The First Tee of Fort Worth will send six junior golfers to participate with Champions Tour members in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at PebbleBeach, Sept. 26-28 in Pebble Beach, Calif. It marks the highest number of participants from any of The First Tee’s 56 chapters throughout the U.S.
The event, televised by Golf Channel, features 81 junior golfers (ages 14-18) selected by a national panel of judges to join 81 professionals from the 50-and-over circuit. Junior golfers are chosen for their playing ability and comprehension of life skills and core values taught by The First Tee.
Each four-player team includes a junior golfer, a Champions Tour golfer and two amateurs who will compete for the pro-junior title at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course.
Representatives from The First Tee of Fort Worth include Alexandra Batista, Cameron Carr, Daniel Dahlinger, Andrew Errico, Tarin Leong and Reed Shelley. Peri’Don Castille will represent The First Tee of Greater Dallas at the event.
_ Jimmy Burch