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About the Jimmy Garvin Legacy Foundation

MISSION
The mission of the Jimmy Garvin Legacy Foundation is to prepare kids for the challenge of golf and the challenge of life. We strive to provide kids with a place where they can routinely increase their learning skills while playing golf and be instilled with etiquette that is the cornerstone of the game. In addition to developing these young boys and girls as higher learners, they will acquire the values associated with integrity, honesty, sportsmanship and much more.

BENEFACTOR
Interpretive Education Center
The Interpretive Education Center at the historic Langston Golf Course continues to operate under the auspices of Langston in the 21st Century, an IRS sanctioned 501©3 non-profit, tax exempt, public organization, whose mission and focus is educating children.

THE PLACE
The historic Langston Golf Course was officially opened in 1939 as a venue for minority participation in the game of golf. It was named after John Mercer Langston, a renowned educator and prominent political figure of that era. Langston Golf Course is on the National Register of Historic Places and maintained and preserved by the National Park Service. Langston is known as the home of the internationally renowned Capital City Open Pro-Am Tournament and the Jimmy Garvin Legacy Scholarship Classic.

THE FOUNDATION
The Jimmy Garvin Legacy Foundation, an IRS sanctioned 501(c)3 non-profit, tax exempt, public organization was established to advance the Mission of educating juniors using golf as the threshold to the future.