Meet TFTSV’S New Board Members

Categories: 2019, 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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San Antonio Elementary School Open House Big Success

Categories: 2019, May, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley participated in an Open House at San Antonio Elementary School in the Alum Rock Union School District on April 16th, 2019. The Open House showcased local community opportunities that enrich the student’s character development. TFTSV set up golf activities and an inf...

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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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Spring Cleaning PGA TOUR Superstore Club Drive May 11th

Categories: 2019, April, Newsletter

Time for Spring Cleaning! Bring your used clubs to the PGA TOUR Superstore in East Palo Alto on Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 3pm. Collecting used clubs enables The First Tee of Silicon Valley to pursue our mission to impact the lives of under-served youth by providing education programs that buil...

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Meet Our New Board Members

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley recently added three new Directors to our Board. Board Directors vote, provide planning, performance, legal and financial oversight and raise sufficient funds to ensure TFTSV’s success. Shane Oberg is a 10-year Partner with the DeWinter Group, the Bay Area’s p...

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