29 Sep '17, 6pm

The First Tee taps Nickelodeon TV executive as its new CEO:

The First Tee taps Nickelodeon TV executive as its new CEO:

In celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary this week at the Presidents Cup, The First Tee has been looking back at its numerous accomplishments: Exposing the game and its core values in thousands of elementary schools, golf facilities and youth serving agencies and reaching more than 14 million youth. On Friday, it began to map out what comes next with the World Golf Foundation’s Board of Directors naming of Keith Dawkins as The First Tee’s new CEO, replacing the retiring Joe Louis Barrow. Dawkins is a 25-year veteran of media and entertainment, most recently serving as Executive VP of the kids’ cable network Nickelodeon. “I am excited to be joining The First Tee and look forward to working alongside both Boards and key stakeholders—including chapters—to build upon the success and foundation of the organization,” Dawkins said. “We are currently looking at the large...

Full article: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/to-connect-with-youth-th...

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