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

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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New 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. The new session starts the week of June 16th and classes are held every Thursday and Saturday. Click here to learn more!
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Summer Sunday at the Heard Museum

Join The First Tee of Phoenix July 26th as we stay cool for a free, fun Summer Sunday at the Heard Museum
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TFT Open

The TFT Open will be held July 18th at The Futures Course at the 500 Club. Test your skills in the 2nd major of the year. Tee times start at 8:00am and entry fees are $20. Hurry to sign up, the deadline is July 11th!
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These Boys are Good @ The Legacy Golf Resort

Join us at The Legacy Golf Resort at 9:00am on Sat., June 27th for an AWESOME These Boys are Good Clinic The cost is FREE for Boys aged 5-17 and any Scout who comes can earn their golf merit badge, belt loop or pin. RSVP today!
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These Girls Rock Clinic @ Oakcreek CC

ROAD TRIP! Escape the heat and travel to scenic Sedona for our July These Girls Rock Clinic. Join us at beautiful Oakcreek CC July 11th with LPGA professional Heather Risk at 10:00am. The cost is FREE for Girls aged 5-17 so sign up today!
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TINY TEEZ is on Summer Break. Check Back for more fun in August

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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Desert Mirage June Calendar

Ride the wave of fun events in June. Click here to learn more!
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Papago June Calendar

June is a great month to play! Our calendar offers plenty of chances. Click here and learn more!
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Longbow June Calendar

Wave goodbye to May and hello to all of the excitement we have planned for June! Click here for more information.
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Lone Tree June Calendar

We have graduated to even better events this June! Click here to learn more!
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Cave Creek June Calendar

Make sure your summer vacation includes all of our awesome June events!. Click here to see more!
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Encanto/Palo Verde June Calendar

We have some sweet things planned for June! Click here to see more!
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Maryvale GC

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 June Calendar

Summer golf is here and we have a lot planned. Click here and see more!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center June Calendar

Wear your cool shades to all of our cool events in June. Click here for more details!
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Augusta Ranch June Calendar

Surf's up for some gnarly events this June. 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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