First Business Bank

First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational – Madison

Local business leaders compete in our annual golf tournament to raise money for a charity of their choice.

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. First Business Bank covers 100% of the event costs.
Players with a handicap will be eligible to win on behalf of one charity. Players without a handicap are invited to play but will be ineligible to compete on behalf of a charity.
  • Date:09.15.2021
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  • Location:

    Nakoma Golf Club
    4145 Country Club Rd
    Madison, WI 53711

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Schedule of Events

For your safety, we are following COVID-19 protocols at this event in accordance with CDC guidelines & Public Health Madison & Dane County's latest Emergency Order, which expires October 8, 2021.

Please park in Nakoma Golf Club's parking lot. If their lot is full, other parking choices include their valet service by the main entrance or parking on the street.

Additional Information
All events are subject change given weather conditions.

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 Nakoma 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.
  • Winners announced! Enjoy an outdoor awards ceremony and check presentation. Photographers capture the moment for winning teams and their charities.
Today’s event was spectacular and, quite frankly, very emotional.

Tim Cleary

Ideal Builders, Inc.

2021 Winners

First Place – $20,000 – Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)
Played for by Jacob Klein and Aaron Kostichka

Second Place – $10,000 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County
Played for by Sean LaBorde and Mike Victorson

Third Place Tie – $5,500  – McFarland Food Pantry 
Played for by Scott Bellefeuille and Derek Westrum

Third Place Tie – $5,500 – Garding Against Cancer 
Played for by Tim Cleary and Jeff Beckmann

Third Place Tie – $5,500 – Diocese of Madison Foundation  
Played for by Matt Limoges and Mark Meloy

How The First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational Makes A Difference

Each year, the First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational of Madison raises tens of thousands of dollars to support local charities and nonprofits. In years past, players have raised money for Dane County Humane Society, Impact Seven, Middleton Outreach Ministry, and Garding Against Cancer, 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.

golf carts

A Big Impact For Local Nonprofits


Total Raised

Charities Impacted
10 Years

& Counting

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.

second harvest southern wi logo
special olympics wi
dchs logo
garding against cancer logo
mom logo
casa logo
race for the cure logo
leukemia lymphomma society logo
canopy center logo
cystic fibrosis foundation logo
Making Our Community a Better Place for All
"My gratitude for Jacob and Aaron, and also to everyone at First Business Bank, for their vision for this event and all of their hard work to make our community a better place for all."

Ellen Carlson

Middleton Outreach Ministry

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. 

employees volunteering serving meals

Upcoming Events at First Business Bank

First Business Bank is pleased to offer a number of events in our communities.