Mission: To preserve the past, support the present and develop the future of the golf community of kansas city and the surrounding region. This is accomplished by operating the annual watson challenge golf tournament that funds youth scholarships, continuing education grants, turf grass initiatives and history preservation.
Programs: The foundation's sole program service is to support and develop golf in the kansas city region. Each year, the foundation organizes the watson challenge golf tournament. In 2017, donations from the tournament totaled $117,655 in sponsorships, ticket sales and entry fees. After paying $140,601 in associated tournament/fundraising expense, the foundation made one grant to further it's mission, to the junior golf foundation of greater kansas city, inc. D. B. A "the first tee of greater kansas city," a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making golf more accessible and affordable to boys and girls in the greater kansas city area. Their mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values throughout the game of golf. That grant was for $7,729.