• Register for an 8-lesson season of classes in San Jose, Palo Alto or Gilroy
  • Open to all youth 2nd grade & up! Equipment Provided
  • Each season (12 hours of instruction) – Registration Fee $180 (Full cost $270 — $90 subsidy by TFTSV)
  • Financial Aid available and can reduce the fee to $20-$140 based on need (apply during registration)


Schedule & Flyers

Class Safety

Class Purpose

  • Our class purpose is to build character in all youth and help them succeed in life

how do we coach?

  • We are focused on building relationships, fostering teamwork and inclusion, and creating an engaging activity-based learning environment that makes learning interactive and fun
  • Our classes use golf games to build character and deliver The First Tee’s Life Skills Experience (LSE)
  • For more information on our coaching philosophy click here (Versión Español)

what do we coach?

  1. Certifying LSE Classes
    • 27 Life Lessons, 9 Core Values and 9 Golf Fundamentals introduced over 5 levels
    • Interpersonal communication, self-management, goal-setting, and resiliency
    • PLAYer level is the entry level
    • PLAYer through Eagle levels are divided into Part 1 and 2
    • For more information on our levels and certification click here (Versión Español)
  2. Skills Advancement Classes
    • Designed to assist golf skill development
    • Classes consist of:  Golf Rounds, Golf Play, Golf STEM and Golf Practice
    • For more information click here (Versión Español)

where are the classes?

  • Locations – view which golf course offers classes closest to you


  • We teach all youth 2nd – 12th grade regardless of background. We offer financial aid for those in need to make our classes affordable.


  • Please click here (Versión Español) for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • All active participants have access to our Participant Private Page which has supporting documents and resources
  • Please click here for our policies and program overview
  • Please reach out to a member of our staff listed below during our office hours, Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 5pm