First Business Bank

First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational – Madison

Each year, First Business Bank brings local business professionals together to compete in a golf tournament that benefits their charities of choice.

Show Your Support & Your Competitive Drive

Participate in our signature golf outing that benefits local nonprofits. The First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational - Madison showcases the generosity and competitive spirit of Wisconsin's local business professionals as they compete as two-person teams in a best ball format on behalf of a local charity of their choice.
Top-scoring teams win pooled entry fees as donations for the charity they select. First Business Bank is proud to cover 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:09.21.2022
  • Time:
  • Location:

    Nakoma Golf Club
    4145 Country Club Rd
    Madison, WI 53711

  • Cost:

Schedule of Events

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. We will communicate any schedule disruptions as they arise. 

All events are subject to change given 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 Introductions
  • Shotgun start!
  • Cocktails and appetizers in the clubhouse sponsored by First Business Bank. Representatives from the chosen charities are invited to attend the evening reception.
  • Winners announced! Enjoy an awards ceremony recognizing the winning teams and their chosen charities.
Today’s event was spectacular and, quite frankly, very emotional.

Tim Cleary

Ideal Builders, Inc.

2022 Winners

First Place - $20,000 won on behalf of Garding Against Cancer by Jeff Beckmann and Tim Cleary

First Place – $20,000 – Garding Against Cancer
Played by Jeff Beckmann and Tim Cleary

Second Place – $10,000 – The ACI and Schwenn Family Professorship
Played by Connor Meloy and Eric Helt

Third Place – $6,000 – Ice Inc.
Played by Sean O’Brien and Tim Pellitteri

Fourth Place – $1,500 – Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)
Played by Jacob Klein and Aaron Kostichka

Fourth Place – $1,500 – The Lemon Brothers Fund at Carbone Cancer Center
Played by James Imhoff and Tim McIlwain

Fourth Place – $1,500 – Badger Honor Flight
Played by Jeff Knatz and Brad Niebuhr

Fourth Place – $1,500 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County
Played by Michael Johnson and McClain Gitch


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
11 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
This is Just Such a Unique Event
"We're thrilled to have Jeff Beckmann and Tim Cleary play on behalf of Garding Against Cancer, a UW Carbone Cancer Center initiative started by Wisconsin Men’s Basketball Coach Greg Gard and his wife Michelle. "

Heather Garrison

Development Program Manager, Garding Against Cancer

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 its advisory boards, helping to grow relationships between for-profit and nonprofit businesses for the benefit of everyone in our communities.

employees volunteering serving meals

Upcoming Events at First Business Bank

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