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. 

Tyrone Edelen

Age 7-9

Age: 9

Grade: 4th

How many siblings do you have? 0

Favorite color? Red

Favorite core value? “Always be kind to others”

How long have you been playing golf? 6 years

Favorite golf club? 3 wood

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “You can do good if you pay attention.”


Sim Dale

Age 10 – 11

Age: 11

Grade: 5th

How many siblings do you have? One

Favorite color? Green

Favorite core value? Sportsmanship

How long have you been playing golf? 3 years

Favorite golf club? Driver

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “It’s important to always practice putting and never give up!”


Roshan Zechariah

Age 12-13

Age: 13

Grade: 8th

How many siblings do you have? None

Favorite color? Gold

Favorite core value? Integrity

How long have you been playing golf? 5 years

Favorite golf club? Pitching wedge

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “You can do anything as long as you put your mind to it!”


Tre’Shawn Smith

Age 14 – Up

Age: 16

Grade: 11th

How many siblings do you have? None

Favorite color? Blue

Favorite core value? Perseverance

How long have you been playing golf? 4 Year

Favorite golf club? Seven Iron

What are some words of encouragement you would give to another junior golfer? “Celebrate the small things in golf because each decision you make on the course is important. Don’t give up.”