We strive to enrich the lives of the less fortunate through the great game of golf.
We provide youth assistance through Educational Scholarships and Junior Golf Grants.
Golf Programs That Make A Difference
Golf is an amazing sport—part recreation, part character building, part competition and it is said, the only game that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. People from all ages, genders and walks of life enjoy playing golf together. Because of its innate nature, golf promotes the values of courtesy, honesty, and respect for others. Golf also teaches sportsmanship, taking personal responsibility, perseverance and the building of self-confidence.
The Morton Golf Foundation funds programs offering a healthy outdoor recreational environment that stresses the building of lasting personal relationships while seamlessly instilling life's core values for the youth, disabled, and under-served communities of Sacramento.
The Morton Golf Foundation is a 501c3 organization that raises funds for golf programs in the Sacramento community.
April 1, 2022 was the deadline for graduating high school seniors to apply for a Morton Golf Foundation College Scholarship. At that time, 16 seniors applied and all 16 met the requirements to receive a scholarship. These scholarships do not require the student to play golf in college. Morton Golf Foundation scholarships are based on the student’s high school achievements. The 2022 total dollar amount awarded for 16 scholarships was $43,000.00. All WINNING scholars were invited with their parents to … read more
The 25th Annual Haggin Oaks Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast was a huge hit! After 2 years of not having this event due to COVID-19 everyone at Morton Golf wanted to make sure this year was a HUGE success. Easter morning moved fast. Over a dozen junior golfers arrived at 8:00 a.m. to help layout 6,000 plastic eggs. They needed to make sure all age categories between 0 -10 had their share of plastic eggs along with several plastic … read more
Attention all graduating high school seniors! Now is the time to apply for a 2022 College Golf Scholarship from Morton Golf Foundation. In an effort to recognize high school seniors that have played on a high school golf team, been a member of the First Tee – Greater Sacramento, or worked at a golf facility during their high school years you are eligible to apply for a 2022 Morton Golf Foundation college scholarship. This scholarship does not necessarily mean that … read more
We were able to catch up with Morton Golf Foundation 2019 College Scholarship Recepient, Natalie Groom to find out what she’s been up to since we last spoke. How did the College Scholarship help you personally? It aided me in the past to be debt free so far in my college years. I am now in my Junior Year at Wayne State University in Detroit, Ml Please let us know how you are doing. I am doing well. I have … read more
How did the Youth Development Grant help your junior golf development? The Youth Development Grant helped me to be able to play in more events and grow within the game. I would not have been able to get better and obtain the experience that I did without this grant because my family and I simply could not afford to play in a bunch of tournaments. How did the College Scholarship help you personally? The scholarship tremendously helped me get started … read more
We recently spoke with Kattie Harris, one of the Morton Golf Foundation’s Youth Development Grant recipients, about what she’s been up to since we last saw her. How did the Youth Development Grant help your junior golf development? The grant gave me a lot of opportunities to decide what I wanted to do after High School Please let us know how you are doing. I am now in my Junior year at Portland State on a golf scholarship. Due to … read more
We are starting a new column here with our Morton Golf Foundation scholarship recipients. First up is Thomas Coppola. Let’s take a look at what he’s been up to: How did the College Scholarship help you personally? It helped me afford my textbooks for my first year of college. Please let us know how you are doing. I ended up graduating from the University of Idaho with a B.S in business and my full class A PGA status. I am … read more
The 3rd Annual Capital Cup Challenge was held at William Land Golf Course under perfect conditions. The event was kicked-off on Wednesday, December 1st with a practice round to get everyone geared up for the competition the following day. The sun was shining bright, the wind was low and the golf course was in perfect playing condition. There were 8 City Elected Officials wearing blue shirts playing a 2-person scramble golf match against the 8 County Elected Officials wearing red … read more
Bing Maloney Golf Course hosted the Morton Golf Foundation’s “100 Holes of Golf on Saturday, November 6. From the moment we drove in the entrance of Bing Maloney Golf Course & saw the “Welcome Junior Golf Marathon” on the marquee we knew it was going to be a great day. 30 juniors, families & friends gathered to play “100 Holes of Golf” on the E9 as a fundraiser to support the 2022 Junior Golf Development Grant program. The juniors themselves … read more
On Monday, October 18th, 2021 the 20 Scholarship WINNERS for Morton Golf Foundation were invited to go on stage and be recognized for their high school achievements through the game of golf. The scholarship winners are awarded dollars to use to future their education. They are not required to play golf in college to receive this scholarship. This year with “Golf & Guitars” being held in October due to COVID-19 many of the 20 scholarship winners were already at school. … read more