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Ietetsu Ueyama Mini Golf Night time Fundraiser at Haggin Oaks

18-12 months-Previous Ietetsu Ueyama Organizes Fundraiser to Profit Junior Golf Improvement Packages

On the age of 8 a junior golfer, Ietetsu Ueyama, determined he needed to host a birthday celebration at Haggin Oaks, however he didn’t need his pals to provide him a present. He requested that his pals give a donation towards Morton Golf Basis to assist junior golf. The day ended with Ietetsu donating $455.00 to Morton Golf Basis so one other junior golfer might have the chance to play the sport. Learn all about Ueyama on the Morton Golf Basis Weblog.

Ten years later, on July 17th, 2023, Ietetsu Ueyama, now 18 years outdated needed to create one other fundraiser to assist Morton Golf Basis. With all proceeds going to assist junior golf improvement grants and develop their sport by way of tournaments, teaching, and gear.

For the previous 4 months, Ietetsu has been utilizing his nice persona and expertise by asking his pals and households for assist in rising his subsequent fundraiser.

Ietetsu has been a volunteer for Morton Golf Basis since he has been 4 ½ years outdated.  At the moment, he attended an “Easter Egg Hunt” at Haggin Oaks and determined that day that he was going to volunteer.  For the previous 14 years, Ietetsu has been an lively volunteer in serving to increase funds to provide again to different non-profits to develop the sport of golf.  When he turned 18, he determined that he needed to provide again into maturity and referred to as the Morton Golf Basis to debate his latest journey with creating his subsequent fundraiser. The thought come about at a Committee assembly to have a Mini Golf Night time figuring out that whoever he requested to take part might take part whether or not they performed golf or not.  

On Monday night, July 17th the fundraiser kicked off with 7 placing groups taking part together with a number of donors that supplied the chance for a junior to take part.

30 individuals gathered within the 107-degree warmth beginning at 5:00 p.m. One participant was quoted as saying, “We had a lot enjoyable on the occasion that I don’t bear in mind how scorching it was.”

Because the night got here to an finish, a beautiful catered dinner was supplied within the Pavilion Tent by his household, house owners of Shoki Ramen Home, 2530 21st Road, Sacramento.

The Successful staff was gained by Kelli Corlett, Ellis Morton, Evan Morton, Kenny Castro & Alex Cooper with a rating of solely 26 putts.

This 12 months Ietetsu’s fundraiser will donate practically $2,000 to assist future junior golf improvement grants!

Frank LaRosa, a good friend and board member of Morton Golf Basis was the emcee of the occasion. Frank interviewed Ietetsu and requested if he would wait one other 10 years to do a fundraiser since he did one at age 8 and age 18.  Ietetsu answered again, “I’ll do one yearly”.

Are hats are off to our good friend IETETSU UEYAMA for believing within the mission and organizing an exciting mini golf night time.  It’s philanthropy like his that continues to assist all ages of individuals by way of this superb sport of golf, character constructing, and competitors for a lifetime.

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