John Deere extends partnership with First Tee for 3 additional years

By |  July 6, 2023 0 Comments

The new contract between John Deere and First Tee will extend from 2024 through 2026 and John Deere said it will support the annual all-female academy, the First Tee scholars program and continue to invest in First Tee Quad Cities.

“As a committed trustee partner of First Tee since 2012, John Deere is dedicated to celebrating the next generation of young golfers through supporting various educational endeavors that champion the sport and help instill positive life lessons,” David Thorne, vice president of turf and compact utility business for John Deere, said.

The First Tee College Scholarship Program helps provide additional support, life skills development and mentorship opportunities to alumni. The organization recently announced the 2023 scholarship winners.

The First Tee Drive Your Future Academy presented by John Deere is a female empowerment event honoring young women motivated to influence positive change within their chapters, schools and communities. The five-day academy focuses on the importance of building a strong network and how to approach mentorship opportunities, navigating postgraduation and career planning and appreciating the value and impact of volunteerism. Those selected to participate can partake in workshops with female industry leaders in technology, STEM and business development, as well as on-course experiences alongside female mentors.

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