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Wells Fargo and The First Tee’s Succeeding Together contest winner plays pro-am with Tiger Woods

May 2, 2018

By PGA TOUR Staff

Seventeen-year-old Shahbaz Hashmi, grand prize winner of Wells Fargo and The First Tee’s Succeeding Together contest, played with Tiger Woods in Wednesday’s pro-am at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club.   

Wells Fargo is hosting Hashmi – who won the opportunity to play with Woods, the PGA TOUR player of his choice – and three other contest winners of the company’s Succeeding Together essay contest at this week’s Wells Fargo Championship. The grand prize winner from The First Tee of Greater San Antonio, Hashmi’s essay was selected by a panel of judges from Wells Fargo, The First Tee, and the Wells Fargo Championship tournament office.



Hashmi and the contest’s three other winners each received a four-day/three-night trip for two to Charlotte, N.C. to attend the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship and experience the excitement of a PGA TOUR event from inside the ropes.

To read Hashmi’s essay and to learn more about the contest, visit: https://thefirsttee.org/succeedingtogether 

About Wells Fargo


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) 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. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,200 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

About The First Tee

The First Tee (www.thefirsttee.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth sports organization whose mission is to grow the game of golf by transforming the experience that kids and families have with the sport. Reaching 5 million kids annually, The First Tee introduces kids to the game of golf and its inherent values and positively impacts their lives through programs in elementary schools, on golf courses and at youth centers around the country and the world.

Since its inception in 1997, The First Tee has grown its network to deliver programs in all 50 states and at various international locations. The First Tee offers unique golf experiences at signature events and provides opportunities through its strategic partners. The First Tee’s Founding Partners are LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and the USGA. Golf Channel is The First Tee’s proud media partner and former President George W. Bush serves as honorary chair.

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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