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

2014 TFT Banquet

Help us Celebrate…Family, Friends, Food, Fun & 2014!
You’re Invited to our Year-end celebration at the Virginia G. Piper Sports Fitness Center (5031 E. Washington St) on Friday, Dec 19th. Doors open at 5pm and the event is FREE to all who attend. Bring a present for under our Christmas Trees.
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2014 TFT Tour Championship

Come to our LAST Major of the year at Encanto 18 & 9-Hole Courses on Sun, Dec 14th. The tournament will be a Noon Shotgun Start on both courses and the cost is $20. Sign up today!
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FALL 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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These Boys are Good @ Lone Tree GC

Join us at Lone Tree GC in Chandler on Sat. Dec 20th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 9:00am with special PGA guest, Eric Kulinna! 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 @ TPC Scottsdale

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at The TPC Scottsdale Champions Course on Sat. Dec 6th for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic with a Special Guest LPGA Member at 11:00am!! The cost is FREE for Girls aged 5-17 but space is limited, 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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South Mountain December Calendar

December is here and although it may be getting a little chilly, we are still as HOT as ever with fun and exciting programming, Fun Events and our Year-end Tournament and Banquet. Check it out!
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Papago December Calendar

December is full of Holiday wishes, Cheer and GOLF! Join us at the Castles-n-Coasters Family Day and our Tour Championship and Banquet at Moon Valley CC! Click here!
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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 December Calendar

Ho, Ho, Ho...Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Stay warm with The First Tee of Phoenix this holiday season with all that we have planned, including our Year-end Banquet, Tour Championship, Castles-n-Coasters and our Winter Camp!
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Lone Tree December Calendar

Wow, is it December already? That's what happens when you're having fun with The First Tee of Phoenix...time flies by. This month we are packed with special events for you and the whole family. Don't miss out!
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Cave Creek December Calendar

What kind of present would you like from The City of Phoenix? How about The First Tee programming Cave Creek GC :-). Click here for all that we have planned for you in the NW Valley.
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Encanto/Palo Verde December Calendar

December is here..a time to enjoy family, friends and The First Tee. We have the perfect present for you, programming at Encanto GC & Palo Verde GC. Click here for all that is planned. See you soon
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Maryvale December Calendar

This month we celebrate all the impact we've had at Maryvale GC. We look forward to seeing you soon for great times and great programming. Click here to see all we have planned for you!
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Aguila December Calendar

November has passed and now is the time to celebrate the Season of giving. We look forward to seeing you this month to enjoying each other's company. Click here to see all that we have planned.
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center December Calendar

What a great way to spend December by coming to programming and our special events this month at The First Tee of Phoenix. Click here to see all that we have planned for you!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center November Calendar

We can't think of a better way to spend November than with all of us at The First Tee of Phoenix. Celebrate this month with all of the great activities and programming we have planned. Click here!
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Augusta Ranch December Calendar

Regular programming is offered at Augusta Ranch GC in the Gilbert/Mesa area. Classes are available for youth 7-17 on Wednesday and Saturday, there are Special events each month and the cost to join is only $60 for the YEAR! Check it out and tell your friends.
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2014 Programming Session Schedule

The 2014 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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2014 TFT Tournament & Fun Day Schedule

The 2014 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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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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