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Superstar Summer

Superstar Summer

The summer before freshman year of high school is usually filled with excitement about the future, anxiety about the next step and cramming in as much fun as possible. For Leigh Chien, this summer was filled with all of those things – but it was also filled with...

Girls Golf Members Meet Annika

Girls Golf Members Meet Annika

Four SCGA Junior Girls Golf members were selected for the Annika Share My Passion virtual clinic hosted in conjunction with the Barracuda Championship. The application was open to girls around the country and 40 were selected for the event, which included a 30-minute...

Giving Back is a Family Affair

Giving Back is a Family Affair

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage globally and take a toll on local communities, one junior golfer and his family decided to take action and make a difference. 14-year-old Josiah Joseph and his brothers, Jared and Jacob, attended the Los Angeles Urban League...

Creating Community, Virtually

Creating Community, Virtually

Without the ability to host its normal slate of fun, social golf activities for girls, the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s two LPGA-USGA Girls Golf chapters have had to improvise. With sites in Southeast LA and the San Fernando Valley that normally meet once a month,...

Junior Spotlight: Alan Pham

Junior Spotlight: Alan Pham

Alan is a dedicated junior golfer who frequently uses his Golf Pass. He's also a familiar face at Club Outings, where he loves to volunteer and help give back to other junior golfers. How long have you been golfing with SCGA Junior? I have been with SCGA Junior...

Girl Talk: Emma Kurata

Girl Talk: Emma Kurata

Emma is a freshman at Gahr HS and is a member of the Girls Golf of Southeast LA Leadership Team. When did you start playing golf? How did you get involved? I started playing golf in the eighth grade. I got involved by taking lessons with SCGA Junior at Don Knabe GC....

Junior Spotlight: Kai & Bode Yuan

Junior Spotlight: Kai & Bode Yuan

The Yuan brothers are both great golfers who impress their coaches with their skill and dedication. They regularly come to class and take lessons. What really stands out about the Yuan brothers to their instructors is how much fun they are to have in class by telling...

Recruiting 101

Recruiting 101

As a junior golfer, you might be planning or hoping to someday have the opportunity to play college golf. Representing a university, carrying a team bag and being a student-athlete is a wonderful experience. With so many different colleges and golf programs...

Junior Spotlight: Daniel Choi

Junior Spotlight: Daniel Choi

Daniel is an avid golfer who has been with SCGA Junior since the beginning of the San Fernando Valley community. Daniel now participates in the Advanced Player Program and it has helped him take his game to the next level. How long have you been with SCGA Junior? I've...

Junior Spotlight: Madison Stout

Junior Spotlight: Madison Stout

Madison (left) began her SCGA Junior story as a Golf Pass member before getting more involved as a volunteer and mentor to younger girls. She is a member of Girls Golf of Southeast LA and has been chosen for several special events because of her dedication, character...