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

Camp at The First Tee

Looking for a fun way for your kids to learn the game of golf? Try one of our fun golf camps!  Weekly Summer camps begin June 20 for ages 8+ and June 27 for kids ages 5-7. Read about our programs in the 2016 Program Guide and register directly online through the Y's online system:

Please note: Camp forms, birth certificate, physical form/shot records are required for camp!

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Military Voucher Program Returns for 2016

The Military Voucher Program is back thanks to a generous donation from the Edward T. Bedford Foundation. Each voucher is good for $50 off a class or camp in 2016. Please download and complete the voucher and return it to us to register for a program...it cannot be processed during online registration. Thank you for your service to our country!


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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The First Tee Life Skills Golf Classes

The Next Session of classes begins the week of June 20th, 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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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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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 May 8th, 2016:

Beginning Monday-Friday 9am-8pm.  Saturday 8:30am-8p, Sunday 9a-8pm. Range closes at 5pm on Monday and 7pm 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. 

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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