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California Teaching & Coaching Summit

Save The Date! October 18-19, 2021
This year’s event will be hosted in person at Journey at Pechanga in Temecula, presenting on the most current teaching and coaching techniques. Hosted by Journey at Pechanga’s PGA Director of Golf, Scott Mallory, Head Professional Bill Crist and PGA Director of Instruction Randy Chang.
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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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It's time for Fitness Tip of the Month with @ForeFitnessGolf presented by Ken Mengel! Today's focus is Wrist Stretches.

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Today was another memorable mentorship golf outing! These events are perfect networking opportunities for associates and current members to connect in a casual setting on the course. Thank you to Tom Son with @arrowoodgolfcourse for his leadership to create this great program! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Have you registered for the Power To Grow Webinar next Monday!? Join us for presentations from Mark King, Robin Shelton, Kurt Burmeister, Kurtis Wolford, Dan Pasternak, Leslie Ludlow, Scott Heyn, Michael Leemhuis, Ed Winiecki, and Brian Sullivan! #WeAreSoCalPGA #LetsLearn

Register: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1vE6E--uSridq3dWKmxAMg
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Have you registered for the Power To Grow Webinar next Monday!? Join us for presentations from Mark King, Robin Shelton, Kurt Burmeister, Kurtis Wolford, Dan Pasternak, Leslie Ludlow, Scott Heyn, Michael Leemhuis, Ed Winiecki, and Brian Sullivan!  #WeAreSoCalPGA #LetsLearn

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1vE6E--uSridq3dWKmxAMg

Leadership is universal no matter the sport. SCPGA President Robin Shelton takes a cue from legendary coach Dean Smith in the latest #SCPGAPROBlog post, “The Coach You Want To Play For,” read more: scpga.com/2021/06/10/problog-3-robin-shelton/

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Leadership is universal no matter the sport. SCPGA President Robin Shelton takes a cue from legendary coach Dean Smith in the latest #SCPGAPROBlog post, “The Coach You Want To Play For,” read more: https://scpga.com/2021/06/10/problog-3-robin-shelton/

#WeAreSoCalPGA
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Dale Abraham & Nate LeBlanc are the 2021 @clubcar Pro-Pro Scramble champions after posting a -14 under-par 58 at @desertwillowgolfresort! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Dale Abraham & Nate LeBlanc are the 2021 @clubcar Pro-Pro Scramble champions after posting a -14 under-par 58 at @desertwillowgolfresort! #WeAreSoCalPGA
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@rapsodogolf is holding a “guess your distance” contest at today’s Pro-Pro Scramble! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

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Play is underway for the 2021 @clubcar Pro-Pro Scramble at @desertwillowgolfresort! #WeAreSoCalPGA ... See MoreSee Less

Join us tomorrow, June 4th at 10am for the California-Nevada Chat! Our discussion will include special guest Dr. Bela Matyas (Solano County Health Officer) and Craig Kessler (Director of Governmental Affiars, SCGA). Please register using this link>> bit.ly/2TJrJe5 ... See MoreSee Less

Join us tomorrow, June 4th at 10am for the California-Nevada Chat! Our discussion will include special guest Dr. Bela Matyas (Solano County Health Officer) and Craig Kessler (Director of Governmental Affiars, SCGA). Please register using this link>> https://bit.ly/2TJrJe5

Happy Women's Golf Day 2021!

To all the women working every day to grow the game we love— Thank You!
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Have you registered for the Power To Grow Webinar next Monday!? Join us for presentations from Mark King, Robin Shelton, Kurt Burmeister, Kurtis Wolford, Dan Pasternak, Leslie Ludlow, Scott Heyn, Michael Leemhuis, Ed Winiecki, and Brian Sullivan! 🔗 in bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA #LetsLearn ...

Leadership is universal no matter the sport. SCPGA President Robin Shelton takes a cue from legendary coach Dean Smith in the latest #SCPGAPROBlog post, “The Coach You Want To Play For,” read more 🔗 in bio. #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

It’s not too late to sign up for today’s Summer Meeting on zoom at 4pm! ⏰ Guest speakers include Jason Gore (Player Relations Director, USGA) and Jay Karen (CEO, NGCOA). 🔗 in bio to register. See you there! ...

