Welcome to The First Tee of Hampton Roads

What We Do:

​Celebrating 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 facility is our 55-acre Virginia Beach facility including a nine-hole walking course, driving range, putting green, short-game 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

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!


Spring Break Camp, April 14-18

Join us April 14-18 for our Spring Break Golf Camp at our Va. Beach Batten Learning Center. From 9am-4pm, your kids, ages 8-17, will enjoy a fun filled week of exciting golf lessons, games and activities. Register online today or call 563-8990 for more information. 

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 Spring Break camp in April and 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

Session begins the week of 
April 21, 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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Golf 101 in 2014

Golf 101 is an exciting program for Adults being offered here at The First Tee of Hampton Roads.  Beginning April 23 and running for six weeks, our Director of Golf Operations will teach this affordable instruction program for individuals wanting to learn the great game of golf.  Registration is now open so sign up today. 
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Hours Of Operation

Hours of Operation for the Virginia Beach Facility, as of April 1st, 2014:
Monday-Friday 9am-7:30pm.  Saturday 7a-7:30p, Sunday 9a-7:30p. Please note, we close the range by 6:30pm in order to pick...please plan accordingly and thanks for your cooperation.  On Saturdays, the facility opens up at 1pm for general play. Also, we are moving into our busy season with tournaments, special events, etc...please call ahead or check Facebook for any closings. For questions, call 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 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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