The First Tee

of San Diego

COVID-19 UPDATE | FRom the desk of ceo andrew holets

In compliance with Governor Newsom’s CA Statewide stay-at-home order, all Pro Kids | First Tee of San Diego and Colina Park Golf Course operations are shut down effective immediately. We will also comply with the order’s language that this closure will remain in effect until further notice.

Starting Monday, March 23rd, both campuses will be offering free meals for any youth ages 18 and under. These meals will be distributed daily, Monday-Friday from 11am-1pm in City Heights and 11am-2pm in Oceanside. Meals can be delivered straight to your car, or can be picked up from a Pro Kids staff member if you’re arriving on foot or by public transportation. We ask that you do your best to maintain a 6 foot distance between your family and others to protect the health of our staff and members. Food distribution will be happening at both of our locations:

Pro Kids | First Tee of San Diego, Colina Park Campus
4085 52nd Street, San Diego, CA 92105

             Pro Kids | First Tee of San Diego, Oceanside Campus
           821 Douglas Drive, Oceanside, CA 92058

For questions regarding food service, please contact Christine Duggan (City Heights) or Twannia Baker (Oceanside).

Thank you for your understanding and support during this situation. Please stay safe and healthy. If you have any questions or comments during this time, please reach out to me at or 619-582-7884.

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The mission of Pro Kids | First Tee of San Diego is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life skills, and values through education and the game of golf.

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Nine Core Values

Why is golf different from other sports?

Players learn values like honesty and responsibility by calling penalties on themselves and reporting their own score. By participating in First Tee, youth are introduced to Nine Core Values which are incorporated throughout the program.

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85% of alumni say First Tee helped them become a better student.

At First Tee, kids and teens are learning to play golf along with life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Our programs are positively impacting youth, their families and their communities.


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