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MSR Opportunities

As the MSR Cycle, Member Service Requirement, concludes on June 15th we want to make you aware of some opportunities to gather the hours you may still be needing.

Please see below for upcoming educational webinars hosted by the Southern California PGA

2022 Southern California PGA Summer Meeting

The Southern California PGA is excited to return to in-person general meetings beginning with the 2022 Summer Meeting hosted at The Classic Club. Registration for both the meeting and golf is now open and will fill quickly. Be sure to sign up today!

California Water Conservation

The California golf industry is well aware of the perception of golf and large turf area water use during drought. The industry also realizes the need to be a part of the solution to mandated conservation goals of multiple water districts and purveyors throughout the state.

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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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Big news out today from our friends at @thescga and @california_alliance_for_golf! AB 1910 was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s Suspense file today, killing it for the remainder of the 2022 legislative session. Read the full article on the CAG website through the link in our bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Big news out today from our friends at @thescga and @california_alliance_for_golf! AB 1910 was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s Suspense file today, killing it for the remainder of the 2022 legislative session. Read the full article on the CAG website through the link in our bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA

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Great feature of #SCPGA member Kyle Mendoza from @callawaygolf!

#repost You’re about to play in the biggest tournament of your life against the best players in the world, how do you get ready? ⁠

We followed Director of Performance at the Farms, Kyle Mendoza in the days before his trip to Tulsa to find out. Watch Now >> Linkin BIO
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Great feature of #SCPGA member Kyle Mendoza from @callawaygolf!

#repost You’re about to play in the biggest tournament of your life against the best players in the world, how do you get ready? ⁠
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We followed Director of Performance at the Farms, Kyle Mendoza in the days before his trip to Tulsa to find out. Watch Now >> Linkin BIO
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Southern California PGA

Best of luck to SCPGA members Kyle Mendoza, PGA and Michael Block, PGA who will take on Southern Hills Country Club this week at the 2022 PGA Championship!

Round 1 and Round 2 Start Times:

Kyle Mendoza, PGA
Round 1 - 5:22 AM
Round 2 - 10:47 AM

Michael Block, PGA
Round 1 - 5:27 AM
Round 2 - 10:52 AM

Times are PDT

#teamof20 #WeAreSoCalPGA #MoreThanAMember
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Best of luck to SCPGA members Kyle Mendoza, PGA and Michael Block, PGA who will take on Southern Hills Country Club this week at the 2022 PGA Championship! 

Round 1 and Round 2 Start Times:

Kyle Mendoza, PGA
Round 1 - 5:22 AM
Round 2 - 10:47 AM

Michael Block, PGA
Round 1 - 5:27 AM
Round 2 - 10:52 AM

Times are PDT

#Teamof20 #wearesocalpga #morethanamember

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Go get it men!

Go low

2 days ago
Southern California PGA

Maiya Tanaka of Del Mar Golf Center captures the title at the A.P.A. Strokeplay Championship hosted by The Classic Club!

Congratulations, Maiya!

Special thank you to The Classic Club for hosting the event: Tournament Director, Joe Fritz, PGA, Head Golf Professional, Derek Mazzoni, General Manager, Gregory Rubin, PGA, and Assistant Professional, Davey Snyder, PGA.

Southe @apa_scpga #apascpga @classicclubgolf #wearesocalpga #morethanamember
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Maiya Tanaka of Del Mar Golf Center captures the title at the A.P.A. Strokeplay Championship hosted by The Classic Club! 

Congratulations, Maiya!

Special thank you to The Classic Club for hosting the event: Tournament Director, Joe Fritz, PGA, Head Golf Professional, Derek Mazzoni, General Manager, Gregory Rubin, PGA, and Assistant Professional, Davey Snyder, PGA. 

@scpga @apa_scpga #apascpga @classicclubgolf #wearesocalpga #morethanamember

Cheering for our SCPGA Members Michael Block & Kyle Mendoza this week at the PGA Championship! #WeAreSoCalPGAMemories in the making.

This year's #Teamof20 is ready to take on the big stage at Southern Hills in the 2022 PGA Championship.
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Cheering for our SCPGA Members Michael Block & Kyle Mendoza this week at the PGA Championship! #WeAreSoCalPGA

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Great representation. 👍

Hit it! Michael Block delivers

Hard work and dedication. Kyle Mendoza, PGA is ready to make his @pgachampionship debut.

#teamof20

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Southern California PGA

A Champion will be crowned today! 🏆

Will it be someone that is currently at the top of the board, or will someone come from behind to take the title?!

Check back for leaderboard updates and photos! 🏄‍♂️🌊🔗

🔗 in bio for leaderboa#socalopen22en22
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A Champion will be crowned today! 🏆

Will it be someone that is currently at the top of the board, or will someone come from behind to take the title?!

Check back for leaderboard updates and photos! 🏄‍♂️🌊🔗

🔗 in bio for leaderboard

#socalopen22
1 week ago
Southern California PGA

Round 2 of the ‘22 So Cal Open rolls on with the afternoon wave looking to go low! 🏄‍♂️🌊⛳️

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Southern California PGA

Thank you to our Rules Officials, Volunteers, and extra help that made the 2022 Southern California Open possible!

Your time and expertise is very much appreciated!

#socalopen22
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Thank you to our Rules Officials, Volunteers, and extra help that made the 2022 Southern California Open possible!

Your time and expertise is very much appreciated!

#socalopen22

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Thank you everyone.

1 week ago
Southern California PGA

And they’re off in Round 2 of the So Cal Open! 🏄‍♂️🌊⛳️

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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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