Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in First Tee – Ontario programming?

Any child or teens from ages 5-18 is encouraged to participate, regardless of background, skill set or previous experience with golf. All that is asked is that children come with an open mind and positive attitude.

Do I need to provide golf equipment for my child?

No. First Tee – Ontario program locations provide access to all the equipment. There is no need for special golf attire.

What if my child has never picked up a golf club before?

We know it can feel intimidating to start something new. Everyone was a beginner once and our First Tee coaches will be trained in creating a supportive environment to make children feel comfortable and ensure they have fun while learning about themselves and golf.

Will my child be participating in a safe environment?

First Tee – Ontario is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all participants and individuals affiliated with the program.

As part of that commitment, all employees, coaches, and volunteers must complete a background check every two years before working with youth. In addition, all employees, coaches, volunteers, and board members will be required to complete the Respect Group training program. Learn More.

Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada are committed to complying with all Sport Canada Safe Sport protocols. More information can be found here.