First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational – Milwaukee
Show Your Support & Your Competitive Drive
Support the community by participating in our unique, signature event. The First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational showcases the generosity and competitive spirit of Wisconsin's local business leaders as they compete on behalf of a local charity of their choice.
Two-person teams compete in a best-ball format, and top-scoring teams win pooled entry fees as prize money for the charity they select. Entry fees are tax-deductible for sponsoring companies. First Business Bank covers 100% of the event costs.
Schedule of Events
All events are subject change given weather conditions and local COVID-19 protocols.
Please be advised that promotional photographs may be taken at First Business Bank events. Your participation in this event authorizes First Business Bank to photograph you and use your image in social media, on the web, and/or in marketing materials.
- Check-in, networking, and lunch sponsored by First Business Bank.
- Welcome and introduction by First Business Bank and Oconomowoc Golf Club.
- Shotgun start! Teams must stay for the duration of the competition to qualify for prize money. Teams that pass or play through other teams will be disqualified.
- Following play, teams return to the clubhouse for cocktails and appetizers outside sponsored by First Business Bank. Representatives from the recognized charities are invited to attend.
- Winner announced! Enjoy an outdoor awards ceremony and check presentation. Photographers capture the moment for winning teams and their charities.
How The First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational Makes A Difference
Each year, the First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational of Milwaukee raises tens of thousands of dollars to support local charities and nonprofits. In years past, players have raised money Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St. Marcus School, Boys & Girls Club of Milwaukee, and Sunbeam Kids, to name a few.
Executive directors at these critical organizations often attend the event in person, hoping to obtain much-needed support for their vital mission-centered activities.
In 2020, Above & Beyond The Playground received $20,000.
A Big Impact For Local Nonprofits
Making A Difference For These Organizations
In the past decade, hundreds of players and businesses have taken part in the First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational, bringing the community together and rallying support for our most central organizations.
Founder, Above and Beyond the Playground
Handicap Flight Winners
First Place – $15,000 – Above & Beyond The Playground
Played for by Joe Klein & Derek Schneider
Second Place – $6,000 – The Milwaukee Urban League
Played for by Tim & Terry Wallen
Third Place Tie – $3,000 – Ronald McDonald House & ADHD America
Played for by Doug Weas & Steve Kilian
Third Place Tie – $3,000 – Beyond Vision
Played for by Bob Bell & Michael MacNeil
Third Place Tie – $3,000 – St. Marcus Lutheran School
Played for by James Boyle & Mark Ciborowski
Callaway Flight Winners
First Place – $3,000 – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Played for by Ross Zahour & Todd Trzcinski
Second Place Tie – $750 – Young Life
Played for by Jamie Zussman & John Major
Second Place Tie – $750 – Alzheimer’s Association
Played for by Mike Jankowski & John Wink
Why Community Fundraising Matters To First Business Bank
When people come together to help each other, incredible things can happen. At First Business Bank, improving our communities is a core value — it’s written into our corporate culture.
Nonprofit leaders serve on First Business Bank’s board and advisory boards and growing relationships between for-profit and nonprofit businesses helps everyone succeed.