At The First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what The First Tee means to them, how the program has influenced them and how they plan to give back. In this blog, you will find out why golf is truly different than other sports by seeing it through the eyes of our participants and mentors who make our mission a reality.

Belmont Golf Course Launches Rebrand

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RICHMOND, Va. (March 25, 2021) – Belmont Golf Course and First Tee – Greater Richmond, in conjunction with world-renowned artist Lee Wybranski, has revealed a rebrand of the course’s logos ahead of its opening to the public on May 29. The trio of logos reflects all three pieces of the property...

Read More “Muni Mondays” Feature on Belmont

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

First Tee – Greater Richmond is thrilled to be opening the renovated Belmont Golf Course in late May. Already the course is drawing national attention, as profiled the course for its “Muni Mondays” feature. Putting their heads together with Scot Sherman of Love Golf Design...

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Our Facilities: What Makes Our Chapter Unique

Categories: Blog, In The Community

First Tee – Greater Richmond serves a unique role in our community. Not only are we a youth development organization delivering character education through the game of golf, but we also provide inclusive golf experiences for thousands of patrons annually at two (soon to be three) public golf facil...

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From Participants To Mentors

Categories: Blog, Donors, Youth Programs

We always love receiving updates from participants who have gone through our programs. In the case of two “alums” – Sterling Simmons and Brittany Woo – we’re getting to see their updates first-hand…they joined our team in 2020! Read below to hear more from Sterling and Brittany and learn...

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Giving Tuesday – Our 2019 Scorecard

Categories: Blog, Donors, Youth Programs

First Tee – Greater Richmond enables kids and teens to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges by seamlessly integrating the game of golf with life skills. The organization provides active learning experiences that develop inner strength, self-confid...

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2020 Programming: A Recap

Categories: Blog, In The Community, Youth Programs

Despite the year of uncertainty, First Tee – Greater Richmond is pleased share a summary on a wonderful year of programs.  Spring Due to the national outbreak of COVID-19, in person programming came to a sudden halt. However, Director of Programming, Brittany Woo, and Player Development Instr...

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2019-2020 Year In Review

Categories: Blog, Donors, In The Community

To say the past year has been unique is an understatement. At times, it’s been interesting, educational and challenging. But also, extremely rewarding and encouraging. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged most everyone, including the Richmond-area youth and families we serve. Thanks to your ongoin...

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Building Our Growth Story

Categories: Donors, In The Community, News Releases, Youth Programs

For two decades First Tee has helped kids write their growth story. Now, we are writing ours. We took a page out of our own yardage book. We’ve reflected on who we are, what makes our work meaningful, and how we can continue showing up in the ways that matter for kids today. Together, with &hellip...

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