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About the Southern California PGA Section

Making the Game Better for Nearly 100 Years

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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2020 Presenting Partners

Join us on tomorrow, July 1st at 11am as we will be joined by Retail Tribe, marketing partner of PGA of America. See examples of innovative communication and marketing tools to help grow your coaching business.

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Gary McCord joins this week’s #SCPGACatalyst for an informative virtual interview! The presentation starts tomorrow, June 25th at 8am PDT.

🔗 to register: https://bit.ly/2Nq5kvA

Great day back on the course for the #SCPGA at Monarch Beach Golf Links for the 2020 Pro-Pro Scramble! The duo of Chris Gilley, PGA, & Steve Saunders, PGA, took home the victory with a -12, 58. Full recap & photo gallery at http://scpga.com/news/2020-scpga-pro-pro. #WeAreSoCalPGA #SCPGAProPro

Want to participate in a Pro-Am event to support the SCPGA Foundation’s ClubsForeYouth and Scholarship Programs? If you do, register today for The Invitational at Rams Hill Golf Club on November 8-9, 2020.
Registration 🔗: https://bit.ly/2YVSF9m

Hear from 2019 SCPGA Teacher of the Year Tasha Bohlig as she explains the importance of assembling a safety toolkit to ensure the health and safety of you and your students during instruction.

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Join us on tomorrow, July 1st at 11am as we will be joined by Retail Tribe, marketing partner of PGA of America. See examples of innovative communication and marketing tools to help grow your coaching business. Hear first hand how important and valuable a database is, and how to properly use it! Can’t join us, don’t worry, the session will be recorded and archived on the SCPGA YouTube channel.

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Join us on tomorrow, July 1st at 11am as we will be joined by Retail Tribe, marketing partner of PGA of America. See examples of innovative communication and marketing tools to help grow your coaching business. Hear first hand how important and valuable a database is, and how to properly use it! Can’t join us, don’t worry, the session will be recorded and archived on the SCPGA YouTube channel. 

Chat link: http://meet.google.com/adp-zsxm-jfa

Great to be back on the course yesterday for the Senior-Junior Championship! Congrats to our champions @blockiegolf & @golfpro85 and thank you to presenting partner @cart_star_motors! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

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CHAMPIONS 🏆🏆PGA Professionals Scott Mallory & Michael Block team up in the Senior-Junior Championship and post a 9-under par, 63 in the four-ball format for the victory #SrJr #champs ... See MoreSee Less

CHAMPIONS 🏆🏆PGA Professionals Scott Mallory & Michael Block team up in the Senior-Junior Championship and post a 9-under par, 63 in the four-ball format for the victory #SrJr #champs

Back in the swing of things for the Cart Star Motors Senior-Junior Championship today at Valencia Country Cub! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

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Join tomorrow’s California-Nevada PGA Chat at 10am PDT to hear from John Bodenhamer (USGA Senior Managing Director, Championships), Dr. Landsberger (COVID-19 Consultant), & Craig Kessler (SCGA). Those attending will earn 1 MSR credit.

🔗 to register: bit.ly/2B0CwYh
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Join tomorrow’s California-Nevada PGA Chat at 10am PDT to hear from John Bodenhamer (USGA Senior Managing Director, Championships), Dr. Landsberger (COVID-19 Consultant), & Craig Kessler (SCGA). Those attending will earn 1 MSR credit. 

🔗 to register: https://bit.ly/2B0CwYh
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Become a PGA Member

There are two pathways that lead to PGA membership — the PGA PGM Associate Program and the PGA Golf Management University Program.

Playing Ability Test

The Playing Ability Test or “PAT” is a measure of golfing ability. It means PGA Professionals have the skills needed to teach and grow the game.

MSR Requirements

Member Service Requirements, MSR, is a requirement of PGA Members. The current cycle is Cycle 15A: June 16, 2018 – June 15, 2021.

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Player Development

Player Development Best Practices

These Best Practices have proven effective at facilities across the country. Player Development is not only about instruction, it is also very much about exposure and engagement with your customers. The most successful programs integrate both golf instruction and a social component.

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Foundation Scholarships

Impacting Lives Through Golf

The Southern California PGA Foundation’s Grants and Scholarships Program is tailored toward at-risk and underprivileged youth in the Southern California community.

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Whether you work in the golf business or are taking your first swings; every journey is unique and no one can take that journey alone.

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