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2016 Fall Programs
excited to offer the Fall lineup of The First Tee of Greater Austin
After-School Programming. The First Tee's curriculum combines
golf instruction with life skills and healthy habits, providing a unique opportunity for
kids ages 5-17 of all skill levels to learn the game of golf, while
integrating important life skills such as sportsmanship, respect and
integrity, as well as lifetime healthy habits.
Seven Convenient Locations
Fall Classes will be
offered weekly for 12-week sessions at seven convenient locations:
Harvey Penick Golf Campus in East Austin
Balcones Country Club in Northwest Austin
Falconhead Golf Club in West Austin
Onion Creek Golf Club in South Austin
Golfsmith Practice Facility & Learning Center in North Austin
TopGolf Austin by the Domain
Pine Forest Golf Club in Bastrop
Classes Offered at Harvey Penick Golf Campus - home of TFTGA
at HPGC are grouped by First Tee level. Beginners start at the PLAYer
level and progress based on golf skills and knowledge and life skills
awareness. Click here to learn about our program levels or contact Derrick Elstob
(firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are in doubt of your child's First Tee level.
Harvey Penick GC based classes, parents are asked to attend a brief
orientation during the First Class Session with TFTGA Executive Director,
Jennifer MacCurrach, and/or TFTGA Manager of Programs & Outreach,
Young Guns Class: For ages 5 - 6
PLAYer Class: For ages 7 - 17 that are new to The First Tee Program
Wednesdays (4:30-5:30pm): September 14th - December 7th (Player and Par students)
PLAYer Advance Class: For students that need to bridge the gap between PLAYer and Par
Par Class: For students ages 7 - 17, pre-requisite is PLAYer certification
Birdie Class: For students ages 10 - 17, pre-requisite is PAR certification
Eagle/ACE Class: For students ages 12 - 17, per-requisite BIRDIE certification
Classes Offered at our Six Satellite Locations
*Off site classes are open to all skill levels of players and class space in some cases is limited.
Balcones Country Club: Ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
Falconhead Golf Club: Student ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
Onion Creek Club: Students ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
Golfsmith Practice Facility and Learning Center: Students ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
TopGolf Austin: Students ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
Pine Forest Golf Club: Students ages 7 - 17, all skill levels
are available for one or more registrants from the same family - please
register each child separately for his or her specific class and choose
the "Sibling" ticket price for the second, third or fourth child!
*If you are applying for a scholarship, you
register for the specific class and choose the "Scholarship" ticket
option. Please note there is a $20 Scholarship Fee and a more
information required. This information is only used for funding and
Please note that First Tee classes/camps will go on “as scheduled”
despite rain. We will email you if there is a cancellation.
Additional Program Opportunities This Fall
Fall Foundation Tour presented by Academy Sports & Outdoors:
This multi-event series (hosted at Harvey Penick Golf Campus) is an opportunity to
introduce First Tee players and young golfers (grades 1-8) to tournament
golf. Elementary Division 1st-4th grade and Middle School Division 5th-8th grade. There are three competitions (1 per month) - during which
students compete and are taught important elements of golf etiquette
including rules, order of play, pace of play, and more. Register here!
- September 24th
- October 22nd
- November 19th
No School Golf School: Join us for one day camps when school is not in session! Click here to register for Fall 2016 dates below!
- October 10th, 2016 (Columbus Day)
Winter Break Golf Camps: There's
no better way to spend spring break in Austin than to partake in
TFTGA's Winter Break Camp 2016! (December 27th-29th 9:00am-3:00pm). Fun activities are in store for all students (ages 7-17) who will be exposed to our research based curriculum and age
appropriate golf and Footgolf offerings! See full details and register here!