Megan McTigue, Union High School student and daughter of GolfTEC of Tulsa and Oklahoma City owner Pat McTigue, was one of two high school winners of the PGA of America National Scholarships awarded in the PGA South Central Section (Oklahoma, Arkansas, southern Kansas).
The second award went to Amber Goyne, daughter of Ned Goyne. Amber attends Wichita Northwest High School.
College winners announced were Matthew Folsom of Southern Nazarene University, the son of John Folsom, and Tommy Jones, University of Arkansas, son of Tom Jones, general manager and COO of Oak Tree National. All scholarships were for $2,000.
Established in 1986, the program provides college scholarships for children and grandchildren of PGA members. It encourages and promotes the attainment of higher educational goals for the children and grandchildren of PGA members, based on evidence of a high level of academic achievement during high school or college. Since its inception, some $5.4 million in scholarships has been awarded to more than 2,668 students. Last year, this program awarded 140 scholarships totaling $325,000.