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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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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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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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Raise your hand if you love free golf! 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️ Day four of the Friends of the SCPGA giveaway is here and this if your shot to tee it up at Palos Verdes Golf Club and enjoy a dozen Titleist] PRO V1’s!

Like this photo, tag a friend and follow @scpgafoundation @scpgajrtour @palosverdesgolfclub & Titleist] to be automatically entered to win. Contest closes tomorrow when the grand prize goes live! Good luck. #WeAreSoCalPGA

Want to stay up to date with special offers for Friends of the SCPGA? Click the link in our bio to join our mailing list. #FriendsOfTheSCPGA
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Raise your hand if you love free golf! 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♀️ Day four of the Friends of the SCPGA giveaway is here and this if your shot to tee it up at Palos Verdes Golf Club and enjoy a dozen Titleist] PRO V1’s! 

Like this photo, tag a friend and follow @scpgafoundation @scpgajrtour  @palosverdesgolfclub & Titleist] to be automatically entered to win. Contest closes tomorrow when the grand prize goes live! Good luck. #WeAreSoCalPGA 

Want to stay up to date with special offers for Friends of the SCPGA? Click the link in our bio to join our mailing list. #FriendsOfTheSCPGA

Your voice matters. AB672 (Public Golf Endangerment Act) singles out golf and only golf for dismemberment; no other park, open space, or land preservation use is similarly jeopardized. Click the link in our bio to take 2 minutes to make your voice heard by your local representatives and help us SAVE PUBLIC GOLF! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Your voice matters. AB672 (Public Golf Endangerment Act) singles out golf and only golf for dismemberment; no other park, open space, or land preservation use is similarly jeopardized. Click the link in our bio to take 2 minutes to make your voice heard by your local representatives and help us SAVE PUBLIC GOLF! #WeAreSoCalPGA

Day three of the Friends of the SCPGA Giveaway is here! And up for grabs is a Rapsodo Golf] mobile launch monitor, with a value of $400.

You know the drill to enter this contest. It’s simple, follow Rapsodo Golf] & tag one friend to be automatically entered. Only one entry per person is accepted, and the winner will be chosen tomorrow before the next prize goes up.

Want to be in the know for special offers from partners of the SCPGA? Click the link in our bio and sign up for our mailing list to receive more special offers from our great partners. #WeAreSoCalPGA #FriendsOfTheSCPGA
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Day three of the Friends of the SCPGA Giveaway is here! And up for grabs is a Rapsodo Golf] mobile launch monitor, with a value of $400. 

You know the drill to enter this contest. It’s simple, follow Rapsodo Golf] & tag one friend to be automatically entered. Only one entry per person is accepted, and the winner will be chosen tomorrow before the next prize goes up. 

Want to be in the know for special offers from partners of the SCPGA? Click the link in our bio and sign up for our mailing list to receive more special offers from our great partners. #WeAreSoCalPGA #FriendsOfTheSCPGA

Day two of the Friends of the SCPGA giveaway! Up for grabs is a SCPGA bundle of goodies, you get what’s listed and don’t be surprised if there are some bonus gifts thrown in at the last second before it gets shipped to you. 😉

Rules to enter are easy. Like this post, follow @scpgajrtour & @scpgafoundation and tag one friend in the comments to be automatically entered. Only one entry per person and we will select the winner tomorrow before the next post goes up.

Want to be in the know for more special offers from the Friends of the SCPGA? Sign up for our mailing list through the link in our bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA #FriendsOfTheSCPGA
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Day two of the Friends of the SCPGA giveaway! Up for grabs is a SCPGA bundle of goodies, you get what’s listed and don’t be surprised if there are some bonus gifts thrown in at the last second before it gets shipped to you. 😉

Rules to enter are easy. Like this post, follow @scpgajrtour & @scpgafoundation and tag one friend in the comments to be automatically entered. Only one entry per person and we will select the winner tomorrow before the next post goes up. 

Want to be in the know for more special offers from the Friends of the SCPGA? Sign up for our mailing list through the link in our bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA #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 ...

Partner Experience Giveaway brought to you by our partner - @NuvisionCreditUnion

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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