SAGA Foundation Donates $100K

Categories: 2019, Current Newsletter, May, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley owes a sincere thank you to SAGA Foundation led by President, David Bartoshuk for their generous $100K donation to further develop TFTSV program in the Palo Alto-Redwood City area and participation at Baylands Golf Links. The SAGA Foundation assists nonprofits to work...

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Meet TFTSV’S New Board Members

Categories: 2019, Current Newsletter, May, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley recently added a new Director and an Ambassador to our Board. Joe Talley was a 20-year Senior Audit Partner with Deloitte from 1998-2018.  Over the past year he was an independent contractor and recently joined SOAProjects, Inc in April, 2019. Joe’s focus was in th...

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Meet The First Tee Scholars

Categories: 2019, April, Newsletter

Please join us in congratulating Rhea, Noah, and Varsha for being designated as The First Tee Scholars for 2018-19! All three participants are Ace certified and have been heavily involved in The First Tee of Silicon Valley for over five years! The First Tee Scholars Program is a distinction awarded...

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Volunteer Appreciation Week – Meet Diego Ortiz

Categories: 2019, April, Newsletter

Meet Diego Ortiz, Food and Agriculture Program Coordinator at SPUR. Diego started his first season with us a volunteer coach. However, this season is not his first experience with TFTSV. From 2002-2007, Diego was a student of Eagles – a program TFTSV started at Rancho Del Pueblo before we beca...

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If I’m Being Honest…

Categories: 2019, April, Newsletter

Why do we tee up statements with “If I’m Being Honest…”? Does it mean that you are not always honest? Where did this “honesty” expression come from? It is “honestly” not part of golf course vocabulary. Golf is unique from other sports in that players regularly call penalties on thems...

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New Partnership with The Fit Kids Foundation

Categories: 2019, April, Newsletter

In the Summer of 2019, The First Tee of Silicon Valley will begin implementing The Fit Kids Foundation’s physical exercise curriculum. The Fit Kids Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 providing structured physical activity programs for underserved children to build the foundation for a healthy, activ...

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