Reasons to Play

The Course

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Bliss. That’s the best way to describe playing a round on one of the most renowned courses in history. From the lush grass to the bright blue sky, challenge your golf game where the PGA TOUR's best play every March.  

The Cause

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The First Tee of Central Florida helps shape the lives of kids and teens from all walks of life by introducing them to values inherent in the game of golf. Values like integrity, respect and perseverance. 

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Learn how we're impacting the lives of youth through golf

The Arnold Palmer Scholarship Fund was established through a lead gift from golfing legend Arnold Palmer. Annual outflows of the endowment will be used to subsidize participant fees, purchase equipment, and provide transportation to ensure that The First Tee of Central Florida is able to maintain the policy that no child ever gets turned away for an inability to pay. The First Tee of Central Florida is committed to growing the fund to over $1,000,000 .

Since 2013, the proceeds from Swing for the King contributed over $100,000 to the Arnold Palmer Scholarship Fund.

Developing Champions On and Off the Course

 The First Tee of Central Florida is  a youth development organization that uses the game of golf to teach young people core values, life skills and healthy habits. We help shape the lives of kids and teens from all walks of life by introducing them to values inherent in the game of golf. Values like integrity, respect and perseverance. You can find The First Tee junior golf and life skills programs on golf courses, in elementary schools and at other youth development organizations.  

The Impact

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Good Golfers Better People

Young people do not automatically act with integrity or demonstrate sportsmanship. The acquisition of values is often a by-product that evolves from an individuals experiences. Independent research confirms the youth development program delivered at The First Tee’s chapters instill life skills and core values in youth participants. 

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Contact Us

Swing for the King benefits The First Tee of Central Florida

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact The First Tee of Central Florida at 407-618-1665.

Swing for the King takes place at Bay Hill

9000 Bay Hill Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32819, United States