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


Support the Dbacks and The First Tee of Phoenix at Chase Field on August 22nd for Dbacks Golf Night! Tickets are available at special discounted rates and come with a specialty Dbacks Jersey golf towel. Proceeds from all Golf Night ticket purchases will benefit The First Tee of Phoenix!!
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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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Family Fun Water Park Day

Splash into Summer Fun at the First Tee of Phoenix Water Park Day at the Mesquite Grove Aquatic Center in Chandler. Join us on Sat, Aug 30th from 12pm-4pm. The Cost is ONLY $1 for kids and $3 for adults! Sign up day, click here to learn more!
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Monsoon Shootout

Are you ready for the most electrifying tournament for the year? The location is Bear Creek GC (Cub Course) in Chandler on Saturday, August 16th. Tee times begin at 8am and the cost to play is only $20. The deadline is August 9th, so sign up today!
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These Boys are Good @ Ahwatukee CC

Join us at Ahwatukee CC in Phoenix on Sat. August 23rd for an EXCITING These Boys are Good Clinic at 9:00pm with special instruction by PGA Member Jay Becher! 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! 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 August Calendar

August is here and its Monsoon Season. Stay dry and cool with The First Tee of Phoenix by coming to class and our special events this month. Click here to learn more.
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Desert Mirage August Calendar

Wow, what a month The First Tee of Phoenix has planned for August! We have plenty for you, your family and friends to participate this month and stay active. Don't miss out, click here to learn more!
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Papago August Calendar

Although it might get wet this month, stay dry with The First Tee of Phoenix by coming to programming and special events this month. Check us 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 August Calendar

The heat is on and here comes the rain...do you have your umbrella ready? Stay dry with The First Tee of Phoenix this month during programming and our awesome special events. Don't miss out, click here!
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Lone Tree August Calendar

Programming at Lone Tree is so electric, they have proved that lightning can strike twice in one place. Keep energized with The First Tee of Phoenix this month by staying active with programming and special events.
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Encanto/Palo Verde August Calendar

This month is packed with Programming, Certification and Special Events for you and your family. Don't miss out on all that's scheduled, click here to see what's available.
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Maryvale August Calendar

Programming is going strong in August at Maryvale GC. This month is packed with fun events for the whole family and awesome programming, click here and learn more!
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Aguila August Calendar

Wow...is it August already? Time for school and amazing programming at Aguila? Are you ready? Click here and see all that is planned for you!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center August Calendar

There might be a little rain but it will definitely be a whole lot of fun at Palm Valley and Valley Golf Center. Be prepared for an awesome time and bring the whole family! Click here to see all that is planned.
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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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