Welcome to The First Tee of Omaha

What We Do:

OUR FOCUS
To impact the lives of young people around the metroplex by creating affordable and accessible golf facilities to primarily serve those who have not previously had exposure to the game and its positive values.

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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 Omaha

Nia Station Qualifies for National Finals in Drive, Chip and Putt!

Nia Station, a sophomore at Omaha Burke and active participant with The First Tee of Omaha, recently advanced to the National Finals in the Drive, Chip and Putt competition. Station is one of eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces who earned this invitation to Augusta National Golf Club to compete in the second annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship National Finals to be played on Sunday, April 5, 2015, prior to the start of the Masters Tournament. Drive, Chip and Putt is a joint initiative by the Masters Tournament, the United States Golf Association and the PGA of America. The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship is a free nationwide junior competition focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf, tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys, ages 7-15.  Good luck Nia at Augusta National!!!

"Male / Female Participants of the Year" receive awards!

"Participants of the Year" received awards at a brief ceremony held at Shoreline GC on September 26. Immediately following the Steve Hogan Memorial Golf event, both male and female award recipients were announced. Congratulations to this year's award recipients: Tanner Muhlecke / Elyse Saxton (North Omaha), Andrew Feller / Grace Heinert (South Omaha) and Michael Faulkner Jr. / Katie Nichols (West Omaha). Award winners are pictured here along with Lead Coach, Burrell Williams and Executive Director, Joel Kock.

Congratulations Nia!

Congratulations to Nia Station for shooting 82-80 to win the 2014 NSAA Class A Girls State Golf Championship. Nia is a 10th grader at Omaha Burke and is an active participant with The First Tee of Omaha. For complete results from the Class A Girls division, please click here.

"Volunteer of the Year" Announced - Congrats Coach Grant!

Each year, our chapter acknowledges the dedication and effort put forth by our entire volunteer team by awarding a "Volunteer of the Year." Congratulations to Coach Grant, the recipient of this year's honor. Grant displayed exceptional commitment to our programming at Westwood Heights GC and sincerely enjoyed working with all of the participating youth.

Thank You Volunteers!!!

Special thanks to the many volunteers and coaches who helped to re-launch our summer program at multiple programming sites. We could not have done this without your help! THANK YOU for all the efforts!

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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