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

Congratulations Patrick!

Patrick Fernandez from The First Tee of Phoenix and PGA TOUR Champions professional Michael Allen clinched the Pro-Junior title at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach finishing 18 under. Fernandez and Allen won the tournament in a three-way scorecard playoff!  http://thefirsttee.org/2016/09/18/patrick-fernandez-first-tee-phoenix-wins-pro-junior-title-pga-tour-champions-michael-allen-nature-valley-first-tee-open/

Way to Represent The First Tee of Phoenix and make us proud!

Session 4

Session 4 has started but you can still sign up! Scroll down and find the nearest location and download the calendar for the schedule of classes and events. To register, go to that site where you will be joining, fill out the new member registration form and pay the $100 yearly fee. Your membership is good for 1 year of programming. And then... get ready to learn some golf and have some fun!
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Tournament at the Biltmore!

We would like to invite you to play in a fun and unique Golf Tournament at The Arizona Biltmore Golf Club. It will be a wonderful day of golf where every foursome will be paired with a The First Tee of Phoenix member. Details of the event are as follows:

Where: Arizona Biltmore Golf Club Adobe Course
When Sunday November 13, 2016
Time: 8AM Shotgun
Cost: $125 Per Player (Lunch, golf and Prizes included)
Format: 2 BALL SHAMBLE (TFTP member ball + Best Ball from Rest of Foursome’s SHAMBLE)

Additional Opportunities:
• Sponsor a Hole - $100
• Sponsor a Child - $100

To sign up contact Blake Bishard at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Shop - 602-955-9794/ bbishard@jdmgolf.com or use the following link:

http://www.azbiltmoregc.com/first-tee-tournament


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2016 Spooktacular Golf Night!

BOO!!!!
Our October tournament is a family night golf event.  Join us October 22nd at Palo Verde Golf Club for some scary good fun!   Schedule of events is as follows:

5:00 Pizza Dinner

5:30 Costume Contest

6:00 Shotgun start

Format is a 4 person scramble and is limited to the first 72 who sign up.  $20 covers pizza, golf and a glow ball! 

Email tbarrett@thefirstteephoenix.org to sign up today! 

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Give Back! Race for the Cure

It's time to Give Back! Join us as we volunteer at the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Sunday, October 9th. Cost is $5 and includes a pizza party after the race. Email tbarrett@thefirstteephoenix.org to RSVP by October 1st.
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TINY TEEZ

Tiny Teez is Back!  The only way to sign up is to call 602-305-7655 Ext #0.   Classes are $10 and are held at Desert Mirage, Papago, Aguila, Longbow & Talking Stick.   Click here to see the full schedule.


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Desert Mirage September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Desert Mirage? All new members aged 7-17 regardless of ability start in PLAYer class. PLAYer class at Desert Mirage meets on Friday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 9:00 starting September 16th. Click hear to download the calendar for more September events.
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Papago September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Papago? All new members aged 7-17 start in the PLAYer level. PLAYer level at Papago meets at 4:30 on Friday and/or Saturday at 9:00 starting September 16th. Click here to download the September calendar of events for Papago.
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Longbow September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Longbow? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Longbow meets Tuesday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 2:30. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Longbow in September.
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Lone Tree / San Marcos September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Lone Tree / San Marcos? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Lone Tree meets Wednesday at 4:30 or Saturday at 9:00 or at San Marcos on Thursday at 4:30.  To join, you must sign up at the Lone Tree Golf Shop.  Click here to see the full calendar of events at Lone Tree / San Marcos in September.
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Cave Creek September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Cave Creek? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Cave Creek meets Thursday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 10:30. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Cave Creek in September.
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Encanto/Palo Verde September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Encanto / Palo Verde? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Encanto / Palo Verde meets Tuesday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 4:30 at Palo Verde. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Encanto / Palo Verde in September.
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Aguila September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Aguila? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Aguila meets Thursday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 9:00. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Aguila in September.
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Palm Valley / Valley Golf Center? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Palm Valley meets Wednesday at 4:30.  There is also an Open Practice time available to all Palm Valley members 2 Fridays per month at Valley Golf Center at 6:00pm.  Click here to see the full calendar of events at Palm Valley / Valley Golf Center in September.
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Augusta Ranch September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Augusta Ranch? All new members aged 7-17 start in PLAYer level. PLAYer class at Augusta Ranch meets Wednesday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 9:00. Click here to see the full calendar of events at Augusta Ranch in September.
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Talking Stick GC September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Talking Stick? All new members aged 7-17 regardless of ability start in PLAYer class. PLAYer class at Talking Stick meets on Tuesday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 10:30 starting September 13th. Click hear to download the calendar for more September events.
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Legacy GC September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at Legacy GC? All new members aged 7-17 regardless of ability start in PLAYer class. PLAYer class at Legacy meets on Wednesday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 8:30 starting September 14th. Click hear to download the calendar for more September events.
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TPC September Calendar

Are you a new member looking to join at TPC? All new members aged 7-17 regardless of ability start in PLAYer class. PLAYer class at TPC meets at the Champions course on Friday at 4:30 and/or Saturday at 9:00 starting September 13th. Click hear to download the calendar for more September events.
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2016 Program Session Schedule

The 2016 Session Schedule is now available. We have 4 sessions per year of 6-9 classes per session. Classes for 2016 begin the week of January 12th, April 5th, June 6th and September 13th.
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Our 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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