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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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Congratulations to our 2020 #SCPGASpecialAwards winners! This year, we are honoring 11 outstanding Southern California PGA Members for their leadership and innovation in the game and business of golf.

Click the 🔗 to see our award winners>> bit.ly/3bE33s4
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Congratulations to our 2020 #SCPGASpecialAwards winners! This year, we are honoring 11 outstanding Southern California PGA Members for their leadership and innovation in the game and business of golf. 

Click the 🔗 to see our award winners>> https://bit.ly/3bE33s4
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Southern California PGA

Mark Miller of West Covina wins the Senior Division of the Inland Empire Amateur Championship with rounds of 77-70-70 #IEAM #SeniorDivision ... See MoreSee Less

Mark Miller of West Covina wins the Senior Division of the Inland Empire Amateur Championship with rounds of 77-70-70 #ieam #seniordivision

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Hear about 2020 SoCal Open Champion Christopher Evan’s scorching hot rounds in the desert! ... See MoreSee Less

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Christopher Evans captures the 2020 SoCal Open with a three-day total of 19-under par 197 at Indian Well Golf Resort and Desert Willow Golf Resort.

Recap/Photos 🔗 in the bio>> scpga.com/news/2020-socal-open/
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Christopher Evans captures the 2020 SoCal Open with a three-day total of 19-under par 197 at Indian Well Golf Resort and Desert Willow Golf Resort. 

Recap/Photos 🔗 in the bio>> https://scpga.com/news/2020-socal-open/

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7 months ago
Southern California PGA

Christopher Evans captures the 2020 SoCal Open with a three-day total of 19-under par 197 at Indian Well Golf Resort and Desert Willow Golf Resort. Recap/Photos 🔗 in the bio. @experienceiwgr @desertwillowgolfresort ... See MoreSee Less

Christopher Evans captures the 2020 SoCal Open with a three-day total of 19-under par 197 at Indian Well Golf Resort and Desert Willow Golf Resort. Recap/Photos 🔗 in the bio. @experienceiwgr @desertwillowgolfresort
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The final group is off at the 2020 #socalopen! Visit the 🔗 in the bio to follow live scoring for the final 2️⃣ groups. ... See MoreSee Less

The final group is off at the 2020 #SoCalOpen! Visit the 🔗 in the bio to follow live scoring for the final 2️⃣ groups.Image attachmentImage attachment

Christopher Evans leads the pack with a two-day, -16, under par! The field has been cut to 81 players and the final round will concluded tomorrow on the Indian Wells Players a Course. #socalopen #WeAreSoCalPGA

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Who will survive the cut ✂️ at the #SoCalOpen? Low 70 and ties will move on to the final round at the Indian Wells Golf Resort

Leaderboard 🔗>> bit.ly/2EJ4YzP
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Round one of the #socalopen is in the books! Derek Castillo, Christopher Evans, and Eddy Lai lead the pack!

Recap/Photos Link: scpga.com/news/2020-socal-open/
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The time to submit your nominations for 2021 SCPGA Special Awards is NOW! ⏰ ⁣

Click the 🔗 in bio to begin the nomination process through Open Water.
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Click the 🔗 in the bio to watch an exclusive interview with 2020 Game Changer Award Winner Jey Bacani, PGA! @jeybacanigolf @pgajrleague #gamechanger ...

PGA Professionals Tim Parun and Mark Geddes of @coronado_golf_course were crowned the 2021 Senior-Junior Champions after firing an impressive 12-under par 60 in the Four-Ball format! Photos/Recap 🔗 in the bio. ...

Monday, April 5th is the deadline to register for the Women’s Stroke Play Series! We look forward to another great event with the support of @amysportco! See you all there! ...

Join us this Sunday in cheering on 7 of our @scpgajrtour members! Good luck everyone! ...

Don’t forget to tune-in to tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring Tom Carpus, PGA on being rule ready! Discussion begins April 1st at 8am, reserve your spot using the 🔗 in the bio #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

Attention all Associates! 🗣 Complete your Level 1 PGA PGM Portfolio with SCPGA Launchpad. The next session is today at 4pm with presenter Stephen Lin, PGA, on how to manage a Cart Fleet. 🔗 to register in the bio. ...

Today is the final day to send your feedback to the USGA regarding the 2022 Rules Proposal regarding amatuer status. Head over to SCPGA.com to learn more! ...

Share on Instagram your favorite SoCal golf hole for a chance to win a dozen @titleist balls, personally fit for your game using Titleist’s proprietary golf ball fitting tool. Every month, one randomly selected golf fan will win and be featured in our newsletter and on @scpga. ⁣

𝐓𝐨 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫: Post to Instagram a picture of your favorite hole and add a comment about why the hole is #1 on your list. Make sure to tag @scpga and #HoleOfTheMonth. Good luck!🍀 ⁣
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The 2021 virtual Youth Teaching & Coaching Summit is now available on YouTube in its entirety! Featured presenters include:⁣

George Pinnell, PGA & Rose Zhang⁣
Richard Franklin⁣
Roman Gonzales, PGA⁣
Operation 36⁣
Preston Combs, PGA⁣
Leo Rooney⁣
Josh Alpert, PGA & Anthony Leone⁣

🔗 to watch is in the bio.
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Join tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring your very own SCPGA staff! Hear about what the Section does to promote the game of golf and the services it provides to YOU the member. Presentation starts tomorrow March 25th. Registration 🔗 in the bio. ...

The @lpga_tour LA Open Pro-Am is back on April 20th at Wilshire Country Club! Register your team today by contacting David Tucker dtucker@eigermarketing.com; 323-315-0822 ...

Attention all Associates! 🗣 Complete your Level 1 PGA PGM Portfolio with SCPGA Launchpad. The next session is today at 4pm with presenter Heather King, PGA, on Career Enhancement. 🔗 to register in the bio. ...

Join us tomorrow for the virtual Youth Teaching & Coaching Summit! You will want to hear from Matt Reagan, PGA, with @operation_36, one of many impressive speakers this year. 🔗 to register is in the bio. ...

There is only 7 days left to review the new 2022 Rules Proposal of Amateur Status from the @usga. The organization will be accepting public feedback until March 26th. Click the link in our bio to learn more! ...

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