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1,700 Members &
500 + Golf Facilities

1 Goal:
Our Southern California PGA Professionals impact lives through golf by positioning themselves as the leaders in the business, teaching & coaching, and playing of the game.

The SCPGA Foundation

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

Educational Opportunities

Earn MSR and Network with fellow PGA Professionals
Members can take part in our bi-weekly online Catalyst Webinars as well as Seminars and Educational events throughout Southern California.

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

🚨 GIVEAWAY ALERT 🚨

HOW TO ENTER
1. Like this post on Instagram⠀
2. Follow @Blast_Golf on IG
3. Tag 2 fellow golfers ⛳
Winners will be notified 8/22. US entries only.

Join Randy Chang, Shawn Cox, Alison Curdt, Jamie Mulligan and John Kulow on next Thursday’s #SCPGACatalyst webinar to preview the upcoming #CASummit!

Register for the webinar: https://t.co/f1hQTeZa02
Sign up for the summit: https://t.co/U2s4QxKzPr

#SCPGAPrez Tony Letendre welcomes our newest partner @medterra @medterracbd
#MakeItASoCalDay #Medterra #MedterraGolf #SCPGA #NewPartnerAlert #NationalCBDday
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Giveaway contest coming in next post!

Now we have something else in common with Charley Hoffman & Lucas Glover besides golf. We are excited to announce our newest partner, @medterracbd! #NewPartnerAlert #NationalCBDday #MakeItASoCalDay #MedTerra #MedTerraGolf

Press Release: https://t.co/Xv9IxVFVUN

Do you worry about the security of your clubs data and merchandise?

Join tomorrow’s 8am #SCPGACatalyst with Mike Matta to learn about Cyber-Security and Loss Prevention!

Register: https://t.co/IcPqN7L1uq

Join cyber security & loss prevention expert Mike Matta this Thursday at 8am for the next #SCPGACatalyst #SCPGAEducation #SCPGA

Register: https://t.co/FqGZjHKTG6

How many comments can we get for Team Southern California heading into tomorrow’s final round of the Girls Junior Americas Cup?! SoCal is in striking distance at two-strokes off the lead behind Team Washington with 18 to play. #GJAC19 #SCPGAJrTour

https://t.co/Gl28MnVQVH

#HappyFriday from Tom Addis, PGA, #SCPGAPrez Tony Letendre, PGA, and everyone at Section headquarters! We hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend! ☀️ #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember #MakeItASoCalDay

Have you registered for the 2019 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas?!? August 13-14 at the Venetian. #SCPGA #MoreThanAMember

Register: https://t.co/CxXjxBiwPD

Congratulations to Duncan Simms, PGA, of Oak Creek Golf Club for not only being the 2018 SCPGA Merchandiser of the Year but has just been announced as the 2019 PGA of America National Merchandiser of the Year for a Public Facility recipient! Way to represent SoCal! 🙌🏼

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Join Randy Chang, Shawn Cox, Alison Curdt, Jamie Mulligan and John Kulow on next Thursday’s #SCPGACatalyst webinar to preview the upcoming #CASummit!

Register for the webinar: bit.ly/2CZraSi
Sign up for the summit: bit.ly/2J6asFa
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Join Randy Chang, Shawn Cox, Alison Curdt, Jamie Mulligan and John Kulow on next Thursday’s #SCPGACatalyst webinar to preview the upcoming #CASummit! 

Register for the webinar: bit.ly/2CZraSi
Sign up for the summit: bit.ly/2J6asFa

#SCPGAPrez Tony Letendre welcomes our newest partner Medterra!
#MakeItASoCalDay #Medterra #MedterraGolf #SCPGA #NewPartnerAlert #NationalCBDday
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Giveaway contest over on the @scpga Instagram!
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Now we have something else in common with Charley Hoffman & Lucas Glover besides golf. We are excited to announce our newest partner, Medterra! #NewPartnerAlert #NationalCBDday #MakeItASoCalDay #MedTerra #MedTerraGolf

Press release: bit.ly/2MJVS7r
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Do you worry about the security of your clubs data and merchandise? Join tomorrow’s 8am #SCPGACatalyst with Mike Matta to learn about Cyber-Security and Loss Prevention!

Register & earn MSR: bit.ly/2ML2brg
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Do you worry about the security of your clubs data and merchandise? Join tomorrow’s 8am #SCPGACatalyst with Mike Matta to learn about Cyber-Security and Loss Prevention!

Register & earn MSR: bit.ly/2ML2brg

Team South battled at the 2019 Senior Cup Matches in Santa Maria, ultimately coming up just a single point short. Congrats to all the team members for representing the #SCPGA proudly at the annual matches against team Northern California Section of the PGA of America! #MoreThanAMember #SeniorMatches #PGA ... See MoreSee Less

Team South battled at the 2019 Senior Cup Matches in Santa Maria, ultimately coming up just a single point short. Congrats to all the team members for representing the #SCPGA proudly at the annual matches against team Northern California Section of the PGA of America! #MoreThanAMember #SeniorMatches #PGA

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Next year gents!

