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

Attention! Pledge Birdies for Charity

Pledge one cent or more for every birdie that will be made by the PGA TOUR players at this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open. Every cent that is pledged will return back to THE FIRST TEE of PHOENIX plus Thunderbird Charities will add an additional 10% to the combined total that is pledged. (1300-1800 Birdies are usually made throughout the week)

Please place "The First Tee of Phoenix" in the bottom left box of the charity inviting your pledge and "126" is our Birdie Charity Number. Pledges can be made through the website BirdiesforCharityAZ.com.
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2016 Program Session Schedule

The 2016 Session Schedule is now available. We have 4 sessions per year of 6-9 classes per session. Classes for 2016 begin the week of January 12th, April 5th, June 6th and September 13th.
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2016 Special Events Schedule

The 2016 Special Event 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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2016 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 other area organizations to offer a special opportunity for all girls, called THESE GIRLS ROCK!

See the attached schedule for 2016
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2016 TINY TEEZ

A golf program specially designed for youth ages 4-6.  Participants will develop a love for the game through fun games and activities. The program is $5 per class and is offered at our Desert Mirage, Papago, Aguila, Longbow and Talking Stick facilities.

You must sign up in advance by calling our main office at 602-305-7655 EXT #0.

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Desert Classic

The 2016 Desert Classic will be held at Desert Mirage GC on Sunday, February 21st.
Tee times start at 12:00pm and $20 includes lunch, range balls and 9 holes of golf. Deadline to sign up is Feb 16.
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These Girls Rock Clinic @ Sun City CC

Calling all Girls! Join us at Sun City CC on February 13th at 3:00pm for a FREE clinic for girls aged 5-17. There will be fun golf games, prizes and cookies! Sign up today
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Desert Mirage February Calendar

The President is even impressed with our February events! Click here to download the February calendar and learn more
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February January Calendar

Cupid LOVES all of our fun events! Click here to download the February calendar to see more.
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Longbow February Calendar

We know in our hearts you will enjoy our February events! Click here to download the February calendar to learn more.
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Lone Tree / San Marcos February Calendar

Our calendar is as pretty as a rose petal! Click here to download the February calendar to learn more.
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Cave Creek February Calendar

Our February calendar will make your heart soar! Click here to download the calendar and see more.
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Encanto/Palo Verde February Calendar

We love all of our February events! Click here to download the calendar and see more.
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Aguila February Calendar

Our February calendar is presidential! Click here to download the calendar and learn more.
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Palm Valley/Valley Golf Center February Calendar

Our hearts will break if you don't join us for all of our great February events! Click here to download the calendar for more details.
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Augusta Ranch February Calendar

Hello February! Click here to download the February calendar and earn more about our events.
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Talking Stick GC February Calendar

February is full of sweet events! Click here to see the February calendar of classes and events.
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The Legacy GC February Calendar

Tip -Toe through the Tulips to get to our February classes and events! Click here to download the calendar and learn more.
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Our 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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