(Ages 7-18)

(Ages 12-18)


"Our mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing education programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf."

The First Tee is a youth development initiative of the World Golf Foundation and is supported by the leading organizations in golf including the Masters Tournament, LPGA, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and United States Golf Association.  There are nearly 200 chapters of The First Tee located throughout the country and in five international locations. The First Tee of Greater Chicago chapter is a charitable foundation dedicated to teaching the golf and life skills curriculum to young people.

The First Tee of Greater Chicago strives to instill in participants The First Tee Nine Core Values - honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment. Young people who become members of The First Tee of Greater Chicago enjoy a variety of opportunities to learn life skills that can help them grow as individuals and prepare for the future.

Cog Hill Program Contact:
Cole Hyland, TFTGC Program Director
(W):  773.885.8258

2017 Class Schedule Information:

Spring Session 1 (Mondays & Wednesdays) *Max 22 students per class

Dates: April 3-April 24
Class 1 PLAYer Level (ages 7 to 10):  4:30pm-6:00pm  
Session Fee: $95

Spring Session 2 (Mondays & Wednesdays) *Max 22 students per class

Dates: May 1-May 24
Class 2 PLAYer/Par Level (ages 11 and up or Par Level):  4:30pm-6:00pm
Session Fee: $95

Summer Session 1 (Mondays & Wednesdays) *Max 22 students per class

Dates: June 5-June 28
Session Fee: $95

PLAYer (ages 7 to 9):  7:00am-8:30am  
PLAYer (ages 10 & up):  8:30am-10:00am
PAR:  10:00am-11:30am
BIRDIE/EAGLE: 11:30am-1:00pm

Summer Session 2 (Mondays & Wednesdays) *Max 22 students per class

Dates: July 10-August 2
Session Fee: $95

PLAYer (ages 7 to 9):  7:00am-8:30am  
PLAYer (ages 10 & up):  8:30am-10:00am
PAR:  10:00am-11:30am
BIRDIE/EAGLE: 11:30am-1:00pm

Fall Session I (Mondays & Wednesdays) *Max 22 students per class

Dates: August 28-October 11 (*no class week of September 4th)
All-Level Class:  4:30pm-6:00pm  
Session Fee: $95

*via First Tee Greater Chicago Website

The First Tee of Greater Chicago offers full or partial scholarships for those families in need of assistance.


The Lemont Park District and Cog Hill will again partner in a strong program to promote junior golf.  9-Hole and 18-Hole leagues are offered to provide a fun learning experience to all participants. Non-residents are welcome and follow the same fee schedule.

To register or for further information, contact the Lemont Park District 630.257.6787 or visit

2017 Junior Golf Lessons
Location: Cog Hill Driving Range
Lead Instructor: Trey Van Dyke, PGA
Ages: 7-12 years

Session 1 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Class 1: June 6/8 - June 20/22, 2017 (9am-10am)
Class 2: June 6/8 - June 20/22, 2017 (10am-11am)

Fee: $108 (Resident & Non-Resident)

Session 2 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Class 1: July 11/13 - July 25/27, 2017 (9am-10am)
Class 2: July 11/13 - July 25/27, 2017 (10am-11am)

Fee: $108 (Resident & Non-Resident)

*Please bring a 7-iron to the first class.  Cog Hill will provide clubs, if needed.  Sandals and flip flops are not recommended. 

**No rainouts due to covered hitting bays and no make-up dates.  Parents are not allowed to sit in on lessons.

*via Lemont Park District Website

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