Participants representing chapters of The First Tee throughout the country have been selected to play in the Pure Insurance Championship (Formally known Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach), an official PGA TOUR Champions event hosted by Monterey Peninsula Foundation. The event wias be held September 24-30 and televised internationally on Golf Channel.
The juniors were teamed with 81 PGA TOUR Champions players and 162 amateurs as they competed for the pro-junior title at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course. Players committed to compete include two-time major championship winner John Daly, World Golf Hall of Fame member and 28-time PGA TOUR Champions winner Bernhard Langer, and defending champion Esteban Toledo.
In its 14th year, more than 790 participants from The First Tee chapters have benefited from the opportunity to play in the tournament by meeting and learning from PGA TOUR Champions players and amateurs in the field, utilizing the leadership and life skills they have acquired at their chapters. The Pure Insurance Championship is one of 10 national opportunities provided by The First Tee home office to encourage and motivate young people as they progress through the program and toward high school graduation.
|The First Tee of Lake County Participant||Year||Location|
|Perry Chong||2016||Monterey Peninsula, CA|
|Gary Chong||2018||Monterey Peninsula, CA|