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Girl Talk: Megan Lee

Girl Talk: Megan Lee

Megan Lee, senior, Cleveland High School Favorite golfer: Lizette Salas Favorite course: Pebble Beach GL Favorite animal: Elephant Favorite food: Grilled cheese Favorite way to relax: Reading a good book with a snack in hand Dream foursome? Matt Kuchar, Tiger Woods...

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Step 1: You will need to collect your golf balls and clean them if needed. The more the merrier!   Step 2: Gather markers, glitter glue, paint or anything else you have around the house to start decorating your...

Club Helps Give Girls a Future

Club Helps Give Girls a Future

Golf is a special game for many, many reasons. Peggy West, club president of the Associated Women Golfers of Annandale rattled off several reasons why she loves the game. It’s social. It’s a game you can play your whole life. It teaches integrity, sportsmanship,...

Hangin’ With My Galentines

The LPGA -USGA Girls Golf chapters of Southeast LA and San Fernando Valley came together with love and empowerment on the brain for their February activities to celebrate their love for themselves, each other and the game they play. At each chapter's Galentine's Day...

Helping Juniors Give Golf A Go

Helping Juniors Give Golf A Go

For kids who have never swung a golf club, or even been to a course, accessibility is an issue. Golf is an intimidating and expensive sport to try, especially in communities where golf isn't a culturally relevant sport. SCGA Junior teamed up with the LA84 Foundation...

Girl Talk: Juliette Ruaux

Girl Talk: Juliette Ruaux

Juliette Ruaux, Freshman, Occidental College Favorite golfer: Jessica Korda Favorite course: El Dorado GC Favorite animal: Goldfish Favorite way to relax: Read outside Dream foursome? Rory McIlroy, Jessica Korda, Barack Obama When did you start playing golf? How did...

Girl Talk: Shani Waite

Girl Talk: Shani Waite

Shani Waite, 12th grade, Mira Costa HS Favorite golfer: Lexi Thompson is because I love the way she carries herself on and off the golf course. She shows confidence throughout everything she does, and she is the sweetest person ever! Favorite course: Oak Valley GC in...

Pebble With the Pros

Pebble With the Pros

It’s not every day that as a high schooler you get to play Pebble Beach, let alone alongside professional golfers. But for Shani Waite, her first trip to the legendary course was as a participant in the PURE Insurance Championship. The event pairs 78 PGA Tour...

Preparing for the Next Level

Preparing for the Next Level

School is finally back in session, but SCGA Juniors members are working hard year-round. A focus and dedication to success on the course and on the classroom is important to members, and that has become evident through the College Prep program. The program consists of...

Golf as a Passion and Career

Golf as a Passion and Career

So often SCGA Junior Scholars combine their love for golf with another passion beyond the course. For rising Colgate University senior Veronica Chen, that second passion has become communications and she has been able to parlay her passion for golf and talent as a...

Member Wins National Essay Contest

Member Wins National Essay Contest

When asked the question, “What inspires you to keep playing golf,” eighth grader Sophia Martinez answered proudly, “This game continues to motivate me to be a better version of myself. Golf teaches you to be independent, patient, honest, respectful, a problem solver...