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Welcome to The First Tee of Silicon Valley

What We Do

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is a public charity (501c3) that impacts the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

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Our Events  

Save the Date: Saturday, May 14th, STEM is coming to The Golf Club at Moffett Field! Join us from 10am until 1pm as we relate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to golf. This event will be filled with hands-on experiential learning for grades K-8. Expect to be inspired while getting dirty! Topics include slope, golf ball technology, water and soil science, biodiversity, and more! Partners for the event include Google and the Franklin McKinley School District. Families welcome. No registration needed, though adult supervision is required.

 
Our Impact    


April 15th marks the beginning of 
Volunteer Open EnrollmentBy far, one of the most valued roles is that of a Junior Coach, who mentors with her/his knowledge of golf and The First Tee Life Skills. They are trained and given the same responsibilities as our other volunteer mentors. Sean has been a superstar Junior Coach for two years now. Read about Sean's journey to our program and how he helped one youngster with autism realize his golf potential. Thank you Sean, and all Volunteer Coaches, for investing in our young participants.


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On Sunday, April 24th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley will offer all participants a field trip to The Swinging Skirts LPGA Golf Tournament at Lake Merced Golf Course. Participants will enjoy the final round of tournament play in this action packed event. Over 100 of the top women golfers in the world will compete for the title of Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic Champion. The playing field will include top American and international players including 2-time Defending Champion and 2015 Player of the Year Lydia Ko, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, and Jiyai Shin. See you there!

 
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A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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