It was a great (but very warm) day on June 10th at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club with 160 golfers supporting the First Tee – Silicon Valley Open! Thanks to all our sponsors we were able to raise $140K to underwrite financial aid for class participants. We’re especially grateful for our Hosting Sponsors: EmmaLily Vineyards and PwC, our Contributing Sponsors: Emerson Street Ventures, IBM, Hallagan Huston Family Foundation, PGA TOUR Superstore, our Beverage Sponsors: Reyes Coca Cola Bottling and Body Armor and our Hole Sponsors and Foursome Sponsors all listed in on our program. All foursome pictures are posted soon on our Facebook page #FTSVOpen
Scramble Tournament Results:
First Place – Scoring an impressive 52 – Andrew Bowdish, Doug Lung, Matt Leslie and Joe Calhoun
Each Player Won a $100 Cinnabar Hills Gift Certificate, a Dozen Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls, and a Bottle of EmmaLily Laura’s Love Wine
Second Place – Scoring a 58 (winning a 5-way scorecard playoff with an Eagle on Lake #4 and Canyon #6) – Lorin Alusic, Jon Dickenson, Al Amiri, and Arshad Khan
Each Player Won a 100 Cinnabar Hills Gift Certificate, a sleeve of Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls, and a Bottle of EmmaLily Madeline Wine
Closest to the Pin: Each player won a $50 Cinnabar Hills Gift Certificate
Lake #8: Jackson Thoreson 2’2”
Mountain #2: Chris King 0’8”
Canyon #8: Jack Dibachi 5’0”
Live Action Supporters: Special thanks to MC Dan Rusanowsky
- CordeValle Resort Getaway – Rick Anderson, UC Components
- Dan Rusanowsky Go Teal Experience (2)– K.V. Rao and Jim Cilker
- EmmaLily Winemakers Dinner for 10 (3) – Ron Hallagan, Steve Guerrero, Chuck Vargas
- 49er Tickets & Parking/McGlinchey Singed Helmet (2) – Sione Hautau, Mike Montgomery
- Monterey Bay Golfers Dream: MPCC/Links at Spanish Bay/Dinner at Roy’s – Jody Ho
- Golden State Warrior Tickets/Warrior 2015 Limited Edition Memorbilia – Rick Anderson
Raffle Prize Winners: Foursome plus Carts unless noted
1) Almaden Golf & Country Club – Jeremy Townsend
2) Silver Creek Valley Country Club – Tony Coleman
3) San Jose Country Club – Lionel Yee
4) Stanford Golf Course (3some playing with host) – Al Amiri
5) Cinnabar Hills Golf Club & Coyote Creek Golf Club – Douglas Wheeler
6) Shoreline Golf Course & Presidio Golf Course – Steve Guerrero
7) Pacific Grove Golf Course & Laguna Seca Golf Ranch – Tanner Arrizabalaga
8) Callippe Preserve Golf Course & Los Positas Golf Course – Dylan Chang
9) Betina’s of Los Gatos $250 GC & Aldo’s Ristorante $250 GC – Chris Lopez
Thank you to our Board Members for their support, especially Co-Chairs Steve Guerrero, Jr. and Evan Rosenberg, and additionally to Steve Petersen, Ron Hallagan, Sarah Beelaard, Steve Almassy, J. Ernesto Moreno, Victor Arrañaga, Frank Wilde, Jackson Thoreson, Dick Budelli, Jeffy Chang, Alex Wrobel, and Tiffany Tai.
Thank you to our Participant Speakers: Rachana Ajjarapu, Franky Sumcad and Steven Pan plus all the volunteers.
Proceeds from the Open will help us impact the lives of youth by providing educational programs that build character and instill life-enhancing values through the game of golf. We believe that all kids deserve the chance to grow in a supportive environment with mentors guiding them. We are dedicated to building programs that are accessible, welcoming and as impactful as they are fun.
Please contact our Development Director, Judy Dixon Deaton 408-508-4881 – [email protected] to discuss sponsorship or underwriting opportunities for our Classic Tournament on September 12, 2022.