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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Golfers Play to Benefit Charlottesville Youth Organization

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By Lowell Rose / NBC29 Golfers play to benefit charlottesville youth organization Dozens of people went out for a round of golf on Monday, July 16 in Albemarle County to help benefit kids living in the greater Charlottesville Area as part of the 10th Annual First Tees Invitational Golf Tournament. T...

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Young Golfers Getting Chance to Learn More Than Just a Game

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By Pat Fitzgerald / Greene County Record Young Golfers Getting Chance to Learn more Than Just a Game Fifteen-year-old Michaela Dean is going from a golf spectator to getting the chance to immerse herself in the game for three straight days at the Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County. And it’s all b...

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A Gift of Empowerment, Belonging, and Love

Categories: Blog, Life Skills Experience, Program

At The First Tee, we seek to provide unique opportunities that are transformative and empowering for our participants. We believe that through the reinforcement of character education, connection to the community and exposure to caring, positive role models, our participants have the tools necessary...

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Rotella Offering His Services for Good Cause

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By Jerry Ratcliffe / The Daily Progress GOLF NOTES: ROTELLA Offering his services for good cause Have you ever wondered how cool it would be to sit down with one of the world’s top sports psychologists for a couple of hours and share thoughts on your golf game? Now’s your chance, but let me warn...

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First Tee hosts First Champions Challenge

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By News Staff / CBS 19 First Tee Hosts First Champions Challenge The First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge is helping some area students practice life skills and the game of golf. Twenty Charlottesville and Albemarle County students competed in the Champions Challenge at the Birdwood Golf Course. The...

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First Tee Blue Ridge Making a Difference in Central VA

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By Jerry Ratcliffe / The Daily Progress First Tee Blue Ridge making a difference in Central Virginia If you would really like to do something for Central Virginia, specifically youngsters that reside in our area, then check out First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge. The organization is on the comebac...

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2018 Program Vision

Categories: Blog, News, Program

This is the script for the speech given by Jin Ellington, Executive Director, at the 3rd annual Spring Luncheon on April 2, 2018. —— Thank you so much Ellen for providing us a framework to better understand how The First Tee, as a sports-based organization, is also first and foremost a y...

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