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Invited Celebrity Classic kicks off with Youth Clinic presented by Energy Transfer

Invited Celebrity Classic kicks off with Youth Clinic presented by Energy Transfer

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IAMGF announced as a 2024 Jordan Spieth Family Foundation Grant recipient!

IAMGF announced as a 2024 Jordan Spieth Family Foundation Grant recipient!

We are honored to be one of the 2024 Jordan Spieth Family Foundation Grant recipients! "We are beyond thrilled to be a 2024 JSFF Community Partner. This grant will allow us to expand our capacity and continue in our mission to be a catalyst for community...
By PGA of America: GAME CHANGERS, Ira Molayo

By PGA of America: GAME CHANGERS, Ira Molayo

GAME CHANGERS At Cedar Crest in Dallas, Golf Changes Lives Thanks to Ira Molayo, PGA Read article HERE  
Greg Odom takes on Cisco APGA Black History Month Classic

Greg Odom takes on Cisco APGA Black History Month Classic

Greg Odom takes on the Cisco APGA Black History Month Classic @ TPC Sawgrass! Huge congratulations to Greg Odom who competed at the 2023 Inaugural Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest. Through his vistory at the Showcase, Odom was awarded with...
2024 Dallas Business Journal Awards

2024 Dallas Business Journal Awards

The I AM a Golfer Foundation is honored to receive the 2024 Dallas Business Journal Leaders in Diversity Award. Today, along with other individuals and organizations from the Dallas area the IAMGF was recognized for its leadership in diversity in the...
IAMGF Recognized as a 2024 Dallas Business Journal Leader in Diversity

IAMGF Recognized as a 2024 Dallas Business Journal Leader in Diversity

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Fall 2023 Newsletter

Fall 2023 Newsletter

IAMGF Receives $10,000 grant from The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation

IAMGF Receives $10,000 grant from The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation

The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation grants IAMGF $10,000 The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Grants $165,000 to 12Organizations Supporting the African American Community DALLAS, Texas,...
Highlights: Showcase at Cedar Crest, Round 1,2, & 3

Highlights: Showcase at Cedar Crest, Round 1,2, & 3

Click on the link to watch  Highlights: Showcase at Cedar Crest, Round 1 Highlights: Showcase at Cedar Crest, Round 2 Highlights: Showcase at Cedar Crest, Round 3
SMU Cox Today Features IAMGF

SMU Cox Today Features IAMGF

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Lone Star Golf - Southwest Airlines Showcase

Lone Star Golf - Southwest Airlines Showcase

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ICYMI: IAMGF PGA Junior League Featured on ESPN2

ICYMI: IAMGF PGA Junior League Featured on ESPN2

ICYMI: QUIT PLAYIN: Carter High Golf Champions – No Anomaly!

ICYMI: QUIT PLAYIN: Carter High Golf Champions – No Anomaly!

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Four IAMGF Juniors Move Up to Level 2 

Four IAMGF Juniors Move Up to Level 2 

On Sunday, October 1st the IAMGF Junior Program hosted its Fall I session Level Up Event, where juniors have the opportunity to test their skills and/or assess where they are in their skill development. Throughout the season they play from designated...
Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest Announces First Wave of Athletes Playing the Tournament

Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest Announces First Wave of Athletes Playing the Tournament

Click here to read the Press Release  Men’s GroupGregory Odom Jr., Memphis, TN, HowardEverett Whiten Jr., Chesapeake, VA, HowardKristopher Stiles, San Jose, CA, San Jose StateMarcus Smith, Jr., Rockford, IL, HowardTrey Rusthoven, St. Peters, MO,...
Omni Hotels & Resorts and Bob's Steak & Chop House

Omni Hotels & Resorts and Bob's Steak & Chop House

Omni Hotels & Resorts, Bob’s Steak & Chop House Team Up to Support Diverse Golfers in Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest Click Here to read the Press Release.   
Community Champions

Community Champions

Community Champions, I AM a Golfer Foundationvia Dallas Sports Commission Click HERE to read full article
Charles Schwab Financial Services Tour

Charles Schwab Financial Services Tour

  “Own your tomorrow” during the trip to Charles Schwab Financial Services company, their employees helped our interns own their tomorrow by distilling them with information that would not only prepare them for college but insure that success...
Trinity's Journey

Trinity's Journey

Trinity is from Las Vegas, Nevada, and is currently a rising senior at Bishop Dunne High School. She started as a First Tee junior golfer, but decided to stay at Cedar Crest due to the new opportunity presented by the IAMGF Foundation in 2016 and has...
2023 Dallas Amateur Championship Recap

2023 Dallas Amateur Championship Recap

In an incredible display of skill and competition, the Dallas Amateur Championship took place over the weekend at the prestigious Trinity Forest Golf Club. The DAC attracted golfers from all around the Dallas area, competing in various divisions, including...
Paris's Journey

