The 2015 California Sate Open
In its 116th year of existence, the California State Open will be played July 22nd – 25th, for the 4th straight year at the Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon – Champions Course in Beaumont. The field of 150+ players will consist of PGA professionals, past champions, top performers in 2014 and players exempt based on performance and qualifiers, making this one of the strongest fields in recent memory. This elite group of professionals and amateurs will tee it up for an impressive cash payout and opportunity to have their name engraved on the Championship trophy alongside the likes of Walter Hagen!
The Championship will commence over 4 days and 72 holes with a 36 hole cut on Thursday evening. Live scoring will be updated every nine holes during the final two rounds. Spectators are welcomed to walk along and cheer on their favorite players at the Championship and admission is free. All tournament information is available on www.scpga.com. The California State Open is owned and operated solely by the Southern California PGA.
ABOUT THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PGA
The PGA of America is the world’s largest working sports organization, comprised of 28,000 men and women golf Professionals who are the recognized experts in growing, teaching and managing the game of golf, while serving millions of people throughout its 41 PGA Sections nationwide. Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position by growing the game of golf through its premier spectator events, world-class education and training programs, significant philanthropic outreach initiatives, and award-winning golf promotions.
The Southern California Section was established in 1924, and today is comprised of over 1,800 golf Professionals working at over 500 facilities within the Section. The mission of the Southern California Section (SCPGA) is that 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 growth of the game initiatives, within a geographic area that stretches from San Luis Obispo to the Tijuana border, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada and Arizona borders.
The SCPGA created the Southern California PGA Foundation to develop and administer junior golf programs as well as an increasingly wide array of other community services throughout the Section. The Southern California PGA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and operates as a public foundation. The SCPGA Foundation is involved in and supports the growth of the game of golf through initiatives such as Play Golf America, Neighborhood Golf, California Alliance for Golf and the University of California at Riverside Turfgrass Research Program, to name a few.