MVHS hires former Menlo assistant to lead both golf teams

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Courtesy of Bruce Jaffe
Mountain View golf coach Bruce Jaffe will receive assistance from son Jack.

Bruce Jaffe reached out to Mountain View High hoping to land one coaching job, and a few weeks later he had two. The Palo Alto resident is the new head coach of the Spartans’ boys and girls golf teams that will play in the spring.

LA’s new golf coach has history on his side

Abe Roof
Courtesy of Abe Roof
Abe Roof, the new girls golf coach at Los Altos High, is the operations manager of Deep Cliff Golf Course in Cupertino.

Prior to becoming the new girls golf coach at Los Altos High, and before taking his current day job as operations manager of Deep Cliff Golf Course, Abe Roof worked as a historian in Canada.

St. Francis golfer plays 100 holes in single day

100 hole hike
Courtesy of Ryan Oberweis-Manion
Max Oberweis-Manion, right, participates in Youth on Course’s 100-Hole Hike, aided by his brother, Ryan, last week in San Jose.

For Max Oberweis-Manion, playing 100 holes of golf in one day was like a marathon and a sprint.

With the days getting shorter, he and the other members of his foursome last week had only 12 hours to accomplish the 100-Hole Hike, a fundraiser for the nonprofit Youth on Course.

All business on the course

Sophie Thai’s side business hasn’t taken off this summer, but her golf game sure has. The Los Altos High junior placed second at back-to-back American Junior Golf Association tournaments last month.


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