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

14th Site! The First Tee of Phoenix @ Talking Stick GC

We are excited to open our 14th programming location at Talking Stick GC. Is it the first in Arizona on Native Land and our first Scottsdale location. Classes start March 31st and are held every Tuesday and Saturday at 4:30. Click here to learn more!
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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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Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Game

Bring your family and join The First Tee of Phoenix at Chase Field as our hometown D'Backs take on the LA Dodgers on April 11th. Click here for more information!
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TFT Masters

A tradition unlike any other: the TFT Masters! Join us April 25th at Augusta Ranch GC. Tee times start at 10am and entry fees are $20. The deadline to RSVP is April 18th. Email Marissa and sign up today.
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These Boys are Good @ Bear Creek GC

Join us at Bear Creek GC in Chandler on Sat. April 18th for an AWESOME These Boys are Good Clinic at 12:00pm with a special guest Professional. 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 @ AZ Golf Resort

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at the Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa on April 11th for a FANTASTIC These Girls Rock Clinic with a Special Guest LPGA Professional Peggy Briggs at 3:00pm!! 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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TINY TEEZ Sping 2015 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 April Calendar

April Showers won't rain on all of the fun we have planned. Don't miss out, click here.
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Desert Mirage April Calendar

April showers bring May flowers and all kinds of fun events. Click here to check them out!
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Papago April Calendar

April Easter baskets are overflowing and so is our April calendar. Click here and learn more!
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Longbow April Calendar

April Fools, The Masters and Easter make us happy it's April. We are happy to offer many amazing April events. Click here for more information.
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Lone Tree April Calendar

We have all kinds of events teed up for you this April. Click here to learn more!
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Cave Creek April Calendar

You'd be an April Fool to miss out on all of the fun we have planned this month. Click here to see more!
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Encanto/Palo Verde April Calendar

We are swinging into April with all kinds of fun activities. 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 April Calendar

We are excited to hop into April with awesome events all month long. Click here and see more!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center April Calendar

April is a great time to play some golf with your family in Arizona! We have some great things planned too. Click here for more details!
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Augusta Ranch April Calendar

A tradition unlike any other: fun events in April. Click here to learn more!
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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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