Register to Play or Sponsor the Open

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

First Tee – Silicon Valley is excited to announce the return of the Open Scramble Golf Tournament on Friday, June 11th at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club with tee times from 12pm to 1:40pm utilizing all three 9-hole courses. Registration for foursomes, twosomes and sponsors is available now. The Open is ...

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Showing up for Others

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

How do you approach helping others? How do you know when others want or need help? What does it mean to be a leader? These are all questions that the participants get asked through their time in First Tee – Silicon Valley. As participants progress through the program, they learn lessons which rein...

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Hooray for Caddy Club Supporters!

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

Caddy Club Members are essential to creating a sense of community support to further the mission of FTSV. Here’s a big shout out to the 230 individuals supporting us as monthly or one-time donors in our 2021 Caddy Club Donor Appreciation Program. One of the benefits of membership is the Caddy Club...

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Coach Matt – Caring for Others

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

Meet Coach Matt. He has been a staple at First Tee – Silicon Valley for 9 years and played an integral role in making the program what it is today. He thrived in his roles within the organization starting as a volunteer coach and excelling as a Program Instructor, Program Coordinator, and Program ...

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13 FTSV Participants Compete for National Opportunities

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

13 Ace participants from our chapter were selected to apply for this year’s national First Tee participant opportunities. The 13 were selected based on their activity/engagement in our chapter, their grade, and active duration within the program. Only active Ace participants (our highest level) we...

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Curriculum Sneak Preview Videos – Go-to-Person

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

There are times where someone we know struggles to take on a burden alone.  We all eventually experience a situation where our family or close friends need us for comfort, advice, or reassurance.  How we respond in these scenarios can be crucial to their development and ability to overcome a chall...

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Support Financial Aid by Joining the Caddy Club

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

Together, Building Game Changers! Our kids and teens are facing challenges unseen by previous generations. Many lack access to safe opportunities that foster a culture of acceptance and provide mentorship. They live in a world where social pressures are always on, calm and confidence are hard to acc...

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Personal Growth through Golf

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

Golf is a metaphor for life. It’s not the score that counts, but what you learn along the way. As in life, golf requires goal setting, working with others and digging deep when things get tough (perseverance). Golf is a perfect practice ground for learning skills that go far beyond the fairways. G...

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SVB Foundation to the Rescue

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

The SVB Foundation recently awarded FTSV a $6,500 base grant plus an additional $2,500 for COVID hardship, totaling $9,000. The SVB Foundation is currently focusing on partnering with employees who regularly volunteer to award grants to non-profit organizations that are most impacted by the current ...

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Coach Rob – Making a Difference for 20 Years

Categories: 2021, Newsletter

Meet Coach Rob Sisco. He officially joined our First Tee – Silicon Valley coaching staff in 2014. However, Rob’s connection to FTSV extends all the way back to our origins and the Eagles at Rancho Junior Golf Program in 2000. (Eagles became First Tee – San Jose in 2005.) Both of his sons p...

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