The First Tee has established Nine Core Values that represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf. These Nine Core Values are the foundation of The First Tee of the Foothills programming, and are embraced by its Board of Directors, Staff, Partners, Students and Volunteers:

HONESTY – the quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive
INTEGRITY – strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct.
SPORTSMANSHIP – observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace.
RESPECT – to feel or show deferential regard for; esteem.
CONFIDENCE – reliance or trust. A feeling of self-assurance
RESPONSIBILITY– accounting for one’s actions. Dependable
PERSEVERANCE – to persist in an idea, purpose or task despite obstacles
COURTESY – considerate behavior toward others. A polite remark or gesture
JUDGMENT – the ability to make a decision or form an opinion.