Resident Spotlight: Justin Reed

First Tee

Grove Member Justin Reed, the 17-year-old son of Dr. Kristal and Eric Reed, will play in the Pure Insurance Championship September 25-30, 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. Justin, a senior at Page High School, is the local First Tee of Tennessee chapter’s 8th participant to play in The First Tee event at Pebble Beach. He will play in a team and be paired with a PGA TOUR Champions professional. Participants from across the country get into the event based on several criteria:

  • Handicap
  • Golf resume
  • Recommendations from chapter and non-chapter adults
  • Essay
  • Interviews
  • Volunteerism
  • An active member of the program

“You need to be more than just a good golfer to get to play in this event”, says Steve Merrill, Senior Vice President of the Tennessee Golf Foundation.  Justin has been in the program for 5 years, since the fall of 2013.

The event will be on the Golf Channel on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 2 – 5pm PST.