We understand that it can be a challenge to find opportunities for your child to be involved in the golf world. Listed below are additional resources and opportunities that we have found in the local community and region that we believe will be beneficial to your child as they grow in the game of golf!
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Volunteer with First Tee
We are continuously searching for outstanding volunteer coaches. First Tee — Triangle coaches are a collective team that teach young people core values, healthy habits, and valuable life skills by using the game of golf. With the First Tee Coach program, we provide the training you need and put you in a position where your unique background can provide the greatest impact with the children.
UNC Health Championship
Interested in volunteering at the UNC Health Championship on June 3rd-4th? Click here to register to volunteer and click here to learn about the different types of volunteering available!
“FirstTeeYouth” – Free Registration
“FirstTeeAdult” – $20 off registration fee
New to Golf? Check out these resources!
Golfing with Kids – A Guide to Getting Started
Local Playing Opportunities
Youth On Course
Youth on Course provides youth golfers ages 6-18 the affordable opportunity to play at participating courses in the state and local region for only $5 when you purchase a $10 annual membership. Click on the link above to find a course near you!
How Do I Join? Through the Carolinas Golf Foundation and the HV3 Foundation, a FREE Youth on Course membership is available to to each First Tee Participant. This offer is good for new Youth on Course memberships or when existing members renew their membership in 2022.
To receive the free membership, use the discount code FIRSTTEE2022 when joining or renewing.
Wakefield 9-Hole Sport Course
First Tee — Triangle has developed a fantastic opportunity for participants to gain additional exposure to playing on the course. The below opportunity is open to all participants of First Tee — Triangle.
Playing Opportunities and Rates:
Participant Rate: $5.00 per nine holes (walking)
Accompanying Adult: $10 per nine holes (walking)
An additional fee will be charged for all rented carts.
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
Did you know we’re official partners of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT)? HJGT offers competitive and fun tournaments for golfers of all ages!
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour.
First Tee – Triangle participants will be provided a flat rate of $155 for all North Carolina events.
Once you create an account via the link above, email [email protected] and she can link you to First Tee’s account. You’ll then receive access to our First Tee rate!
This website is a great tool to find deals on courses to play near you! All you need to do is add your location and the time you want to play, and you will be able to find a course. You can also download the GolfNow app on your phone!
Girls Golf Opportunities
Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour
The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour is specifically designed for girls ages 9-18. The tour has three paths: national, regional, and national championship track. You can choose the right division and path for your child!
LPGA*USGA Girls Golf
First Tee — Triangle has its very own LPGA*USGA Girls Golf program! Our girls-only events offer young participants an opportunity to meet other girls that enjoy the game of golf. Follow along with Chapter Chatter for LPGA*USGA Girls Golf updates.
Please complete the 2023 LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Membership Registration & Renewal
To renew your registration:
Download the Girls Golf app
Once on the app, you will receive a Pop-up and be prompted to acknowledge the 2023 Terms & Conditions, as well as Privacy Policies and Waivers by checking that option off. You will also be asked to update your profile.
Once you complete the acknowledgement and edit profile if needed, you have officially completed the 2023 LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Membership Registration & Renewal!
First Tee- Triangle partners with Girl Scouts- NC Coastal Pines where we offer bi-annual clinics at local golf courses. The girls will learn how to putt, chip, participate in a STEM lesson and a craft! The cost per participant is $5 and will receive a First Tee patch. If the established clinic dates do not work for you & your troop, please contact Darian at [email protected] to discuss the possibility of hosting a private clinic for your troop!
Local and Regional Tournament Opportunities
Drive, Chip & Putt
Drive, Chip and Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition for girls and boys ages 7-15. This program gives kids the opportunity to play with peers in their local area, with the opportunity for regional and national advancements.
Junior Tournament Schedule – Triangle Golf
Click on the link above for a Junior Tournament Schedule in locations throughout the region!
North Carolina Junior Golf
North Carolina Junior Golf provides a list of opportunities for tournaments, golf associations, tours, and foundations- click on the link for more information!
National Junior Golf Association
The National Junior Golf Association (NJGA) provides affordable and competitive junior golf tournaments to members and guests. They host over 70 junior events each year! Click HERE for a list of tournaments provided by the National Junior Golf Association.
Tarheel Youth Golf Association
The Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) provides a variety of tournaments for youth golfers ages 6-18 across the state of North Carolina.
Special Olympics North Carolina
Whether you are a Special Olympics Athlete, or you want to be, this is the place for you! Click the link above for more information.