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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
2014 Fall Season Schedule and Directions on How to Register.
The First Tee of Greater Chicago Partners with the Buffalo Grove Golf Dome
The First Tee of Greater Chicago is thrilled to partner with the Buffalo Grove Golf Dome to provide area youth a terrific opportunity for winter programming beginning this November.
For the month of September we are highlighting the Illinois PGA Foundation.
Esquire Magazine's 2014 Mentoring Project Includes The First Tee of Greater Chicago
Faces of The First Tee of Greater Chicago
First Annual Parent/Junior Golfer Scramble Took Place on October 5th
Jack Quinn Attends Auntie Anne’s Forum in Orlando
Schools Getting on Board with The First Tee
Successful First Year of The First Tee of Greater Chicago’s Golf Marathon
The First Tee Participants Certifying to the Next Level
Home Office NewsTeen from The First Tee of Tucson Wins Nature Valley First Tee Open Pro-Junior Title with Lee Janzen » RBS Continues its Commitment to Supporting Higher Education, Awarding Scholarships to The First Tee » PGA TOUR Players Make Birdies to Bring Golf and Life Lessons to Elementary Schools »
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 »