Meet Our New Board Members

Categories: 2019, March, 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. Shane Oberg is a 10-year Partner with the DeWinter Group, the Bay Area’s p...

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Silicon Valley Bank Awards STEM Grant

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley (TFTSV) received a $2,500 Grant from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) to underwrite our new STEM class initiative. SVB supports their employees’ passion for community giving by offering employees the opportunity to apply for SVB Foundation grants on behalf of nonprofit org...

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Healthy Habit: Play

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

Play is one of the The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits* – teaching participants that a variety of energizing play can help the body stay strong, lean and fit, and be fun in the process. Sleep and other forms of “re-charging” allow one to engage in play on a daily basis. A new study (Feb, &he...

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Golf Introduction Classes and Field Trips

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

On Saturday, February 9th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted a free golf introduction class for students interested in trying out golf and learning about TFTSV classes. Students experienced Integrity through two of our golf games and worked on their Golf Fundamentals. TFTSV will host three addi...

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AT&T National Pro-Am Field Trip

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley brought 32 participants on a field trip to the final round of the 2019 AT&T National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Course. TFTSV partnered with the Redwood City Police Activities League and the San Mateo County’s Sheriff’s Activities League to recruit students f...

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Go Green Tag Team Tournament

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

On February 23rd, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted the 2019 Go Green Tag Team Tournament at Gavilan College Golf Course.  The event commenced with a group discussion led by Coach Manny on the importance of aeration as well as why golf courses enforce frost delays during the winter season. Dur...

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Girls Golf Emoji Play Day

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

On February 23rd, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted the Girls Golf Emoji Play Day.  Our Girls Golf members played nine holes in the alternate shot format at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course.  With the theme being Emoji golf, the girls were encouraged to use emoji stickers instead of scores to re...

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Meet Our New DRIVE Partners

Categories: 2019, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley(TFTSV) has created a new partnership with Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CORAL afterschool program to offer our DRIVE curriculum to Empire Gardens Elementary, Franklin Elementary, and Washington Elementary of San Jose. Other new DRIVE partners for 2019 are S...

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Golf has a long-standing tradition of Respect.

Categories: 2018, March, Newsletter

Respect is one of the most important virtues a child can have. Teaching your child how to respect others will ensure they develop positive relationships with their family, friends, teachers and mentors throughout their life. Respect can be taught in many ways, but ultimately it is about ensuring you...

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Girl’s Golf Celebrates the Winter Olympics

Categories: 2018, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted its quarterly Girl’s Golf Play Day on March 3rd at Rancho del Pueblo with a Winter Olympic theme. Led by LPGA Coach Molly Springmann and Program Coordinator/Coach Manny Gallardo, girls 3rd through 8th grade enjoyed an afternoon of lunch, inspiration, games an...

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