The Wigwam Performance Center and the Warren Schutte Players Academy offer a variety of game improvement options for golfers of all skill levels. From individual Phoenix golf lessons, golf schools and club fitting to 9-hole playing lessons, the path to a better golf game starts at The Wigwam.
- Private lessons
- Semi-private lessons
- On-course instruction
- Group clinics
- Private group clinics
- Single or multi-day golf schools
To view lesson pricing and more information, visit WarrenSchuttePlayersAcademy.com
Meet Our Golf Instructors
About Warren Schutte
Warren was born in South Africa and grew up playing with great champions like Ernie Els and Retief Goosen. In 1989, Warren moved to the U.S. after a standout junior golf career highlighted by his Junior World Championship win in 1986. His collegiate level success was no different, with accolades including:
- NCAA Individual Champion (first foreign-born player to win in 107-year history)
- Only player in NCAA history to win last 4 events of the year including the Conference Title, Regional Title, and National Title
- 3-time All-American
- USGA Public Links Champion (1992)
- First Hall of Fame Golfer at UNLV
Warren’s accomplishments as an amateur propelled him into the ranks of professional golf. He competed on professional tours all over the world, won more than 20 international tournaments, and competed in three U.S. Open Championships plus the Masters.
Warren knows what it takes to be a Champion and he instills this knowledge in his students so they can become Champions themselves.
About Paul Smith, Instructor
Paul is an Arizona native and has been involved in the development of junior golfers for many years. His teaching philosophy is based in building strong fundamentals.
- NJCAA All-American
- NJCAA National Champion
- AGA Public Links Champion
- Goldwater Cup member
- Asian Tour (1992-1993)
Now living in beautiful Litchfield Park, Paul enjoys growing the game of golf through his teaching.
WIGWAM WELCOMES THE FIRST TEE OF PHOENIX
The First Tee of Phoenix ‘s mission is to positively impact the lives of Maricopa County’s young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values & promote healthy choices through the game of golf.
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