Jonathan Purcell Becomes an Ace Certified Participant

Categories: 2012

The First Tee of Silicon Valley would like to congratulate Jonathan Purcell on becoming the program’s first Ace-certified participant. Jonathan fulfilled all four Ace certification requirements by exploring educational opportunities, investigating career possibilities, continuing to enjoy the game...

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Anna Zhou and Michelle Xie Named to Mercury News Girls Golf First Team

Categories: 2011

The First Tee of Silicon Valley would like to congratulate Anna Zhou and Michelle Xie on being named to the Mercury News Girls Golf First Team. Michelle paced her Palo Alto team during the CCS Championships while Anna advanced through both the CCS and CIF Northern California Championships before fin...

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Final Fiesta – Olé!

Categories: 2011

The First Tee of Silicon Valley would like to thank all our participants, parents, and supporters who helped us celebrate the conclusion of our winter season with a night of great laughter and fun at the Final Fiesta. Thank you to the great Los Lagos staff for all their help in making our year-end c...

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Anna Zhou Advances to CIF Girls State Championship

Categories: 2011

Congratulations to Anna Zhou, an Eagle participant and junior coach of The First Tee of Silicon Valley, for advancing to the CIF Girls Golf State Championship. In the CCS championship at Rancho Canada, Anna shot a 2-under par 70, leaving her in a tie for second and helping her advance to the CIF Nor...

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A Family Outing at the Fry’s and Friends Couple’s Pro-Am

Categories: 2011

By Ryan Hallagan, Program Assistant at The First Tee of San Jose As I took my first couple of swings on the driving range the morning of October 8th, a troubling thought entered into my mind: Uh-oh, this could get ugly. I had the dreaded shanks. Because of the seeming randomness of their onslaught, ...

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Jonathan Purcell Recognized as Semifinalist for RBS Achiever of the Year

Categories: 2011

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is proud to congratulate Jonathan Purcell on being chosen as a semifinalist for the RBS Achievers of the Year Award, earning him a $2,000 scholarship towards his post-secondary education. Jonathan was selected from a pool of over a thousand applicants for exhibiting ...

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2011 Chapter Championship Round-Up

Categories: 2011

By Dennis Barbata The First Tee of San Jose’s season ending 2011 Chapter Championship took place Saturday August 20, 2011 at Los Lagos and what a dandy it was. Prior to teeing off, the participants competed in a putting contest and were each given six chances to make a downhill 15-foot putt that s...

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