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, 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, 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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Meet TFTSV New Board Members

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

The First Tee of Silicon Valley recently added two new Directors to our Board. Board Directors vote, provide planning, performance, legal and financial oversight and raise sufficient funds to ensure TFTSV’s success. Merry Ayres is a Director, HR Business Partner at Vevo where she has worked since ...

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Winter STEM Mentor/Junior Tournament

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

On November 16th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted its annual Mentor/Junior Seasonal Tournament at Rancho Del Pueblo.  In this special event, our young players received a chance to play with one of our very own mentors or board members or a member of the Stanford Men’s Golf Team.  Each gro...

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Winter Training Focuses on the “Why”

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

On Saturday November 23rd, 10 TFTSV Instructors and 19 Mentors attended the Winter Season Training at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course. TFTSV instructors & mentors meet once before every season to engage in our coaching philosophy, policies, and best practices. For our most recent training our Inst...

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Pre-Winter Golf Introduction Class

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

On Saturday, November 9th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted a free golf introduction class at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course for students interested in trying out golf and learning about TFTSV classes. Students experienced Integrity through two of our golf games and worked on their Golf Fundame...

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2019 Girls Golf “Mixed-Up” Sports Competition

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

On November 16th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley hosted The Girls Golf “Mixed Up” Sports Competition.  With 12 Girls Golf members registered, the participants played nine holes of golf with a twist.  Each hole was designed to use equipment from other sports to play out the hole within the rul...

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Outreach at Taft Elementary “Snags” New Participants

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

On November 19th, The First Tee of Silicon Valley made its way up the Peninsula to Taft Elementary and exposed new kids to its wonderful program. Over the course of the day 200 students ranging from 2nd to 5th grade participated in various games and activities, focusing on respect and the fundamenta...

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Outreach Participants Head Out to the Course

Categories: 2019, Newsletter

Shepherded out by their First Tee coaches, outreach participants from San Antonio Elementary, Cesar Chavez Elementary, and Clyde Arbuckle Elementary made their way out on to the driving range at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course. Being the first time many of the students had set foot on an actual course...

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