I Got This Foundation
On January 29, 2019 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open’s Dream Day on the famous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course, Amy Bockerstette, who has Down syndrome, demonstrated to the golfing world what a determined athlete with self-confidence and a positive attitude can achieve. While playing with PGA TOUR players Gary Woodland and Matt Kuchar during a Tuesday practice round, Amy hit the par 3 tee shot 117 yards into a greenside bunker, splashed her sand shot to within 8 feet of the pin, and made her par putt in front of a roaring crowd. I GOT THIS Foundation was born out of this moment, which was captured on video by the PGA TOUR and has since gone viral, receiving more than 51 million views on social media platforms.
Amy Bockerstette Honored as one of the 48 Most Intriguing Women of Arizona
48 Arizona Women and the Arizona Historical Society have selected the 48 Most Intriguing Women of Arizona for 2022, among them an astronaut, a fire department chief, and Amy Bockerstette, a young collegiate golfer with Down syndrome.
The 48 Arizona Women project honors professional and non-professional women from diverse backgrounds whose leadership and commitment contribute in a positive way to the future of Arizona.
“The 48 Arizona Women project was created to raise awareness for the impact of the work women are doing to improve and enhance their communities and the lives of all Arizonans,” said Connie Robinson, chair of the 48 Arizona Women Steering Committee. “In their unique way, from social justice and education to technology, entrepreneurship and the arts, these 48 women are working in a meaningful way to support and better their cities and towns throughout our state.”
Honorees will be featured in a 140-plus page coffee table book titled: Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women—A New Decade, telling each woman’s story in words and photos. Honorees will also be formally recognized during a 48 Women Luncheon on April 29, 2022, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. “Our goal is to incorporate the book into the Arizona school curriculum as well as make it available in libraries around the state,” Robinson pointed out. “Children need everyday role models who bring meaningful change to their lives and the communities in which they live.”
“I am so excited to be included in this amazing group of Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women. I can’t wait to see the book and meet the other women!” said Amy Bockerstette.