John Cook to Emcee First Tee Akron’s 2019 Dinner & Auction

The First Tee of Greater Akron

John Cook pro golferProfessional golfer and Golf Channel announcer John Cook will be the guest speaker at the First Tee of Greater Akron 2019 Executive Dinner and Silent Auction on Tuesday, April 30 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn.

John attended The Ohio State University where he was a member of the Buckeyes’ 1979 National Championship team. Mr. Cook has 11 PGA TOUR victories, 10 PGA TOUR Champions victories and was a member of the victorious 1993 United States Ryder Cup team.

The evening will include a cocktail reception, steak dinner, awards, a silent auction and more. The silent auction will feature many great golf experiences in Northeast Ohio.


In 2018, the First Tee directly impacted 19,831 youth in the Greater Akron community. Leaders help drive The First Tee’s mission by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

To reserve a table, buy tickets, or donate an item to the silent auction, please contact Jeff O’Brien, Executive Director of The First Tee of Greater Akron by email at or by phone at 330-375-2638.

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