The First Tee® provides a unique experience for youth by providing life skills and character education through the game of golf. Since 1997, The First Tee® has reached more than 15 million kids, having a positive impact on participants, their families and their communities.
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On golf courses, in elementary schools and at other youth centers, they’ve helped shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values like integrity, respect and perseverance. More than a junior golf program, golf and life lessons are seamlessly incorporated into each lesson to help young people prepare for success both on and off the golf course.
As a National Trustee of The First Tee, Wells Fargo is proud to support the mission and values of The First Tee nationally and through support of select chapters across the country.
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Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
We’re officially headquartered in San Francisco, but every local Wells Fargo branch is a headquarters for helping our customers succeed financially. One in three households in the U.S. does business with us. Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 7,950 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 37 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy.
In 2017, Wells Fargo donated $286.5 million to 14,500 nonprofits and Wells Fargo team members volunteered a record two million hours. Wells Fargo’s corporate social responsibility efforts are focused on three strategic priorities: diversity and social inclusion, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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The Wells Fargo Championship is a PGA TOUR golf tournament held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina and scheduled for April 29-May 6, 2019. Last year, 54-hole leader Jason Day won by two strokes over 21-year-old Aaron Wise and five-time PGA TOUR winner Nick Watney. Day joined an elite list of champions that include Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Lucas Glover and Vijay Singh. Wells Fargo is proud to have sponsored the tournament since it began in 2003.
In addition to our commitment to delivering one of the finest tournament experiences for fans, volunteers, corporate partners and players, Wells Fargo and the Champions for Education tournament committee are committed to supporting our local communities, through initiatives like Succeeding Together and our support of The First Tee®.
Over the past 16 years, Champions for Education has contributed over $22 million for charitable causes as well as awareness for numerous local non-profit organizations. In 2018, Champions for Education donated more than $1.5 million to over 22 organizations including The First Tee of Greater Charlotte.
For more information about the Wells Fargo Championship, please visit www.wellsfargochampionship.com.
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