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Jamie Mulligan and Joe Grohman have been named as 2021 Special Award winners from the PGA of America with Mulligan earning Teacher & Coach of the Year honors, and Grohman earning the Patriot Award honors.

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The Southern California Section of the PGA of America was established in 1924, and today is comprised of over 1,700 Golf Professionals working at over 500 facilities within the Section. The mission of the Southern California Section (SCPGA) is the purpose of the PGA of America, to promote the enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals and the golf industry. The SCPGA provides competitive playing opportunities, educational seminars, and player development initiatives, within a geographic area that stretches from Baywood Park to the Mexican border and from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada and Arizona borders.

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2 days ago
Southern California PGA

SCPGA Member Michael Block is representing the Section this week in the @farmersinsopen! Block earned exemption into this event by winning the 2021 SCPGA @rolex Player of the Year. #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

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Get em Champ!

Had a rough day …

Go get ‘em Blockie!

Congratulations to SCPGA Professionals Jamie Mulligan and Joe Grohman for winning PGA Special Awards! Mulligan was named Teacher and Coach of the Year and Grohman was named Patriot Award winner. Click the 🔗 in the bio to read more. #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to SCPGA Professionals Jamie Mulligan and Joe Grohman for winning PGA Special Awards! Mulligan was named Teacher and Coach of the Year and Grohman was named Patriot Award winner. Click the 🔗 in the bio to read more. #WeAreSoCalPGA

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Excellent representatives of the SCPGA, the PGA and for golf! Congrats Jamie and Joe.

Congratulations Gentlemen. Well done and well-deserved.

Two of the best! Glad they’re being properly recognized, congrats gentlemen!

2 of the very best. Great people first and foremost. Grateful for the opportunity to serve with them to grow our great game!!!!!

Congratulations to two amazing leaders!

The two best! Congrats!

Two of golf's finest!

Owning the scar in SoCal..

Awesome gents!

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#repost • @thescga 🚨 PUBLIC GOLF ENDANGERMENT ACT DENIED 🚨⁠

Thanks to a coordinated and powerful response from the California golf community, AB 672 was stopped in its current form.⁠

The California golf community rose to the challenge, as expected!⁠

Read more here: www.scga.org/govt-affairs/ab-672
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#Repost • @thescga 🚨 PUBLIC GOLF ENDANGERMENT ACT DENIED 🚨⁠
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Thanks to a coordinated and powerful response from the California golf community, AB 672 was stopped in its current form.⁠
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The California golf community rose to the challenge, as expected!⁠
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Read more here: http://www.scga.org/govt-affairs/ab-672

SCPGA Member Kyle Mendoza, PGA, is underway in round one of the @theamexgolf! Kyle earned exemption into this @pgatour event with his victory at the 2021 SCPGA Section Championship. #WeAreSoCalPGA @mendozagolf87 ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all PGA Members! Join the #SCPGA & @norcalpga on the first California Nevada chat of the year featuring PGA of America President Jim Richerson, PGA. #WeAreSoCalPGA Register: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ey-Q8pgtQe23iC3Ljn_fLw ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all PGA Members! Join the #SCPGA & @norcalpga on the first California Nevada chat of the year featuring PGA of America President Jim Richerson, PGA. #WeAreSoCalPGA Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ey-Q8pgtQe23iC3Ljn_fLw

Learn how to utilize your clubs bounce in this #swingtip from 2021 SCPGA Section Champion Kyle Mendoza of The Farms Golf Club! Kyle will be representing the #scpga at the 2022 @theamexgolf January 20-23. #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

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Southern California PGA

Enter for a chance to win the SCPGA’s Genesis Invitational VIP Experience. You and a guest could win two spots inside the ropes, up close and personal with the best PGA TOUR players in the world! Additional prizes provided by Ghost Golf. scpga.com/genesis-invitational-2022 #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Enter for a chance to win the SCPGA’s Genesis Invitational VIP Experience. You and a guest could win two spots inside the ropes, up close and personal with the best PGA TOUR players in the world! Additional prizes provided by Ghost Golf. https://scpga.com/genesis-invitational-2022 #WeAreSoCalPGA

Happy Holidays from your friends at the Southern California PGA! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Holidays from your friends at the Southern California PGA! #WeAreSoCalPGA

🚨 GRAND PRIZE TIME 🚨 Do you have a PGA.coach certified instructor? Here is your chance to experience a playing lesson with a @pga Professional at The Journey at Pechanga with the one and only Randy Chang!

