Record-Breaking Fall Registration

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

The First Tee of Silicon Valley has achieved the most registrations ever in a season with over 600 participants currently enrolled in this Fall’s classes! TFTSV has been visiting schools, performing clinics, and participating in outreach events to recruit students to attend classes. We have made a...

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Meet TFTSV’S New Board Member

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

The First Tee of Silicon Valley recently added a new Director to our Board in August. Lucas Watson is the Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager of Ridehail Business Unit at Cruise in San Francisco. He previously worked as EVP/CMO at Intuit, VP at Google, and Global Marketing Director at Proc...

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2019 Adult & Junior Tournament

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

On August 17th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted our annual Adult & Junior Tournament at Rancho Del Pueblo golf course.   The event commenced with our participants meeting their adult playing partner and learning new things about each other. Nineteen participants were paired with a paren...

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2019 Summer Girls Golf

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

On August 17th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted our Girls Golf Summer Play Day.  With 22 Girls Golf members, we enjoyed nine holes of soccer golf.  With the theme being centered around the “friends” aspect of Healthy Habits, the girls were tasked with working together in a hybrid sport ...

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TFTSV Bridges the Gap

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

Some major challenges facing public schools are: Classroom Size, Poverty, Family Factors, Bullying, Student Attitudes and Behaviors, and Student Health. The First Tee of Silicon Valley’s youth development program helps bridge the gap by teaching our participants The First Tee Nine Core Values, Nin...

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Mentors and Instructors Attended Training

Categories: 2019, Newsletter, September

Saturday, August 28th saw 20 mentors attend the pre-fall season training. The mentors that attended were 10 adults and 10 juniors (under 18); 12 were new to volunteering and 8 were returning volunteers. Coach Matt and Coach Chris led the training with a mind towards coaches noticing where the partic...

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TFTSV Attends the AACSA Block Party

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

On Saturday, August 3rd, the African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) in partnership with the Antioch Baptist Church presented the block party at 6th and Julian Street in San Jose.  The church celebrated 125 years this year. The event had bounce houses, face painting, community resources, ...

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TFTSV DRIVE Has Positive Impact on Franklin Elementary!

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

Franklin Elementary became a TFTSV DRIVE partner in the Fall of 2018 and continued to deliver the DRIVE curriculum to their participants throughout the academic year. Franklin Elementary is located in east San Jose and is a Title 1 school meaning most of their participants are eligible for free or r...

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Joyce Taylor Eagle Award 2019 Recipient is Nicholas Ngai

Categories: 2019, August, Newsletter

The Joyce Taylor Eagle Award and scholarship was presented to Nicholas Ngai at The First Tee of Silicon Valley 2019 Invitational Fundraiser on Sunday, July 21st at CordeValle in San Martin, CA. Nicholas was selected based on his good character, academic achievement and life-skill level. In his speec...

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