summer intern program

Each summer, he hire current participants and alumni to work in our summer intern program. Interns are responsible for delivering programming during our summer camps, helping with outreach programs and other duties within our organization. This is a great opportunity to make some summer cash in a fun and flexible work environment. We will also work with your school to help you get credit for your internship if needed. Many of our past summer interns have returned to The First Tee of Fort Worth as a part of our coaching staff. To be a paid intern, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a high school student completing 11th grade or higher or currently in college.
  • Be currently enrolled in the Eagle or Ace level (If under 18 years old).
  • Have been in The First Tee program for at least 4 years.
  • Have previously volunteered in some capacity with The First Tee of Fort Worth (classes, camps, Jr. Advisory, etc…) or have been a previous intern.

Internships are paid at $8/hr. and work Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm most weeks during June, July and the first half of August (20-30 hrs. per week). If you are interested, please complete the form below and we will contact you to schedule an interview.

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national opportunities

The First Tee junior golf program doesn’t just get kids on the course, it offers them exciting opportunities for growth. With the help of our corporate partners, we host a series of events to our more advanced participants, allowing them to meet new people, play some golf, achieve greatness, and show off our nine core values in action. A full description for each event can be found by clicking on the title for each event. Click on the “View Application” button to see the application and eligibility requirements for that opportunity.

Applications for national opportunities must be submitted online. Please contact Kevin Long for the application link and an application code if you are interested in applying for one of these national opportunities.

WELLS FARGO SUCCEEDING TOGETHER | APRIL 29-MAY 5

Teenage participants can compete through an essay contest for the opportunity to attend the Wells Fargo Championship in Wilmington, N.C. Four winners are selected, with the grand prize winner receiving the opportunity to play in the pro-am with the PGA TOUR player of their choice.
Deadline: March 19

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THE SCHOLARS PROGRAM

This distinction is awarded to participants who are seniors in high school and excel in academics, leadership, character development, and chapter and community involvement. A limited number of scholarships are available each year and are awarded after the class is designated.
Deadline: February 26

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PERFECT SENSE UNIFIED CHALLENGE | JUN. 23-27

The Perfect Sense Unified Challenge is a team event with junior golfers from The First Tee paired as teammates with wounded veterans and Special Olympics golfers from around the country.

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JOHN DEERE DRIVE YOUR FUTURE ACADEMY | JUNE 24-28

This all-girls event focuses on leadership development, remaining active in the game of golf, learning the value/impact of volunteerism, and recognizing the importance of teamwork.

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JOHN DEERE POWER FOR GOOD SCHOLARSHIP (girls only) | JULY 7-11

Participants submit a written essay about how they are a ‘Power for Good’ through service to their communities, schools, and neighborhoods. Three essay applicants will each receive a one-time $5,000 college scholarship and a VIP experience at the John Deere Classic.

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JOE LOUIS BARROW, JR. LIFE SKILLS & LEADERSHIP ACADEMY | JULY 24-30

Each summer, 96 participants from the chapter network are selected to attend the week-long academy. They participate in championship golf and life skill development, are challenged to lead others and explore college life including dorm living and creating a network of new friends.

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PURE INSURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP IMPACTING THE FIRST TEE | SEPT. 24-30

An official PGA TOUR Champions event at Pebble Beach Golf Links, the tournament pairs top participants from The First Tee with a PGA TOUR Champions player and amateurs. To be selected, juniors are measured in both golf ability and life skills knowledge. The tournament is televised on Golf Channel.

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THE FIRST TEE NATIONAL PAR-3 CHAMPIONSHIP | TBD

This six-day event provides 32 participants the chance to compete in a 36-hole tournament to be crowned the Boys’ and Girls’ National Par-3 Champion. Participants also represent their territory as two co-ed teams, East and West, go head-to-head in a team match-play format.

COCA-COLA AMERICA’S FUTURE | AUG. 21-24

Coca-Cola Company offers five participants the chance to experience downtown Atlanta visiting the Coca-Cola campus, attending new hire training, and taking part in interviews to determine the winner of a scholarship. Held in conjunction with The TOUR Championship.

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If you have questions about applying or need assistance, please contact Kevin Long.