Ryan Winther Charity Golf Classic Benefits Morton Golf Foundation

RyanWintherFundraiser_4_13_14Last Friday evening, April 11, 2014, Ryan Winther, Professional Golfer and RE/MAX World Long Drive Champion went to break his own Guinness World Record Challenge for Ball Speed during the Ryan Winther Charity Golf Classic. His past Guinness World Record Challenge was 217.1 and he broke this last Friday evening at an event at Rancho Murieta Country Club with the new ball speed of 235!

The day before, on April 10, there was the Ryan Winther Charity Golf Classic held at Rancho Murieta CC to raise money for 3 children’s charities. These recipients included: Optimist International, NCPGA Junior Golf and Morton Golf Foundation (MGF).

Congratulations to Ryan Winther on his NEW ball speed of 235 for the Guinness Book of World Records and also for supporting local children’s charities.

The picture attached taken at the event shows Ietetsu Ueyama (MGF junior volunteer), Ryan Winther and Tom Morton (President, MGF).

MGFlogoWhat is the Morton Golf Foundation?
Enriching Lives Through Golf – The Morton Golf Foundation Mission is to provide funds to 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 underserved communities of Sacramento.

Funding 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 is a 501c3 organization that raises funds for golf programs in the Sacramento community that instill these character building values to the youth, disabled and underserved.

For more information, contact Jane Siebers at 916-808-0969 or via email at jsiebers@hagginoaks.com.

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