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.
Friday, June 29th was another huge success when the Jr/Sr Funvitational was held at Haggin Oaks. 114 golfers gathered as each twosome was paired with a junior & senior player. The competition was high as each foursome was playing for the “Team Spirit” award. This award builds sponsorship & camaraderie among players. Scott Smith & Natalie Groom won this award as they dressed up as a Masters golf caddie & PGA professional golfer (picture attached in next email). Every twosome … read more
April 1st was a beautiful warm Easter morning as a dozen junior golfers and their parents gathered to help lay out 6,000 plastic eggs. It was time once again to celebrate Easter & give back to our local Sacramento community. Each year the event continues to get more creative & fun with a craft table, coloring table & the famous bubble blowing contest. The newest contest added this year was a paddle board contest. After several juniors colored a wooden … read more
The Sacramento Golf Marathon was created to help raise money to fund junior golf grants given to junior golfers between the ages of 8 – 18. These grants provide financial support for families to help junior players learn to compete, develop skills, enhance core values and build lasting relationships through the game of golf. On Monday, November 13, 2017, 8 adults and 3 volunteers came together to play “100 Holes of Golf” to support the junior golf grant program. They … read more
On October 28, 2017, Bing Maloney Golf Course hosted “100 Holes of Golf” for the 2nd Annual Juniors Sacramento Golf Marathon on the Express 9 Golf Course. Junior players and their families gathered early on Saturday morning, October 28, 2017, to play “100 Hole of Golf.” For the past few months these junior golfers have been collecting donations where 100% go back toward helping juniors play competitive golf and grow in their leadership paths. Excitement was building as the … read more
Morton Golf Foundation congratulates the 2017 Putting Party winners, TEAM Willie Baroo What a memorable night for the 6th Annual Morton Golf Foundation Putting Party. On September 20, 2017 on the MacKenzie Putting Green at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, Sacramento Kings’ Superstar Doug Christie talked about his love affair with the great game of golf and offered his predictions for the 2018 Kings season. Leah Woods started the event with the singing of the National Anthem, and then it … read more
The annual Sacramento Golf Marathon is coming to the Arcade Creek Golf Course at Haggin Oaks on Monday, November 13, 2017. The Sacramento Golf Marathon is a fun and easy way to raise money to support youth, disabled and underserved in the Sacramento area. Funds raised by this event will support organizations such as; Junior Golf, Special Olympics, Society for the Blind, Wounded Warriors and many more. There are two easy ways to participate in the Sacramento Golf Marathon; 1. … read more
Morton Golf Foundation is proud once again to be a sponsor for the Special Olympics Northern California Sacramento Golf Regional Competition held at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on September 15, 2017. The sun is shining, the weather is cooler and the athletes are out! This is a very special day where we see Special Olympic Athletes come together for golf, sportsmanship & “fun”. The fun starts when you arrive in the morning and see the athletes gather as TEAMS … read more
On Saturday, September 9, 2017, Courtney Cervellin was playing a junior tournament in the JTNC (Junior Tour Northern California) on the MacKenzie Golf Course at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex when she scored her first Hole-in-One! Courtney approached the #14 tee box from the 4 oaks tee, 156 yards, par 3 and struck her 9 iron and it rolled right into the cup. She has had this same shot hundreds of times… this time it just happened to go in. … read more
On Monday, June 19, 2017, when the temperature reached 110 degrees, The First Tee of Greater Sacramento had a tournament stop at El Macero Country Club for the Junior Tour. The temperature might have been scorching but the junior players were ready to show off their golf skills. Richie Gibbs, one of our own Morton Golf Foundation junior players, was proud to take home an Over All WIN for the age group of 14 – 18, shooting 71 for 1 … read more
Morton Golf Foundation Alumnus Sarah Debnekoff saves a life A few weeks ago, Sarah Debnekoff’s mother, Pam, sent Jane Siebers a text asking if she and her husband, Rob, would attend a “Life Saving Award” presentation. This presentation would be put on by the Sacramento Metro Fire District and Anatolia Homeowners Association honoring Sarah Debnekoff. Immediately, they said yes. Sarah has been a volunteer with The First Tee of Greater Sacramento and with the Morton Golf Foundation since she was 9 1/2 years … read more