Entry is way too easy! Follow @randychang_golfschool @pechangacasino & the @scpga, like this photo and tag a friend in the comments. This grand prize valued at $1,200 could be yours if you are the lucky winner randomly selected, only one entry per person is permitted. One winner will be announced tomorrow, good luck! #WeAreSoCalPGA

If you want to find a certified PGA Instructor near you visit PGA.coach online and type in your zip code. Click the link in our bio to register for our newsletter to receive more special offers for the Friends of the SCPGA! #FriendsOfTheSCPGA
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🚨 GRAND PRIZE TIME 🚨 Do you have a PGA.coach certified instructor? Here is your chance to experience a playing lesson with a @pga Professional at The Journey at Pechanga with the one and only Randy Chang! 

Entry is way too easy! Follow @randychang_golfschool @pechangacasino & the @scpga, like this photo and tag a friend in the comments. This grand prize valued at $1,200 could be yours if you are the lucky winner randomly selected, only one entry per person is permitted. One winner will be announced tomorrow, good luck! #WeAreSoCalPGA 

If you want to find a certified PGA Instructor near you visit PGA.coach online and type in your zip code. Click the link in our bio to register for our newsletter to receive more special offers for the Friends of the SCPGA! #FriendsOfTheSCPGA
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Winning duo, Michael Block and Ryan Olson of Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, go 59-59 (26-under par) to claim the 2021 SCPGA Professional-Assistant Championship at Temecula Creek GC/The Journey at Pechanga. #SCPGAProAssist ...

Congratulations to Kyle Mendoza, PGA @mendozagolf87 on getting a hole in one on #3 at The Journey at Pechanga! Always showing up and showing out! 🔥 @pechangacasino @holeinoneusa ...

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Golf + Lunch with Hall of Fame RB Marshall Faulk at Brentwood Country Club | Hosted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Entrants 18 years of age or younger MUST be accompanied by an adult as their guest

HOW TO ENTER:
-Follow @NuvisionCreditUnion on Instagram
-Follow @SCPGAFoundation on Instagram
-On the @SCPGAFoundation 's Instagram post regarding this giveaway experience, tag/comment which friend you'll be bringing to Brentwood Country Club if you're the lucky winner! MUST COMMENT ON @scpgafoundation ‘s POST.

#ForTheLifeYouBuild #SCPGAFoundation #BrentwoodCountryClub #MarshallFaulk #LARams #RamsFootball
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“The Book” made its debut at the 2019 CA Teaching & Coaching Summit! Click the 🔗 in bio to read some of the top tips compiled from the golf industry’s leading minds. Be sure to register for the 2021 CA Summit to receive the latest issue of The Book. #CASummit21 ...

Have you registered your team yet for the Pro-Assistant Championship? It’s not too late to register, but don’t delay the deadline is tomorrow at 10am! 🔗 to register is in the bio #SCPGAProAssist ...

The Pechanga Resort is extending a special rate to CA Teaching & Coaching Summit attendees! ⏰ Time is ticking to take advantage of this special pricing . . . but good news is the deadline has been extended to September 24th, 2021.

To secure your lodging or to register for this can’t miss Summit, click the 🔗 in the bio #CASummit21
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Congrats to all of our members who have qualified for the 2022 PGA Professional Championship yesterday! Omni Barton Creek is set to host the PGA Professional Championship April 17-20th. Good luck everyone! #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

Two familiar faces, Jeff Hart and Michael Block, lead the SCPGA Section Championship at four-under par heading into tomorrow’s final round. Recap/photos 🔗 in the bio #SCPGASectionChamp ...

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