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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Coach Spotlight: Meet Alisa Yamanaka

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

Meet Coach Alisa Yamanaka. She is a Software Engineer and an alumna of the University of Washington. Alisa joined our team as a volunteer coach in the Summer of 2019.  Since becoming a coach, she has made a positive impact on her participants and her fellow coaches. Her attention to detail, collabo...

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Wells Fargo DRIVE Grant Award

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley received a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo to underwrite the cost of providing our DRIVE educational programs to 2 new Title I school located in the Alum Rock Union School District:  Dorsa Elementary and Hubbard Media Arts Academy. Denise Miles, Sr. VP of Community Rel...

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TFTSV 2020 Spring Registration

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

Registration for our 2020 Spring classes is already open for new participants and will open for returning participants on February 12th. Register today and tell a friend! All participants 2nd grade and up are welcome. Financial assistance is available for those in need. Classes are held once a week ...

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Participant Spotlight: Meet Dimarco

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

Meet Dimarco Casillas, a freshman at Cupertino High School. We met Dimarco at a DRIVE outreach event in Fischer Middle School located in San Jose. He began our program soon after the outreach event in the Spring of 2019. After taking several certifying and skills advancement classes, he progressed t...

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DRIVE Outreach Field Trips

Categories: 2020, February, Newsletter

On January 30th, we hosted the first of several school field trips in 2020 at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course. Over the next month, schools that are delivering our DRIVE program will be visiting Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course to take part in a typical First Tee of Silicon Valley class. San Antonio Elem...

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Annual Review – 2019

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley (TFTSV) had its highest performing year in 2019 as it reached 14,453 youth – 1,011 Class Participants and 13,442 Outreach Participants. Our youth development program has positively transformed the lives of 81,234 youth through proven on course and at-school programs...

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