Paris's Journey

  Paris's Journey Paris B. is a rising sophomore at Texas Southern University and a graduate of Lincoln High School in Dallas, TX. Paris was given the opportunity to become an intern after being awarded a 5,000 scholarship in 2022. Her most valuable...
Intern Trip to Old Parkland

Intern Trip to Old Parkland

Intern Trip to Old Parkland Align Capital Partners | Omni Hotels & Resorts   Today, July 11 the foundation had the opportunity to visit Old Parkland, a business campus featuring unparalleled amenities, stunning spaces, elegant finishes,...
NTPGA Junior Tour

NTPGA Junior Tour

NTPGA Junior Tour Congratulations to Junior Golfer Stephen S. Who competed at the Keeton Park Golf Course during the NTPGA Junior Tour. With a display of his golfing skills, Stephen placed first in the boy's ages 7-8 division. Possessing a score of -5,...
Google Day at Cedar Crest

Google Day at Cedar Crest

      On June 28 our interns were met with a Google Day lunch and learn at the Cedar Crest banquet room hosted by intern Hector D. The interns enjoyed delicious pizza from Dominos while learning the functioning of Gmail, Youtube, and...
NTX Giving Day Daybreak!

NTX Giving Day Daybreak!

NTX Giving Day is just around the corner!   Fundraising intern, Hector D. and Administrator Coordinator, Celeste Mendoza kicked-off NTX Giving Day this morning at Klyde Warren Park.    IAMGF joined other Dallas non-profits and Sean...
10 Qs With Sydney N.

10 Qs With Sydney N.

10 Qs With Sydney Name: Sydney N.Hometwon: Dallas,TXSchool: University of Houston IMAGF Summer Intern: Junior Administrator  1. Why IAMGF? The IAMGF is like a family I love the atmosphere and the so many different opportunities.2. What do...
NTPGA Tour & Ronny Park Visit

NTPGA Tour & Ronny Park Visit

  On June 20th our interns visited the renown North Texas PGA (NTPGA) and were greeted with a warm welcome that was followed up with consistent great hospitality and an enticing yet knowledgeable tour. The interns received the opportunity to play...
10 Questions with Ja'Lynn M.

10 Questions with Ja'Lynn M.

Name: Ja’Lynn M.Hometown: Dallas, TXSchool: Dallas College at Eastfield Majoring in Associate of Arts   Why IAMGF?“Because of the opportunities and the skillset it will offer me throughout my life”.  What do you think is your most...
LEGENDS PLAZA Dedication Celebration May 8, 2023

LEGENDS PLAZA Dedication Celebration May 8, 2023

LEGENDS PLAZA Dedication Celebration Historic day at Cedar Crest Golf Course as two iconic statues were unveiled on May 8, 2023. The statues of Dr. Charlie Sifford and Walter Hagen have a permanent home in southern Dallas. A long time dream for the...
Aliya L., Recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship via IAMGF and NTPGA Fairway To Success program

Aliya L., Recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship via IAMGF and NTPGA Fairway To Success program

NTPGA Fairway To Success Since our founding in 2018, IAMGF has partnered with the NTPGA Fairway To Success program to introduce the game to high school students while supporting their continuing education and pursuit of a college degree. SPRING...
New Year, New Logo, Exciting Times!

New Year, New Logo, Exciting Times!

  New Year, New Logo, Exciting Times! We are excited to share our refreshed logo as we move into this exciting new time for the IAMGF. You will note that our signature, bold orange and green colors remain with the addition of a new, signature...
Kennedy's Journey

Kennedy's Journey

  Kennedy's Journey 2019-2021 IAMGF Intern | 2023 Coldwell Banker Marketing Coordinator There's been no truer phrase than hard work pays off and for former IAMGF intern Kennedy G. the phrase is ringing true as she transitions from college...
2022 End-of-Year Junior Holiday Party

2022 End-of-Year Junior Holiday Party

Another successful End-of-Year Junior Holiday Party! On December 17, we calebrated our Juniors with a buffet style lunch, gifts, raffles and awards! The 2-hour event was produced and directed by a few of our college interns who returned to Cedar...
2022 IAMGF Junior Championship

2022 IAMGF Junior Championship

This past weekend we held our second annual IAMGF Junior Championship. The championship served as the culminating event of a 10-week season in which participants from open enrollment learned and competed for the ultimate title of champion. The event...
The Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest

The Southwest Airlines Showcase at Cedar Crest

Cedar Crest to host Southwest Showcase in 2023 The top Black Collegiate Men and Women will Compete in Televised Event on GOLF Channel at Historic Cedar Crest Golf Course with the Goal of Positively Impacting Southern Dallas. The top-21 male and...
CCGC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CCGC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Friday, September 30th Cedar Crest Golf Course reopened and held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony during the 10th Annual Radio One Celebrity Golf Classic. City officials were in attendance and ceelebrated the grand reopening of the historic course after a...
WFAA: Veritex Community Bank “Good Deeds” Spotlight: I Am a Golfer

