A large percentage of funds are contributed by Trustees – the highest and most prestigious level of giving from individuals and corporations that contribute a minimum of $1 million to The First Tee.

David Abeles

Chief Executive Officer, TaylorMade Golf Company

Samuel R. Allen

Chairman and CEO, Deere & Company

Maximo Alvarez

Owner and President, Sunshine Gasoline Distributors

Kevin R. Baldwin

Vice Chairman, West Region, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Christopher S. Barley

Financial Advisor – Managing Director, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Orlando, Florida

Dan Bartlett

EVP Corporate Affairs, Walmart

G. Nicholas Beckwith III

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Arch Street Management LLC

W. Bradley Bennett

President and Chief Executive Officer, Quadruple Aim Ventures

Frank Bisignano

Chief Executive Officer, First Data

Arthur Blank

Chairman, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
Chairman, PGA TOUR Superstore, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC


Booker Family Foundation

David Brown

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Web.com

Stephen T. Butler

Chairman of the Board, W. C. Bradley Company

Andrea Waitt Carlton

Founder, Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Foundation

John Chen 

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, BlackBerry, Ltd.

James Crane

Chairman, Crane Capital Group

William H. Crouch

CEO and Founder, Crouch & Associates

Robert Dow

Senior Partner, Chairman of the Board (retired), Lord Abbett and Company

William B. Dunavant

Chairman & CEO, Dunavant Enterprises, Inc.

David Epstein (deceased)

Chairman & President, Mellon Corporation

Ed Evans

Owner, Oak Tree National

Thomas A. Fanning

Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company

Richard J. Ferris

Principal, Pebble Beach Company

Timothy W. Finchem

Board Chair, The First Tee

Dan Fireman

Founder & Managing Partner, Fireman Capital Partners

Paul Fireman

Chairman, Fireman Capital Partners

Peter Foss


Victor Ganzi

PGA TOUR Policy Board

David Goode

Chairman (retired), Norfolk Southern Corporation

Matthew Goodwin

Commonwealth Foundations, G.P.

William H. Goodwin, Jr.

Chairman, CCA Industries, Inc.

Joe Gorder 

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Valero Energy Corporation

Steve Green

Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company


Chairman and CEO, Oakwood Homes, LLC

Jeff Harmening

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail, General Mills

Patrick Harrigan

Patrick D. Harrigan Foundation

Glenn Hasse

Hasse Investments of Florida, LLC

Jim Hinckley

Partner & CEO, Century Golf Partners/Arnold Palmer Golf Management

Rick and Kandace Holley

Bellevue, Washington

Stephen Holmes

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

H. Wayne Huizenga

Chairman, Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

Andrew Hunt

Roy A. Hunt Foundation

Craig A. Johnson

President & CEO, Altria Group Distribution Company

John W. johnson

Johnson & Lindley, LLC

Curtis Kayem

President and Chairman, Tex-Isle Corporation

Charles F. Knight (DECEASED)

Chairman Emeritus, Emerson Electric Company

Herbert V. Kohler

Chairman & President, The Kohler Company

Karl Krapek

President and COO (retired), United Technologies

Henry R. Kravis

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman & Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Mark Lazarus

Chairman, NBC Sports Group

Howard Lester (deceased)

Chairman Emeritus, Williams Sonoma, Inc.


Cincinnati, Ohio

Robert E. Long Jr.

Owner, Granville Capital, Inc.

John F. Lundgren

Chairman of the Board (Retired), Stanley Black & Decker


Founder, Radar Partners

Mike McCallister

Chairman, Humana Foundation

James W. McGlothlin

Chairman & CEO, The United Company

Les Moonves

Executive Chairman, CBS Corporation

Timothy Mullen

President, Mullen Family Foundation

Jack Nicklaus

Golf Professional, Golden Bear International

Ken Ohrstrom

Owner, Larkspur Management


CEO, The Toro Company

Jon Orszag

Senior Managing Director, Compass Lexecon

Arnold Palmer (DEceased)

Golf Professional, Arnold Palmer Enterprises

Courtney and scott pastrick

James and Alice B. Clark Foundation

Roger Penske

Penske Foundation

Bill Perocchi

Chief Executive Officer, Pebble Beach Company

Kirby Price

General Manager, Heritage Feeders, L.P.

Mark Rahiya

Chief Region Sales Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

George R. Roberts

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman & Co-CEO, Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts

Stephen M. Ross

Chairman, CEO and Founder, The Related Companies

Jack Rudin (Deceased)

Chairman, Rudin Management Company

William C. Rudin

Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Rudin Management Company

Kevin Ryan

The Ryan Family Trust

Jin Roy Ryu

Chairman & CEO, PMX Industries

Robert A. Sauerberg, Jr.

President, Conde Nast

Charles Schwab

Founder & Chairman, Charles Schwab & Company, Inc.

Mayo A. Shattuck, III

Chairman, Exelon Corporation

Robert Simses

Partner, Simses & Associates, P.A.

Rick Singer

CEO, Tiger Woods Foundation

Timothy J. Sloan

Chief Executive Officer and President, Wells Fargo & Co.

T. Scott Smith

President, WRS Real Estate Investments

Ed Stack

Chairman & CEO, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Ralph Stayer

Chairman of the Board, Johnsonville Sausage LLC

Warren Stephens

Chairman, President & CEO, Stephens, Inc.

Randall Stephenson

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, AT&T Inc.

Ray Taccolini

President & Chief Executive Officer, Eco-Friendly Solutions

George and Christine Tamke

St. Louis, MO

Jerry Tarde

Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, The Golf Digest Companies

Fred T. Tattersall 

Chairman, 1607 Capital Partners LLC


Managing Director, 1607 Capital Partners LLC

Sorapoj Techakraisri

Chairman & CEO, Dean & Deluca

Arn Tellem

Vice Chairman, Palace Sports and Entertainment

John D. Tickle

Chairman, Strongwell Corporation

Peter Ueberroth

Contrarian Group, Inc.

Robert S. Ukrop

President & CEO, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods

Robert C. and Fallon B. Vaughn

Dallas, Texas

Craig Vosburg

President, North America Markets, MasterCard International

Brent Wadsworth

Founder, Wadsworth Golf Construction Co

Todd Wagner

Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer, 2929 Entertainment

Casey Wasserman

President and Chief Executive Officer, Wasserman Foundation

J. Wayne  and Delores Weaver

Weaver Family Foundation

William C. Weldon

Former Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson

Kenneth Whitney

Chairman, WSB Capital

Leonard A. Wilf

Chairman, The L.A.W. Foundation, Inc.


Chairman, The Mark and Jane Wilf Family Foundation, Inc.

Dean S Woodman

Woodman Family Investments LLC

Weldon Wyatt

Founder, Wyatt Development Company
Sage Valley Golf Club

Morell Studios


shell oil company


The Hertz Corporation