Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Rockford

What We Do:

The mission of The First Tee of Greater Rockford is to ensure that all children in the Rockford area, regardless of background, have the opportunity to experience the life enhancing values and development of character that come 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 Greater Rockford

Congratulations Allison! Life Skills & Leadership Academy Selection

Allison Shields, a Sopohomore at Freeport High School, has been selected to attend the Life Skills & Leadership Academy this summer in San Diego, CA.
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New Home - The First Tee of Greater Rockford

We have recently moved our chapter office and we hope you decide to visit us soon! Please call us to arrange a visit at Alpine Hills:

Alpine Hills Practice Center
4402 Larson Ave Rockford IL 61108

The chapter mailing address is:

The First Tee of Greater Rockford
PO Box 184
Rockford IL 61105


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.

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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