Our Events – Open at Cinnabar

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

Early Bird Registration is now open online for our 2017 Open at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club presented by EY on Friday, June 23rd. Special early bird pricing for foursomes and hole sponsors is available until Saturday, April 15th. This tournament is meant to provide insight on The First Tee of Silicon V...

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Our Supporters – NCGA Youth on Course

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is proud to be a partner with Youth On Course (YoC), which provides youth with access to the game of golf. All of our participants are eligible to become YoC members. Benefits include green fees of $5 or less at many Northern California golf courses as well as opportu...

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Read About Our Design_Code_Build Field Trip

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

On Sunday, March 5th, our 2017 Girls Golf Members (grades 6th-8th) took part in the Computer History Museum’s Design_Code_Build Seminar. It was an empowering day, filled with lots of interactive and engaging activities surrounding STEM concepts. The girls programmed themselves through a maze, lear...

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See Tag Team Championship Photos & Recap

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

Participants Par and above paired up to take part in the Tag Team Championship, part of our Seasonal Tournament Series, on Saturday, February 25th at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course. Each pairing played a round of 9 holes in an alternate shot format, accompanied by on-course competitions, such as Clos...

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Glance at Our Mentors’ Preparation for Next Season

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

Our Instructors and Volunteers are ready for the upcoming Spring season. With our Instructor Professional Development Meeting on Friday, February 24th and Mentor Training on Saturday, March 4th, we were able to get everyone updated with new material, curriculum, policies, and ways to make sure our p...

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Coach Katie & Coach Kwaz to Level 1

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

“The First Tee Coach Program, offered by The Home Office, further educates Instructors on how to properly deliver the Life Skills Education Experience. During a rigorous three day on and off the course training, Instructors learn about the Coach Philosophy, which includes four fundamental building...

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Welcome Operations Coordinator, Julie!

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

We are ecstatic to announce Julie Donnellan as our latest Operations Coordinator. Julie has been a volunteer with The First Tee of Silicon Valley since 2009, assisting administratively and at events. She has experience working on volunteer coordination through the Frys.com Open, which is now the Saf...

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Our Impact – Los Lagos Survey & Workshop

Categories: 2017, March, Newsletter

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services is conducting a public engagement process to allow community members to develop a potential vision for Los Lagos Golf Course. Take the Los Lagos Survey See Project Results & More The third and final workshop to dis...

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