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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, drives a ball while playing with pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, left, celebrates her putt with pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner, Rory McIlroy, celebrates after hitting a ball out of a sand trap at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. McIlroy played with the 14-year-old, First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala who won the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, left, and pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, walk to the next hole at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, left, and Rory McIlroy watch amateur golfer, Chip Barker, putt a ball, at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, left, hugs pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, after playing 18 holes with him at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, left, hugs pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, after playing 18 holes with him at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner, Rory McIlroy, hits a ball out of a sand trap at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. McIlroy played with the 14-year-old, First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala who won the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner, Rory McIlroy, hits a ball out of a sand trap at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. McIlroy played with the 14-year-old, First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala who won the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner, Rory McIlroy, signs autographs for fans at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. McIlroy played with the 14-year-old, First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala who won the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, hits a ball while playing with pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    2010 Wells Fargo Championship winner, Rory McIlroy, signs autographs for fans at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. McIlroy played with the 14-year-old, First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala who won the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    First Tee golfer, Alejandra Ayala, 14, signs autographs while playing with pro golfer, Rory McIlroy, at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ayala was the grand prize winner of the "Succeeding Together" video essay contest, successfully highlighting the importance of having a mentor and how the core values of The First Tee have positively affected her life, allowing her to play at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rory McIlroy follows through on his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte First Tee golfer DeAngelo Stowe watches the flight of his drive from the 12th tee box during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Stowe was paired with professional golfer Webb Simpson.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Phil Mickelson smiles as he walks across the first green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Johnson Wagner follows through on his drive from the 17th tee box during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rickie Fowler follows through on his drive from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory stands on his tip-toes trying to see the pin on the 16th green before hitting his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory kicks up water as he hits his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory stops to talk with (center-right) Kelly Henninger and Jeremiah Aponte his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jonas Blixt follows through on his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (R-L) Webb Simpson and his caddie, Paul Tesori walk off the 13th green at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    A Mallard duck tends to her young in the lake at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Webb Simpson watches the flight of his drive from the 12th tee box during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Webb Simpson chips his ball onto the 13th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Phil Mickelson smiles at the gallery as he walks off the second green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Phil Mickelson talks with his caddie, Jim "Bones" Mackay as they walk off the second green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Phil Mickelson chips his ball onto the second green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Phil Mickelson autographs a glove for both of First Tee Charlotte's David Stevenson, 13 yrs., and Shae Payne, 12 yrs., after they carried his bag to the second green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas scratches his head as he waits to putt on the first green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Justin Rose looks over his scorecard after putting on the first green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Calvin Alexander 6 yrs., smiles as he looks out from beneath a golf umbrella along the 18th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Calvin attended the pro-am with his grandfather, John Culp. Both are from Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bill Haas glances over at his caddie prior to putting on the first green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rory McIlroy keeps his eye on his ball as dirt flies up from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rory McIlroy watches his ball land on the 16th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rory McIlroy runs down the 16th fairway trying to catch up with his group during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rickie Fowler watches the flight of his drive from the 17th tee box during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Rickie Fowler watches the flight of his drive from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte First Tee golfer DeAngelo Stowe chips his ball onto the 13th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Stowe was paired with professional golfer Webb Simpson.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte First Tee golfer DeAngelo Stowe watches the flight of his chip onto the 12th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Stowe was paired with professional golfer Webb Simpson.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte First Tee golfer DeAngelo Stowe chips his ball onto the 12th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Stowe was paired with professional golfer Webb Simpson.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte First Tee golfer DeAngelo Stowe watches the flight of his drive from the 12th tee box during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Stowe was paired with professional golfer Webb Simpson.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Sang-Moon Bae chips his ball onto the 15th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    K.J. Choi acknowledges the galleries applause after sinking a putt on the 15th green during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory stops to talk with (center-right) Kelly Henninger and Jeremiah Aponte his second shot from the 16th fairway during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Young fans eagerly wait for golfers to exit the 15th green in hopes of getting an autograph during the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    Pro golfer, Angel Cabrera, drives a ball at the 17th hole at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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