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 KLOENNE CUP MATCHES

The Kloenne Cup is here! This is a Ryder Cup-style event where two Teams - the DESERT Team (DM, PG, MV, CC, EPV) will compete agains the MOUNTAIN Team (SM, LB, LT, AG, AR) over two days of play.

Who will bring home the Cup?? Come out and support your team!
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COYOTES Family Fun Day

Come one come all to our Coyotes Fun Day on Tuesday, Nov 11th! Let's watch the Coyotes take on and BEAT the Stars! Tickets are $15 and limited so give us a call 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 @ Maryvale GC

Join us at Maryvale GC in Phoenix on Sun. Nov 9th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 11:00am with special guests, the Grand Canyon University Men's Golf Team! 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 @ Encanto GC

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at Encanto 9 GC in Phoenix on Sat. Nov 22nd for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic with a Special Guest LPGA Member at 12:00pm!! 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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South Mountain November Calendar

Thanksgiving is around the corner and the South Mountain facility is a virtual cornucopia of fun and excitement for the entire family! Click here to find out more.
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Desert Mirage November Calendar

November is full of Turkey, Stuffing and GOLF! Join us for The Kloenne Cup Prep Rally and Matches! Come out and support your Site...will SM Repeat? Click here to learn more!
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Papago November Calendar

Papago shows NO sign of slowing as November rolls in....full of exciting events and fun for the whole family. Come our for Kloenne Cup and TFT Hike! Click here to find out 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 November Calendar

November is a month for family, friends and The First Tee of Phoenix. Say involved this month with the next Session of programming and our Kloenne Cup Matches. Don't miss out, click here!
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Lone Tree November Calendar

November is here and we are excited about all off the great things going on at Lone Tree GC. This month continues with regular programming and special events...don't miss out, click here to see more.
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Cave Creek November Calendar

November is an exciting month at Cave Creek GC. We have a ton of activities planned, including Kloenne Cup, Fall Fest and awesome programming. Click here
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Encanto/Palo Verde November Calendar

What a better way to spend November and Thanksgiving than at Encanto GC & Palo Verde GC. We're ready for you with active programming and fun events for the whole family. Click here.
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Maryvale November Calendar

This month we Thank You for your support of The First Tee of Phoenix and coming to class at Maryvale GC. We are fortunate for all we have, especially each other. Click here to see all we have planned for you!
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Aguila November Calendar

Overseeding has passed and Aguila is in GREAT shape. We look forward to seeing you this month to enjoying the facility and each other's company. Click here to see all that we have planned.
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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 November 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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