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

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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

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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

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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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San Jose Teen Selected to Play in Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

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SAN JOSÉ, CA – Ryan Rankin, 17, from The First Tee of San José has been selected to play in the Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach presented by Nature Valley, an official Champions Tour. Rankin is one of is one of seventy junior golfers from The First Tee Chapters nationwide who will take &h...

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Nancy Xu at the 2009 Player’s Championship

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Nancy Xu, an Eagle participant and Junior Volunteer for The First Tee of San Jose, competed in the Girls ages 12-14 division of the Player’s Championship and placed in third with 62 points. The Northern California Junior Players Championship, jointly conducted by the NCGA and the Northern Californ...

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Eddie Nguyen at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration

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Eddie Nguyen, an Eagle participant and Junior Volunteer for The First Tee of San Jose had a chance to attend the 2009 Presidental Inauguration. We asked Eddie to give us a glimpse of his experience. Thanks Eddie and congratulations! Going to the Inauguration was an amazing experience. At the Preside...

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