Joyce Taylor Eagle Award Recipient, Graciela Lacy

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

On Sunday, September 18th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley supporters gathered at Bernardus Lodge & Spa in Carmel Valley to kick off our 2016 Invitational. Guests from all over California took part in activities including a Bocce Ball Tournament in support of our program. During the dinner recep...

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Nature Valley First Tee Open Field Trip

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

This year’s Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach offered the perfect opportunity for a field trip of a different kind.  The First Tee of Silicon Valley took a bus down on Sunday, September 19th, full of program participants and Alum Rock Union School District students.  Some reflections ...

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Via Services Partnership

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

Via Services is a non-profit dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and special needs achieve greater self-sufficiency and lead richer lives.  The First Tee of Silicon Valley’s partnership with Via Services has been continually growing.  On September 19th, Program Coordinator, Matt S...

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Field Trip to SAP

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

Field Trip to SAP by George Maxe One of the ways that The First Tee of Silicon Valley impacts the lives of youth is to give them exposure to the world of work. We do this by welcoming mentors as volunteers for our ongoing classes, but also by taking field trips to companies throughout Silicon &helli...

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Class of 2016

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

Hats off to The First Tee of Silicon Valley Seniors as they prepare for their next steps! We always appreciate hearing what they have thought about our program. Below are three soon-to-be college students’ reflections on their tenure with The First Tee of Silicon Valley. Jerry, Freshman at Joh...

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The Joys of Being a Junior Coach

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

April 15th marks the first day of Volunteer Open Enrollment. Volunteers fulfill many roles and are critical to our success as an organization. By far, one of the most valued roles is that of a Junior Coach. Junior Coaches are role models to our younger players in terms of their golf skills and servi...

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Participant Joins NCGA Youth on Course Leadership Council

Categories: 2016, Success Stories

The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Northern California Golf Association’s Youth on Course (NCGA’s YoC) have a common goal – to impact young people and develop future leaders. One way NCGA does this is through their YoC Leadership Council. The First Tee of Silicon Valley is proud of Liam f...

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Five More Participants Become Ace Certified

Categories: 2015, Success Stories

As The First Tee of Silicon Valley continues on into the winter season, we would like to recognize five more participants that have become Ace certified. Congratulations Liam, Allyson, Shriya, Robby, and William! Becoming Ace certified is no easy accomplishment.  Most Ace Certified participants hav...

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