The First Tee of Silicon Valley Ramps Up at SportsHouse

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

New volunteer coaches from Sheriff’s Activities League, Police Activities League, Carlmont High School Golf Team, and staff from neighboring schools, attended a mentor training on November 15th at SportsHouse in Redwood City. The mentor training is one of the 8 steps we take to help prepare our vo...

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2018 Fall Parent University is a Success!

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

On Saturday, October 20th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley attended Alum Rock Union School District‘s (ARUSD) Fall Parent University Family Fun Day at Mathson Institute of Technology.  TFTSV set up golf games and an informational booth for parents/guardians where they learned about our program an...

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Our Friend, Joe Bronson, Writes Again

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Joe Bronson, friend of The First Tee of Silicon Valley, has written his next book, ‘Through The Green: Golf Shots, Spots and Stories Inspiration and Aspirations’, published in August of 2018. Joe is passionate about the game of golf. All proceeds from his book sales are given to organizations li...

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Earthquakes Game

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Saturday, October 6th found George Maxe and Carlos Herrera (our resident football expert), at the San Jose Earthquakes v the New York Red Bulls game as guests of Rod & Laura Howard of Synectic.   While the Earthquakes did not enjoy success on the field, George & Carlos had a lot of fun and...

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Golf Friends Have a Deeper Link

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

Playing the game of golf can improve your quality of life as there are many physical, emotional and social benefits. The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits were created through a collaboration among The First Tee, ANNIKA Foundation and Florida Hospital for Children to promote healthy, active lifestyles f...

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Golf is a Game of Common Courtesies

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

There are so many common courtesies that are the fabric of the game of golf. As one of The First Tee’s Nine Core Values, Courtesy teaches participants respectful behavior toward others. Our weekly curriculum incorporates handshakes and introductions at all program levels. A round of golf should be...

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Caddy Club Members Matter

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

There is still time to be part of the 2018 Caddy Club! It has been a challenging year to raise money for our youth development non-profit as much of the local giving has been diverted to supporting disaster relief and homelessness. The First Tee of Silicon Valley is a safe haven that provides struct...

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley Comes to Redwood City

Categories: 2018, Newsletter, November

The First Tee of Silicon Valley is excited to begin classes in Redwood City this upcoming Winter season! We are coordinating with Redwood City Department of Parks & Rec, Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL), Redwood City School District, and San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League ...

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