The First Tee of Massachusetts opened its doors on Cape Cod in 2007 at Hyannis Golf Course. At this site, children from the surrounding communities can take part in seasonal programs that introduce them to the game of golf and its inherent values.

Under the direction of a personable and enthusiastic staff, children participate in The First Tee Life Skills & Golf Skills curriculum. The 18-hole Hyannis Golf Course is owned and operated by the Town of Barnstable.

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The following programs will be held at Hyannis Golf Course, located at 1800 Iyannough Rd., Hyannis, MA, 02601. Registration is now open at: www. firstteemass.org/register. The schedule of classes and class descriptions are below.

2022 SPRING PROGRAMS – Registration now OPEN

April 18th – June 13th
April 19th – June 14th
April 20th – June 15th
April 21st – June 16th
April 22nd – June 17th
PLAYer Session I
4pm – 6pm
Par Session
PLAYer/Par Session II
4pm – 6pm
Par/Birdie Session
4 pm – 6pm
Birdie Session I
4pm – 6pm

2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS – Registration Opens 3/22 at NOON

June 27th – Aug. 29th  
June 28th – Aug. 30th  
June 29th – Aug. 31st  
June 30th – Sept. 1st   
July 1st – Sept. 2nd
PLAYer Session I


The cost for 2021 summer session is $75 for the season. Financial Aid is available, as always.


  • All participants will be required to have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian prior to participation in any First Tee class.
  • During registration, you will be required to actively check a box stating that you have read, understand, and accept all terms of the 2021 COVID-19 Participant Release, Waiver, and Covenant Not to Sue.


David Donnellan – PGA Professional


PLAYer Level: Anyone attending The First Tee for the first time, regardless of age or golf skill, begins at the PLAYer level. Coaches will group participants by age and ability within the class to properly introduce the game of golf while learning The First Tee Code of Conduct and Nine Core Values, appreciating the rules and etiquette of the sport, and developing golf skills.  Minimum age 7.

Par Level: Continued emphasis on golf skills, rules of play, interpersonal skills, and self-management skills on and off the golf course.  Coaches will group participants by age and ability within the class to best serve our participants.  Must be minimum age 9 and PLAYer certified. 

Birdie Level: Continued emphasis on golf skills, course management, etiquette, and goal setting, on and off the golf course. Must be minimum age 11 and Par Certified.

PLAYer/Par and Par/Birdie – These classes will combine both levels but will be subdivided to teach the appropriate life skills to participants at each level. Participants who meet the above criteria for either level will be able to register for these classes.


CLICK HERE for complete instructions on how to register for these or any The First Tee of Massachusetts programs. Also included on the “How to Register” page are full class descriptions as well as information on certification and waitlists.

Returning Participants:
Returning participants should log in with your email address and use the FORGOT PASSWORD link in the Log In section. By using this link, you will receive an email link that will allow you to create a new password, which you will use each time you log into the system going forward. Please check your SPAM/JUNK folder if you don’t receive it.

New Participants:
If you are new to The First Tee of Massachusetts, please create a NEW ACCOUNT.


If you have any questions or if you are unsure which level your child belongs in, please contact lead coach Dave Donnellan at [email protected] or our Program Manager, Allyson Mollung at [email protected]. All other inquiries can be made to Kyle Harris at [email protected]. Kyle Harris, Director of Operations for The First Tee of Massachusetts, at [email protected].