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 Open Championship

Are you ready for the 2nd TFT Major of the year? The TFT Open Championship is here! The event takes place at Mountain Shadows GC on Saturday, July 12th and tee times begin at 9:00am. Sign up today!
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Heard Museum Family Day

Come and join us at The Heard Museum for a Cultural Family Day on Sunday, July 27th from 11am-2pm. The cost is FREE for the whole family. It's going to be a great time, don't miss out! Click here!
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These Boys are Good @ The Legacy Resort

Join us at The Legacy Golf Resort in S. Phoenix on Sat. July 19th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 9:00pm with special instruction by PGA Member Theresa Rivera and Swing GURU Kent Chaset! 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 @ Forest Highlands GC

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at Forest Highlands GC in Flagstaff on Wed. July 23rd for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic during the USGA Girls Jr Championship at 9:00am!! 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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TINY TEEZ Spring 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 July Calendar

July is here and The First Tee of Phoenix has another exciting month planned for you complete with our TFT Open Championship, Heard Museum Family Day and TONS of fun programming. Click here to see what's going on at your site!
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Desert Mirage July Calendar

Independence Day is almost here, a time to be proud to be an American and a member of The First Tee of Phoenix. We have plenty to keep you busy this month, click here to see all that's scheduled for your site...hope you can make it!
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Papago July Calendar

July is here, we hope you are enjoying your summer vacation so far. Are you staying busy? Looking for something to do? Its great that The First Tee of Phoenix has plenty to offer this month for the whole family! Click here to 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 the Desert Mirage Facility for programming opportunities. We apologize for any inconvenience. Any questions, please contact our office.
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Longbow July Calendar

Programming at Longbow is going STRONG this summer, complete with awesome programming and special events for the whole family to enjoy. Get ready for an amazing July, click here to learn more!
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Lone Tree July Calendar

Although the summer heat is here in July, The First Tee of Phoenix is staying COOL with our programming and special events. Don't miss out on all that's scheduled to keep you busy. Click here!
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Cave Creek July Calendar

Celebrate your Independence Day this month with The First Tee of Phoenix. We have a month to celebrate at Cave Creek GC, check out your monthly calendar! See you soon.
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Encanto/Palo Verde July Calendar

These record temps might keep you down but our programming at Encanto & Palo Verde GC will keep you cool. We're having a great time and there's no sign of slowing down, come on out and bring your friends.
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Maryvale July Calendar

Programming is going great into the summer months at Maryvale GC. This month is packed with awesome activities for the whole family, click here and learn more!
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Aguila July Calendar

When the temps get this warm in the Valley, there are a couple things you can do to stay cool...#1 Come to The First Tee of Phoenix :-). Click here to see all that we have planned for you this month.
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center July Calendar

Some things might slow down in the Summer...but not us, we stay busy throughout the year and this month is no different. Celebrate July in style at Palm Valley GC and Valley Golf Center. Click here!
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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 fort 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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