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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Confidence Fosters Success

Categories: 2019, February, Newsletter

The amount of self-confidence a child possesses affects every aspect of his or her educational and personal goals. If a child loses confidence in school, his or her grades will ultimately be affected. When self-confidence suffers, a child may give up on learning new skills and hobbies. They may feel...

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Wells Fargo DRIVE Grant Award

Categories: 2019, 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 schools: Washington Elementary and Cesar Chavez Elementary Schools in San Jose. Denise Miles, Sr. VP of Community Relations said, “Wells Farg...

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