About Us - Sacramento M.A.G.A.

 

Sacramento M.A.G.A. Chapter

 

The Sacramento Chapter of the Mexican American Golf Association is a non-profit organization promoting recreational and competitive golf in the Sacramento, Northern California, region. We also strive to help our community through volunteer efforts and scholarships.

The Sacramento Chapter is affiliated with the Northern California Golf Association, NCGA, which in turn is affiliated with the United States Golf Association, USGA.

Membership is open to all members of the greater Sacramento community regardless of ethnic, racial, or economic backgrounds. We currently have members in our MAGA Chapter ranging from Juniors to Seniors. Click on our Membership link to learn more about joining the Sacramento Chapter.

The Sacramento Chapter hosts tournaments each month at various golf courses in Northern California. In addition, we host several family oriented outings each year for our members.

 

Sacramento MAGA - A Historical Perspective

 

Chartered 1968

In 1968, fourteen men joined together to form the Sacramento Chapter of the Mexican American Golf Association. A meeting was called to form an Executive Board and a Board of Directors in preparation for the chartering. It was decided they would have a Golf Tournament and Dinner on the day the State Officers were scheduled to arrive. Arrangements were made to have the golf tournament and dinner at the Sunset Whitney Country Club. The Sacramento Chapter of the Mexican American Golf Association was chartered On August 24, 1968.

 

Sacramento Charter Members

 

Executive Board:

Richard Saragoza - President
John D. Macias - Vice President
Pete Moreno - Treasurer*
Frank A. Sanchez - Secretary
Marcos Campos - Sgt. At Arms*

Board of Directors:

Joe Blea
Gilbert Gonzales*
Ray Rico
Nano Saenz*

Tournament Director - Gilbert Gonzales*
Social Committee - Nano Saenz*, Joe Blea, Jim Franco
Handicap Chairperson - Tony Escovedo*
Public Relations - Ray Rico
Membership - Tony Alvarado*, Rudy Saenz, Bud Winegard

Auxiliary Members:

Golfing Spouses

Lillie Blea, Esther Franco, Mickie Gonzales, Carmen Saenz, Pilar Saenz

(*RIP)