bowl Raffle. Tickets are $100 each with all proceeds benefitting The First Tee of Raritan Valley. The First Prize winner will receive 2 tickets to Super Bowl 50 at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. They will also receive a 2 night stay(Feb. 6th & 7th, 2016) in a beach cottage in Half Moon Bay, CA and a $1,000 airline credit.

We will also be offering 2nd - 6th place prizes in the following order: Baltusrol Golf Club Threesome with caddies; Renault Winery Package; Apple Sports Watch; New Brunswick Evening to include night at Hyatt, State Theatre tickets, and dinner for 2; and 4 foursomes of golf with carts at The First Tee Program Locations.

Tickets can be purchased from any New Jersey Youth Development Foundation Board Member or via phone by calling our office at (908) 245-1120 anytime Tuesday - Friday from 8:30AM - 3:30PM.

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2015 Parents' Guide to The First Tee

The First Tee's Parents' Guide offers a comprehensive summary of The First Tee's mission, programs and participant opportunities.  Information is available about the Nine Core Values, Nine Healthy Habits and Coach Building Blocks.

Parent Guide (English)

Parent Guide (Spanish)

The First Tee of Raritan Valley is looking for Assistant and Head Coaches

The First Tee of Raritan Valley is looking to add Assistant and Head Coaches to their coaching staff. Coaches are the heart of The First Tee's mission and they create the environment necessary for positive youth development. For more information, please contact Mark McCabe at mmccabe@thefirstteerv.org. If you are interested in applying for a coaching position, click here to review the job description. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled.

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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