WFAA: Veritex Community Bank “Good Deeds” Spotlight: I Am a Golfer

I AM a Golfer Foundation featured in  Good Morning Texas! Once a week Good Morning Texas in WFAA has a segment called “Good Deeds” where they highlight a non-profit. I AM a Golfer Foundation was selected to appear on September 9.     To...
The 2022 Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship

The 2022 Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship

  Long-time IAMGF participants and interns Jelani R. and Wyatt K. were selected to play in the three-day AJGA Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship at Trinity Forest on July 18-21, in this three-day tournament, the field of 78 players competed...
Summer Intern Program

Summer Intern Program

Amazing summer Internship Program! We had the opportunity to hire 18 high school and college interns who took on roles at Cedar Crest Golf Course and the foundation, from Golf Operations to Marketing and Fundraising. Throughout the internship, the...
2022 PGA Junior League Golf Tournament

2022 PGA Junior League Golf Tournament

PGA Junior League Golf Tournament (Postseason) On Wednesday, July 27, eight of our juniors participated in the PGA Jr. League Championship at Prairie Lakes Golf Course in Grand Prairie. Kiara H. and Anthony E. led our team shooting a 42 on nine holes....
2022 Dallas Amateur Championship

2022 Dallas Amateur Championship

     The 2022 Dallas Amateur Championship was held this past weekend, July 23-24, in which interns took a huge part in helping set up and run the show. Interns had roles such as checking players in at registration, keeping live scoring,...
From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

7 Q's With Cesar S.   Name: Cesar Salinas Hometown: McAllen, Texas School: Cesar is a rising senior at Life School Oak Cliff. Fun Fact: "I grew up with six siblings." Post-internship career interest: Cesar is interested in pursuing...
2022 Summer Intern Golf Clinic

2022 Summer Intern Golf Clinic

On Friday, July 8th, the high school, and college interns had the opportunity to participate in the annual IAMGF Golf Clinic at Cedar Crest Golf Course. The coaches, Henry Arredondo and Darius Henson did a fantastic job teaching the basics of golf. Interns...
From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

7 Q's With Drazell W.   Name: Drazell Washington Hometown: Dallas, Texas School: Drazell is a rising junior at Philander Smith College pursuing a degree in Business. Fun Fact: "My brother is an intern as well with the I AM a Golfer foundation." Post-internship...
From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

7 Q's With Harry L.   Name: Harrison Laine Hometown: Los Angeles, California School: Harry is a class of 2022 graduate from Southern Methodist University. He received a degree in Applied Physiology and Sport Management with a minor in Sports...
From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

7 Q's With Adaria W. Name: Adaria Wade Hometown: Dallas, Texas School: Adaria is a rising senior at Texas A&M University-Commerce pursuing a degree in Senior Sport & Rec Management. Fun Fact: Adaria loves drinking Herbalife...
From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 7 Q’s With an Intern

7 Q's With Hector D.   Name: Hector Diaz Hometown: Dallas, Texas School: Hector is a rising senior at Austin College pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics & Finance. Fun Fact: Hector will be studying abroad...
Make Golf Your Thing Grant Recipient

Make Golf Your Thing Grant Recipient

I AM a Golfer Foundation received a $25,000 grant from 'Make Golf Your Thing' initiative The IAMGF has been selected as one of 81 designated organizations across the nation to receive a grant from Make Golf Your Thing, a program that supports organizations...
Paris B. awarded the NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship supported by I AM a Golfer Foundation

Paris B. awarded the NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship supported by I AM a Golfer Foundation

Lincoln High School Senior, Paris B. was awarded the NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship supported by the I Am a Golfer Foundation.  Paris will be a 2022 High School graduate and will be attending Texas Southern University in the Fall of 2022....
Jelani R., NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship Recipient

Jelani R., NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship Recipient

Our IAMGF Intern and Golf Program participant, Jelani R., was awarded the NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarship this morning at David W. Carter High School where he is a Senior.  Established in 2007, the Fairway to Success Program annually awards...
Getting to the Green Financial Literacy & Golf Camp

Getting to the Green Financial Literacy & Golf Camp

Getting to the Green! This Saturday, April 30th we hosted our second Financial Literacy Course of the month, this time at Cedar Crest Golf Course. Thank you to our partners, Camp Exposure and Lubbock Smith, Director of Community Developments / Vista...
Schwab's Virtual Financial Literacy Course

