The First tee of north florida college and LPGA/Pga scholarships

The Mission of the The First Tee of North Florida Scholarship Program is to provide educational opportunities to
participants, alumni, and golf industry professionals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and/or
excellence through The First Tee of North Florida and will be a life-long ambassador of the game.

For Additional Information on Scholarships and Application Requirements, CLICK HERE

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The Karl G. Estes Participant College Scholarship
Up to a $20,000 scholarship awarded, with up to $5,000 per academic year renewable up to
four consecutive academic years to an active participant that is in their senior year of high school.

Requirements Include:

  • Minimum three years with The First Tee of North Florida
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Birdie Level or above
  • Minimum 40 Volunteer Hours with The First Tee of North Florida

CLICK HERE to download the Karl G. Estes Participant College Scholarship Application
Application Deadline: March 31st


The Thomas L. Stecker PGA/LPGA Education Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a current PGA/LPGA Assistant or Apprentice to cover
their seminar sessions at the PGA Education Center or LPGA Teacher Education Classes.

Requirements Include: 

  • Work/volunteer at a partnering course/club of The First Tee of North Florida
  • Minimum 12 months in the golf industry
  • Completed PGA/LPGA Apprentice Process
  • Current on PGA/LPGA Dues

CLICK HERE to download The Thomas L. Stecker PGA/LPGA Education Scholarship Application 
Application Deadline: January 1, April 1, July 1, October 1


The Bill Carpenter Scholarship
Created in memory of Bill Carpenter, this is a competitive application that will be based on an applicant’s
academic achievement, community involvement, and commitment to The First Tee of North Florida.
The scholarship recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship. 

Requirements Include:

  • High School Senior
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Successful completion of Birdie Certification Requirements
  • Minimum three years with The First Tee of North Florida

CLICK HERE to download The Bill Carpenter Scholarship Application
Application Deadline: March 31st 


The David Rimmer Scholarship
Created in memory of David Rimmer, an assistant golf professional who loved junior golf.
The scholarship recipients will receive a one-time ($TBD) scholarship.

Requirements Include:

  • High School Senior
  • GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Successful completion of Birdie Certification Requirements
  • Minimum three years with The First Tee of North Florida
  • Accepted into an accredited college or university.

CLICK HERE to Download The David Rimmer Scholarship Application
Application Deadline: March 31st


click here to read about our 2017 Scholarship recipients