Welcome to The First Tee of Phoenix

What We Do:

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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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 First Tee of Phoenix

2015 Program Session Schedule

The 2015 calendar year is broken down into 4 Sessions for programming. Each Session begins with an orientation for new members and registration is required for each Session. Click here!
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2015 Tourn & Fun Day Schedule

The 2015 Tournament Schedule is HERE! WOW, what a schedule! Great events and loads of fun for everyone. Have you seen it yet? Click here to check it out.
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2015 Ultimate Golf Fest @ South Mountain

Ultimate Golf Fest is finally here! Join us at our South Mountain Facility for a Huge equipment sale, FREE trick shot show & junior clinic, FREE lunch and FREE golf all day. It's going to be a great time, don't miss out! Click here!
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March Match Play Madness

Are you ready for some March Match Play Madness? Join us March 14 at Aguila GC. Tee times start at 9am and entry fees are $20. Remember you must play a qualifying round for seeding. The deadline to RSVP is March 7th! Email Marissa and sign up today!
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These Boys are Good @ Encanto GC

Join us at Encanto GC in Phoenix on Sat. March 28th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 4:00pm with special guest Professional Mike Swartz! The cost is FREE for Boys aged 5-17 and any Scout who comes can earn their golf merit badge, belt loop or pin. Call us today!
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These Boys are Good! FREE Clinics

The First Tee of Phoenix, JGAA, SWSPGA and The Boy Scouts of America-Grand Canyon Council are teaming up to offer a special opportunity for all Phoenix area boys called THESE BOYS ARE GOOD! which are FREE junior golf clinics for boys ages 5-17. Clinics are 1 1/2 hours in duration and will include: FUN, PGA golf instruction, golf games, golf drills and exposure to The First Tee of Phoenix Life Skills curriculum.

NOTE: Scouts who attend can earn their golf merit badge, pin or belt loop! Sign up through the Grand Canyon BSA website (registration fees apply)
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These Girls Rock Clinic @ 500 Club Future's Course

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at 500 Club Future's Course on Saturday, March 7th for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic with a Special Guest LPGA Professional Kathy Knadler at 11:00am!! The cost is FREE for Girls aged 5-17 so sign up today!
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These Girls Rock! FREE Clinics

Have you ever wanted to better your golf game, have fun and golf with other girls? Here’s your chance...

The LPGA Girls Golf Club and The First Tee of Phoenix are teaming up with the support of The AWGA, The Heather Farr Classic, The Antigua Group and others to offer a special opportunity for all Phoenix area girlies, called THESE GIRLS ROCK!

See the attached flyer and contact us at 602.305.7655 to reserve your spot today!
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WINTER '15 TINY TEEZ dates are here!

A program specially designed for youth ages 4-6 with an interest in golf. Participants will develop a love for the game through fun games and activities. The program is $5 per class and you must sign up in advance.
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South Mountain March Calendar

May the luck of the Irish be with you. We are lucky to have so many great events! Don't miss out, click here.
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Desert Mirage March Calendar

March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. We have some roaring good times scheduled for March. Click here to check them out!
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Papago March Calendar

Can you believe it is March already? We can't believe how many awesome things are planned this month! Click here and learn more!
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Falcon Dunes Programming

Programming at Falcon Dunes has been postponed temporarily. If you live in the West Valley please refer to our locations at Desert Mirage, Palm Valley and Valley Golf Center for programming opportunities. We apologize for any inconvenience. Any questions, please contact our office.
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Longbow March Calendar

March Madness has arrived at The First Tee of Phoenix! Click here to see all of the madness we have planned this month!
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Lone Tree March Calendar

Irish eyes are smiling especially in March! Click here see all that we have to make you smile this month.
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Cave Creek March Calendar

Spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming. Click here to see what's blooming this month at Cave Creek GC!
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Encanto/Palo Verde March Calendar

Encanto Palo Verde is going green this March. You'll be green with envy when you see how much we have planned. Click here to see more!
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Maryvale January Calendar

Programming at Maryvale GC has been postponed temporarily due to redesign to the Course and Clubhouse by Grand Canyon University. The project is scheduled to be completed by Oct 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience. Any questions, please contact our office.

Aguila March Calendar

The sun has set on February and we are ready for March with a calendar full of fun events. Click here and see more!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center March Calendar

Spring Break, St. Patrick's Day and Spring Training Baseball all mean March. For us it means AWESOME events! Click here for details.
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Augusta Ranch March Calendar

Regular programming is in full swing at Augusta Ranch GC. Check it out and tell your friends!
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Party Time?

Are you or your group interested in hosting an event at The First Tee of Phoenix? Whether it's a birthday party, corporate event, or anything in between, our staff can make it happen. To secure your event, please contact Hugh Smith at 602-305-7655 x111 or hsmith@thefirstteephoenix.org. Please see the attached.
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Program Sponsors / Youth Service Partners

The First Tee of Phoenix values its extraordinary partnerships with local civic and charitable organizations, public and private entities and individuals.
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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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