Our 2016 Supporters

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Each year, we are lucky to have several community organizations, corporations, and individuals contribute to and support our cause. We would not be able to provide the services that we do to Silicon Valley youth without you! Your partnerships help us deliver a quality program to help develop our par...

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Coach Spadafore to Scotland

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Coach John Spadafore began his journey with The First Tee of Silicon Valley (then The First Tee of San Jose) in 2010. As a participant starting in his teens, John accelerated through the program. Since then, he has graduated from Pioneer High School, completed The First Tee program through Ace, is a...

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Register for a 2017 Spring Class on January 11th

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Information about 2017 Spring Registration is now up! 2017 Spring Registration Dates: January 11th* – Opens for NEW Participants February 8th* – Opens for RETURNING Participants February 28th* – Closes for ALL Participants *dates are subject to change You can find information about...

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Girls Golf Play Day & 2017 Events

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted its last Girls Golf Play Day of the year on Saturday, November 19th at Rancho del Pueblo. Bingo Bango Bongo was the format of the day, and moms, junior coaches, and a couple members of the Santa Clara University Women’s Golf Team (assistant coached by TFTSV B...

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Become a 2017 Volunteer

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley believes positive youth development happens through a meaningful, quality relationship between the coach and participant. Therefore, we are always looking for high quality volunteers to serve as mentors with knowledge and experience in teaching, coaching, mentoring or...

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Get Your Golfer a Nice Holiday Gift…

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Get your golfer a nice holiday gift, while supporting The First Tee of Silicon Valley! Consider purchasing A Golfers Quest, A Journey to Play America’s Top 100 Golf Courses and all proceeds will be donated to us by the author and our Board Director, Dean Sivara. Dean Sivara joined our Board o...

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Welcome Board Member, Greg Staszko

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley is excited to announce new Board Director, Greg Staszko. Greg’s proven leadership and expertise will be a great addition to the Board. Since 2012, Greg has passionately worked as the Santa Clara University Women’s Golf Assistant Coach. He previously coached boys a...

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2016 Family Fiesta

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On Saturday, November 19th, we held our 8th Family Fiesta at the Mexican Heritage Plaza. Guests enjoyed a catered dinner from Gilroy Grill, Chick-fil-A treat card, program including participant speakers, and raffle prizes from organizations such as the San Jose Giants, Main Street Burgers, Symphony ...

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Year End Giving

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley is ecstatic to announce our year-end giving campaign. We want to accommodate 1,500 children in 2017 – and 2,020 by 2020. To do so, we will need to enlist 100 new volunteer mentors, add ten new part-time coaches, and make the driving ranges and practice areas at our ...

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Mentor/Junior Seasonal Tournament

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The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted its annual Mentor/Junior Seasonal Tournament on Saturday, November 12th at Rancho del Pueblo. It was a special opportunity for participants, as they not only had the chance to play with TFTSV instructors and volunteers but also members of the Stanford Men’s G...

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