First Tee – Augusta continues to look for ways to highlight our participants. The student spotlight section is a fun, cool way to get to know some of the First Tee – Augusta kids. We will feature a participant from each age group. 

Aaron Nix

Age 7-9

Age: 9

Grade: 3rd

How many siblings do you have? 2

Favorite color? Green

Favorite core value? Honesty

How long have you been playing golf? 2 years

Favorite golf club? 7 iron

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “Golf is a game of patience”


Kara Thompson

Age 10 – 11

Age: 10

Grade: 4th

How many siblings do you have? 1

Favorite color? Yellow

Favorite core value? Perseverance

How long have you been playing golf? 2 years

Favorite golf club? 7 iron

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “Take your time, have fun, and practice putting a lot!”


Davis Bullington

Age 12-13

Age: 13

Grade: 7th

How many siblings do you have? 2

Favorite color? Teal

Favorite core value? Confidence

How long have you been playing golf? 6 Years  

Favorite golf club? 52 Degree Wedge

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “Don’t give up even when there are hard times now or ahead in life”


Jalynn Bailey

Age 14 – Up

Age: 16

Grade: First Year College Student

How many siblings do you have? 2

Favorite color? Blue

Favorite core value? Integrity

How long have you been playing golf? 1 year

Favorite golf club? Driver

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “It may seem hard at first, but it gets easier!”