The First Tee South Los Angeles Locations
Chester Washington Golf Course
Westchester Golf Course
Saticoy Golf Course
We are The First Tee of South Los Angeles...
Our Chapter History:
1978: Western States Golf Association (WSGA), Southern California Area Junior Golf and Scholarship Programs launched to introduce inner-city youth to the game of golf and to provide scholarship support for college education.
1996: WSGA, Southern California Area Junior Golf and Scholarship Programs incorporated as a private non-profit, 501c3, tax exempt, California Corporation. The new corporation was named: Western States Golf Association Southern Area Youth Program, Inc. (SAYPI)
1998: SAYPI is awarded a long term lease/management contract to manage the 9 hole, par 3, Maggie Hathaway Golf Course, located in the heart of South Central Los Angeles. The golf course management agreement represents a joint venture between SAYPI, the County of Los Angeles, American Golf Corporation, and CW Partners.
2003: WSGA-SAYPI becomes a Chapter of The First Tee, under the name; The First Tee of South Los Angeles (TFT-SLA)
2007: The First Tee of South Los Angeles achieves “birdie” level in The First Tee Network.