The First Tee


The First Tee of Phoenix at Lone Tree Golf Club

Lone Tree Golf Club officially became an affiliate location of The First Tee of Phoenix ( in October 2012.  Since that time, our facility has become of one of the largest programming sites in the chapter.  

Our participants, volunteers and coaches consistently demonstrate the Nine Core Values, and adhere to The First Tee mission statement by striving "to impact the lives of young people by providing learning programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.” 


New Members

Children ages 7-17 are eligible to join The First Tee of Phoenix at Lone Tree Golf Club.  Joining The First Tee can be done by simply visiting our website at, and clicking the "Register" link at the top of the screen.  After that, simply follow the steps to join and register for The First Tee of Phoenix.   

All programming classes are one hour in length, and members are expected to be on time and prepared to participate when class begins.  A mandatory Parent/Guardian Orientation is held during the first week of each new programming session during the PLAYer level classes.





The First Tee of Phoenix at Lone Tree Golf Club is always looking for adults who are interested in becoming volunteer coaches and assisting with our programming classes and/or chapter events and tournaments.  You must be at least 18 years of age, and complete a Volunteer Application.  Applicants must provide the information necessary to complete a full background check, agree to uphold the Code of Conduct, and attend a free Volunteer Training class.  





The First Tee of Phoenix is an Arizona based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and accepts monetary or in-kind donations, including new and "good as new” golf equipment.  Equipment includes, but is not limited to, clubs, balls, golf bags, golf shoes, etc.  Golf equipment donations can be dropped off at Lone Tree Golf Club during normal business hours.  

If you would like to document your donation for tax purposes, please print out and complete a Donation Form before you arrive at the facility.



Programming Sessions

Classes at all levels are scheduled in four "programming sessions” each year.  New members are only eligible to begin attending PLAYer level classes at the beginning of a programming session.  New members who join during a programming session may attend Open Practice on Tuesday evenings.


The scheduled programming sessions for 2018 are as follows:



Start Date

End Date

Session #1

 January 8, 2019

   March 16, 2019

Session #2

April 2, 2019

    June 1, 2019    

Session #3

   June 10, 2019 

   July 27, 2019

Session #4

September 10,2019

 November 23, 2019

Session #3 programming classes will be in the form of week long Summer Camps.  The Summer Camps are held in June and July at various programming locations.  The camps will run Monday-Friday from 8am - 11am, and the cost will be $25 per child for the entire week of classes.  

Contact Information

If you have any questions about The First Tee of Phoenix at Lone Tree Golf Club, please contact Site Coordinator Mike Bergeson.  He can be reached directly via cell (614-256-0787) or email (