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An SCGA Junior Genesis

An SCGA Junior Genesis

While 23-year-old Joaquin Neimann was authoring a wire-to-wire win at the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in February, a happy host of golfers not far from removed his youthful years were enjoying the tournament outside the ropes. At the annual, Tiger...

SCGA Junior Fall Leagues a Swing of Success

SCGA Junior Fall Leagues a Swing of Success

Honing the tenets of teamwork and fueling the flow of competitive juices, a trio of SCGA Junior Fall Leagues proved swings of success this past autumn. Across the San Fernando Valley, Riverside and Southeast LA community programs, respectively, dozens of junior...

Kostis Coaches at FOG’s Annual Event

Kostis Coaches at FOG’s Annual Event

A lesson of a lifetime (and a chance to miss school for a day) gave a pair of standout SCGA Junior members a chance to learn from the best. At a Friends of Golf tournament held at historic Riviera Country Club in late September, longtime friends Nataliya Laciste and...

Riverside Partnership Opens New Program Doors

Riverside Partnership Opens New Program Doors

The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is intentional in where it brings its programming. The Foundation seeks communities where there is a dearth of junior golf opportunities, where golf is not a common sport for youth for various socioeconomic reasons and where the program...

Junior Spotlight: the Valles Brothers

Junior Spotlight: the Valles Brothers

Matthew and Ethan are inspiring on and off the golf course to their coaches and everyone that they meet. They have been described by their coaches as, just plain cool. They are a joy to have in class and their coaches love working with them. They brighten the day of...

Junior Spotlight: the Shay Sisters

Junior Spotlight: the Shay Sisters

Sunnie and Lily are a hoot and their coaches love being around them as soon as they step onto the course! Together, they are always making new friends and finding new juniors to play golf with. They always bring the laughter and energy, and that's one thing that their...