Welcome to The Colorado Open Golf Foundation

What We Do

The Colorado Open Golf Foundation administers the Colorado Open golf championships to benefit The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch, the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Green Valley Ranch and the Colorado PGA Golf In Schools Program...

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The Colorado Open Golf Foundation

Time to Party! TFTGVR End of Year Barbecue is Saturday, October 10!

All students that participated in programming at The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch are invited to join in the fun to celebrate the completion of the 2015 season. Barbeque begins at 11am and ends at 2pm, so bring your lawn chairs and family and enjoy the afternoon having fun playing golf with all of your friends at The First Tee one more time before we get ready for winter!

There is a New Sponsor In Town

This year’s Colorado Open Championships were full of great accomplishments, one of being the announcement of a new title sponsor. After having a great 12-year run with HealthONE, starting in 2016 CoBank will be the new title sponsor the three championships through 2020. The announcement was made July 26 during the awards ceremony of the Colorado Open. CoBank, a $100 billion cooperative bank based in Greenwood Village, is excited to partner with the  Colorado Open Golf Foundation and to promote its brand to the region through this valuable community asset 51 years strong!

A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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