Instruction

The SCGA Junior instruction program offers the opportunity to learn the game of golf from certified golf instructors at an affordable rate.  The program offers juniors the capability to get discounted access to rounds of golf and buckets of balls at all instruction sites, as well as, opportunities to play in tournaments, monthly clinics, game days, access to educational events, equipment and more.

2018 Yearly Schedule

Each Session is 8 weeks long.

Winter Session

January 22 – March 19

Spring Session

April 2 – May 26

Summer Camp

June 18-22, 25-29

Summer Session

July 9 – September 1

Fall Session

September 17 – November 10

Fall League

November 26

Game Day Schedule

 

July 21 – Don Knabe GC & Pico Rivera GC

July 28 – Don Knabe GC & Pico Rivera GC

August 4 – Don Knabe GC & Pico Rivera GC

August 11 – Don Knabe GC & Pico Rivera GC

August 18 – Don Knabe GC & Pico Rivera GC

 

Junior Benefits

Uniform

As a new participant, each junior receives a polo, hat, lanyard, ball marker, and membership card.

Course Access

The instruction membership card gives juniors access to play a round and hit a bucket balls at all instruction facilities for discounted access of just $1-$5.

SCGA Membership

Includes access to educational outings, monthly playing opportunities, and scholarships.

Club Fitting

Juniors currently enrolled in the session have the opportunity to get a complimentary fitting and have the opportunity to purchase US Kids Golf clubs or Wilson Staff clubs, through our program.

Private Lessons

Each junior (ages 8 & up) registered for the current session is eligible for a free 45 minute one on one lesson with an instructor

Juniors enrolled in the current session and/or the previous session are eligible to purchase a one on one lesson with an instructor.

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Learn to Compete Tournament

Junior instruction members, Level 6 and above, are eligible to compete in this competitive tournament series. Juniors will learn the basics of tournament play and gain experience competing against other talented golfers.

Playing Opportunities

Game Day

A Game Day is a free, on-course playing opportunity for members of the instruction program to practice and implement the skills they are taught in class.

  • 5 weeks long, held at Pico Rivera, Don Knabe GC, or Los Amigos GC
  • The games are not mandatory to attend, but each junior is encouraged to participate.
  • There is a max of 30 participants for each game day.

Summer League

Summer League is a competitive opportunity for juniors who want to be a part of a travel team throughout the summer.  Juniors have the opportunity to compete against other teams outside of our program and to play courses throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Fall League

Fall League is designed for players who are a level 3 golfer or higher and who want to play competitive golf.  The league is 6 weeks long and has practice two days a week with a tournament on the weekends after the end of fall session at the end of the year.

Curriculum

Titleist Performance Institute

A curriculum that develops athletes first and golfers second with a main focus on long term athletic development.  The curriculum is made up of many skill based activities that gives juniors a fun and learning environment.  For more information about the curriculum, click here.

Golf and Fitness Assessments

Each session, juniors that are ages 8 and older have the ability to take the fitness and golf assessments. The fitness test is given approximately halfway through the session in class, while the golf assessment is an on course, score based assessment offered outside of class time at the end of the session.  Register and learn more for a golf assessment here.

SNAG

This equipment is used for spark classes to help ease the learning process. It consists of bigger clubs and bigger balls so that they can gain confidence and learn the game easier. To learn more about the product, click here.

Decision Making

GOLFER: The GOLFER acronym was developed by Up2Us Sports, the nationwide leader in sports-based youth development. The decision making curriculum was designed to help juniors become better decision makers on and off the golf course.

Parents

Volunteer Opportunities

For more information on how to volunteer, click here.

Child Safety Policies and Procedures

Thank you for being involved with and supporting SCGA Junior. As we continue to evolve and serve more kids in Southern California, child safety remains a top priority.  To that point, we have recently adopted new child safety policies and procedures to ensure the well-being of our participants and to clearly outline our expectations for creating a positive environment for all.  These policies and procedures will be continually shared with everyone involved with SCGA Junior including parents, staff and volunteers to cultivate that Click here to view Policies and Procedures 

Meet the Staff

Kaycee Wilke

Kaycee Wilke

Director

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Desi Dominguez

Desi Dominguez

Golf Instructor

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Eric Koscielak

Eric Koscielak

Golf Instructor

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Teresa Thornton

Teresa Thornton

Golf Instructor

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TJ Kliebphipat

TJ Kliebphipat

Program Coordinator

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Andrew Banuelos

Andrew Banuelos

Coach

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Bairon Gomez

Bairon Gomez

Coach

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Steven Torres

Steven Torres

Coach

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Stephanie Gonzalez

Stephanie Gonzalez

Coach

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Bobby Villareal

Bobby Villareal

Coach

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Luis Garcia

Luis Garcia

Coach

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Philip Ortiz

Philip Ortiz

Coach

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