Programs & Instruction

Children and young adults ages 5 through 17 can join The First Tee of Tucson for a yearly fee of $25. A typical 6 week session fee is $10. The fee includes enrollment in The First Tee Life Skills Program which incorporates golf skills instruction along with a life skills curriculum.

Paralleling the structure of the golf instruction program, The First Tee Life Skills Experience is divided into four levels, starting with Target for children ages 5 and 6 and progressing through PLAYer, Par, Birdie and Eagle.

Each participant is required to spend a certain amount of time in each level before being eligible to certify to the next level. See below for details:

TARGET: 5-6 Year olds


Introduction level for any new participants ages 7-17

PLAYers must spend 2 sessions in each PLAYer 3, 6 & 9 Hole levels before being eligible to advance to the PAR Level.

Hours Spent in PLAYer Level: 27



Minimum age – 9 years old.

Pre-Requisite: Complete PLAYer Level.

Hours Spent in PAR Level: 36



Minimum age – 11 years old.

Pre-Requisite: Complete PLAYer and PAR levels.

Hours Spent in Birdie Level: 48


Minimum age – 13 years old.

Pre-Requisite:  Complete PLAYer, PAR & BIRDIE levels.

Hours Spent in Birdie Level: 60


Minimum age – 14 years old

Pre-Requisite: Complete PLAYer, PAR, BIRDIE & EAGLE levels.

For more details about our facility and programs, please contact our offices at (520) 628-1555 or e-mail Vicky Gonzales at