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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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The @scpga had a great day with the @latinagolfers !! New golfers making a ton of progress! Thanks to the SCPGA team of Eddie Rodarte, PGA and Hannah Facchini, PGA Associate for their help in growing the game today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking good Hannah Facchini!!

Elois McGehee Beryl Bryant Verna Stroud - Candis Hurdle we need to get some lessons for our new ladies

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Cardigan. Solid.

We have reached the last Friday of April and to wrap up Hall of Fame Month we are recognizing some of our members who were inducted in the 2010s! This week we will feature Hall of Famers such as Susan Roll, a San Diego Chapter President and first woman to be inducted into the SCPGA Hall of Fame, to Ryder Cupper, Frank Beard. Please navigate to the link in our bio to read the full article of the listed inductees at SCPGA.com
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Throwback to my early golf days! The tournaments I eventually played on the SCPGA Junior Tour were a lot of fun and a big part of the reason I fell in love with golf! I am excited the Patrick Cantlay Foundation and the Southern California PGA are coming together to put on a multi-event series starting this summer, showcasing the top juniors in Southern California. Looking forward to seeing some great competition! bit.ly/3xAxZEg ... See MoreSee Less

It’s not too late to register for the revitalized Golf Industry Business Seminars (GIBS)! The newly structured virtual seminars will showcase featured industry experts speaking on a focused subject over a consecutive three-month period. Join our first presenter Seiko Matsumura, PGA on “Work Life Balance” on April 30th from 9am-10am to learn about the 3️⃣ keys that you need to live the lifestyle you want. 🔗 to register >> bit.ly/3nz59PR ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Mark Geddes, PGA, for claiming his spot on the #Teamof20 which will play at the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island @pgavillage @markgeddesgolf #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Mark Geddes, PGA, for claiming his spot on the #Teamof20 which will play at the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island @pgavillage @markgeddesgolf #WeAreSoCalPGA

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Tom Addis! Say hello to Stuart Smith too!!😉

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Don’t forget to tune-in to tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring Bud Garmany and Lee Derrick of Garmany Golf! Discussion begins tomorrow April 29th at 8am, reserve your spot here>> us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvc-6srT0oGdBtadjdVD6Or6KH-wwhPMf7 ... See MoreSee Less

Don’t forget to tune-in to tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring Bud Garmany and Lee Derrick of Garmany Golf! Discussion begins tomorrow April 29th at 8am, reserve your spot here>> https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvc-6srT0oGdBtadjdVD6Or6KH-wwhPMf7

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If slow and steady wins the race, why not get a picture perfect golf swing while you're at it? 🐢 #SwingTipTuesday
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Congratulations to our SCPGA Professionals that have made the 36-hole cut at the PGA Professional Championship! Round 3 action begins tomorrow. Full leaderboard>> bit.ly/3xtD3dF ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our SCPGA Professionals that have made the 36-hole cut at the PGA Professional Championship! Round 3 action begins tomorrow. Full leaderboard>> https://bit.ly/3xtD3dF

Join us for the 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐲 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥 this Wednesday, April 28th at 5PM for an informational and collaborative discussion! ⁣⁣
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April’s topic will focus on Program Development and how to effectively manage and operate events, junior programming, and group outings. Through this presentation, you will become better at recognizing the opportunity to create personal value at any facility. ⁣⁣
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Our featured presenters this month include: Josh Alpert, PGA, Good Swings Happen Golf Academy; Anthony Leone, SCPGA Player Development Director; & Junko Harkins, PGA, PGA Regional Junior League Manager

Link to Register: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kf-uvqDMpH9wK5X_cZMe8CMHO6NMp44Kr
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Join us for the 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐲 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥 this Wednesday, April 28th at 5PM for an informational and collaborative discussion! ⁣⁣
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April’s topic will focus on Program Development and how to effectively manage and operate events, junior programming, and group outings. Through this presentation, you will become better at recognizing the opportunity to create personal value at any facility. ⁣⁣
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Our featured presenters this month include: Josh Alpert, PGA, Good Swings Happen Golf Academy; Anthony Leone, SCPGA Player Development Director; & Junko Harkins, PGA, PGA Regional Junior League Manager

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kf-uvqDMpH9wK5X_cZMe8CMHO6NMp44Kr
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We love to see our members like Meredith Foster, PGA @mjfoster28 having a blast with her family while participating in @pgafamilycup ! Bringing families together and connecting them through golf – that's PGA Family Cup! To learn more about @pgafamilycup visit the link in our bio! ...

Join the SCPGA and @norcalpga tomorrow, May 7th from 10am-11:30am PDT for a collaborative discussion on current industry updates. This week's presenters will include 2021 PGA Championship qualifiers Mark Geddes, PGA (Coronado Golf Course, SCPGA), Stuart Smith, PGA (Somersett Country Club, NCPGA), and Brad Marek, PGA (Corica Park Golf Course, NCPGA); in addition to industry updates from Craig Kessler (Director of Governmental Affairs, SCGA). 🔗 in bio to register! ...

