- For the 12th year, PwC will host select Scholars of The First Tee during THE PLAYERS at its Executive Business Forum. Four Scholars will engage in a learning experience uniquely designed to teach them about the business of a top professional services firm and the corporate world at large. The participants will interact with corporate leaders and hear from knowledgeable speakers on topics facing American business today.
- PwC’s The First Tee Challenge will allow fans to take their shot at a scaled version of the par-3 17th at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Located in the Stadium Village and open to the general public all week, fans will have two free shots to try and hit the green and win prizes. Fans will have the option to purchase either a third shot for $5 or a Fast Pass for $20, with proceeds benefiting The First Tee of North Florida. Representatives from The First Tee home office and the North Florida chapter will serve as volunteers throughout the week.
- PwC will host 200 participants from The First Tee North Florida’s youth programs. Students will hit off the 17th hole replica and take part in experiential golf-themed learning activities–created by the MIND Research Institute–that teach math concepts such as scale, distance and velocity in the context of golf.
- The First Tee will receive significant exposure during the telecast (on Golf Channel and SirusXM PGA TOUR Radio, thanks to a donation of commercial inventory by PwC, a Trustee of The First Tee, and the PGA TOUR, one of The First Tee’s Founding Partners.
St. Augustine, Fla. (May 10, 2016) – Thanks to PwC, The First Tee’s mission to affect the lives of young people through the game of golf will be highlighted this week during THE PLAYERS Championship at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. PwC has been associated with The First Tee since 2000 and continues to expand its support. Currently more than 25 PwC partners, retired partners and staff serve as volunteer board members for chapters of The First Tee. Several activities will take place at the tournament this year, including: