Fall 2021
REGISTRATION Now available!

Registration Key:

  • PeeWee: New and returning participants age 5 and 6
  • PLAYer: New and returning participants age 7 and older
  • Par: Returning participants who have successfully completed PLAYer
  • Birdie: Returning participants who have successfully completed Par
  • Eagle: Returning participants who have successfully completed Birdie

**PLEASE NOTE** We have moved to a NEW registration platform and payment is only accepted via credit card. If you need to make other arrangements, please do so PRIOR to the first class.

Participant Attendance

Attendance is a key component to the success, development and progression of The First Tee program. Participants are expected to attend all program dates with a maximum of two (2) missed class per eight-week session. We ask that while reviewing our fall program schedule, you choose to register for a program that’s schedule allows you to meet our attendance requirements. Program space is limited and out of respect and courtesy for fellow participants, volunteers, and organizers it is important to commit to the programs schedule.

Age Requirements

The First Tee of the Columbia is open to all juniors between the ages of 5 to senior in high school. The dates below determine how old a participant is in order to place them in the proper level. Participants must be at least 5 years old by the date listed in order to participate in PEEWEE. Additionally, participants must be 7 years old by the date listed in order to participate in PLAYer.

  • Fall PeeWee: September 13th
  • Fall PLAYer: September 13th


Are available based on your families requested need of support. All scholarship participants will be afforded the same opportunities for participation as non-scholar shipped participants. We ask that only cases of necessity apply. To apply for a scholarship, you must complete your request online as part of the official registration process. Once the chapter is able to review your request, you will be notified on the level of scholarship provided and alerted to complete registration and confirm your child’s spot in the program.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement or possible inclement weather a decision regarding the cancellation of programming will be made at minimally 90 minutes before the scheduled start time. A text messaging service, Rainedout.com, will be utilized to notify parents of any cancellations. All parents are required to sign up for this service! Please see directions by clicking on orange button on the left side of page.

Equipment & Attire

The First Tee of the Columbia will provide equipment free of charge for use during our weekly curriculum programs for those that do not have their own. We will insure that borrowed equipment meets the needs of your participant and is the correct size. Participants are asked to wear golf or athletic attire that is weather appropriate. This includes appropriate length shorts or slacks, shirts with sleeves and tucked in, tennis or flat soled closed toe shoes.