Fall 2018 Schedule

Life Skills Experience
The First Tee of The Lowcountry emphasizes Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. Through golf and our core values, kids and teens will learn life skills including:

  • Making proper introductions
  • Managing emotions
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Setting up step-by-step goals
  • Planning for the future
  • Appreciating diversity

Advancing through the Program
     From age 7 through 18, youth progress through levels by demonstrating The First Tee Nine Core Values, life and golf skills as well as passing an assessment. All participants regardless of age start at the PLAYer level. Teens and advanced PLAYers will join a separate class to ensure quality golf instruction that will match their abilities.

Cost of the Life Skills Experience Class
The $85 registration fee will cover a 6 or 8 week class (pending season). Participants will receive a shirt, yardage book, and bag tag to keep.

Scholarships are available to anyone who qualifies for them. Participants who are currently enrolled in the South Carolina Free or Reduced Lunch program or participant’s family is experiencing extenuating financial circumstances. Please contact Nick Dunham, Program Director, for further information at 843-686-2680.

What do Participants need?
Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate golf attire when attending class. Participants do NOT need clubs to participate but are encouraged to bring their own if they have them. We will provide appropriate golf equipment for them to borrow for the class time. They may bring their own water/snacks if they desire. Ice water will be provided via water cooler at the golf course.

Fall Season Schedule
Classes will begin the week of September 10th. Each class is from 4:30-6pm on the scheduled day. This season is 8 weeks long ending the week of October 29th. If class has to be rescheduled due to inclement weather, the make up will be pushed to the week immediately following the last scheduled class.



Hilton Head Island

The First Tee of The Lowcountry

Monday: Par Level (Must be PLAYer Certified)
Lead Coach: Karen Ferree

Tuesday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Brad Taylor

Thursday: Birdie Level (Must be Par Certified)
Lead Coach: Jim Magruder


Hilton Head Lakes

Tuesday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Bob Valentino

Eagles Pointe Golf Club: CLASS IS FULL!!

Wednesday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Josh Daw

Thursday: Par Level (Must be PLAYer Certified)
Lead Coach: Josh Daw


Lady’s Island Country Club

Monday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Nick Dunham

Sanctuary Golf Club

Thursday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Nick Dunham


Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School

Saturday: PLAYer Level
Lead Coach: Bob Valentino