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

Sponsor Dinner at Del Rio C.C. Honors Sandra de Alcuaz

Our Annual The First Tee of Central Valley Sponsor Dinner was held on Thursday November 16th at Del Rio CC & hosted by the DRCC Foundation.  Many current and prospective community donors joined us for a festive evening celebrating and honoring Sandra de Alcuaz (former E.D. of The First Tee of Central Valley).  It’s was a great opportunity show our appreciation for her leadership over the last decade plus! Thank you to all who witnessed this special night and contributed to our success over the years! If you are consider becoming a new sponsor, please contact Cathy Mendoza at 485-3915 or cathyfirsttee@gmail.com for more information.

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Winter Schedule - Practice & Play Days

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, Dec 6th (Tree Trimming & Decorations)

Saturday, Dec 20th (Winter Golf Sale)

Saturday, January 10th (Putting Contest- all ages)

Saturday, January 24th (Long drive contest - all ages)

Saturday, February 7th (Stroke play -all ages)

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Meet Our Partners

Please join us in a continuous golf applause to our generous sponsors this year.

Thank you for proudly supporting DRCCF & The First Tee of Central Valley!


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Volunteers Wanted

We are always looking for new outstanding volunteers! If you are interested in joining our volunteer team for the rest of our 2014 season, please email cathy@thefirstteecentralvalley.org.
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What is The First Tee?

The First Tee of Central Valley is a non-profit program that is dedicated to providing children and teens an opportunity to develop, through golf and character education, life enhancing values such as honesty, integrity, and sportsmanship. Our main programming site is located in Modesto and we have three Program Affiliate sites in Escalon, Tracy and Merced. We service Modesto, Ceres, Turlock, Oakdale, Escalon, Ripon, Tracy, Merced, and neighboring communities.

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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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