First Tee – Silicon Valley would like to express our sincere gratitude to our sponsors for a successful second Battle of the Bays held at TopGolf benefiting our Title 1 School Program (Thank you sponsors!). It was an amazing evening with 14 generous sponsors donating $70,000 to help our kids become better versions of themselves while enriching the nearby communities.
A big sponsor thank you goes out to: Huston Family Foundation, Ron and Ann Hallagan, PwC: Sarah Beelaard, Connall Dempsey, & Justin Denworth, Pangenera, LLC – Jeff Burrill, Jeffrey Fisher, EY: Mark Fernandez and Jared Lauber, Andy & Maria Pecota, Nicholas Moore, Almaden Country Club Members, Anaplan – Steve Guerrero, Andera Brenholz.
An additional thank you goes out to FTSV TopGolf Board Committee for securing our sponsors – Chair Sarah Beelaard, Co-Chair Ron Hallagan, DJ Wheeler, and Andrea Brenholz.
We had 140 guests fill the bays of which 40 were coaches and teen participants underwritten by sponsors. Everyone enjoyed an evening of fun golf games, food and camaraderie! The TopGolf Experience bay raffle winner was EY – Mark Fernandez who gets to bring his guests back for another outing. Congratulations to our raffle winners: 49ers tickets – Nicole Arnold, Original Joe’s – Anne Milligan, and TPC Stonebrae – Justin Denworth.
How TopGolf Sponsors helped
Your investment in our proven youth development program will help us expand our in-school and after-school program to 8 additional Title 1 schools and maintain our current 20 schools. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with a life skills curriculum, we create active learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence, and resilience that kids can carry to everything they do. We enable kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. Together, we are transforming youth throughout Silicon Valley and give so many more kids and teens a brighter future.