The First Tee of Phoenix opens 16th programming site at Sun City West’s Briarwood Country Club

The First Tee of Phoenix – owned and operated by The Thunderbirds – announced an agreement to open their 16th junior golf programming site at Briarwood Country Club in the Sun City West and Surprise, Arizona communities. This is the organization’s first programming site in the northwest Valley. Regular programming at Briarwood Country Club begins the week of September 4, 2017.

“We’re thrilled to bring Briarwood Country Club and Sun City West/Surprise communities into The First Tee of Phoenix family,” said Herman Lewkowitz, Board Chair for The First Tee of Phoenix. “Our partnership with Briarwood ensures northwest Valley youth will have the opportunity to not only learn to play the great game of golf, but also learn nine core life skills that will prepare them for success in life.”

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