2010 The First Tee of SF Highlights

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2010 The First Tee of SF Highlights

  1. 1. 2010 Highlights
  2. 2. First Tee In Schools Program • Exposed 5,000 SFUSD fifth graders to golf as part of their physical education classes • Began with 15 schools and will expand to all 30 for 2010/2011 school year
  3. 3. In School Shuttle to Visitacion Valley • Transported via bus shuttle 500 students to Visitacion Valley facility • Classes were part of students’ PE and leadership curriculum • They were incorporated into students’ school day
  4. 4. Harding Park Classes • Taught over 1000 students during Spring, Summer, and Fall classes at Harding Park • Classes were held after school and weekends during Spring and Fall • During Summer, we taught 5 classes a day as well as camps.
  5. 5. Future Foursome +8 • Provided daily golf tutoring and life skills instruction to 12 men from Bayview/Hunter’s Point • Experiences ranged from field trips to the U.S. Open, playing the Cliffs Course at Olympic and private instruction from Lake Merced golf staff
  6. 6. Visitacion Valley Golf Team • In just 8 months, 12 students were golf course ready • Spent Tuesdays and Thursdays playing Gleneagles • Integrated into our Harding Park programming • Ended summer by playing Cliffs Course and representing our chapter in Ryder Cup competitions
  7. 7. The Cliffs Course • For 3 consecutive weeks, 27 students experienced the Cliffs Course playing with a board member. • In the words of student Terek Turner, “this course is much harder than Fleming.”
  8. 8. Impacted Visitacion Valley • Significant reduction in suspension and behavioral issues • More consistent attendance • Teachers noticed significant behavioral changes with respect to core values
  9. 9. Impact Overall • 8% of active students have achieved our highest life skills designation and can shoot 55 or better for 9 holes • 32 of our students can shoot 90 or less and have mastered goal setting and conflict resolution skills • We have taught 3500 children self-management life skills and golf.
  10. 10. Thank you for your interest in The First Tee of San Francisco! -The First Tee of San Francisco

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