The First Tee of Silicon Valley Participates in Alum Rock Unified School District’s Back to District Night.

Categories: 2018, Month, Newsletter, Next Newsletter, September

On Tuesday, September 18th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley participated in the Alum Rock Unified District‘s Back to School Night. Over 500 attendees from families across the Alum Rock School District attended the event which included student performances and information on local community ser...

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Meet our 4 New Board Members

Categories: 2018, August, Newsletter, Next 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, Next 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, Next 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, Next 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, Next 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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