Local Opportunities

Seasonal Tournaments

Girls Golf

  • An opportunity to appreciate and enjoy the game of golf while empowering participants to feel confident, build self-esteem and make new friends in an all-girl environment. Girls Golf seasonal events are open to all FTSV participants. Sign up for the next event through the parent portal. If you have any questions, contact Manny Gallardo – [email protected] or 408-508-4887.
  • Girls Golf Summer Play Day – August 24th 10am-12:00pm – Rancho Del Pueblo, San Jose (Versión Español)
  • CLICK HERE to register

FTSV Discount Card

  • During your first season in each calendar year you will receive a discount card that provides golf course and practice range discounts at our 4 Golf Courses: Baylands, Rancho Del Pueblo, Gavilan and Los Lagos. Prices and restrictions depend on the course.

YOC Discount Card – Youth On Course

  • Providing youth with access to affordable golf – play hundreds of participating courses in Northern California for $5 or less. For more information and to sign up for a Youth on Course card please contact Manny Gallardo[email protected] or call 408-508-4887.

Ace Program

  • A series of (4) 8-week classes, where participants incorporate self-exploration, investigate potential education and career plans, demonstrate leadership & investment in their community, & develop goals and real-world assets to kick-start their future.
  • Includes (4) 8-week seminar classes & an Ace-Certification process
  • The classes and certification process allows participants the opportunity to apply the 6 First Tee Life Skills in 4 projects and develop a skill set that prepares them for post high school life.
  • Being Ace-Certified provides national recognition, networking opportunities, and an increase chance of securing acceptance into one of the national opportunities.
  • The (4) 8-week seminar classes include the following and are open to high school participants, new and returning.
    • Education – financial planning for college, college application process, school identification/exploration strategies
    • Career –  resume-building, interview skills, adaptive and content skill development, professional correspondence
    • Golf –  golf psychology, optimal practice habits, and goal setting
    • Give Back –  going above and beyond, learning transferable skills, networking, professionalism
  • Click here (Versión Español) for the full overview of the Ace program. Contact [email protected], 408-508-4884 if you have any questions.
  • To register for an Ace class please visit our registration page during open registration.

First Tee (National) Opportunities

  • The First Tee Home Office provides events and scholarship opportunities
  • Click here (Versión Español) to view each opportunity in detail, with highlights of our selected participants
  • High school participants, active and highly engaged in First Tee – Silicon Valley programs are selected to apply
  • Once selected to apply, participants complete the First Tee Home Office applications, which includes essays, letters or recommendation, and participant information.
  • Participants are selected by the Home Office. Click here for more information.
  • The application process is overseen by the local chapter Phoenix Jarrell-Desch – [email protected] or 650-887-7104


  • Participants are selected based on achievement, longevity, and financial need
  • Click here (Versión Español) for the full details on the following scholarships
    • Joyce Taylor Eagle Award
    • Dennis Kettmann Eagle Award
    • FT College Scholarship Program
    • YOC Scholar
    • Silicon Valley Community Fund Scholarships