Friends & Family Tournament Creates New Bonds

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

First Tee – Silicon Valley hosted our Friends & Family tournament at Gavilan College Golf Course on February 27th. Twenty-two participants were paired with a family member making this our largest attendance to date. Our tournament was a great opportunity for our participants to become the experts and help their family understand the world of golf.

“Playing with my dad this tournament was a great new experience.  It was something we hadn’t done in the past.  It was great because this time it was my turn to teach my dad something since it’s usually the other way around.  I would really like for this to turn into a family tradition.” – Nancy R.

The annual FTSV Friends & Family tournament is a valuable event for our students to bond with their loved ones.  Our low-pressure tournaments are a great stepping stone for students to learn to use good judgment, set expectations, and express teamwork.  We hope our tournaments help our participants to build more confidence in engaging in conversation with others in a tournament setting.

The event kicked off with a putting contest where participants earned raffle tickets.

Congratulations to all of our participants for competing in our scramble/shamble format with courtesy, integrity, and great judgment!