FAQ

Frequently asked questions (faqs) about the First tee of Northern Nevada

1. What should my child bring to class?

Students may bring their own clubs or borrow from our assortment of different sized clubs. When registering for a class there will be a spot to add information like approximant height and if your child is right or left-handed. We recommend that students bring a water bottle, a hat, and wear sunscreen.

2. What if the weather is bad?

Reno’s weather is unpredictable. We will always try to hold classes and will not cancel until at least 1-2 hours before class. If dangerous or bad weather persists. If we cancel a class, our coaches will give you a call and let you know.

3. How does my child get certified?

At the end of all PLAYer II, Par, Birdie, Eagle, and Ace classes, participants will take The First Tee Golf Skills Certification test appropriate for that level of class. Participants must pass the certification to move to the higher level class; i.e. must pass the Birdie certification to take the Eagle class. If your child missed certification or is new to The First Tee of Northern Nevada, please check the website periodically for certification dates or speak with your childs coach. If you don’t know the results of your child’s certification attempt or have other questions, please contact info@thefirstteenorthernnevada.org 

4. Do you have drinking water on the course?

Yes, water is available on the courses, but we strongly recommend that your child has a water bottle, particularly on hot summer days, as the structure of the classes does not allow for frequent trips to the water cooler.

5. What class should my child take next?

Please see the chart here.

6. Can parents use the practice facilities while kids are in class?

Yes, adults are welcome to use the designated practice facilities at each course during their children’s First Tee classes. Driving range tokens are available for purchase in the Pro Shops. Please refrain from using the junior courses during First Tee programming.

7. How can I volunteer?

Visit our Volunteer Page.

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Our chapter is one of many in the First Tee network. First Tee is reaching young people in all 50 states and select international locations on golf courses, in elementary schools and through other youth-serving organizations.


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