We’re happy to highlight one of our favorite Eagle participants this week, Jules Mahan. Jules is one of our most dedicated and very well accomplished First Tee participants and is such a friendly person to have around. You can often catch her with her brother Kyle hitting balls on our driving range!
My name is Jules Mahan and I am 13 years old. I will be an 8th grader at Alamo Heights Junior School this year. I am starting my 5th year in the First Tee and I am an Eagle level participant.
My favorite accomplishment in golf so far is winning the STPGA Tour Championship twice and qualifying both times for the Texas Junior Cup Team, where I helped the Southern Texas section defeat the Northern Texas team on both occasions. When I won the Tour Championship the second time, I shot 3-under for the two day tournament and won in a playoff.
I love being a part of the First Tee. I have made some great friends in my time there. I have also gotten to learn from some awesome coaches and mentors. I am at First Tee – Greater San Antonio almost every day, either practicing and working on my game or volunteering with the younger classes.
Outside of school, I love to play golf (obviously), hang out with my family and friends, play with my three dogs Bo, Belle and Bridget, and watch TV. My favorite shows are The Office, Parks and Rec, and anything related to Star Wars.
I got involved with the First Tee when we moved to San Antonio five years ago. My older brother Kyle is also in the First Tee, so we joined together. My dad has been a high school golf coach for almost 20 years, so I have been around the game my whole life. I love being able to learn more about this awesome game. First Tee has helped me become a better person on and off the golf course. It has helped me be more of a leader and also more responsible.
My future goals are to win some golf state championships in high school then go on to play college golf. In college I want to study business or film and maybe even be a writer. I know that a big reason for anything I achieve will be the lessons I have learned at the First Tee!