Is there a fee to participate in First Tee – Metro Atlanta?
Yes, there is a per session fee – please refer to the Programs page for details. The fee is paid at registration. Scholarships are available for those who cannot afford the membership and or session fee. Please contact us at [email protected] for scholarship procedure.
Where is First Tee – Metro Atlanta located?
First Tee – Metro Atlanta is headquartered at John A. White Golf Course, 1053 Cascade Circle, SW, Atlanta, 30311. The 9-hole course is open to the public year round. There are two Par 5’s, three Par 4’s, and four Par 3’s. Adult patrons are welcome!
Youth members attend scheduled classes which are held primarily on the driving range.
What are the greens fees for juniors to play John A. White Golf Course?
Green fees for youth members vary based on the level of certification attained in the program.
Are First Tee juniors allowed to play the course without the accompaniment of an adult?
It depends on the degree of proficiency in golf etiquette and ability to play. Time of day and age of the child are also taken into consideration. Please see the Course and Range Access Policies under the Programs and Instruction tab.
When are level certification exams scheduled?
Testing is usually scheduled in the last week of each session.
What skills must my child display to achieve certification?
Participants must pass a written life skills test, golf skills test, and playing requirement test.
Are there Atlanta residency requirements?
There are no restrictions on residency to participate in the First Tee – Metro Atlanta Program.
Do I have to own golf clubs to join First Tee – Metro Atlanta?
Golf clubs are available for members to use during their assigned class. Also, members may use program clubs when playing the course. Oftentimes FTMA receives a donation of youth clubs to give to members.
What is the purpose of First Tee – Metro Atlanta?
First Tee – Metro Atlanta is a youth development organization that teaches life skills to young people according to the curriculum developed by the First Tee. The game of golf is used as the platform to deliver these life skills.
What is the source of funding for First Tee – Metro Atlanta?
Contributions from individuals, corporate partners, and foundations support First Tee – Metro Atlanta.