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.
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
Morton Golf Foundation junior golfer, Jaden Dumdumaya wins his way to the final Drive, Chip & Putt National Competition the Sunday before The Masters in Augusta, CA in 2022. This event is a combined effort of The Masters, USGA and PGA and is free to all participating juniors. Jaden always had a dream of winning this competition since he starting competing in the Drive, Chip & Putt at the age of 7. He finally won his age level of Boys, … read more
Morton Golf Foundation was thrilled to support our First Tee of Greater Sacramento Junior Golfers at the PURE Insurance Championship this week. Nikki Chindavong, Hannah Harrison, Ethan Liu, Ellie Sand & Haley Wong were the 5 talented junior golfers from First Tee -Greater Sacramento chosen to play in the PURE Insurance Championship this week. The fun began on Tuesday evening at a Pairings Party when they found out which Champions PGA TOUR player they were paired with. Then it was … read more
What fun watching our past Morton Golf Foundation 2012 College Scholarship Winner play in his 1st PGA TOUR tournament in the Fortinet Championship, Silverado Country Club, Napa, CA on September 16 – 19, 2021. We all remember on his 13th birthday when he was hitting long drives at The First Tee Bodycraft charity golf tournament at Granite Bay Golf Club. Another Morton Golf Foundation alumnus, Richie Gibbs was quoted as, “When I, my brother Alex & Austin were little we … read more
Outside in the fresh air, friends getting together, music playing, the sound of laughter, raising Funds for some of Sacramento’s best charities. “The Putting Party” is back and better than ever. We were so honored to have our two celebrities on hand to enhance the evening. Kevin Patton told his story of golf literally “Saving His Life” through the PGA HOPE Program. Kevin continues to feel good as he enjoys golf each week and competes at a national level in … read more
Jack Fidler and Kenny Castro have been friends and competitors on the First Tee Junior Tour, JTNC, JGANC & volunteers with Morton Golf Foundation for the past 4 years. Both junior boys are 17 years old.Both boys come from a long line of golfers in their families.Both boys have different golf abilities but many times end up shooting the same score. Kenny has been golfing since he has been 4 1/2 years old.When he is not playing golf his next … read more
Jaden Dumdumaya ties for 7th place in the State Fair Men’s Championship held at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. On September 6th Jaden played in the State Fair Men’s Championship for the 2nd year as the youngest player. This year Jaden had a 9:24 tee time in the final foursome & he is up for the challenge. His older brother Vohn age 29, is his Caddie who keeps him focused & his dad Stan is his Coach. Jaden is surrounded by … read more
Jeremy McCarthy of the First Tee California Eagles Group receives Special Olympics Honor On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 Special Olympics of Northern California surprised Jeremy McCarthy and Tom Corlett with an invite to the Special Olympic Games USA in Orlando, FL in June, 2022. The pair has participated in the Northern California Alternate Shot Competition with Special Olympics for the past 10 years. Jeremy and Tom have a very special bond and have been in each other’s lives for the … read more
In this episode of the Hosel Rockets podcast, Jane Siebers, the executive director of the Morton Golf Foundation, joined Ken Morton Jr. to talk about the Morton Golf Foundation. With over a thousand listeners worldwide, Jane introduced a whole new audience to the mission of the Morton Golf Foundation. You can listen on YouTube or any of the different podcast services below! Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | iHeartRadio Deezer | Overcast | Pocket Casts | … read more
We are so lucky to have Tom Morton, President of Morton Golf Foundation commit for the second year in a row to play in the 2021 Villara Capital Cup this September 24 – 26, 2021. This is a 3-day golf tournament as Tom joins 32 other fellow Sacramento business leaders to raise funds for local charities and non-profits. Tom has selected Morton Golf Foundation as his charity of choice and we are off and running raising funds to give back … read more