First Tee – Greater Charleston Welcomes Conor O’Rourke as Philanthropy Director

First Tee - Greater Charleston, a local nonprofit that helps young people develop interpersonal skills and life-changing values through the game of golf, is pleased to announce the appointment of Conor O’Rourke as Philanthropy Director.

O'Rourke has dedicated his career to supporting advancement opportunities for young people and has over a decade of fundraising experience in both independent and higher education sectors. Most recently, he served as Director of Development at Rocky Hill Country Day School in Rhode Island and has held various development roles at St. George’s School (Newport, RI) and Brown University. The son of a PGA Professional, O'Rourke developed a keen interest in golf at an early age and benefited significantly from lessons learned on the golf course. He is excited to contribute to similar hands-on learning experiences for youth in the Charleston Area.

O'Rourke hails from New England but has strong family ties to Charleston and is eager to be an active member of the community.

About First Tee - Greater Charleston

Established in 2008, First Tee - Greater Charleston serves young people, ages 5-18, from all walks of life. The 501(c)3 offers on-course, in-school, community outreach, and immersion programs that teach life-enhancing values and interpersonal skills through the game of golf. The organization reaches thousands of children each year in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties–19,869 young people in 2023 alone. Visit to learn more.

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