Why Golf?

Golf is unique from other sports because players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. The sport is a perfect platform for helping youth develop character because just like in life, players experience the highs and lows of the game.

All of our programs give kids a safe place to grow with coaches trained to create supportive environments and who help them navigate challenges during golf lessons but more importantly, off the course. Kids take the lessons they learn in the program with them to everything they do.  Through our personal growth and junior golf programs, we see kids’ self-confidence grow tremendously, inspiring more active participation in leadership opportunities and events, community involvement, and college scholarships.

Our Programs

First Tee—South Dakota offers programs and instruction which focus on developing life skills using the game of golf as its vehicle. The First Tee—South Dakota has programming in Sioux Falls at Elmwood Golf Course, as its main location, with additional program locations in Aberdeen at Moccasin Creek CC and Lee Park Golf Course, Brookings at Edgebrook Golf Course, Dell Rapids at Rocky Run Golf Course, Madison at Madison Country Club, Rapid City at Hart Ranch Golf Course, and Yankton at Hillcrest Country Club.


Sioux Falls Program Schedules & Registration

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Other Program Locations in South Dakota-Affiliate Locations

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