The Tattersall Youth Development Center at The First Tee Chesterfield Golf Course
The Tattersall Youth Development Center at The First Tee Chesterfield Golf Course, as well as the First Tee of Richmond, was established to provide educational golf programs for junior players. This comprehensive learning facility includes an 18-hole golf course, a three-hole practice loop, a large grass practice tee, a putting green, and a short-game practice area. There's also a staff of qualified coaches and golf instructors that can help you improve your score no matter what your weakness is. As a learning course, it might not be what low handicappers are looking for if they want a challenge, but it's a perfect place for beginners and high handicappers to get some practice with the game. The layout is very forgiving with wide-open fairways that offer plenty of room. The greens are fast and sometimes framed with bunkers. There are several par-3 holes that will give you a chance to work on your short game.
|US Open||66||4206 yards||60.6||100|
|Amateur (W)||66||3382 yards||58.8||99|
|Black M: 62.1/111 W: 66.4/113||155||159||350||174||455||302||120||133||443||2291||188||310||170||374||120||135||421||279||320||2317||4608|
|White M: 60.5/106 W: 64.0/109||128||144||322||158||425||285||100||112||398||2072||170||285||155||344||110||127||388||244||311||2134||4206|
|Blue M: 59.3/102 W: 61.8/103||118||130||280||142||400||271||86||105||383||1915||143||255||136||309||105||100||364||229||280||1921||3836|
|Yellow M: 57.9/97 W: 59.7/98||107||103||242||129||366||251||70||85||330||1683||116||232||120||276||93||83||339||205||235||1699||3382|
Greater beginner course to practice irons
This is a great beginner course to practice iron play in particular but it is just an average course. The conditions are always just ok. The pace of play is usually slow because ALOT of people play this course, and in particular it's a very family friendly course so it can move pretty slow. The course isn't super challenging, but it's a great weekday night type course. It's not a course I'd recommend if your coming from out of town though and want to play something nicer.
...Forgot how bad this course was!!
This course is barely A step above the driving range! It's pretty bad when you get an eagle on a hole but you can't count it because the par-5 was only 421 yards! The course layout is as crummy as it gets too! I have to remind myself... Don't go back!
Ok... it's a youth development center, but I was more frustrated with the conditions than anything!! And 421 yard holes should be par 4s, youth development center or not!! Although I never saw 1 kid out there the whole day, I feel bad that they have to play such a crummy course!!
It is a YOUTH development center.
Try once and Return many
Try it once. I guarantee you come back and score the next round.
Course was in good shape, for time of year. Greens were very nice. Reduction of gnarly grass, around greens and bunkers, was greatly appreciated. This was probably do to time of year, do to minimal growth, this time of year. I wish that would be the protocol, year round. Staff at counter was very helpful and friendly.
Early in the season in Richmond
I have played this course numerous times and the current conditions are consistent with the emergence from winter and recent ice storms. At current the tee boxes, fairways and greens are various shades of brown and tan. It will begin to green up with the continued coming of spring. I will be back.
Great condition despite all the rain!
The course was excellent even though we had a ton of rain!!!!
Cart path only was still the order of the day and rightfully so considering many spots were a bit soggy.
I never had to move my ball out of water!!
Beautiful day of golf!!
Mud in the bunkers
The greens are good for the price. Big pet peeves is mud in the bunkers nothing worse then having your ball completely covered in mud.
I Don't Like the Grass Around Greens
The course was generally in good shape. I object to the long, wryly, gnarly grass in various places around the course, but especially, around the greens. Ending up in that after hitting good shots, the reward is too often having to play out of these over-challenging areas. For the average "Sunday Golfer", I would enjoy playing on the course, a lot more, if this gnarly grass, wasn't so prevalent, and most significantly, around the greens.
Some continual problems; 1 situational problem
Unfortunately, there are many places on the course, that are not well drained. This day the course was extremely wet and muddy, following rain from 2 days earlier.
My other disappointment was that the grass was too long, both on the fairways as well as around the greens and sand traps. It is especially unacceptable, to be losing balls in the fairway. Around the bunkers and greens, the grass is 4-5 inches long, which is hard to play from, and many balls are lost there on a continual basis.
$8.50 for a bucket of range balls???
New clubhouse, that’s it. Nothing else is different. Range balls are totally ridiculous. You can get range balls from Independence Golf Course cheaper and these two courses aren’t even in the same universe.
Still, if you are a beginner and/or are working on your short game, not a terrible track, but not a course that I would revisit a lot, like Vineterra, or Dogwood Trace, which offer comparable pricing.