Spreading the word

Categories: Media Coverage

First Tee — Virginia Blue Ridge’s Program Director, Andrew Good, and Board Member, Wade Tremblay, were featured on the local “Neighborhood Law Center” show.  The host of that show, Melvin Burruss, is a local attorney and friend of FTVBR.  Wade and Andrew sat down with him and d...

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Happy birthday, First Tee!

Categories: News

Five Years of Building Game Changers We believe every kid deserves the chance to build inner strength before the world  demands it, to find the joy that comes with feeling confident in their own skin  before the world makes it feel impossible, and to access experiences and spaces  where personal ...

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In honor of Black History Month

Categories: News

Tiger Woods might be a household name, but do you know the stories of the black golfers that came before him? Do you recognize the names John Shippen, Charlie Sifford, Lee Elder, or William and Renee Powell? Check out this educational video produced by King Wolf Creative to learn more about a few of...

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Welcome to the team, Andrew Good!

Categories: News

After a comprehensive search, First Tee – Virginia Blue Ridge is thrilled to announce that Andrew Good has been hired as our new Program Director and will begin February 1. Andrew brings a passion for the game of golf and experience mentoring junior players. We know he will be a wonderful add...

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Charlottesville-area golf clubs help save summer program for kids.

Categories: Blog

Summer programming has come with several unique challenges this year. NBC29 covered the story of how First Tee — Virginia Blue Ridge was able to run a great week of camp thanks to the help of Farmington, Keswick, and Old Trail Golf Clubs. You can see their story here.  ...

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CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE WAS A BLAST!

Categories: News

On May 16, 125 youth who participate in The First Tee National School Program and our community partner programs took part in Champions Challenge at Meadowcreek Golf Course. The kids showed off their golf skills, demonstrated their understanding of the Core Values and had a ton of fun!...

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Albemarle School, First Tee Link Up for STEM Program

Categories: Media Coverage, News, Program

By Melissa Castro / Daily Progress Albemarle school, first tee link up for stem program   At the Meadowcreek Golf Course on Friday, the air was clear, a mild breeze kept the humidity at bay and the view from the first tee was magnificent, as the fairway seemed to roll down to the base of &helli...

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