The First Tee GCNKY is proud to announce that we are sending Cameron Martin, an Ace level participant, to compete in the 2018 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee, an official PGA TOUR Champions event to be contested at Pebble BeachGolf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California, September 24-30. The tournament, which is hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, will be televised internationally on Golf Channel September 28-30.
The PURE Insurance Championship is the only event of its kind in which 81 junior golfers from The First Tee are teamed with 81 PGA TOUR Champions players and 162 amateurs during an official PGA TOUR Champions tournament. Cameron will be competing for the pro-junior title. He will join 80 other participants from The First Tee chapters, selected by a national panel of judges. The participants, which represent 22 states, were selected based on playing ability and application of the Nine Core Values and life skills learned through their involvement with The First Tee’s programs.
Cameron is a senior at Covington Catholic High School and has been a participate of the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky chapter since 2007 – almost since its inception! A distinguished golfer, he is a varsity member of his high school team, plays in golf tournaments throughout the summer and volunteers in classes at the chapter. Cameron will be the first participant selected to attend the PURE Insurance Championship from the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky chapter.
Set your DVRs and join us in wishing Cameron the best of luck in this once in a lifetime opportunity!
For more information, click here to listen to Alicia Lawrence, Executive Director, speak to Lance McAlister about The First Tee and Cameron’s accomplishment.