This marks the second consecutive year The Glen Club has hosted the Korn Ferry Tour. Participants and adult volunteers from The First Tee have served as standard bearers. The First Tee participant volunteers really look forward to donating their time to this event. Some of them have never seen a golf course like this before or even professional golfers up close. Each group on the course is assigned a standard bearer whose job it is to walk alongside the group, keep track of their scores, and display them on the adjustable sign they carry. Everyone received a t-shirt, cap and lunch.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers has a new $320 million dollar commitment to youth education over the next five years which focuses on technology and financial literacy. This event hosted at the historic South Shore Cultural Center and golf course, began with a fun ice breaker, financial literacy team building exercise and 9-holes of golf. This event is open to 16 outstanding participants’ ages 8-15 years who exhibit leadership and golf skills as they continue to advance through The First Tee program.
OFCC Director of Golf Micah Foorhis and LPGA, Teaching Professional Kuniko Tischler will host a special two-hour event for 16 of our FTGC participants. Boys and girls ages 10-17 will enjoy a tour of the club, learn specifics about OFCC’s caddie program and receive golf tips to help improve their golf skills in preparation for the summer season. Families must register via Salesforce and provide a brief letter on what golf means to them.
This marks the 3rd year for Goldman Sachs Volunteer Day at Canal Shores. Last year, 21 Participants enjoyed a group service project on the golf course, 9-hole scramble with an employee volunteer, and lunch. Prizes were giving for contests played on the course.
The Corporate Challenge is one of the chapter’s signature fundraiser events. Corporate executives enjoy a friendly competitive round of golf, networking and dinner.
Hosted by FTGC in 2018. In it’s inaugural year this event was sponsored by Toro, 44 golfers from chapters of The First Tee throughout the Midwest, came together for the Great Lakes Invitational and Leadership Summit at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. This tournament and leadership seminar was created to provide a competitive playing experience, along with a character development and inter-chapter networking component. In total, six chapters registered participants for the tournament. Following the tournament, FTGC hosted an Awards Ceremony and luncheon.
This event, hosted at Canal Shores Golf Course, is open to 16 outstanding participants’ ages 11-17 years who exhibit leadership and golf skills as they continue to advance through The First Tee program.
Blue Cross Blue Shield hosted its 7th Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser and selected FTGC for the 3rd year in a row as it’s charity recipient last year. As part of our contribution, we invite our junior golfers to participate as volunteers as golfers and fundraisers for the event. Our participants enjoy the outing and are welcome to stay for lunch and dinner. Volunteer duties include selling raffle tickets, playing PAR-3’s with the golfers, etc. BCBC employee volunteers are encouraged to volunteer for this event.
First Tee participants for the 5th year, team up with mentors from LPGA Amateur Golf Association (formerly EWGA) for a special day of golf, life skills and mentoring. A fun ice-breaker followed by golf warm-up activities and lunch set the stage before playing a 9-hole scramble on the course. This year participants shared personal sentiments on what a mentor means to them and the importance of having a role model.