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First Tee of South Puget Sound at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course

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First Tee of South Puget Sound 

The First Tee of South Puget Sound offers year round golf activities for youth ages 7-17 at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. Program participants are taught life skills through the game of golf including The First Tee’s nine core values: Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Confidence, Responsibility, Perseverance, Courtesy, and Judgment. 


The Tumwater Valley Golf Course is located at 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE in Tumwater.


The First Tee program volunteers assist lead coaches with a number of tasks during youth golf classes. Tasks may include;

  • Supporting the Lead Coach by helping teach designated skills to youth ages 7-17
  • Managing check-in and check-out
  • Setting up and taking down equipment


Volunteers are asked to commit to attending at least one class, about 2 hours each week, for a full program session.  Sessions range from 3-8 weeks based on the season.  


  • Must pass a background check
  • Must complete the First Tee of South Puget Sound volunteer training and orientation
  • Some knowledge of golf
  • Enjoy spending time with youth

Position Benefits

  • Great experience working with youth
  • Be a positive role model for participants
  • Have a fun and rewarding experience while making a difference in your community


Visit to complete the online volunteer application or contact City Volunteer Coordinator at (360) 252-5424 or by email at  

The First Tee of South Puget Sound Documents

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