The Pete Brown Memorial Scholarship

Pete was an American professional golfer who was best known as the first African American to win a PGA Tour event with his win at the 1964 Waco Turner Open. He played on the PGA tour for 17 years and posted a second win at the Andy Williams-San Diego Open in 1970 now known as the Farmers Insurance Open. Brown and his wife Margaret Brown are the parents of six daughters. Brown was also the Head Pro at Madden Golf course for more than 20 years in Dayton, Ohio. Brown and his wife lived in Augusta GA where he died May 1, 2015 at the age of 80. On the 31st of May, the City of Jackson (MS) held its second annual Mayors Cup at Pete Brown Golf Facility Course. Renaming the Sonny Guy Municipal Golf Course to its new name honoring the great Pete Brown. Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from Dayton Public, Trotwood, Jefferson Township or Northmont High School
  • Be planning to major in education, business, medicine, law or sports related field
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to African-American students who demonstrate financial need, with all other criteria being equal
  • Preference may be given to a student who played basketball, football, baseball or golf

Dayton Public Schools Scholarships, Jefferson High School Scholarships, Northmont High School Scholarships, Trotwood Madison High School Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you play basketball, football, baseball or golf? Please list which sports you have played and the years you have played them.