Welcome to The First Tee of Hampton Roads

What We Do:

The First Tee of Hampton Roads is a youth development golf program. We are a chapter of the National Organization of The First Tee and program of the YMCA. Our main location is our 55-acre facility in Va. Beach, including a nine-hole walking course, driving range, newly expanded putting green, practice area and Learning Center/ Clubhouse.

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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 Hampton Roads

The First Tee Life Skills Golf Classes

The Next Session of classes begins the week of September 19th, 2016!

The First Tee Character Education Golf Certification Program offers various levels of golf & life skills to participants beginning at age 5. Read more about our programs in the 2016 Program Guide and register online.

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2016 Participant Opportunities

New 2016 Opportunities for Participants! Teens from across the country who have demonstrated exceptional golf and leadership skills are invited by their chapter to apply for these various programs that offer life skills and leadership development, golf clinics and career exploration.  Follow up with The First Tee of Hampton Roads to get your applications. 

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Guide for 2016 Programs at The First Tee of Hampton Roads

Welcome 2016!!! Here is a complete guide to all programs here at The First Tee. From classes to camps, special events and participant opportunities...we offer the best youth golf program in our community. Looking forward to seeing you and your family here at The Tee!
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Hours Of Operation

Hours of Operation for the Virginia Beach, beginning September 11th, 2016:

Beginning Monday-Friday 9am-7:30pm.  Saturday 8am-7:30p, Sunday 9a-7:30pm. Range closes at 5pm on Monday and 6:30pm Tues-Sun. Also, please note Sat mornings will remain closed until 1pm, to accommodate classes. Check Facebook regularly, download the YMCASHR App or call ahead for questions: 563-8990. 

Participant raises money for our chapter

When a participant, mentor/volunteer turns into a philanthropist, that's a perfect circle of events! Join me in supporting Gerry Jones, Jr. as he raises money for our chapter of The First Tee, in association with his Leadership Links Project with the AJGA. Visit his page below for details and give generously to support our mission! 


The First Tee Annual Review 2015

Ever wonder about the impact The First Tee makes to our youth, both in our community and around the world? Read the 2015 Annual Review.
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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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