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2019 SCPGA Annual Meeting

December 9th
Sherwood Country Club

Jeff Hart, PGA

2019 Section Champion
Congratulations to Hart and the 12 Qualifiers for the 2020 PGA Professional Championship!

2019 Special Awards

Winners Announced
Join the SCPGA in congratulating the Special Award winners. Each recipient will be honored December 8th at Sherwood Country Club during the annual Presidents Dinner.

The SCPGA Foundation

ClubsForeYouth®
Over 500 sets of golf clubs have been donated to underprivileged students through the ClubsForeYouth® program.

Competitive Playing Opportunities

Over 150 Tournaments Each Season
The SCPGA conducts competitive playing opportunities for Section Members and Associates, in addition to select PGA TOUR Qualifiers and Open Tournaments.
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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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2019 Presenting Partners

Congratulations to 2019 Southern California PGA Golf Professional of the Year, Dr. Alison Curdt! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGA

Media Release: https://t.co/Zi9U4t33yg

The Fall Issue of the PROgram Magazine is now available online, stay connected with all things #SCPGA! #MoreThanAMember

Read it here > https://t.co/N8G7AXmTez

Need Christmas Ideas? How about tickets to the Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines! We are selling tickets for $30 less than retail and it helps support our foundation. ! #scpga #scpgafoundation #seeyouattorrey

Buy Tickets Here >>> https://t.co/slX5TZO8WV

What a way to start the Thanksgiving week. Exhilarated to learn I was voted by my peers as a @GolfDigest Best in State Teacher! Love doing what I do to help golfers and teachers become better! Congrats to my peers who made the list in their respective states!

Proceeds from the 2nd Annual “The Give” Charity Tournament will support SCPGA Foundation​ college scholarships!

Read more: https://t.co/CTBrXIAHex #SCPGA

Andrew Kramer/Neomi Hunt & Mike Fergin/Ellen Stewart are the 2019 #SCPGAProLady Co-Champions! #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember

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Special thanks to @CutterandBuck for providing each participant a stylish tee gift today at the #SCPGAProLady! #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember #CutterAndBuck

A perfect day at Palos Verdes Golf Club for the #SCPGAProLady Championship! @srixongolf @clevelandgolf @Official_XXIO @cutterandbuck @amysportco @pepsi @golfbuddyusa @palosverdesgolfclub

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Congratulations to 2019 Southern California PGA Golf Professional of the Year, Dr. Alison Curdt! #MoreThanAMember #scpga

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Congratulations to 2019 Southern California PGA Golf Professional of the Year, Dr. Alison Curdt! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGA 

Read Media Release: https://bit.ly/35mwGdm

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Wow Alison! Huge congratulations!! Awesome! 💙

Very much deserved!

Congratulations well deserved

This makes me so happy to see!! 💖💖💖

Congratulations Dr !!!!

Great to see.

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What does the World Handicap System mean for you, the player? 🤔 Find out by watching this video! ... See MoreSee Less

Kyle Mendoza & Michael Block claim the 2019 Pinehurst Championship title with a six-under, 66 at Sherwood Country Club! #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember ... See MoreSee Less

Kyle Mendoza & Michael Block claim the 2019 Pinehurst Championship title with a six-under, 66 at Sherwood Country Club! #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember

At today’s #SCPGA annual meeting Honorary President Todd Keefer affirmed John Kulow as the newest Board Member, Rodney Scott as Northern Chapter Representative and Eric Mitchell as Metro Chapter Representative! #MoreThanAMember ... See MoreSee Less

At today’s #SCPGA annual meeting Honorary President Todd Keefer affirmed John Kulow as the newest Board Member, Rodney Scott as Northern Chapter Representative and Eric Mitchell as Metro Chapter Representative! #MoreThanAMember

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Congratulations, it was great being there for the meeting!

Congratulations Gentleman!

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

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Southern California PGA

The 2019 Pinehurst Championship is underway at the exquisite Sherwood Country Club! #MoreThanAMember #scpga @ Sherwood Country Club ... See MoreSee Less

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Southern California PGA

Congratulations to all of our special award winners from the 2019 President’s Dinner! #scpga #MoreThanAMember @ Sherwood Country Club ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations everyone. Great job!

Wonderful celebration! Congratulations to all of the award winners!

Congratulations to all the award winners and staff for their achievements and a fabulous event!

Congratulations, Nikki Prichard

Big time!!

