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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

Canoe Brook Members Come Through

Canoe Brook Country Club has long been one of the premier clubs in the region, frequently hosting USGA, MGA, NJSGA and WMGA events on its two world-class courses in Summit, NJ. Canoe Brook CC has stepped up to the table to help The First Tee of Raritan Valley.

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Hamilton Farm Hickory Challenge

The First Tee of Raritan Valley will host the The 2nd Annual Hamilton Farm Hickory Challenge on Monday, October 13th, 2014. This special event will take place on the Hickory Course at Hamilton Farm. A world famous treasure located in Somerset County, the Hickory Course includes 18 challenging par 3s that Tiger Woods has called the toughest in the world. This is the only par 3 course in America that is rated by the United States Golf Association.

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For more information, please contact Tournament Director, Mark McCabe at mmccabe@thefirstteerv.org or 732.247.0819.

Tickets for Charity - The Barclays

This year The Barclays returns to the Championship Course at the historic Ridgewood Country Club, site of The Barclays 2008 and 2010. The Ridgewood Country Club encompasses a Tillinghast layout which contains three separate 9 hole courses; East, Center, and West. The Championship Course is a composite of the more difficult holes from the three original nine hole courses and was developed specifically for The Barclays tournaments. We look forward to another exciting tournament when the top 125 players in the FedExCup points race compete this year at The Ridgewood Country Club.

New for 2014 - The PGA Tour will be announcing shortly a concert will take place at Ridgewood CC on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd. Concerts are free to anyone with a ticket for the day of the concert. Performers will be announced soon!!!!

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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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