SAN FRANCISCO, CA - – Wells Fargo announced the 2016 winners of Succeeding Together, an essay contest that celebrates the huge impact The First Tee® has on students across the country and allows participants to express how The First Tee has had a positive effect on their lives. A panel of judges from Wells Fargo,
Wells Fargo created the contest specifically for the 30,000+ teenage participants of The First Tee®, a youth development organization that introduces young people to the game of golf and its inherent values at approximately 170 chapters across the U.S. The contest asked participants to write about the importance of having and being a part of a “Go-To Team,” a core life skill of The First Tee that fosters partnership and teamwork in all areas of life.
“We’re excited to announce the winners of our Succeeding Together contest, and really proud of all the wonderful stories that the contest participants shared through their essays,” says Jamie Moldafsky, Wells Fargo chief marketing officer. “They are powerful stories that show how working together with organizations like The First Tee is changing young lives and our communities.”
All four contest winners receive a four-day/three-night trip for two to Charlotte, N.C., to attend the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship and experience the excitement of a PGA TOUR event from inside the ropes.