2018 Fall Parent University is a Success!

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

On Saturday, October 20th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley attended Alum Rock Union School District‘s (ARUSD) Fall Parent University Family Fun Day at Mathson Institute of Technology.  TFTSV set up golf games and an informational booth for parents/guardians where they learned about our program an...

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Our Friend, Joe Bronson, Writes Again

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Joe Bronson, friend of The First Tee of Silicon Valley, has written his next book, ‘Through The Green: Golf Shots, Spots and Stories Inspiration and Aspirations’, published in August of 2018. Joe is passionate about the game of golf. All proceeds from his book sales are given to organizations li...

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Earthquakes Game

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Saturday, October 6th found George Maxe and Carlos Herrera (our resident football expert), at the San Jose Earthquakes v the New York Red Bulls game as guests of Rod & Laura Howard of Synectic.   While the Earthquakes did not enjoy success on the field, George & Carlos had a lot of fun and...

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Golf Friends Have a Deeper Link

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Playing the game of golf can improve your quality of life as there are many physical, emotional and social benefits. The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits were created through a collaboration among The First Tee, ANNIKA Foundation and Florida Hospital for Children to promote healthy, active lifestyles f...

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Golf is a Game of Common Courtesies

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

There are so many common courtesies that are the fabric of the game of golf. As one of The First Tee’s Nine Core Values, Courtesy teaches participants respectful behavior toward others. Our weekly curriculum incorporates handshakes and introductions at all program levels. A round of golf should be...

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Caddy Club Members Matter

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

There is still time to be part of the 2018 Caddy Club! It has been a challenging year to raise money for our youth development non-profit as much of the local giving has been diverted to supporting disaster relief and homelessness. The First Tee of Silicon Valley is a safe haven that provides struct...

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley Comes to Redwood City

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is excited to begin classes in Redwood City this upcoming Winter season! We are coordinating with Redwood City Department of Parks & Rec, Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL), Redwood City School District, and San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League ...

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Used Club Drive at PGA Tour Superstore

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Bring your used clubs to the PGA TOUR Superstore in East Palo Alto on Saturday, November 10th from 11am to 3pm. Collecting used clubs enables The First Tee of Silicon Valley to pursue our mission to impact the lives of young people by providing education programs that build character, instill life-e...

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Our Participant, Erica, Shares Her Experience From the 2018 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee

Categories: 2018, Month, October, Success Stories

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is so proud of Erica Lam, our participant who competed in the 2018 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course, September 24-30. Erica summarized her experience by saying, “I had a lot of fun playing at ...

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