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This year the #SCPGA hosted two “Girls Night Out” events supporting the growth of women in the golf industry! Follow @scpga_women and stay connected for more of these events in 2020! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGAWomen #GrowTheGame 🔗 in bio. I ... See MoreSee Less

This year the #SCPGA hosted two “Girls Night Out” events supporting the growth of women in the golf industry! Follow @scpga_women and stay connected for more of these events in 2020! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGAWomen #GrowTheGame 🔗 in bio. I

The Fall Issue of the PROgram Magazine is now available online, stay connected with all things #SCPGA! #MoreThanAMember

Read it here > bit.ly/2Yb0wiv
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The Fall Issue of the PROgram Magazine is now available online, stay connected with all things #SCPGA! #MoreThanAMember

Read it here > https://bit.ly/2Yb0wiv

Sign up as a captain for the 2020 PGA Jr. League season! PGA Members & Associates can visit www.pgajrleague.com to register a team.

Questions? Connect with regional league manager Junko Suzuki at jsuzuki@pgahq.com. #GameChanger
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Golf Digest has released their “Best Teachers in Your State” list! Congratulations to all of our Southern California PGA Professionals who made the list 🎉 #MoreThanAMember #scpga ... See MoreSee Less

Golf Digest has released their “Best Teachers in Your State” list! Congratulations to all of our Southern California PGA Professionals who made the list 🎉 #MoreThanAMember #scpga

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Congratulations to all on the list! Well deserved. 🍀🇮🇪 Keeping on eye on each of you from Ireland.

In my humble opinion Gary Sowinski should be on this list......

Forgot Dave HeHein Forgot Dave Heinen.....

#superstars

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Congratulations to 2019 Southern California PGA Golf Professional of the Year, Dr. Alison Curdt! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGA 🔗 in bio. ...

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Kyle Mendoza & Michael Block claim the 2019 Pinehurst Championship title with a six-under, 66 at Sherwood Country Club! #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember ...

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At today’s #SCPGA annual meeting Honorary President Todd Keefer affirmed John Kulow as the newest Board Member, Rodney Scott as a Northern Chapter Representative and Eric Mitchell as Metro Chapter Representative! #MoreThanAMember ...

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This year the #SCPGA hosted two “Girls Night Out” events supporting the growth of women in the golf industry! Follow @scpga_women and stay connected for more of these events in 2020! #MoreThanAMember #SCPGAWomen #GrowTheGame 🔗 in bio. ...

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The Fall Issue of the PROgram Magazine is now available online! Stay connected with all things #SCPGA, 🔗 in bio. #MoreThanAMember ...

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Golf Digest has released their “Best Teachers in Your State” list! Congratulations to all of our Southern California PGA Professionals who made the list 🎉 #MoreThanAMember #scpga ...

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Wishing a very Happy Birthday to #SCPGA Executive Director/CEO Tom Addis III, PGA! 🎂🎉 @tomaddisiii #MoreThanAMember ...

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We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating all there is to be thankful for! #scpga #thanksgiving #thankful ...

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Proceeds from the 2nd Annual “The Give” Charity Tournament will support @scpgafoundation college scholarships! 🔗 in bio. #SCPGA ...

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Come out and participate in the U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach Seminar at Strawberry Farms Golf Club on December 3rd! Expand your knowledge on all aspects of youth golf coaching and learn valuable tools on how to expand junior golf programs. PGA and LPGA members who attend the training may earn up to 10 continuing education credits. To register, click the 🔗 in the bio #scpga @strawberryfarms ...

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Andrew Kramer/Neomi Hunt & Mike Fergin/Ellen Stewart are the 2019 #SCPGAProLady Co-Champions! Recap 🔗 in bio. #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember ...

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Rick Booth, PGA, Alfonso Carranza, Mateo Miller, and John McGovern of @cotodecazagrc win the hardware at the 2019 Professional-Official-Superintendent Championship! Recap & Photos 🔗 in the bio #scpga #MoreThanAMember ...

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Thank you @andersonordapparel for outfitting our @apa_scpga for their cup matches against @norcalpga #SCPGA #style #andersonord #cupmatches #lookgood #feelgood #playgood #bringhomethecup ...

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2019 Special Awards Nominees

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2019 Special Awards Nominees…Congratulations to the following 2019 Special Awards Nominees. Questions? Contact Sharon Curfman scurfman@pgahq.com

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