90 Years Young: The Haggin Oaks Story

Celebrate the 90 years of storied history at Haggin Oaks with this special documentary. If the century-old heritage oak trees at Haggin Oaks could talk, they’d tell remarkable tales of famous players and tournaments that have graced the course over its 90 years of operation. First opened in 1932, Haggin Oaks has been the starting… Continue reading →

A Brief History of the Haggin Oaks Golf Expo as 2015 Marks the 40th Anniversary of “America’s Largest Demo Days”

2015 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Haggin Oaks Golf Expo which has always been free to the public to attend. The dates for the 2015 Haggin Oaks Golf Expo are Friday, April 24 – Sunday, April 26 from 9 to 5 daily. Here is a brief history of the Golf Expo. THEN – 1975… Continue reading →

A History on Local Sacramento-Area Golf Courses

Today’s blog entry is brought to us by Ken Morton, Sr., CEO of Morton Golf and PGA Master Professional. Sacramento’s first golf course was constructed by a board called Sacramento Country Club. It was nine holes and named “New Golf Links”. It opened in 1902 and closed in 1904. It had a clubhouse and was… Continue reading →

The Swing @ Cancer (Sharing Place) Supports Morton Golf Foundation

It was 1972, when the late Bob Hurst had the idea of creating The First Annual Swing @ Cancer Pro-Am played annually at the Del Paso Country Club to raise money that built the Sharing Place at Sutter Memorial Hospital.  The concept of the Sharing Place is similar to today’s Ronald McDonald House.  The 15… Continue reading →