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Harkins & Califano Dominant in Victory

Harkins & Califano Dominant in Victory
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Junior Golf Skills Competition – Mountain Meadows GC

Junior Golf Skills Competition – Mountain Meadows GC

The Southern California PGA hosted their first Junior Golf Skills Competition of 2015 at Mountain Meadows Golf Course in Pomona, California.  This “mock” Drive, Chip, and Putt Competition brought 50 Junior Golfers from all over Southern California to showcase all facets of their game.  These competitions have proved to be extremely popular over the past three years, as youngsters and parents alike show up in waves to grow the game of golf.

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Teacher’s Forum – Where Does Your Interest Lie

Teacher’s Forum – Where Does Your Interest Lie

By: Bob Madsen, PGA Director of Instruction – Sycuan Golf Resort

This is an article about interest. Interest is absorbed attention and it belongs on the target, not the ball.

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Don’t Miss Out on the SoCal Youth Summit!

Don’t Miss Out on the SoCal Youth Summit!

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUTH SUMMIT
TEMELUCA CREEK INN
MARCH 26, 2015

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Teacher’s Forum – I feel the need… the need for speed!

Teacher’s Forum – I feel the need… the need for speed!

By: Brady Riggs, PGA, Director of Instruction at Woodley Lakes G.C.

Developing champion golfers isn’t an exact science. Every young player comes with a set of strengths and weaknesses that is unique to them and must be evaluated. While all the elements of the game are important, it is my strong belief that power should be the primary focus when working with young players.

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2015 3rd Annual Foundation Shootout at The Riviera Country Club

2015 3rd Annual Foundation Shootout at The Riviera Country Club

The Riviera Country Club hosted the 3rd Annual Southern California PGA Foundation Shootout Monday, March 2, 2015. 82 PGA Professionals and amateurs battled for $18,000 in skins – $1,000 per hole. Congratulations to Andrew Cortez, PGA of Bear Creek Golf Club who was this year’s winner receiving the “Most Skins” award, a new tradition to the Shootout.  PGA Professionals and amateurs gained entry into the event by selling tickets to the 2015 PGA TOUR Northern Trust Open at The Riviera Country Club. Out of more than 30 local non-profit organizations participating in the TICKETS Fore CHARITY program, the Southern California PGA Foundation was the top fundraiser, with a fundraising total of just over $87,000. This included a $25,000 bonus for being the top fundraiser during the second, third and final selling period. TICKETS Fore CHARITY is a unique fundraising program designed by the PGA Tour to help local nonprofit organizations raise money by promoting ticket sales to the Northern Trust Open.

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More than $87,000 generated for charity via inaugural Play Golf LA program

More than $87,000 generated for charity via inaugural Play Golf LA program

Winners, The Riviera Country Club, earned a spot in the 2015 Northern Trust Open Pro-Am

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Parker and Skayhan capture 2015 Four-Ball Championship

Parker and Skayhan capture 2015 Four-Ball Championship

The SCPGA recently conducted the popular Four-Ball Championship at Palos Verdes Golf Club where a field of 54 teams comprised of PGA Members and Apprentices took spotlight.

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