Mr. Shawn Mauer, Executive Director
2351 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
The First Tee Life Skills Experience – $30,000
The First Tee Life Skills Experience curriculum uses golf as a tool to provide educational programs that instill Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits in young people through structured clinics. It also provides physical activities, promotes healthy active lifestyles, and teaches life skills for young people to improve physical, emotional, and social well-being.
The Wee Course Academic Center – $5,000
The Wee Course Academic Center is a summer/after-school program that focuses on academics, character education, physical activity, and healthy eating. Our goal is to help 75 youth annually to overcome disadvantaged backgrounds by (a) creating an environment that values educational achievement, and (b) using the game of golf to teach positive life skills. Staff and volunteers provide tutoring and mentoring, reading and mathematics courses, homework help, computer learning, life skills classes, golf instruction, physical activity, and educational field trips.