First Tee – Greater Washington, D.C. Alumni Highlight: Meet Micaa’

Meet Micaa’!  In honor of Women’s History Month we are highlighting women who have gone through First Tee – Greater Washington, D.C’s programming and still shine today. Micaa’ Thomas is a distinguished First Tee – Greater Washington, D.C. alum who continuously illustrated the importance of our core value of perseverance daily; whether that is on or off the course.  The core value of perseverance has been instrumental in my junior and collegiate golf careers.  Perseverance today still plays a major role in furthering my professional development in golf.”  For years – Micaa’ took classes with First Tee. She still served as a role model for all the girls in our program. In (2014) Micaa played in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach!  Micaa’ and her PGA Tour Champions playing partner, Olin Browne finished in the Top 10, the top ever finish for our chapter in the event.   “The First Tee – Greater Washington DC has afforded me with the foundation and principles of success in life.  The program continues to be an impactful influence in my golf aspirations.  Mentorship and support from First Tee instructors and its corporate sponsors has been invaluable.” Upon graduation, we had the privilege of continuing to watch Micaa’ in her golf journey as she attended Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) where she won several conference championships and accolades. As an inductee of the African American Collegiate and Youth Golfer’s Hall of Fame, Micaa’ continued her talents past graduation and into the amateur golf world where you can have the chance to see her play now.  During her time at SCAD, Micaa’ made a lasting impression on the communities around her. Read about her career, choices and accomplishments here: In addition to her achievements on the course, Micaa’ has continued to amaze us with her ability to challenge society. She is in the process of publishing a children’s book titled Penny and the Peanut, to highlight the harmful effects of peanut allergies. Micaa’ is continuing to impact the lives of many through her love of golf and art. We are so proud of the woman she has become!