Welcome to The First Tee of Hampton Roads

What We Do:

It's our 15th Anniversary! 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, 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

Summer of Fun at the Tee

In addition to character education and certification programs offered year round to help youth develop life skills, The First Tee of Hampton Roads offers Summer camps beginning in June. Our camps are the ultimate golf experience. Youth learn new golf skills and valuable life skills, have fun through creative games, and get the opportunity to make new friends. Virginia Beach campers are eligible to compete in our Friday Golf Tournaments.
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The First Tee Character Education Program

Next Session begins the week of 
July 28, 2014 !
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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2014 Program Guide

Welcome to The First Tee of Hampton Roads!  Below is the 2014 Program Guide to inform you and your family of our curriculum, classes, camps, special events, ways to get involved and how to support our chapter.  We look forward to serving you here at The Tee!

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Marc Leishman donates to The First Tee of Hampton Roads

We are honored to be one of 11 organizations that Pro Golfer, Marc Leishman choose to donate funds from his winnings in the 2013 President's Cup! Thank you so much for believing in our mission.
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Hours Of Operation

Hours of Operation for the Virginia Beach Facility, as of August 1st, 2014:
Monday-Friday 9am-8:00pm.  Saturday 7a-8:00p, Sunday 9a-8:00p. Please note, Tuesday-Sun, we close the range by 7:00pm in order to pick, Mondays range closes at 5pm...please plan accordingly and thanks for your cooperation.  On Saturdays, the facility opens up at 1pm for general play. Also, there is a daily camp schedule...download the YMCASHR App, call ahead or visit us for details. Questions, call 563-8990.


PGA Junior League

Our PGA Jr. League finished 3rd in the rankings in its first year of competition!  Congrats to everyone and thank you to the coaches for their time and effort. Our team consisted of 10 juniors between the ages of 8-13.  

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 fort 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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