What is First Tee - Greater Charlotte Membership?

The annual membership to First Tee - Greater Charlotte is for all participants ages 5 to 18. The membership fee allows participants access to register for any programs offered by First Tee - Greater Charlotte. With the membership fee, we will be able to provide more scholarships, provide additional training opportunities for coaches and volunteers, offer more TEAVA events for our participants, and increase the possibility of expansion to new program locations within our service area.

How much does membership cost?

A First Tee - Greater Charlotte membership fee is a $50 annual fee (per participant) that will be collected upon registering for the first class of the year. Membership fees cannot be pro-rated and is non-refundable. We will continue to offer, upon request, full or partial financial aid for memberships and programming fees for Active Duty US Military families, young people who qualify for Federal Free or Reduced lunch at school, or those in financial need.

Can I purchase just the membership without enrolling for a class?

No, membership requires participation in a program.

How do I become a member of First Tee - Greater Charlotte?

Upon registering your child for their first class of the year, parents/guardians can click the "add membership" button to the left of the participant's name. This will add the $50 membership fee to your cart and allow you to sign your participant up for programming.

What does my membership include?

A First Tee - Greater Charlotte membership includes a "Player Pack" that will contain a golf shirt, First Tee - Greater Charlotte hat, and a membership card. The membership card will include more benefits that are outlined below. All members MUST show their card to receive benefits!
Free greens fees when playing with a paying  adult at all courses managed by Ratcliffe Golf  Services (Dr. Charles L. Sifford GC, Sunset Hills  GC, Charles T. Myers GC, Paradise Valley GC  and Renaissance Park GC).  Paying adult must pay rack rate consisting of cart fee and  green fee. Carts are required for play. If adult is simply  accompanying the participant and not playing golf-only  the cart fee would need to be paid. Offer valid Monday Friday anytime. Sat-Sun after 2:00pm.
Free greens fees at Dr. Charles L. Sifford GC,  Sunset Hills Short Course, The Learning Course  at Renaissance, and Charles T. Myers  Learning Course.  Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.  Access to the course is subject to course availability and  at the discretion of the golf shop staff. The cardholder may  be required to wait for an available tee time (availability is  not guaranteed) during busy periods. 
50% off green fees at Paradise Valley Par 3  course (including Mini Golf)  None. Can be redeemed anytime. 
One bucket of range balls per visit at The Dr.  Charles L. Sifford Golf Course at Revolution  Park.  None 
One bucket of range balls per visit at the First  Tee- Greater Charlotte Learning Center at  Pineville None
Youth On Course Membership (Valid  starting February, 2022)   -Membership is free Here are the instructions:   1. Click https://yoc.carolinas.clubdashboard.org/ 2. Enter FIRSTTEE2022 as the discount code. 

When does my membership expire?

All memberships are annual and expire December 31 of each calendar year.

When and how will my participant receive their player pack?

All participants will receive their player pack on the first day of programming. If you aren't signed up for programming the same season as the purchase of membership - you may pick up your Player Pack from our home office at 2661 Barringer Drive, Charlotte, NC. Otherwise, all Player Packs will be distributed by the Site Director on the first day of programming.