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

FALL FEST '14

Have you heard about our NEW FALL FEST event on Saturday, Oct 4th? We'll have First Tee Programming, Special Guests, Equipment Sale, FREE Lunch & FREE Golf! All are invited, bring your friends! Click here to find out more.
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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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Spooktacular Family Golf Night

For all you golfers who have wanted to howl at the moon, now is your chance at our annual night golf event. On Saturday, Oct. 25th, all TFT members, families and guests are convening on Palo Verde GC for a COSTUME CONTEST, dinner and night golf. The event is only $20 per person, open for everyone and is from 5pm to 9pm with a Non-Competitive and Competitive Play. Register today!
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Susan G Komen Community Service Project

A Chance to Give Back! Join The First Tee of Phoenix for a community service project at the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure on Sun. Oct. 12th followed by Pizza Party and games at Peter Piper Pizza. The cost is $5 (includes t-shirt & pizza party) and please RSVP by Sat, Oct 5th. NOTE: All participants must fill out a volunteer form for the race!!!
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These Boys are Good @ Kierland GC

Join us at Kierland GC in Scottsdale on Sat. Oct 25th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 3:00pm with special instruction by PGA Tim Mahoney! 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 @ Aguila GC

Join The First Tee of Phoenix at Aguila GC and Fall Fest event in Laveen on Sat. Oct. 4th for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic with the dynamic duo of Janet Anderson and Shelly Hamlin at 1:00pm!! 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 October Calendar

BOO! October is here, are you scared? Don't be. We have a full schedule of fun and excitement this month to keep the things that go "bump" in the night away.
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Desert Mirage October Calendar

Trick or Treat, TFT of Phoenix is tough to beat, we've brought an unbelievable month of fun that's neat.... Don't miss out on what we have planned, click here!
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Papago October Calendar

Time really flies when you are having FUN. Can you believe its already October? We're not slowing down in this scaaary month, we're packed with more fun and excitement. Check it out!
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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 October Calendar

The First Tee of Phoenix has you covered this month with plenty of activities to keep you busy, complete with a Family Fright Night Tournament and Community Service project. Check us out!
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Cave Creek October Calendar

Temperatures are cooling down and it feels a bit spooky..it must be October! Are you ready? We sure are..click here to see this months calendar..its so awesome it's frightening.
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Encanto/Palo Verde October Calendar

What are you going to be for Halloween? How about an awesome member of The First Tee? We know you can do it :-). This month is packed with great events, check it out!
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Maryvale October Calendar

It's October at Maryvale, school is in full swing and so is our programming. Make sure you keep up with your studies and the 4 R's, not sure what that is? Ask a Coach! Click here to see all that is planned.
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Aguila October Calendar

Trick or treating, candy and Core Values...all the things that make for a great October and Halloween. Click here for all the great things we have planned for you at Aguila GC this month!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center October Calendar

October is here and we have you covered with Fall Fest, The Family Spooktacular, Susan G Komen community service project and awesome programming. Click here to see the schedule.
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Augusta Ranch October 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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