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Welcome to The First Tee of Greater Chicago
What We Do:
The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.Learn more about our chapter
What’s new at The First Tee of Greater Chicago
Matching Grant Opportunity- Donate Today!
Help us reach our 750 unique donor goal so we can receive our $45,000 grant. Click below for more information and to donate!
Congratulations to Michael Ouija for being The PGA TOUR Superstore's Super Kid of the month.
2013 NSP Skills Challenge Recap
Thank you so much to all of our participants, parents and guardians, volunteers, donors, teachers, and everyone else who made this event a success!
A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity
Become a The First Tee Scholar
Each The First Tee'r meeting specific eligibility requirements is encouraged to apply for the designation of The First Tee Scholar.
A participant designated as a Scholar will be eligible to participate in any educational scholarship programs made available by The First Tee and/or one of its partner institutions.
Deadline to apply is December 13th.
Congratulations to Darryl Stackhouse on becoming a recognized The First Tee Coach
Meet Standout Glenwoodie Volunteer, Pastor Herb Searfoss
Chapter NewsThe First Tee of Greater Chicago Golf Academy » The First Tee of Greater Chicago Recycling Program » "Kasserian Ingera" Scholarship »
Home Office NewsZ Blok Sunscreen to Donate Samples to The First Tee » The First Tee Supports Congressman Chaka Fattah’s Bill for Funding Mentoring Programs » The First Tee to Train Birmingham Physical Educators to Deliver Golf and Life Lessons in P.E. »
A Program that Works
In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program fort their ability to appreciate diversity.Read More »
The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.Join Our Program »
How We Help
One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.About Us »