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Top Juniors Shine at Second Annual Mack Champ Invitational

Alona Avery and KJ Ofahengaue with Cameron Champ
Alona Avery and KJ Ofahengaue, the 2022 MCI champs, with Cameron Champ.

Alona Avery and KJ Ofahengaue won the boys and girls titles at the second annual Mack Champ Invitational on March 20 with steady performances down the stretch under tough, windy conditions.

They beat out golfers from around the country and the world who had come together in Houston for the premier junior golf tournament for players of diverse backgrounds.

The weekend also featured a dinner reception and clinic with Cameron Champ and Sean Foley, a live-streamed broadcast with Michael Collins and Scott Walker, a concert by jazz saxophonist Gerald Albright, and the chance for players and their families to build relationships that will last a lifetime.

Head to mackchampinvitational.com to learn more about the tournament and to join our database for consideration for next year’s MCI.

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Foundation Hosts Junior Golf Clinic in LA

  • Cameron Champ and Tony Finau at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Jeff Champ and Cameron Champ at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Tony Finau, Cameron Champ and Sean Foley at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Cameron Champ and Tony Finau at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Cameron Champ and Tony Finau at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Cameron Champ and Tony Finau at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Dryvebox at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Aiden Dinani in Dryvebox at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course
  • Dryvebox at Cameron Champ Foundation Clinic at Chester Washington Golf Course

The Cameron Champ Foundation hosted a clinic for junior golfers on February 15 at Chester Washington Golf Course, a hub of Black golf in Los Angeles since the 1950s.

Tony Finau and Sean Foley, Cameron’s coach and one of the biggest names in golf instruction, were also on hand.

We are committed to growing and diversifying golf, and we believe that events like this, held at courses like this, can be a defining moment in a young person’s lifelong journey with the game.

Thanks to Nike, Chevron, Beats by Dre and Malbon Golf for partnering with us to make the event possible, to Senator Steven Bradford for our official recognition from the California State Senate, and to Dryvebox for bringing their mobile golf simulator to the course! Thanks also to Roger Steele, Jake Hutt and Manolo Vega for coming out.

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Support a Junior Golfer for #GivingTuesday

A #GivingTuesday message from our founder Cameron Champ. You can help provide a life-changing experience for a junior golfer at the 2022 Mack Champ Invitational by going to cameronchampfoundation.org/donate. #PapaChamp #WalkWithUs

Posted by Cameron Champ Foundation on Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Your donation will help provide a life-changing experience for a junior golfer at the 2022 Mack Champ Invitational.

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PGA Tour Features Mack Champ Invitational

During the week of the Houston Open, the PGA Tour took an in-depth look into the Mack Champ Invitational and the impact our tournament has had on diverse junior golfers like Allyn Stephens, a Houston native who will play her college golf for Texas A&M.

In addition to the video above, you can read the article on pgatour.com.

We are proud of Cameron’s commitment to giving back and proud to continue the legacy of his grandfather through this event, which will be played again March 18-20 at Memorial Park Golf Course in Houston thanks to our generous partners at the Astros Golf Foundation.

We are still taking applications for the 2022 event! Apply online by Dec. 1 to be considered.

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Cameron Featured in New CBS Sports Series

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Cameron Champ is one of three athletes featured in the first episode of “Beyond Limits,” a new series from CBS Sports that highlights diverse athletes who compete in sports where minorities have historically been under-represented.

The episode focuses on Cameron and the Cameron Champ Foundation, including the Mack Champ Invitational, our support of the Prairie View A&M golf team, and Cameron’s passion for making golf more inclusive.

The series is airing on CBS and streaming on Paramount+. Learn more in this article from pgatour.com.

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Foundation Pro-Am Kicks Off PGA Tour’s Charity Season

The Cameron Champ Foundation Pro-Am kicked off the week of the Fortinet Championship and the PGA Tour’s charity season on Monday, Sept. 13.

The day at Silverado Resort began with a private clinic with Cameron, and then all of the groups were joined by a Tour pro for their rounds.

Thanks to the Fortinet Championship for giving us this opportunity and to all of our supporters for coming out for this great day. We are especially grateful to our Foundation Partners – Chevron, SRS Distribution Inc., and ANRAK – and our Presenting Partners – SAP and PING Golf – for making this day possible.

All proceeds raised by the event will go to to support programs for underserved and underrepresented children.

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Champ Teams With Els for Autism and SAP to #DriveChange

Cameron Champ teamed up with Ernie Els and SAP in April to raise $55,000 for the Els for Autism Foundation.

SAP donated $2,500 to Els’s foundation for every birdie that Cameron and Els made on Fridays in April, which is Autism Awareness Month. Their combined total of 22 birdies meant a big donation.

This is a very meaningful cause for Cameron, whose sister, Madison, is autistic.

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Symetra Tour to Award ‘MVP Invite’ to Mack Champ Competitor

One player from the Mack Champ Invitational will earn a chance to play in the Symetra Tour’s Garden City Charity Classic in Garden City, KS, in April.

As part of the LPGA Tour’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and in celebration of Black History Month, the Symetra Tour is offering “MVP Invites” to three tournaments that showcase minority golfers. The Mack Champ Invitational will be the first and the National Women’s Collegiate Golf Championship will be the second. The third and final event will be announced in the weeks to come.

“We are incredibly excited and grateful for the Symetra Tour’s enthusiasm in supporting our mission with the establishment of the Symetra Tour MVP Invite,” Cameron Champ said. “Having the ability to award a player in our field with an exemption to compete in the Garden City Classic is huge. That will be a fantastic experience for one of these young players and could also lead them to many more opportunities, which is exactly what we’ve set out to accomplish with the Mack Champ Invitational – opening more doors for golfers of diverse backgrounds to have the chance to succeed in this great sport.”

Read more on symetratour.com.

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Cameron Teams Up With SAP to Drive Change

Cameron Champ’s power off the tee will help empower black-owned businesses during Black History Month.

As part of SAP’s “Spotlight Black Businesses” campaign, Cameron will play in support of a different black-owned business every week in February. The campaign will begin at the Waste Management Phoenix Open and will continue at the Genesis Invitational and WGC Championship.

Every week that Cameron is able to beat his average driving distance of 320 yards, the Cameron Champ Foundation and SAP will donate $10,000 to that week’s featured business. The businesses will also be featured on Cameron’s bag and ball.

“I’m humbled to be supporting these hard-working entrepreneurs and their commitment to community and their customers,” Cameron said.

Scroll down to learn more about the program and the businesses that we will be supporting.

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Cameron, Foundation and Foothill Featured in PGA Tour Production

Here’s a great feature from PGA Tour Originals on our Foundation, our founders (Cameron and Jeff Champ), our inspiration (Mack “Papa” Champ), our junior golf tournament (Mack Champ Invitational), our home base (Foothill Golf Course), and our plans for the future.