Milbank First Tee Progam

Milbank Golf Program


Whetstone Creek Golf Course is proud to be flagship affiliates of the First Tee—South Dakota. Open to any interested junior, you do not have to be a member of any golf course to participate! First Tee enables 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.

2024 registrations launch April 1st

Registrations are through the Milbank Park and Rec. website: Unity Health & Fitness

Registrations fill quickly! All program times are limited to 12 juniors each. Thanks!

Mail Paper Application to:
Cody Pohlen
904 E 4th Ave
Milbank, SD 57252

2024 Programming Dates – Fridays

Dates: June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2

Ages 7-8
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Ages 9-11
Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Ages 12-14
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Ages 7+: $36

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available, please contact Cody at [email protected]. No young person will be turned away from the First Tee programs because of an inability to pay.


Equipment (golf clubs) are available to borrow, there is a check-in/check-out golf club area located by putting green, but you may bring your own golf clubs. If you bring your own golf clubs from home please individually label EACH golf club with name and phone number, so if lost we will be able to get the club back to you.

Participants will receive t-shirts, name tags, and other goodies on their first day of programming.

About First Tee—South Dakota Program

First Tee—South Dakota improves the lives of young people be providing educational programs and learning environments that promote character development and positive values through the game of golf.  First Tee Life Skills experience enables participants to learn valuable lessons about the importance of maintaining a positive attitude; how to make decisions by thinking about the possible consequences and how to define and set goals from the golf course to everyday life.  Participants learn about themselves and others through a range of experiences enhancing their golf skills as well as their fundamental values for life. As their opportunities on the golf course expand, so do the opportunities for their futures. For full program overview click here.

No young person will be turned away from the First Tee programs because of an inability to pay.

Volunteers are always needed -you don’t need to play golf to be an effective role model or volunteer for our program. Sign Up to be a volunteer.