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

We are The First Tee!

We are The First Tee...From impacting our youth through the game of golf, to teaching core values and healthy habits, to delivering our program into the community...this is The First Tee of Hampton Roads!
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Give to The First Tee of Hampton Roads

Please consider a gift to our charity...If you're a participant, a member, a supporter or a past donor, I would like to ask you to give to our Welcome to the Game Campaign. Any level is welcome and every donation counts...Whether you give $5, $500 or $5,000...every gift helps us serve more children through our mission of The First Tee...join us today!

The 2015 Claude King Memorial Golf Tournament

We are so pleased to welcome Bay Disposal/Johns Brothers as a Title Sponsor for this year's tournament. Join us on Monday October 12th as Bay Disposal/Johns Brothers present The 2015 Claude King Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting The First Tee of Hampton Roads. This year's event will take place at both The Princess Anne Country Club and The Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club and can host a max of 60 teams. We have many other levels of sponsorship, if your company is interested, please contact Nancy Moore at nmoore@ymcashr.org. 

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The First Tee Character Education Golf Program

The Next Session of classes begins the week of October 26th!
The First Tee Character Education Golf Certification Program offers progressive levels of instruction in golf as well as important life skills in a fun outdoor setting. Each child participates in group lessons and moves through various levels of golf and life skills.
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The Golf Club at Eagle Creek in Moyock, NC

We are pleased to announce a new Golf Program Location at Eagle Creek in Moyock, NC. Pre-Par and PLAYer level classes will begin August 5th. Register online...Visit "Our Programs", "Character Education Classes" and click more to find registrations links.

2015 Program Guide

The New 2015 Program Guide for The First Tee of Hampton Roads is here!  Everything you need to know is inside...take a look!


Hours Of Operation

Hours of Operation for the Virginia Beach Facility, as of Sept. 14th, 2015:

Beginning Monday-Friday 9am-7:30pm.  Saturday 7:30a-7:30p, Sunday 9a-7:30pm. Range closes at 6:30pm, Tues- Sunday and on Monday range closes at 5pm. Also, please note Sat mornings, we are closed until 1pm for youth classes. Check Facebook regularly, download the YMCASHR App or call ahead for details: 563-8990. 

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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