Charity Events

Playing in or being a sponsor of one our Charity Classic golf events is a great way to help thousands of Connecticut's children. Net proceeds from the tournaments help us keep our lesson fees affordable.

Playing in or being a sponsor of one of First Tee – Connecticut’s Charity Classic golf events is a great way to help thousands of Connecticut’s children. Net proceeds from the tournaments help us keep our lesson fees affordable so we are grateful to every sponsor, player, volunteer and golf club who help us help kids! The dollars raised via our events make up our largest revenue stream and we STILL need your help more than ever!

2023 Schedule of Charity Events

For complete information on these tournaments please select the appropriate link above.

  • PwC Charity Classic at Country Club of Fairfield in Fairfield on Tuesday, May 30, 2023
  • Adult Junior Open – Date and location to be announced
  • Mastercard First Tee Charity Classic at Country Club of Waterbury in Waterbury on Tuesday, September 26, 2023
  • First Tee Charity Classic In Memory of Shepard W. Baker at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

We are also very fortunate to have friends in the community that hold charity golf tournaments or other type events and designate First Tee – Connecticut as the beneficiary of their fundraising efforts!

  • Final Final Open hosted by the Dish Restaurant Group – Monday, June 5 at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford.
  • 8th Annual Gary Gatzen Memorial Tournament – Monday, September 18 at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington.

If you are interested in participating in any of the above events as a player or sponsor

  • Please call First Tee – Connecticut at (860) 316-2513.
  • You can also e-mail Director of Development & Communications, Christy Miller at [email protected].

Our kids thank you for your support!