“Engaging” Pre-Fall Mentor Training

Categories: 2018, August

On Saturday, August 25th 22 mentors came out to Rancho del Pueblo to participant in our pre-Fall Mentor Training Session.  The focus of the day was on engagement and class management.  The mentors played a rousing game of Golfer and practiced their Sportsmanship by encouraging each other with each...

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Meet our 4 New Board Members

Categories: 2018, August, 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. Steve Guerrero, Jr. has over 20 years of business development experience and is ...

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Participant Survey Measures Impact

Categories: 2018, August, Month, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley wanted to hear how participants felt about our youth development program through golf so we conducted a survey of the 210 students that attended the 2018 Summer session. We were happy to learn that 92% of the participants said their golf skills improved and 88% said t...

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PGA Golf Clinics for Women

Categories: 2018, August, Newsletter

PGA Golf Clinics for Women came to Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club on August 20th. The clinics are led by PGA of America, delivered by Jane Blalock (27-time winner on the LGPA Tour), and presented by MetLife. It was part of a nationwide series of 12 full-day events designed to welcome and empo...

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Core Value: Sportsmanship

Categories: 2018, August, Newsletter

As one of The First Tee Nine Core Values, Sportsmanship is defined as observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace. Our program teaches participants that they must know and abide by the rules of golf and be able to conduct themselves in a kind and respectful manner towards others eve...

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Adult & Junior Tournament

Categories: 2018, August, Newsletter

On August 18th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted our STEM-themed Adult & Junior Tournament at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course. The event commenced with two demonstrations on how STEM is intertwined with golf. Volunteer Coach Alina Feng discussed the reasoning for dimples on a golf ball while...

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Golf Outing with SAP

Categories: 2018, August

George does a great job of keeping in touch with sponsors and supporters of The First Tee, including SAP. Our friends at SAP hold monthly golf tournaments as a piece of company culture and team bonding. Vice President of SAP and First Tee of Silicon Valley Board of Directors member Dean Sivara (in t...

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