Don’t forget to tune-in to tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring Michelle Rolland of KKW! Discussion begins tomorrow May 6th at 8am, reserve your spot using the 🔗 in the bio #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

Want to learn about how to market yourself and your services more effectively as a PGA Professional? If you said yes, listen to an exculsive sit-down with Chris Lohman, Partner and Head of Strategy of Saint Street Marketing! 🔗 is in the bio. #SCPGACoachChat ...

Coach - say goodbye to written drills, emails with video recordings and spreadsheets this season with Coaches Corner templates from our partner @ikonikgolf. With 34 pre-made templates, coaches can now create content - without it taking forever - then, easily distribute it to their students. Ikonik created 4 simple steps for coaches to use to get started with Coaches Corner and get their students playing #BetterGolf. Click the link in @ikonikgolf’s bio to get started! ...

Our #HoleOfTheMonth contest winner @sunny._wang took home a dozen of the NEW @titleist ProV1’s for submitting her favorite hole photo!

Want to win!!?? We’re giving away a dozen balls every month, all you have to do is submit a photo of your favorite hole using the hashtag, #HoleOfTheMonth and tag us for your chance to win! #WeAreSoCalPGA ..........................Comment below 👇🏻 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 what hole in SoCal you think this is tag the golf course and tag a friend who couldn’t hit the green. We know @sunny._wang hit the green 💪🏻 ⛳️⛳️⛳️
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#repost• @patrickcantlay Throwback to my early golf days! The tournaments I eventually played on the @scpgajrtour were a lot of fun and a big part of the reason I fell in love with golf. I am excited the Patrick Cantlay Foundation and the @scpga are coming together to put on a multi-event series starting this summer, showcasing the top juniors in Southern California. Looking forward to seeing some great competition! ...

It’s not too late to register for the revitalized Golf Industry Business Seminars (GIBS)! The newly structured virtual seminars will showcase featured industry experts speaking on a focused subject over a consecutive three-month period. Join our first presenter Seiko Matsumura, PGA on “Work Life Balance” on April 30th from 9am-10am to learn about the 3️⃣ keys that you need to live the lifestyle you want. 🔗 to register in the bio. ...

Congratulations to Mark Geddes, PGA, for claiming his spot on the #Teamof20 which will play at the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island @pgavillage @markgeddesgolf #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

Don’t forget to tune-in to tomorrow’s #SCPGACatalyst featuring Bud Garmany and Lee Derrick of Garmany Golf! Discussion begins tomorrow April 29th at 8am, reserve your spot using the 🔗 in the bio #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

Good luck to our 3️⃣ SCPGA Professionals that have survived the 54-cut and will play the final round of the PGA Professional Championship tomorrow: T20 Mark Geddes even-par, T28 Chris French one-over par, T46 Steve Saunders four-over par @pgavillage #PGA #SCPGA #WeAreSoCalPGA #portstlucie #pgavillage ...

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If slow and steady wins the race, why not get a picture perfect golf swing while you're at it? 🐢 #SwingTipTuesday
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The revitalized Golf Industry Business Seminars (GIBS) are back! The newly structured virtual seminars will showcase featured industry experts speaking on a focused subject over a consecutive three-month period. Join our first presenter Seiko Matsumura, PGA on “Work Life Balance” on April 30th from 9am-10am. 🔗 to register in the bio. ...

Are you looking for assistance for your summer camps and programs? The SCPGA hopes to help make your summer junior offerings easier for you to deliver and more memorable for your participants. Please fill out a quick survey in the bio to help us understand how we can help! ...

Congratulations to our SCPGA Professionals that have made the 36-hole cut at the PGA Professional Championship! Round 3 action begins tomorrow. Click the 🔗 in the bio for the full leaderboard. @pgavillage #PGA #SCPGA #WeAreSoCalPGA #portstlucie #pgavillage ...

Join us for the 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐲 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥 this Wednesday, April 28th at 5PM for an informational and collaborative discussion! ⁣⁣🔗 to register is in the bio.
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April’s topic will focus on Program Development and how to effectively manage and operate events, junior programming, and group outings. Through this presentation, you will become better at recognizing the opportunity to create personal value at any facility. ⁣⁣
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Our featured presenters this month include: Josh Alpert, PGA, Good Swings Happen Golf Academy; Anthony Leone, SCPGA Player Development Director; & Junko Harkins, PGA, PGA Regional Junior League Manager
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Round 1️⃣ of the PGA Professional Championship is in the books! @mendozagolf87 led the way for SCPGA professionals with a 3-under par 69 which puts him T6. Other notable rounds include @markgeddesgolf 2-under 70 at T11 and Steve Saunders 1-under par at T23. Tune in tomorrow to see how the second round shakes up! Full leaderboard 🔗 in the bio. @pgavillage #PGA #SCPGA #WeAreSoCalPGA #portstlucie #pgavillage ...

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