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SCGA Junior Takes LPGA Leadership Academy

SCGA Junior Takes LPGA Leadership Academy

Nine SCGA Junior Girls Golf members were selected to attend this summer’s LPGA Leadership Academy presented by Acer. Hosted at The Golf Club at Newcastle, the two-day event brought together young women, ages 13 to 18, from across the country to develop their...

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SCGA Junior Takes LPGA Leadership Academy

SCGA Junior Takes LPGA Leadership Academy

Nine SCGA Junior Girls Golf members were selected to attend this summer’s LPGA Leadership Academy presented by Acer. Hosted at The Golf Club at Newcastle, the two-day event brought together young women, ages 13 to 18, from across the country to develop their...

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Sky’s the Limit for Skylar Graham

Sky’s the Limit for Skylar Graham

Written by Judd Spicer If life is a ladder, then Compton-native Skylar Graham is rapidly ascending the rungs. A grad of the Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City – to which she bussed an hour and forty-five minutes daily en route to becoming two-time captain of the...

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Coach Spotlight: Ploadpiew Siblings

Coach Spotlight: Ploadpiew Siblings

When did you first get involved with SCGA Junior?  Courtney: I started working with SCGA Junior in 2019. And it has changed me as a person.   Cory: I got involved in the Fall of 2021. My sister was the person who recommended I apply.    Why is diversity and...

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LPGA Amateurs of the Foothills Gives Back to Girls Golf

LPGA Amateurs of the Foothills Gives Back to Girls Golf

If you asked Lisa Kurstin two years ago how she spent her time, playing golf would have been her last answer. These days you’ll find her on the course at least five times a week. Having only played the game rarely with her father and brother, Kurstin became more...

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SCGA Junior Members Spend Afternoon With Lizette Salas

SCGA Junior Members Spend Afternoon With Lizette Salas

Several SCGA Junior members participated in an exclusive meet-and-greet event with LPGA Pro and Southland legend Lizette Salas. The juniors and Lizette met at Palos Verdes GC ahead of the LPGA Palos Verdes Championship.   Lizette, who was announced as the newest...

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Junior Spotlight: Momoka Takahashi

Junior Spotlight: Momoka Takahashi

Momoka is an active SCGA Junior participant in the San Fernando Valley (SFV) community. She joined our Player & Youth Development (PYD) program three years ago and was our first junior at the SFV site. She is a member of the Advanced Player Program, an LPGA*USGA...

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Annandale Women’s Club Gives Back

Annandale Women’s Club Gives Back

The Associated Women’s Golfers of Annandale CC hosted their annual Women’s mixer on Thursday, March 3. The Associated Women’s Golfers of Annandale was one of the first women’s clubs to support the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation after the SCGA and WSCGA merged in 2017 and...

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SCGA Junior Girls Make a Splash at the Chevron Championship

SCGA Junior Girls Make a Splash at the Chevron Championship

As the Chevron Championship had its final run on the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills CC, it will leave behind a lasting impression on SoCal golf, especially for the girls of SCGA Junior (SCGA). SCGA's commitment to growing the game amongst diverse female golfers...

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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...

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All-American, Pro, Coach: The Golf Journey of Erynne Lee

All-American, Pro, Coach: The Golf Journey of Erynne Lee

For some, golf is a hobby. For others, golf is a coaching opportunity. And for a select few, golf is a profession. For Erynne Lee, a 27-year-old LPGA card holder, golf is a combination of all three. After a decorated competitive career that catapulted her to the...

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Fostering Diversity in the Girls Golf Community

Fostering Diversity in the Girls Golf Community

As the golf-sphere continues to expand and grow, it is important to take notice of the efforts made by female leaders in the golf community to ensure everyone can access the game. For the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation, advancing the women’s golf population is not only a...

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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...

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