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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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SCPGA Golf Industry & Business Summit to feature David Marr III

SCPGA Golf Industry & Business Summit to feature David Marr III

The Southern California PGA is hosting the Golf Industry and Business Summit (GIBS) at the Riverside Convention Center on Monday, March 16, 2015.
Below is the current schedule of events for the day. Don’t miss out on being part of this great event!

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Take the 2015 Annual PGA Compensation Survey – Northern Chapter Leads at 42%

Take the 2015 Annual PGA Compensation Survey – Northern Chapter Leads at 42%

The annual PGA Compensation Survey, known as the industry standard for providing invaluable data on golf professional compensation and benefits levels is available to complete. The survey is confidential and provided you with up to two MSR credits when you complete it. Why complete it? The Survey provides key information to assist with:

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Teacher’s Forum – The Chipping Yips…

Teacher’s Forum – The Chipping Yips…

By Tim Mitchell, PGA at Pelican Hill Golf Club

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SCPGA Receives Bonus from Northern Trust through TICKETS Fore CHARITY™

SCPGA Receives Bonus from Northern Trust through TICKETS Fore CHARITY™

Southern California Section of PGA of America receives bonus from Northern Trust through TICKETS Fore CHARITY™ program

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SCGA, SCPGA Create Southern California Junior Amateur Golf Championship

SCGA, SCPGA Create Southern California Junior Amateur Golf Championship

STUDIO CITY/ONTARIO, CALIF. (JAN. 28, 2015) The Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) and the Southern California PGA Section (SCPGA) today announced the creation of the Southern California Junior Amateur Golf Championship, which will be held Oct. 17-18, 2015. This event will be jointly run by the two largest golf entities in Southern California. The inaugural championship will be contested at Industry Hills Golf Club.

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San Diego Chapter captures the 2015 SCPGA Chapter Challenge title

San Diego Chapter captures the 2015 SCPGA Chapter Challenge title

Congratulations to the San Diego Chapter for capturing the 2015 title!

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