The First Tee Program at Rocky Ford Par 3 (Flyer PDF)

The First Tee mission: To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Please call Greenbelt, (812) 376-2684 for additional information. Register online at First Tee of Columbus, IN (

Ages 7 – 16 | $75 | Rocky Ford Par 3 Golf Course

Registration: April 1 – May 31

Mondays | June 3-24 & July 1-22
3:30-4:30pm | ages 7-9 & 10-11
5:00-6:00pm | ages 7-9, 10-11, & 12 and up

Thursdays | June 6-27 & July 11-August 1
8:30-9:30am | ages 7-9 & 10-11
10:00-11:00am | ages 7-9 & 12 and up

We are searching for a Golf & Life Skills Coach Intern for the 2024 season! The Golf and Life Skills Coach is primarily responsible for guiding and coaching young people to become responsible future citizens and committed, active golfers. Positively impacting their lives through First Tee Golf and Life Skills Experience using lesson plans and First Tee Coach philosophy. This position is unique in that this individual will also be mentored by a Golf Pro and will be helping to follow through with day-to-day operations of one 9-hole and one 18-hole Par 3 public golf course. Evening and weekend hours will be required. Additional paid hours may be available paid by Columbus Parks & Recreation Department, in addition to the opportunity for continued and/or future employment. 

The First Tee program has a lot of opportunities to participate as a volunteer annually! From helping with our classes here in Columbus as an Assistant Coach under our Golf Pro, to being a special event volunteer, to being a Lead Coach at our location or another! For details about any of these options, please feel free to reach out to our Golf Pro and program lead, Keith VanDeventer to inquire (812-376-2684). Feel free to visit the First Tee website for additional information about each opportunity.