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Join cyber security & loss prevention expert Mike Matta this Thursday at 8am for the next #SCPGACatalyst #SCPGAEducation #SCPGA

Register: bit.ly/2ML2brg
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Join cyber security & loss prevention expert Mike Matta this Thursday at 8am for the next #SCPGACatalyst #SCPGAEducation #SCPGA

Register: https://bit.ly/2ML2brg

#MeetTheTeamMonday featuring Junior Golf Manager (Toyota Tour Cup Specialist), Amberlynn Dorsey.

Things to know about Amber:
1. She is a former stunt double, you can see her in The Cat in the Hat & War of the Worlds!
2. She started golfing when she was 15 & during her first range session, she sent her dads 9 iron head flying 20-yards.
3. She works as a First Tee of the Inland Empire Coach on Saturday’s when she’s not working TTC events.
4. She is currently working her way through the PGA Associate program!
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Amberlynn is the best!

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TravisMathew is BACK as our presenting sponsor for the California Teaching and Coaching Summit at Journey at Pechanga & Pechanga Resort Casino // Did someone say shopping spree?! Attendees will receive a custom TM hat and a gift card to shop the tour bus! We WILL sell out so register today >>> bit.ly/2GO3Cl0
#CASummit2019 #TravisMathew #TravisMathewTourBus #RegisterNow #SCPGA
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TravisMathew is BACK as our presenting sponsor for the California Teaching and Coaching Summit at Journey at Pechanga & Pechanga Resort Casino // Did someone say shopping spree?! Attendees will receive a custom TM hat and a gift card to shop the tour bus! We WILL sell out so register today >>> http://bit.ly/2GO3Cl0
#CASummit2019 #TravisMathew #TravisMathewTourBus #RegisterNow #SCPGA

How many comments can we get for Team Southern California heading into tomorrow’s final round of the Girls Junior Americas Cup?! SoCal is in striking distance at two-strokes off the lead behind Team Washington with 18 to play. #GJAC19 #SCPGAJrTour #SCPGATravelTeams #SCPGA

scpgajrtour.com/gjac19
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How many comments can we get for Team Southern California heading into tomorrow’s final round of the Girls Junior Americas Cup?! SoCal is in striking distance at two-strokes off the lead behind Team Washington with 18 to play. #GJAC19 #SCPGAJrTour #SCPGATravelTeams #SCPGA

scpgajrtour.com/gjac19

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Good luck!

Awesome! Best wishes tomorrow!!

Go Team SoCal! Win and I have a special invitation waiting for you. #scpga #scpgaprez #morethanamember

Have a great day SoCal. Do your best today and have fun.

Let’s go team So.Cal! Get the job done!

Go ladies!

Go So Cal!!!

It's GO time SoCal!

Go get’m ladies!

Let's go So Cal! You got this! Hey, alumni, any words of encouragement?? Lizette Salas Victoria Fallgren Lee Lopez Drake Kylie Renae Lee Ani Gulugian

Go Team SoCal!!

You can do it!!! Go ladies!! ❤️⛳️🏆

Go get em So Cal!

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Latest News

2019 Special Awards Nominees

August 12, 2019

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

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2019 California Teaching & Coaching Summit

May 24, 2019

The Journey At Pechanga | October 21-22, 2019…Fred Couples Announced As Keynote At California Teaching & Coaching Summit! Temecula,

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SCPGA Clinic With Compton Unified Schools

May 30, 2019

Compton Par 3 | May 30…The Southern California Impacts The City Of Compton Compton, California (May 30) – On May 30th students from Compton

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Turn Your Passion into a Career

Become a PGA Member

There are two pathways that lead to PGA membership — the PGA PGM Associate Program and the PGA Golf Management University Program.

Playing Ability Test

The Playing Ability Test or “PAT” is a measure of golfing ability. It means PGA Professionals have the skills needed to teach and grow the game.

MSR Requirements

Member Service Requirements, MSR, is a requirement of PGA Members. The current cycle is Cycle 15A: June 16, 2018 – June 15, 2021.

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Player Development

Player Development Best Practices

These Best Practices have proven effective at facilities across the country. Player Development is not only about instruction, it is also very much about exposure and engagement with your customers. The most successful programs integrate both golf instruction and a social component.

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Foundation Scholarships

Impacting Lives Through Golf

The Southern California PGA Foundation’s Grants and Scholarships Program is tailored toward at-risk and underprivileged youth in the Southern California community.

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Our Location

Whether you work in the golf business or are taking your first swings; every journey is unique and no one can take that journey alone.

PGA Southern California Section

3333 Concours Street
Building 2, Suite 2100
Ontario, CA 91764

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951.845.4653