The PURE Insurance Championship is an official PGA TOUR Champions event at Pebble Beach Golf Links on the Monterey Peninsula, the tournament pairs 81 juniors of First Tee with a PGA TOUR Champions player and two amateurs. To be selected, juniors are measured in both golf proficiency and life skills knowledge. The tournament is televised nationally on Golf Channel.
Date: September 21-26, 2021
Location: Pebble Beach, CA
In 2014, First Tee alumnus, Chris Meyers made one of the most impressive shots in Pebble Beach history during his time at the PURE Insurance Championship. Now he reflects on First Tee’s impact and his time teaching golf to kids in Kenya.
*video by PGA TOUR
We caught up with several other alumni who played in this tournament and how they’ve applied the lessons they learned from First Tee and this experience to reaching for their dreams.