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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...

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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...

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Paying it Forward – Family Style

Paying it Forward – Family Style

Giving back to the game is always personal. But for Change Makers Marco and Rosie Gonzalez, their personal connection to the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation goes a step further than most. The Gonzalez family was first introduced to the Foundation more than 10 years ago,...

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Why We’re Thankful for Girls Golf

Why We’re Thankful for Girls Golf

Members of the Foundation's Southeast Los Angeles LPGA-USGA Girls Golf chapter shared why they are thankful for Girls Golf. During a special virtual girls golf hangout, members shared why they are thankful for the sport, for themselves and for each other while...

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Foundation Announces 2020 Award Recipients

Foundation Announces 2020 Award Recipients

The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is thrilled to announce its two annual awards to celebrate those who have made a tangible impact for local junior golfers and are dedicated to growing the game for the next generation. The first award is the SCGA Junior Golf...

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SCGA Clubs Make a Difference Through Portal Giving

SCGA Clubs Make a Difference Through Portal Giving

Giving back to junior golf has never been easier thanks to the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s portal giving program. Clubs who use the SCGA Online Commerce Portal for club administration have the option to add an opportunity for their members to make a donation to the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Changing the Game in Riverside

Changing the Game in Riverside

Like so many other SCGA Junior participants, golf has become more than just a game for Jakeishya Le. For the Golf Pass member, turned volunteer, turned scholar though, she’s taken it to a new level. Now working as a Program Coordinator for SCGA Junior, Le has taken...

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Giving Back by Coming Full Circle

Giving Back by Coming Full Circle

For Kari and Raquel Gordon, giving back to the game of golf is personal, because it wasn’t that long ago that they were junior golfers participating in the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s programs. After going from participants to volunteers and then scholars, the...

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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...

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Making a Difference for the Price of a Cup of Coffee

Making a Difference for the Price of a Cup of Coffee

When Tim Randall and his wife moved to Southern California from Arizona, it only took him two days to find his new home course in Strawberry Farms. It didn’t take him much longer than that to discover the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation. After learning a little more about...

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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...

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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...

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