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Who We Are

The Robert Hoover East Palo Alto Jr Golf is a non-profit organization that works children ages 6 and older who live in the Silicon Valley. Through golf instruction and academic support, the program aims to foster personal development and instill core values. The program operates year-round and maintains an enrollment of roughly 60 particip...

"Honesty, integrity, self-mastery, patience, persistence, mindfulness, and etiquette name a few of the values we all want our children to have."

Our Principles


We help boys and girls develop the characteristics that we all want our children to possess: honesty, courtesy, discipline, respect, patience and desire.


We use golf to train and motivate youth to be successful students in life through sports and education.


EPA Junior Golf provides a positive structure to grow and learn, a positive and confident peer group, and helpful successful role-models.


Young people have the smarts to succeed, but no life-skills. They need role-models to provide a positive growing environment so they can take control of their lives.

Golf consists of practice, and tournaments.


The golfers in this category play 6-10 tournaments each year. They are well versed in the rules, etiquette and procedures of the game and are role mod...


The kids in this category have acquired enough skill to go on the golf course and play one to three holes each time out This is the beginning of on co...


The Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course is our home course. It is equipped with a driving range and practice greens for chipping, putting and bunker play....

Our academic program also provides group learning environments both on and off the golf course to build strong team-building skills within students/members.


To further creativity and establish confidence, the golfers can participate in programs such to develop skills such as coding to broaden their horizon...


We engage our young students in group learning activities where they can pursue and explore new areas of learning....


EPA Jr. Golf Program tutors make an effort to spend time assisting children/young adults with their homework, class projects, or areas of study where ...

Personal development through positive peer-group activities and values


Academic advising on classes and schedules. Monitor progress; report-card parties provide gentle peer pressure. College-preparedness coaching re. appl...


One-on-one counseling: personal growth chats over lunch or after games — about goal-setting, academic progress, behavior, family values, relationshi...


Recreation: bowling, movies, cookouts, skating, etc. Educational: visit museums, aquariums, parks, college tours. Social: movies, ball-games, dinners,...

our staff

Dave Beronio


Bob Hoover

Vice President

some of our members

our sponsors