About Us

We enable kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with life skills curriculum, we create learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence, and resilience that kids carry to everything they do.

First Tee – Piney Woods is housed at our local 9-hole Par 3 facility, Alpine Target Golf Center.

Our affiliates are located in Longview (Alpine Target Golf Course), Marshall (Oak Lawn Golf Course), Gladewater/Kilgore (Tempest Golf Club and Lake Cherokee Golf Club), Nacogdoches (Woodland Hills Golf Course).

We are excited to have these courses provide a place where youngsters can not only learn to play golf but learn invaluable life skills.

First Tee – Piney Woods
Alpine Target Golf Center
2695 Alpine Road
Longview, Texas  75605

Telephone: 903 753-1416

Contact: Emily McGaugh
E-mail[email protected]

Executive Director: Kateri Howard

E-mail: [email protected]

Director of Instruction: Roy Pace

Program Director: Emily McGaugh

Coaches: Roy Pace,  Mike Williams, Jack Goetz, Emily McGaugh, Julia Mathes, and Dane Randle.

Volunteer Coaches: Karen Willison, Alvin Ebersole, Travis Lancaster, Bill Hatfield, Darren Williams, Rob Gibbons, Jeff Davis, Carol Grimes, Terry Gebhardt, Trae Chambers, and Logan Tucker.