Welcome to The First Tee of Central Valley

What We Do

Del Rio CC Foundation Mission:
To positively impact the lives of Central Valley area youth by providing educational programs that ensure character development and the mastery of life skills through instruction in the game of golf.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The First Tee of Central Valley

Fall Session starts Sept 8th at Phoenix Lake GC

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 For more information about our new sister site in Sonora, CA Please click here

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New Program Site - St. Stanislaus Golf Course

Coming this Fall - The First Tee of Central Valley will start programming at St. Stanislaus golf course.  This six-week session is available to beginner's ages 6-17.  Cost is $40 (includes 2015 NCGA Youth on course & TFTCV memberships)  To register - Click Here  

The First Tee Open Field Trip - STEM Zone by Chevron

The field trip is open to 65 active TFTCV member and is a first come .first serve basis. We will be accepting permission forms until the deadline of Sept 12th. (COB). We have chartered two STORER buses that will arrive at Muni by 6:30 am and depart at 7:00 am sharp.

If you would like to drive or follow the buses, please arrive by 6:45 to Muni
All parents and kids will receive free admission to the tournament. Parking is also free.

The STEM Zone Experience will include: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, which is a really cool event for the kids on Saturday at The Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.  It is sponsored by Chevron Company.  
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Bobbi, Sarah & Hunter - TFT NORCAL Life Skills & Leadership Academy


Bobbi Loggins, Hunter Jones and Sarah Ramsdell attended The First Tee NORCAL Life Skills and Leadership Academy in Monterey,CA August 2- 6, 2015.  They joined 52 other participants from Northern California chapters of The First Tee, ages 13-17, to participate in the event.  Coach John represented our chapter to be one of the coaches during the fun filled week of learning and playing. 

The Academy was hosted by Greater Sacramento and NCGA Youth on Course. Participants stayed at the famous Stevenson RLS boarding school located just walking minutes away from Pebble Beach.  Each day the participants experienced team competition events and golf courses - Peter hay, Del Monte and Poppy Hills. The also learned valuable character education and leadership instruction through interaction with more than 12 coaches. The week-long event featured workshops, exploration seminars, golf clinics and activities.

"This event was an unforgettable, entertaining and engaging opportunity for all the participants involved" - Coach John

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Jordan and Janea win Challenge Cup Match Play

Participants competed in a match play format at all three City of Modesto golf courses. Players played a match play format with point awarded for each match won.  The final matches were held at Modesto Municipal G.C.

1st Place (Boys)                        1st Place (Girls)

Jordan Attouleh                         Janea Caparros


Volunteers Wanted

Interested in becoming a volunteer for The First Tee?  You can call and schedule a one on one volunteer orientation with us. 

We are always looking for new outstanding volunteers! If you are interested in joining our volunteer team for the  2015 season, please email cathy@thefirstteecentralvalley.org.

For volunteer application click here

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Awards & Assessment for Summer 2015


Congrats to our awards winners for the Summer Session!

Participants of the Session:

  Abigail & DeAngelo Martinez

 Alysabeth Marquez & Ryan Mendoza

Volunteer of the Session:

  Alexa Cook (Junior)

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What is The First Tee?

The First Tee of Central Valley is a non-profit youth golf program that is dedicated to providing young people an opportunity to develop golf skills, life skills, core values and help them to explore using healthy choices on and off the course.  Participants will learn the game of golf in a fun environment that uses seamless activities and provides on course classroom environments.  

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A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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