Mayor Helps Launch First Tee San Francisco, City's First Golf Learning Facility
10/07/09 - Today Mayor Newsom along with PGA Tour commissioner Timothy W. Finchem, PGA Tour professionals Paul Azinger and Nick Faldo, and Citibank launched the First Tee Learning Facility at Visitacion Valley Middle School.
"I remember when we broke ground on this new learning center and saw the community enthusiastically rally so students could participate in The First Tee program," said Mayor Newsom. "It is humbling to see what a terrific learning center we have now for these deserving youth."
The new learning center includes an indoor classroom facility, netted driving range, putting green and grass chipping area. The design and funding for the learning center was provided by First Tee of San Francisco and the construction was managed by the San Francisco Unified School District. Read more.