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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
Spring Registration NOW OPEN!
The First Tee of Greater Chicago and the White Pines Golf Club are teaming up this summer!
The First Tee of Greater Chicago Announces Partnerships With Two New Sites in Lake County to Deliver Programs
2014 Summary Report
For the month of September we are highlighting the Illinois PGA Foundation.
Faces of The First Tee of Greater Chicago
The First Tee of Greater Chicago Partners with the Chicago Park District to Offer After School Programs
The First Tee of Greater Chicago Celebrates 15 Years of Impact
The First Tee of Greater Chicago Selected as Encompass Championship Charity Partner
Home Office NewsDick’s Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy to Make Donation to The First Tee, Up To $1 Million » The First Tee Recognizes Arnold Palmer & Others at Biennial Network Meeting » “Outstanding Participants” Honored for Academic Achievement, Community Service and Leadership »
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 for 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 »