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News and stories highlighting our members
Clinics Provide Free Fun

Clinics Provide Free Fun

With safe and affordable recreational opportunities for kids being few and far between as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, SCGA Junior Golf Foundation was able to provide a unique program for junior golfers in Riverside. Through a two-week clinic series that was...

Playing the Game to Give Back

Playing the Game to Give Back

Playing 100 holes of golf isn’t for the weak of heart, but for SCGA Junior member Aidan Grimsley, it was a no-brainer for him to grab the sticks and give back to an organization that has given him so much. Through the annual Golf-A-Thon, Aidan raised more money than...

Six Champs Crowned in Tournament

Six Champs Crowned in Tournament

SCGA Junior’s Player & Youth Development program debuted its first tournament for advanced juniors at Brookside GC on Oct. 17. Boys and girls ages 8-17 were split into six flights based on gender and age. There were 29 total juniors...

Members Fill Up SoCal Junior Amateur Field

Members Fill Up SoCal Junior Amateur Field

In this year’s edition of the SoCal Junior Amateur Championship, the field is as stacked as ever. As usual, most of the field are SCGA Junior members, scholars, volunteers or alumni who are teeing it up looking for their chance to take home the coveted trophy. Across...

Finding the Future of the Game

Finding the Future of the Game

Access and affordability are barriers for entry to the game of golf. This is true for so many junior golfers that the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation serves. For Change Maker Bill Coates, the struggle for youth to afford playing the game they love is personal. “My junior...

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...