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

14th 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. Classes start March 31st and are held every Tuesday and Saturday. Click here to learn more!
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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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Adult / Junior Scramble

The popular Adult / Junior Scramble is back!! Join us May 30th at Encanto 9. Shotgun Start at 9:00am and entry fees are $30 per team Hurry to sign up, the deadline is May 23rd.
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Splish Splash Golf Bash

Stay cool in the June heat with our annual Splish Splash Golf Bash. Bring your suits and your sunscreen for this FREE event. Click here for more information!
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These Boys are Good @ Vistal GC

Join us at Vistal GC at 10:00am on Sat., May 9th 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. Call us today!
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These Girls Rock Clinic @ Ocotillo GC

Girls join us at Ocotillo GC June 20th at 9:00am for another chance to Rock! Award winning LPGA Instructor, Kay Cornelius will be our special guest instructor. 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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South Mountain May Calendar

May wildflowers are blooming and our calendar is filled with wild events! Don't miss out, click here.
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Desert Mirage May Calendar

May flowers have arrived and so has a busy May calendar. Click here to learn more!
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Papago May Calendar

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

If you think this hole is exciting, you should see what we have planned for May! Click here for more information.
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Lone Tree May Calendar

Our calendar is full this May. Click here to learn more!
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Cave Creek May Calendar

Remember your Mom this May and also the fact that we have fun events planned all month. Click here to see more!
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Encanto/Palo Verde May Calendar

We are flying into May with all kinds of fun activities. 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 May Calendar

The scene is set for a fantastic May. Click here and see more!
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center May Calendar

Our calendar is humming with great events in May. Click here for more details!
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Augusta Ranch May Calendar

We have designed some awesome events for May. 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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