Dale Abraham & Nate LeBlanc are the 2021 @clubcar Pro-Pro Scramble champions after posting a -14 under-par 58 at @desertwillowgolfresort! #WeAreSoCalPGA 🔗 in bio for recap/photos. ...

@rapsodogolf is holding a “guess your distance” contest at today’s Pro-Pro Scramble! #WeAreSoCalPGA ...

BREAKING NEWS!!

Our #Alumni are really good at golf. After #MovingDay two former #SCPGAJrTour players are tied for the lead heading into the final round of the @memorialgolf. Make sure to tune in tomorrow on @cbstv to cheer on @patrickcantlay and @collin_morikawa as they battle for the title at @muirfieldvillagegolfclub Comment below who you think will take home the trophy and wish them luck. #SCPGA #Alumni #TTC #PGATour #Memorial #MuirfieldVillage #SCPGAJrTour.
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Join us tomorrow, June 4th at 10am for the California-Nevada Chat! Our discussion will include special guest Dr. Bela Matyas (Solano County Health Officer) and Craig Kessler (Director of Governmental Affiars, SCGA). Please register using the 🔗 in bio! ...

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HAPPY WOMEN’S GOLF DAY 2021🏌️‍♀️⁣

We want to thank our #WGD participants and supporters for making this event possible ♥️🤍⁣

Show us how you’re celebrating Women’s Golf Day by following us @womensgolfday , tagging us in your photos, and using #womensgolfday & #WGDunites to engage with the WGD community!⁣

Let’s continue our pursuit of bringing women to the wonderful game of golf. ⁣

#golf #womensgolf
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Congrats to Chad Sorensen on a 1-under par final round @seniorpgachamp. Great week @chadpro1 and Clayson! We know Raeleen and Raegen were with you all week! Save travels home! ...

Congrats to Chad Sorensen for making the cut @seniorpgachamp! Chad is one of 9 @pga Professionals to make the cut @southernhillscc. Good luck this weekend @chadpro1 ...

Celebrate Women’s Golf Day by joining us at the 2021 Women’s Golf Summit on Tuesday, June 1 from 2PM-4PM! This virtual event will provide insightful conversations and discussions with influential leaders. ⁣All are welcome!

Speakers will include USGA’s Assistant Director, Championship Communications Julia Pine with Beth Ann Nichols, Callaway Golf’s Mackenzie Mack, PGA/LPGA and a keynote address from six-time LPGA Tour winner and 2021 Solheim Cup captain Pat Hurst. 🔗 to register in the bio
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Here’s a shot @williammadigan took on hole 11 at @ramshillgolfclub for our #SCPGA #HoleOfTheMonth contest! He will take home a dozen ProV1’s from our partners at @titleist #WeAreSoCalPGA #ramshillgc #pure #scpga #winnerwinner What would you score on this hole? Comment below and tag a friend you would beat playing this hole. 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

Want to win some free golf balls!? Submit your photo of your favorite hole and use the tag #holeofthemonth for a chance to win!
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#Repost • @seniorpgachamp The 35 PGA Professionals competing this week are ready to take on Southern Hills Country Club. Play well!

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Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed at work? Most of us do at some point but the good news is there’s a way to change that. On the next GIBS session, @setemagali (Super Bowl Champion, Personal Coach, and Mentor to entrepreneurs & executives) & Aki Matsumura, PGA (Co-founder of Matsumura Golf) will help you develop ways to get ahead of life and its challenges so you can focus on doing what you do best. Presentation is this Friday May 28th at 9am PST. 🔗 to register in the bio. ...

Want to learn about how to be involved with Family Cup and get families together on the golf course in a fun atmosphere? If you said yes, listen to an exclusive sit-down with Junko Harkins, PGA Regional Junior League Manager! 🔗 is in the bio. #SCPGACoachChat ...

All Associates! 🗣 Join us tomorrow, May 26th at 5pm PST for an informational and collaborative discussion on Lesson Organization... through this presentation, you will become better at recognizing the opportunity to create personal value at any facility. Click the 🔗 in the bio to register! ...

Good luck to our PGA Professionals teeing it up Thursday at the 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship: Dale Abraham, Chad Sorensen, Chris Starkjohann, Mike Fergin, & Jeff Hart @seniorpgachamp ...

#Repost @mfergin Early morning practice round with my good buddie from the @scpga section, Chris Starkjohann. ⛳️🙌🏼

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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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