Eddie Nguyen Receives RBS Achievers of the Year Award

Categories: 2010

Congratulations to Eddie for receiving The RBS Achievers of the Year Award! The RBS Achievers of the Year Award recognizes deserving students for accomplishments in their daily lives while overcoming difficult circumstances. The scholarship awards are not based on academic performance or exceptional...

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Jaio Sports and The First Tee of San Jose

Categories: 2010

In June 2010, Jaio Sports introduced its new product, the Beacon, to The First Tee of San Jose Ace Class.  The Beacon was designed with the original intent of providing junior golfers with education and training in the area of course management, a skill important to both the game and throughout all...

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Sophia Nguyen Designated 2009 Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholar

Categories: 2010

Sophia Nguyen, an Eagle participant and Junior Volunteer for The First Tee of San Jose was selected as a 2009 Jack Kent Cook Young Scholar. Sophia was chosen from a pool of over 1,400 students across the country for this prestigious award. Her essays, extracurricular pursuits, and letters of recomme...

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Kirsten Fernandez Designated “The First Tee Scholar – Class of 2010”

Categories: 2010

Kirsten Fernandez, who is an Eagle participant at The First Tee of San Jose, was recently designated “The First Tee Scholar – Class of 2010.” In Kirsten’s congratulatory letter, Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., who is the CEO of The First Tee, said, “Your application shows that you are a very hard w...

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Mariko Tumangan Shoots a Record 62 to Win CCS Golf Title

Categories: 2009

Presentation’s Tumangan shoots a record 62 to win CCS golf title By Dennis Knight Presentation’s Mariko Tumangan has played golf on one of the game’s grandest stages — competing in the U.S. Women’s Open in July at the age of 15. The junior tapped into that experience Tuesda...

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Michael Sisco Attends Life Skill & Golf Academy

Categories: 2009

Michael Sisco, who is an Eagle student at The First Tee of San Jose, recently attended the Life Skill & Golf Academy at the University of Oregon. Michael and the other participants were given full access to the university, visiting its dorms, training area, football stadium, gym, and more. The p...

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Ryan Rankin’s New Approach to The First Tee Open

Categories: 2009

From The San Jose Mercury News: Thursday, September 3, 2009 By Eric Pinkela Mitty’s Rankin Taking New Approach to First Tee Open When Ryan Rankin was picked to play in the Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach last year, the San Jose teen was blown away by the atmosphere, the competition and ...

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Ryan Rankin, Athlete of the Week

Categories: 2009

Published on May 6, 2009, San Jose Mercury News (CA) ATHLETES OF THE WEEK RYAN RANKIN, ARCHBISHOP MITTY Sport: Golf. Class: Junior. A week after shooting a 3-under-par 68 at Aptos Seascape Golf Course to finish second in the Aptos Invitational, Rankin fired a 2-under 70 to win the West Catholic Athl...

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Eddie Nguyen Participates in NCGA Trip to Scotland

Categories: 2009

Four NCGA Foundation Youth on Course members, including our own Eddie Nguyen, returned Saturday night from the trip of their lifetimes to the birthplace of golf – St. Andrews. Eddie and other Youth on Course Members joined a group of 12 other participants from all over the world in a weeklong ex...

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