Photo of 4 golfers with blue skies, fluffy white clouds and lush green of a forest preserve golf course. Text reads "Forest Preserve Foundation Conservation Cup 2022, Thursday, September 8, 2022, George W. Dunne National Golf Course, Oak Forest, IL

Please JOIN US on Thursday, September 8th

Fundraising and Raising Fun

This day can be enjoyed by golfers and non-golfers, with games on and off the course, a shared cocktail reception and dinner al fresco, music provided by a wonderful DJ, time outdoors in this beautiful setting, and camaraderie.

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What is the Conservation Cup?

This fun day of golfing and gathering is the Forest Preserve Foundation’s signature fundraising event.

The Foundation supports projects at the Forest Preserves of Cook County that restore vital public lands, engage in climate action, eliminate barriers to equitable access, nourish cultural engagement and nurture the next generation of environmental advocates.

Day on and off the Course

9 a.m. Registration & breakfast

9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Putting Contest

10:30 a.m. Photos with President Toni Preckwinkle and General Superintendent Arnold Randall

11:30 a.m. Cart Lineup and Welcome Remarks

11:45 a.m. Shotgun start/tournament begins

Grill lunch on course

4:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Dinner in Tented Pavilion

5:00 p.m. Program begins

5:30 p.m. Helicopter Ball Drop and Raffle. Tournament Winners Announced.


Games on the Course

All-inclusive Package $60 Includes: Putting contest, Hit the Wedge, Air Cannon, and 3 Mulligans.


Putting Contest - $20

Hit the Wedge - $20

Air Cannon- $20

Mulligan - 3 for $20

Games off the Course

Helicopter Ball Drop Game

3 balls for $20. Numbered balls will be dropped from a helicopter. The ball that lands closest to Hole #1 wins $500 cash. The second closest ball wins $150 Callaway Gift Card. Winners do NOT need to be present. 


Golfer's Delight Raffle

$20 per ticket. Chance to WIN a HUGE package of golf prizes valued at $2,500.

  • Srixon ZX5s 4-PW Iron
  • Srixon ZX7 Driver
  • Srixon ZX Hybrid
  • Cleveland Huntington Beach Premier Putter
  • Stand Bag
  • 4 Weekday Rounds at Highland Woods
  • 4 Weekday Rounds at George Dunne
  • 6 Gloves
  • 4 Dozen Z Star Balls


Raffle is run by Indigo Golf Partners. All proceeds benefit the Forest Preserve Foundation

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Can't make it that day or you're not a golfer, but you'd like to participate and support this valuable work? You can still be a sponsor, buy a dinner ticket, buy helicopter ball drop chances, or buy Golfer's Delight Raffle tickets. 

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