SAGA Foundation Donates $100K

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley owes a sincere thank you to SAGA Foundation led by President, David Bartoshuk for their generous $100K year-end donation to further develop TFTSV programs in the Palo Alto-Redwood City area including at Baylands Golf Links (Their donations to TFTSV now total $200K). ...

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PGA TOUR Superstore Club Drive February 22nd

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

Did you get new clubs for Christmas? Bring your used clubs to the PGA TOUR Superstore in East Palo Alto on Saturday, February 22nd from 1pm to 5pm. Collecting used clubs enables The First Tee of Silicon Valley to pursue our mission to impact the lives of under-served youth by providing education pro...

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CordeValle Youth Golf Foundation Grant Award

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley was the recipient of a generous $7,000 grant from CordeValle Youth Golf Foundation to underwrite the cost of golf hats for all new participants in 2020. All participants are provided The First Tee of Silicon Valley logoed hats at no charge to wear as part of their cla...

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Become a TFTSV Coach

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

TFTSV is looking for dedicated coaches interested in helping mentor youth in our programs. Coaches must have a positive approach and a drive to make a difference in the lives of program participants. This is a great opportunity to meet and work together with like-minded coaches, positively impact yo...

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TFTSV 2020 Spring Registration

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

Registration for our 2020 Spring classes opened Wednesday, January 8th for all new participants 2nd grade and up, and will open on February 12th for returning participants. Classes are held once a week (same day each week) over a 9-week period (no class 4/7 – 4/11). Each class participants are lea...

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TFTSV Partners with Latinx Golf!

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

2019 marked the beginning of a partnership between TFTSV and Latinx Golf. On Saturday, October 12th, TFTSV provided a golf clinic to over 50 Latinx participants at Notre Dame High School in San Jose. Latinx Golf Founder and Executive Director, Alexia Gutierrez and Rosalie Gutierrez lead a year-long ...

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Participant Spotlight

Categories: 2020, January, Newsletter

Meet Nancy Rivera, a standout sophomore at University Preparatory Academy in San Jose. Nancy began our program in 2017 and now is taking Ace level classes (our top level) on Saturdays at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course. Nancy has been a very active participant in our program. In addition to enrolling ...

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Annual Review 2019

Categories: 2019, Annual Review

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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TFTSV Receives Olympic Club Foundation Grant

Categories: 2019, December, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley received a generous $11,500 grant to purchase 75 sets of golf clubs for our under-served participants in our financial aid program. OCF supports and encourages Bay Area youth to participate in amateur athletics. Their mission is to financially support programs, which ...

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Cisco’s Team Orion Supports TFTSV

Categories: 2019, December, Newsletter

On November 21st, The First Tee of Silicon Valley through the efforts of Board Director, John Ritchie, was invited to be the philanthropy partner for Cisco’s Supply Chain Team Orion off-site event at the Santa Clara Marriott. Through their wonderful giving-matching program, Cisco approved The Firs...

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