MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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.

D’yan Robinson Selected for First Tee Innovators Forum

Categories: Blog, News Releases

RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 28, 2021) – D’yan Robinson from First Tee — Greater Richmond has been selected to attend the First Tee Innovators Forum October 8–11 in San Jose, Calif. The forum will empower First Tee teens to develop a meaningful service project in their communities focusing on raising...

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Belmont Announces Food & Beverage Partners

Categories: Blog, News Releases

RICHMOND, Va. (July 9, 2021) – First Tee — Greater Richmond has announced its local food and beverage partners for Belmont, which opened to the public on May 29. Among the food and beverage partners are Birdie’s Pimento Cheese, Route 11 Potato Chips, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, Belle Isle Moons...

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First Tee – Greater Richmond Announces Staff Additions

Categories: Blog, News Releases

RICHMOND, Va. (July 2, 2021) – First Tee – Greater Richmond has announced that Demitri Keopradit and Chandler Scott have joined the operations staff, both as Assistant Golf Professionals. Keopradit will be primarily based out of The Tattersall Youth Development Center in Chesterfield, while Scot...

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D’Yan Robinson Selected for First Tee Game Changers Academy

Categories: Blog, News Releases

RICHMOND, Va. (June 11, 2021) – D’yan Robinson from First Tee — Greater Richmond has been selected to attend the First Tee Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. in Philadelphia, July 20-24, 2021. Robinson is one of 48 teens from the First Tee network who has been selected for th...

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Belmont Announces Corporate Partners

Categories: News Releases

RICHMOND, Va. (May 20, 2021) – First Tee — Greater Richmond has announced its corporate partners for Belmont, which will open to the public on Saturday, May 29. Included among the corporate partners are CapTech Consulting, Dynamic Brands, Peebles Golf Carts, Peter Millar and Revels Turf and Trac...

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Belmont Golf Course Launches Rebrand

Categories: Blog

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...

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Golf.com “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 Golf.com 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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