Mansfield HS Golfer Cameron Carr to Play with Pro Golfers on Champions Tour in Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach
Sep 16, 2014 07:11PM
● By Brian Ostrovsky
He started golfing in 7th grade at Worley Middle School and began playing with The First Tee of Ft. Worth.
This year The First Tee of Fort Worth is sending Cameron and 5 other local golfers - Tarin Leong, Alexandra Batista, Reed Shelley, Andrew Errico and Daniel Dahlinger. The 6 participants from Fort Worth will join 75 other participants from The First Tee chapters for the event, which is in its 11th year.
Candidates are selected based on golfing abilities, community service, multiple essays and rigorous interviews by The First Tee board members. More than 150 applications were submitted. Cameron was previously selected to attend Hank Haney's IJGA in July 2013 and The PLAYer Academy this past July.
Cameron hopes to parlay these experience into a college golf career and then perhaps continue at the professional level. He plays throughout the year, during the Fall and Spring season he plays for his high school golf team while in the Summer he plays in the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA). He's solid with his scores averaging in the mid 70's. All this hard work is in hopes to play collegiate golf and getting to play in the PGA.
Participating in the pre-tournament activities and playing in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Cameron and his fellow junior golfers. Join us in wishing Cameron good luck and a sure putter.
Cameron is following in the footsteps of classmate Nicholas Narcisse who participated in the Nature Valley First Tee Open last year.
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