Schwab's Virtual Financial Literacy Course

 We want to thank Charles Schwab for the opportunity to partner with us and educate our Juniors about finances during this month dedicated to Financial Literacy.   Today we hosted our first Charles Schwab's Virtual Finacial Literacy...
Courtney J. experiences the Veritex Bank Championship

Courtney J. experiences the Veritex Bank Championship

  Thanks to Tre Carruthers and Ameriprise Financial Group, one of our IAMGF Juniors, Courtney J. was able to experience the Veritex Bank Championship this past weekend along with his parents. Courtney's parents shared with us the great time they...
Junior Golfer Higlight

Junior Golfer Higlight

Congratulations Luis Trejo! After countless hours of practicing and playing golf week after week, Luis Trejo's work has paid off. Luis competed in the Dallas ISD Boys District Golf Tournament which took place at Cedar Crest Golf Course and qualified...
Golfer Making a Difference in Southern Dallas Community

Golfer Making a Difference in Southern Dallas Community

In case you missed it, IAMGF's Ira Molayo sat with Pat Doney of NBC News to talk about some of the impact golf is having on south Dallas via the IAMGF programming initiative and Cedar Crest Golf Course. Click here to see the video and read the full...
2022 High School Interns

2022 High School Interns

We want to welcome our 2022 High School Interns! We're excited to have returning and new interns at Cedar Crest Golf Course this Spring/Summer. Interns will work and learn from different aspects of Cedar Crest Golf Course, from Golf Services to Golf...
Gym-Take-Over Clinic

Gym-Take-Over Clinic

A fantastic turnout for the I Am a Golfer Foundation’s first week of the in-school junior golf program initiative at St. Phillips School and Community Center in South Dallas. Students from 1st – 6th grade experienced two days of golf by learning the...
IAMGF Junior Academy - Spring Season

IAMGF Junior Academy - Spring Season

  The I AM a Golfer Junior Academy officially kicked off this Saturday, March 12, at Cedar Crest Golf Course with the first Training Camp of the Spring Season for Level 3 students. After three months of off-season, returning students...
2022 I AM an Intern Program

2022 I AM an Intern Program

2022 I AM an Intern Program Do you want to be a part of a unique growing organization and have an opportunity to gain real-world work experience while pursuing your education? I Am a Golfer Foundation is looking to hire 18 high school and college students...
From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

10 Q’s With Carver D.   Name: Carver D.  Hometown: Red Oak, Texas  School: Texas A&M University-Commerce ‘22 - Sport and Recreation Management  Why IAMGF? I have deep roots in Cedar Crest Golf Course,...
A Winning Partnership

A Winning Partnership

CBRE and IAMGF - A Winning Partnership for Cedar Crest On Thursday, December 16, 2021, IAMGF was announced as one of four Dallas-based nonprofits to receive a financial contribution from CBRE's Community Impact Initiative.   The new partnership...
From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

  10 Q’s With Rachel M.   Name: Rachel M. Hometown: Dallas, Tx School: Texas A&M Kingsville - Architecture Engineering Why IAMGF? The foundation was brought to me. I played golf in high school and this is where we practiced....
 End of Year Holiday Party

End of Year Holiday Party

It's Party Time! What better way to wrap up the year than with our annual End of Year Holiday Party this past Saturday!  Hosted by IAMGF's Jamondra G. and Trinity H., nearly 100 attendees enjoyed contests, brunch, participant presentations,...
IAMGF PGA Jr League Championship presented by 2K Foundations

IAMGF PGA Jr League Championship presented by 2K Foundations

IAMGF PGA Jr League Championship presented by 2K Foundations What a great turnout! Thank you to everyone that came out and enjoyed the great event and to the sponsors, especially 2K Foundations, who made it possible. Families and youth joined us on...
Saturday Programming Halloween Edition

Saturday Programming Halloween Edition

Boo-Tastic!  Golfers who happened to walk by during the Saturday morning programming were greeted with a more than few odd sights. Anime characters like Himiko Toga, Minecraft, and Iron Man were on the golf course.  IAMGF held its first Boo-Tastic...
IAMGF Fall Program

IAMGF Fall Program

Registration Is Open For  IAMGF Fall Program 2021 IAMGF is super excited to be back for the Fall Programing.  Fall Programming provides local youth, ages 7 to 18, an opportunity to learn the game of golf in a fun and competitive atmosphere,...
From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

From The Bunker - 10 Q’s With an Intern

10 Q’s With Jamondra G. Name: Jamondra G. Hometown: Dallas, TXSchool: Philander Smith College – Class of 2024 Why IAMGF? I felt that the foundation chose me.  What do you think is your most valuable or differentiating contribution to your...
Giving Back

Giving Back

Giving Back September 14, 2021Categories: Blog, News Releases Dallas, TX (Sept. 14) - Reggie Newton picked up his first golf club at 15. Immediately in love, he only wanted to learn more and improve his game.

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