COVID-19 Response – Classes Cancelled through 4/13

Categories: 2020, March

The safety of the young people we serve as well as our employees and volunteers is always of utmost importance to TFTSV. This is especially true as our community contends with COVID-19. All TFTSV Classes & Other Programs are CANCELLED through Monday 4/13 All Spring participants will receive a 50...

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DRIVE Outreach Field Trips

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

TFTSV hosted several school field trips at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course during February. Our goal was to reward our current DRIVE (Develops Rewarding, Inspiring Values for Everyone) partners and students by offering them a field trip at the conclusion of their DRIVE classes. Students were able to e...

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Participant Spotlight: Dylan Chang

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

Meet Dylan Chang, an 7th grader at Ralston Middle School. He began our program in the summer of 2015 and is currently an Eagle participant (Eagle is our 2nd highest level). He regularly enrolls in 3-4 class seasons a year, receives our A/B honor roll distinction every semester, and is a consistent p...

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Tag Team Seasonal Tournament

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted our 2020 Tag Team Tournament at Gavilan College Golf Course on February 29th. The event commenced with a group discussion led by Coach Manny on identifying diseased or dead trees and when to avoid them. During their round, the participants were encouraged repai...

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Girl’s Golf Play Day

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted the Girls Golf Winter Play Day on February 29th. With 14 Girls Golf members, our event commenced with the telephone game. A message is passed down from person to person with the potential of the original message becoming distorted.  With the theme being center...

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Meet TFTSV’s New DRIVE Partners

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley (TFTSV) has created a new partnership with Santee Elementary and Dorsa Elementary. Our DRIVE program teaches our Nine Core Values and four golf fundamentals through golf activities delivered at the school by their school leaders. Their after school programs will teach...

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TFTSV Partners with Valdés Math in San Jose!

Categories: 2020, March, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley partnered with Valdés Math and the Latinx team to deliver a golf introduction to pre-high school youth at Notre Dame High School in San Jose on February 22nd. Latinx Golf Founder and Executive Director, Alexia Gutierrez and Rosalie Gutierrez lead a year-long tutoring...

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PGA TOUR Superstore Club Drive February 22nd

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

Come visit us at the PGA TOUR Superstore (1751 East Bayshore Road, East Palo Alto, CA  94303) on Saturday, February 22nd from 1PM to 5PM and bring your used clubs to donate. Collecting used clubs enables The First Tee of Silicon Valley to pursue our mission to impact the lives of under-served youth...

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