The First Tee Code of Conduct
Respect for Myself
I will dress neatly and wear golf or athletic shoes.
I will always try my best when I play or practice.
I will keep a positive attitude and catch myself doing something right regardless of the outcome.
I will be physically active, eat well, get enough sleep, and be safe so I can stay healthy.
I will be honest with myself, including when I keep score and if I break a rule.
I will use proper etiquette and maintain my composure even when others may not be watching.
Respect for Others
I will follow all instructions and safety rules.
I will keep up with the pace of play on the golf course.
I will be friendly, courteous and helpful.
I will remain still and quiet while others are playing and have fun without being loud and rowdy.
I will be a good sport toward others whether I win or lose.
I will encourage others to be safe and physically active.
Respect for my Surroundings
I will keep the golf course and practice areas clean and in as good or better shape than I found them.
I will clean and take care of my and others’ golf equipment.
I will be careful not to damage anything that belongs to others.