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 Winter Players Classic

Are you ready for the "coolest" golf tournament for the year, the TFT Winter Players Classic? Join us on Sat, Jan 10th at Palo Verde GC in Central Phoenix. Entry fees are $20 and the deadline is Sat. Jan 3rd...sign up today!
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Family Picnic in the Park

What's better than having a picnic at the park? Doing it with The First Tee of Phoenix! Our first Family Picnic will take place on Monday, Jan 19th at Riverview Park in Mesa and you're invited! Bring your favorite dish to share and have fun playing games. You don't want to miss it, call us to RSVP.
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These Boys are Good @ ASU Karsten

Join us at ASU Karsten GC in Tempe on Sat. Jan. 17th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 2:00pm with the ASU Men's Golf Team and Coach Tim Mickelson! 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 @ Rolling Hills GC

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at Rolling Hills GC in Tempe on Sat. Jan 24th for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic with a Special Guest LPGA Member at 2:00pm!! 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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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 January Calendar

Happy New Year! Bring in the Year in style with our awesome programming! There have been a few changes, so make sure you're on top of where you should be and when you should be there. See you soon!
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Desert Mirage January Calendar

Do you have any New Years resolutions? We have an idea, let's make one of them that you'll come to EVERY class and special event offered in 2014! Happy New Year!
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Papago January Calendar

Is it really 2014? Wow, where does time fly? The First Tee of Phoenix is here and ready to bring in the New Year with plenty of fantastic events and programming. 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 January Calendar

We want YOU to at Longbow for programming and at all of our special events this month! Don't miss out on all that we have planned for you and yours. Click here to find out more.
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Lone Tree January Calendar

Happy New Year from all of us at Lone Tree GC, we look forward to seeing you. We have tons of great programming scheduled and fun events all month, click here to see all that we have planned.
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Cave Creek January Calendar

Happy New Year from all of us at The First Tee of Phoenix! This will be another exciting year for us at Cave Creek GC, click here to see all that we have planned this month.
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Encanto/Palo Verde January Calendar

We hope you had a great Holiday and New Year. This month is packed with exciting events and activities, click here to see the calendar. See you soon!
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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 January Calendar

Regular programming is offered at Aguila GC in Laveen/S. Phoenix. Classes are available for youth 7-17 on Thursdays 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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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center January Calendar

Happy New Year and welcome back to Palm Valley GC & Valley Golf Center! We hope you had a great Christmas with lots of presents. Well...we have 1 more for you...The First Tee Life skills Experience :-). See you soon!
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Augusta Ranch January 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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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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