The Nine Core Values Have Impact

Categories: 2018, December, Newsletter

The First Tee established The Nine Core Values because they represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf. In open-ended, unaided essays 85% of the program participants articulated that they take personal ownership of The Nine Core Values of The First Tee. Par...

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The First Tee Focuses on Family

Categories: 2018, December, Newsletter

The holiday season is the appropriate time to feature one of the The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits*: Family. As part of our youth development curriculum, The First Tee of Silicon Valley not only teaches youth how to play golf but we promote healthy, active lifestyles and we stress the emotional and ...

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Giving Campaign to Grow Affordable Access!

Categories: 2017, December, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is a safe haven that provides structure, direction and mentorship to many children who never dreamed of working on life goals through golf. Thank you for your continued support and realizing our program is a game changer for under-served participants transforming thei...

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Our Year-End Participant Stats

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

2016 was another great year for The First Tee of Silicon Valley! Throughout all four seasons, we welcomed new and returning participants. The impact our program has had on youth throughout the Silicon Valley can be seen in the growing number of participants reached. Palo Alto Golf Course Participant...

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Your Impact – Year End Campaign

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is ecstatic to announce our year-end giving campaign. We want to accommodate 1,500 children in 2017 and 2,020 by 2020. To do so, we will need to enlist 100 new volunteer mentors, add ten new part-time coaches, and make the driving ranges and practice areas at our prog...

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Our 2016 Supporters

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

Each year, we are lucky to have several community organizations, corporations, and individuals contribute to and support our cause. We would not be able to provide the services that we do to Silicon Valley youth without you! Your partnerships help us deliver a quality program to help develop our par...

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Coach Spadafore to Scotland

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

Coach John Spadafore began his journey with The First Tee of Silicon Valley (then The First Tee of San Jose) in 2010. As a participant starting in his teens, John accelerated through the program. Since then, he has graduated from Pioneer High School, completed The First Tee program through Ace, is a...

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Register for a 2017 Spring Class on January 11th

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

Information about 2017 Spring Registration is now up! 2017 Spring Registration Dates: January 11th* – Opens for NEW Participants February 8th* – Opens for RETURNING Participants February 28th* – Closes for ALL Participants *dates are subject to change You can find information about...

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Girls Golf Play Day & 2017 Events

Categories: 2016, December, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted its last Girls Golf Play Day of the year on Saturday, November 19th at Rancho del Pueblo. Bingo Bango Bongo was the format of the day, and moms, junior coaches, and a couple members of the Santa Clara University Women’s Golf Team (assistant coached by TFTSV B...

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