The below information is about our participant levels through The First Tee.  Each level builds off of the previous to expand their experience to become better people.  To move through these different levels of the program, participants need to go through the certification process.  For more information on Certification, click here.

PLAYer
This is the introductory level class for The First Tee.  All participants must start at this level when first joining the organization.   This class utilizes the Nine Core Values and Healthy Habits to create a fun and seamless environment for participants to learn the game of golf.

Par
This class is for participants who have successfully completed certification at the PLAYer level.  It will build on the skills, Nine Core Values and Healthy Habits learned in the PLAYer program, and have a greater focus on interpersonal communication and self-management skills.

Birdie
This class is for participants who have successfully completed certification at the Par level.  It will build on what was learned in the PLAYer and Par levels and have a concentrated emphasis on setting goals and making them a reality.

Eagle
This class is for participants who have successfully completed certification at the Birdie level.  It will build on what was learned in the PLAYer, Par, and Birdie levels and has a concentrated emphasis on learning resilience, conflict resolution, and future planning.

Ace
This class is for participants who have successfully completed certification at the Eagle level.  It will build on what was learned in the PLAYer, Par, Birdie, and Eagle levels and will hone in on setting goals, career education, and giving back to the community.