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SCGA Junior Girls Play In CYO Tournament

SCGA Junior Girls Play In CYO Tournament

SCGA Junior teamed up with the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) at Arroyo Seco GC on Sunday, Oct 3. to host their annual Fall Junior Golf Tournament. It was an eventful day with over 200 kids, in grades 2-8 from catholic schools across Los Angeles teeing off all...

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SCGA Junior Girls Play In CYO Tournament

SCGA Junior Girls Play In CYO Tournament

SCGA Junior teamed up with the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) at Arroyo Seco GC on Sunday, Oct 3. to host their annual Fall Junior Golf Tournament. It was an eventful day with over 200 kids, in grades 2-8 from catholic schools across Los Angeles teeing off all...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Junior Spotlight: Katherine Aviles

Junior Spotlight: Katherine Aviles

Katherine always works hard to keep improving her game. Her work ethic stands out to her coaches and they love seeing her show up at the course to work (and of course have fun while doing it)! She enjoys coming to class, learning and applying that when she goes out...

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Junior Spotlight: Jonah Siu

Junior Spotlight: Jonah Siu

Jonah has been putting in a lot of work lately and his coaches are taking notice. They've seen a drastic improvement in his golf skill, and Jonah has also been playing in more tournaments. His passion for the game is contagious and every time he comes to the course,...

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Local Girls Selected for LPGA Leadership Academy

Local Girls Selected for LPGA Leadership Academy

For teenage girls, sports provide an opportunity to develop life-long skills, become leaders and learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle. However, according to the Women’s Sports Foundation, by age 14, girls are dropping out of sports at twice the rate that boys...

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Learning to be a Leader

Learning to be a Leader

SCGA Junior and its LPGA*USGA Girls Golf chapters have been a huge part of my golf game and have really helped me become a better leader. My name is Ayuka Yang, and I was one of a few girls selected to represent SCGA Junior at the LPGA Leadership Academy. It made me...

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Junior Spotlight: Josiah Joseph

Junior Spotlight: Josiah Joseph

Josiah is a very involved junior in the Southeast LA community. He always brings the energy to class, and all his peers and coaches love being around him. He loves to compete and takes advantage of the competitive opportunities that SCGA Junior provides. Josiah is a...

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Junior Spotlight: Sophia Martinez

Junior Spotlight: Sophia Martinez

Sophia is an all-around SCGA Junior superstar. Not only has she been with the program since it's inception, she has become more and more involved with the Southeast LA community. Sophia attends classes, participates in LPGA*USGA Girls Golf events and has been selected...

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Junior Spotlight: Isabel Beran

Junior Spotlight: Isabel Beran

Isabel is a sweet and caring member of the San Fernando Valley community. Her coaches have described her as a ray of sunshine who is always positive to everyone she encounters at the golf course. Isabel recently won second place in an SCGA Junior tournament, and her...

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Junior Spotlight: the Shiratori Brothers

Junior Spotlight: the Shiratori Brothers

Since joining SCGA Junior in the San Fernando Valley community, the Shiratori brothers Koji and Soichi have steadily become more and more involved. Their coaches recognize their strong enthusiasm for golf and brighten up every class they attend. Their coaches also...

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Junior Spotlight: the Pearce Siblings

Junior Spotlight: the Pearce Siblings

It's three's company with the Pearce family! Phoebe, Daphne and Eldon are all active participants in the Riverside community. Their coaches love working with all of them together, and love how easily they mesh with other juniors on the course. They bring lots of...

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