PLAYer is the introductory level of the program for ages 7-17 years old. Beginning January of 2009, all participants will enter The First Tee Golf and Life Skills Experience at the PLAYer level. PLAYer introduces how to play the game of golf with special emphasis on learning golf and The First Tee Code of Conduct, appreciating the rules and etiquette of the game, as students develop their game in golf and life.

PLAYer provides developmentally appropriate curriculum to help new participants establish a strong foundation both in golf and life skills. Students who meet all PLAYer certification requirements will advance to the PAR Level.

1. Welcome & Respect for Myself, Others and My Surroundings
2. Courtesy toward Others
3. Responsibility for the Course
4. The Honesty of PLAYers
5. Modeling Sportsmanship
6. Developing Confidence
7. Using Good Judgment
8. Playing with Perseverance
9. Living with Integrity