Playing Opportunities: 2019 Dates coming soon!

Great Lakes invitational

Check back for more information!

Advocates foundation youth program – JUNE 24 AT harborside international

Youth will go through sessions about health and wellness, career education and golf instruction.  Lunch will be provided to all participants.  Click here for more information.

PwC earn your future day – June 23 at Canal Shores Golf Course

Pricewaterhouse Coopers sponsors an annual Earn Your Future Day with a morning of mentoring followed by a round of golf.  This event is open to outstanding participants who exhibit leadership and golf skills as they continue to advance through The First Tee program.
Click here to view photos from the event!

Chicago City Amateur Tournament – July 21 at jackson park golf club

The Chicago Junior Amateur Tournament is held annually at the historic Jackson Park Golf Course. The tournament is open to junior golfers ages 9-17.  Participants ages 9-12 can register for 9-holes and ages 13-17 register for 18 holes.  Some golf experience is recommended to play in the tournament.

Mini masters tournament – August 6 at Greenshire golf course

This is a fun event open to participant of all levels. The Tournament is designed for junior golfers to practice the golf skills that they are learning through The First Tee programs. All participants will receive gifts and a lunch with the winning participants taking home a trophy.

drive, chip & putt

Free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf for girls and boys ages 7-15.  Participants who advance through local, sub-regional and regional qualifying in each age/gender category earn a place in the National Finals, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcast live by Golf Channel.  Click here for the schedule of local qualifying events.

youth on course

The Youth on Course Membership provides junior golfers, accompanied by adults, with the opportunity to play golf for as little as $5 per round at participating Youth on Course Golf Clubs in the Chicago area as well as at affiliated golf courses across the country.  Click here to learn more about the program.


Leadership Events:

The First Tee Junior Course Reporter – september 15 at Conway farms golf club

Read more about this special opportunity!

healthy habits Summit – November

The Healthy Habits Summit is a fun and exciting way for coaches and participants to come together and share in team building games, endurance challenges, golf lessons and much more.  This event is limited to 40 participants and includes lunch and prizes.

Executive Women’s GOlf Association Mentor Day – August 20 at Harborside International

EWGA & The First Tee of Greater Chicago host an annual “Girls Golf Skills Challenge and Life Skills Mentor Day” event at Harborside International Golf Center. The First Tee participants team up with mentors from the EWGA in a friendly competition of short game, putting and full swing activities followed by a luncheon.  Participants, who exhibit core values, healthy habits, and a unique interest in the game, will be given special consideration for this leadership opportunity.
Click here to view photos from the event!