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.

Thalhimer Gives to The First Tee RVA

Categories: Blog, Donors, In The Community, Special Events

The First Tee of Greater Richmond welcomes community partners seeking opportunities to engage with our organization. Through volunteer work, corporate events, or group golf outings, The First Tee’s programming facilities offer a space for collaboration, innovation, and inclusion. Thanks to Tha...

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Founding Board Member & National Trustee Inducted Into Robins School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame

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Founding Board Member & National Trustee Inducted Into Robins School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame Bobby Ukrop, Chairman and CEO of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, recognized on February 21, 2019. (RICHMOND, Virginia) – Last week, Founding Board Member of The First Tee of Greater Richmond an...

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Downtown Facility Hosts Dominion Energy Charity Classic Charitable Impact Announcement

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Downtown Facility Hosts Press Conference To Announce Charitable Impact Of 2018 Dominion Energy Charity Classic Richmond-area charities receive more than $1.2 million as a result of last year’s event. (RICHMOND, Virginia) – On February 12th, tournament officials announced that the 2018 Domin...

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Values Instilled in Participant Tia MacDonald

Categories: Blog, In The Community, Youth Programs

The First Tee of Greater Richmond is proud of participants seeking outside opportunities to highlight their golf skills but with great excitement, we highlight participants expressing the life skills learned in our programs in other aspects of life. Tia MacDonald, Par Participant, sought an opportun...

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Top 50 Stand Alone Facility

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The First Tee of Greater Richmond facility named among top 50 driving ranges  The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range (RICHMOND, Virginia) – The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range has been named among the nation’s top 50 driving ranges in the Stand-Alone category by the Golf Range ...

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A Message From Our CEO

Categories: Blog, Donors, In The Community, Youth Programs

The First Tee of Greater Richmond is strengthening the character of our community by providing programs that build resilience in our youth, teach critical life skills, and provide caring adult supervision in a safe environment. All of our programs are based on The First Tee Nine Core Values, which a...

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