View Coach Matt’s NorCal Regional Cup Reflection

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

On Wednesday, July 26th, six of our participants – Isabelle, Kelly, Noah, Ralph, Calvin, and Avery – teamed up to represent The First Tee of Silicon Valley and played in The First Tee Northern California Regional Cup at Poppy Ridge Golf Course in Livermore. Using their top four scores, they fini...

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Learn How Sports Basement Supports Our Chapter

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

Become Basementeers! Sports Basement, is spinning the traditional “loyalty” program into a win-win for their loyal customers and our community. Basementeer’s receive 10% and give 10%: 10% off every item every day 10% of profits back to schools and charities including The First Tee of Silicon V...

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Register for a 2017 Fall class by 8/29

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

Our registration deadline is quickly approaching. All participants (new and returning) are now able to sign up for a 2017 Fall class. But don’t hesitate as classes are first come, first served. View Fall schedules on our Youth Classes page. Return to our website and click the REGISTER button (in t...

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Read Rhea’s Reflection About the Science of Golf

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

I’m so grateful to have participated in the first ever Learning Science Through Golf Academy in Far Hills, New Jersey. I was with a group of 23 other high school golfers who are all interested in pursuing a career in STEM. During our time in the USGA Research and Testing facilities, we worked ...

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Read Varsha’s Experience at John Deere Academy

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

This summer, I had the opportunity to attend the John Deere Drive Your Future Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. Through hearing the stories of inspiring women such as Marty Evans (background entails being a part of the US Navy and CEO of the Girl Scouts), participants were able to learn the importance of...

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Our Supporters – PG&E and HP, Inc.

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

Thank you to PG&E and HP, Inc. as the primary sponsors of our 2017 Invitational at CordeValle Golf Resort on July 23rd & 24th. PG&E is the long-time underwriter of the Joyce Taylor Eagle Award, which was given to Juan Herrera this year. The First Tee of Silicon Valley is very grateful to...

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Our Impact – Thank You, Coach Liam

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

Join us in thanking Liam for his time and dedication to our organization as a participant and junior coach as he heads off to college. Liam set two records with us since 2013 — first, he completed our entire life skills certification program in just three years, and second, he logged more hour...

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Our Events – STEM Stomp 8/12

Categories: 2017, August, Newsletter

Join us THIS Saturday, August 12th from 10am to 1pm at The Golf Club at Moffett Field for our FREE STEM Stomp Community Day — an engaging youth event connecting science, technology, engineering, and math with golf. Take part in stations led by our friends from the Computer History Museum, Oakl...

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2017 Ellie Mae Classic Youth Day

Categories: 2017, August

Noah, Gabby, Erica, and Calton were great representatives of The First Tee of Silicon Valley at the Ellie Mae Classic Youth Day on Monday, July 31st! Thanks to Web.Com Tour player, Sam Ryder, and Steph Curry for making it such a fun day! ...

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Suizo Returns from Life Skills and Leadership Academy

Categories: 2017, August

Albatross participant, Isabel Suizo, just returned home from The First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy at Michigan State University. This national opportunity gives participants the chance to develop and hone their skills to become leaders in their communities back home while experiencing cha...

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