FAQs: General Program

What is the First Tee Mission?

To impact the lives of young people from all backgrounds by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

What sort of programs do you offer?

First Tee – Greater Portland is primary made up of three pillars: On Golf Courses, In Schools, and Community Programs. Our Golf Course offerings consists of classes, camps, clinics, and a new summer tournament series offered throughout the year.

Please see the Programs section of our website for more information.

Where do you offer programming?

We are proud to offer First Tee programming at seven site locations, including six in the Portland Metro area and one in Eugene. Their support and commitment to our mission makes it possible for youth in our community to participate in the Portland/Eugene area, including many who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity.

With questions related to First Tee – Greater Portland, we ask that you please contact our office and not the golf courses directly. Thank you for your cooperation!

When do you offer programming?

Programs are offered year-round with three primary sessions in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Winter classes, held in January and February, are a limited offering designed for returning participants.

Please visit our Registration page to view session schedules.

How much does a typical class cost?

Everyone is invited to participate in the First Tee, regardless of income level or financial need.

The full fee for our 8 week sessions range from $90-120.

We offer financial assistance for anyone in need. Please see our Financial Aid FAQ section to learn more.

What are your age requirements?

We offer classes for youth ages 5 and up. 

How do I enroll?
  1. Select the ‘Register’ button above.
  2. Select the ‘Login’ button in the top left-hand section of the page. You can see the class options without logging in, however you will not be able to register for any classes without first logging in. Login to your account or create a new account.
  3. Once logged in, select the participant you want to register and choose a session to add to your cart. If you need a set of clubs for your participant, add the Youth Golf Set to your cart as well.
  4. Go to your cart and follow the prompts to complete your registration. If you need financial assistance or are registering more than 2 participants, complete the financial aid section during the registration process.