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Member Qualifies for SCGA Amateur Championship

Member Qualifies for SCGA Amateur Championship

As the SCGA hosted its most prestigious championship at Lakeside GC, there’s a familiar Golf Pass face among the participants. Rising high school junior Evan Chien qualified to play in the 120th SCGA Amateur Championship at Lakeside GC. “It’s a privilege to play such...

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Member Qualifies for SCGA Amateur Championship

As the SCGA hosted its most prestigious championship at Lakeside GC, there’s a familiar Golf Pass face among the participants. Rising high school junior Evan Chien qualified to play in the 120th SCGA Amateur Championship at Lakeside GC. “It’s a privilege to play such...

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Girls Golf Hosts College Night

Ever wondered what it’s like to go through the recruiting process for golf? What kind of food is served in college dining halls? How to find a school that you love? LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Southeast LA hosted College Night to help participants find the answers to...

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Girls Golf Teams Recognized in CIF Academic Awards

In an effort to promote the growth of girls golf across the Southland, the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation recognized the top academically performing girls golf teams in the CIF Southern Section in a pregame ceremony at Angel Stadium. The teams honored were the top and...

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Juniors Join Special Clinic with Brooks Koepka

In a celebration of another year supporting the future of golf, Friends of Golf hosted their 40th annual charity tournament, which included a junior clinic and dinner featuring PGA TOUR professional Brooks Koepka. The event was hosted at Bel-Air CC and attended by a...

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Walking with the Stars

Our members always shoot for the stars, but at the HUGEL-Air Premia LA Open, they got the chance to get up close and personal with some of the LPGA’s brightest. Through a variety of programming opportunities, many SCGA Junior and Girls Golf of Southeast LA members...

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Golfing With the Gals

In a sport dominated by men, it can be hard for girls to find new opportunities to connect with other women in golf. For high school senior Deanna Roldan (pictured above, second from left), any chance to play with girls was a welcome one for someone who has spent four...

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Leigh Chien Takes Home Showcase Title

Despite being the youngest player in the field by two years, 13-year-old Leigh Chien took home the SoCal Girls Showcase title in commanding fashion at Oakmont CC. Chien didn’t card a single bogey during her round to finish five strokes ahead her closest competitor...

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Finding a Career Off the Course

For most youth golfers, the dream of playing on the PGA TOUR is just that – a dream. But that doesn’t mean that making a living off the game is unattainable. At the Careers in Golf Seminar, SCGA Junior and the TGR Foundation welcomed kids to a unique career day where...

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Up Close With the Pros

The Genesis Open isn’t just another stop on the PGA TOUR calendar. It doubles as an opportunity to expose hundreds of kids to the game of golf at the highest level and give them a new experience through the Tee Off For Youth program. At the 2019 Genesis Open, SCGA...

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Meet Our President

As 2019 kicks off, the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is thrilled to announce their new President, Suzanne Kelley, who ascended to the role after less than three years as a board member in large part due to her ability to build relationships and her unparalleled passion...

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Giving Back to the Game

So often in the competitive circuits of youth golf the focus and pressure to be the best you can be on the course is crushing. However, for 15-year-old Evan Chien, he also has a passion for giving back to the game that he loves. Evan is an SCGA Junior member who uses...

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Woodley Lakes GC Programming Opens With a Bang

Between the putting games, chipping contests and swing tips on the range, the underlying theme of the Woodley Lakes GC Kickoff was that golf is fun for everyone. The event celebrated the beginning of SCGA Junior’s programming at the site and marks the first time that...

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Mental Game Skills for Junior Golfers

Guest Author: Mental Game Coach Rick Sessinghaus I have had the pleasure of coaching top junior, college and professional golfers on the mindset skills that make or break performance. Most golfers agree the mental game skills are important, however many don’t really...

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Names to Know in the CIF State Girls Championship

Meet the top SCGA Junior players competing in the CIF State Girls High School Championship this week at the Victoria Club in Riverside, CA. From avid Golf Pass users to SCGA Champions, this slate of girls has used their SCGA Junior involvement to make it to the big...

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Girl Power

At SCGA Junior, we’re doing our part to connect girls with the female role models that they need on and off the course. At a recent girl’s outing, the Women Lawyers of Los Angeles (WLALA) golf group hosted girls at Don Knabe GC for a career chat and round of golf....

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