The First Tee of Greater Seattle impacts the lives of young people by providing educational programs that promote character-development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf. Using the game of golf as the "hook" The First Tee equips kids for success through our proven Life Skills Curriculum. Each lesson of our curriculum works to instill in kids The First Tee Nine Core Values: Honesty, Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Perseverance, Judgment, Courtesy, Confidence, and Sportsmanship. The First Tee offers local spring, summer, and fall programs to 1,000 kids annually at four area courses. The program also brings character education directly to the classroom. More than 24,000 kids learn life-enhancing values through the game of golf in their elementary school physical education classes. The program is open to all kids and we target kids from underserved communities. More than 33% of the kids participating in the program receive full scholarships to participate annually.