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The Championship serves as a principal fundraiser to support youth education and help increase the success potential of every child.


The First Tee of Greater Charlotte

The First Tee of Charlotte

Perseverance. Courtesy. Integrity. Honesty. All great values that can help increase a child's potential for success—and all present in the traditional game of golf.


TFA Teacher Spotlight

Armed with an understanding of what it takes to help students fulfill their true potential, Teach For America’s 37,000 alumni lead critical efforts to end educational inequity. The teachers commit to teaching two years in low-income urban and rural communities across the United States.

Their classroom experience inspires them to continue seeking ways to effect the fundamental changes necessary to ensure that all children have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

Recycling Efforts

Since 2007, the Wells Fargo Championship has made an effort to recycle certain materials during Charlotte’s PGA TOUR event.

Thanks to the efforts of the fans attending, volunteers who gathered the material, SynCot and ReCommunity-Mecklenburg County’s processing center, who has partnered with the tournament to help process the recyclable items, a total of 233 tons of aluminum, plastic, bunting, paper, and cardboard has been recycled by the tournament.