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

Diamondbacks Family Fun Day

Come experience the D-Backs at their best as they take on the Dodgers! The game starts at 5:10 on Saturday, April 12th and the cost is only $20 per ticket. RSVP today, tickets are limited.
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The First Tee Masters

The First Major of the year is here, The First Tee of Phoenix MASTERS! This year the event will be held on Saturday, April 26th at Continental GC in Scottsdale and entry fees are $20. The registration deadline is April 19th 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 12th for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 11:30am with special instruction by PGA Member Mike Barnett! 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 AZ Golf Resort in Mesa on Sat. April 19th for an AWESOME These Girls Rock Clinic at 2:00pm with special instruction by LPGA Member Peggy Briggs!! 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 April Calendar

April showers bring awesome programming and excitement to The First Tee of Phoenix. Don't miss out, click here to learn more!
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Desert Mirage April Calendar

April is a time to appreciate family, your faith and The First Tee of Phoenix. It's a good thing we are ready with plenty of special events and great programming to keep you busy.
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Papago April Calendar

April is here so it's time to do an Easter Egg Hunt it's a good thing that you're in The First Tee of Phoenix so you don't have to hunt for awesome things to do. Have fun this month with us.
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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 April Calendar

What an amazing month we have planned for you this month, including our LPGA These Girls Rock clinic, The TFT Masters and much more. Click here, don's miss out!
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Lone Tree April Calendar

Wow, is it already April? Good thing we are ready for you with more exciting events and programming for the whole family. Click here to learn more!
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Cave Creek April Calendar

Cave Creek is still going strong with awesome programming, exciting Coaches and Volunteers ad fantastic members and families. Click here to see the calendar for this month!
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Encanto/Palo Verde April Calendar

Hooray!! We are celebrating The First Tee being at Encanto GC & Palo Verde GC for one Year!! Congrats to all of you who are members, we look forward to seeing you soon. Check out this month's calendar for all that's planned for you.
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Maryvale April Calendar

Hard to believe it's already April, soon it will be summer but for now let's enjoy this great AZ weather and awesome First Tee programming. We can't wait to see you at Maryvale GC, bring your friends we're going to have a blast!
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Aguila April Calendar

Take off with The First Tee of Phoenix to new heights of excitement and FUN! Don't miss out on all we have planned this month, click here.
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center April Calendar

Regular programming is offered at Palm Valley GC and Valley Golf Center in the West Valley. Classes are available for youth 7-17 on Wednesdays 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 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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