Southern California PGA Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship RecipientsOver $100,000.00 awarded to seventeen exemplary student athletes
ONTARIO, CA (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) — The Southern California PGA Foundation has proudly unveiled its latest cohort of scholarship recipients, as 17 student-athletes will receive over $100,000 in college scholarships, marking a significant milestone in the organization’s commitment to empowering and supporting young individuals pursuing their education and enhancing their passion for the game of golf.
The Southern California PGA Foundation’s Grants and Scholarships Program is meant to recognize the hard work, effort, and determination of each recipient in the Southern California community. With a steadfast dedication to fostering educational opportunities and nurturing talent, the foundation has selected a diverse and promising group of student-athletes who have demonstrated exceptional academic excellence, a passion for golf, and a drive to make a positive impact on their communities.
The SCPGA Foundation’s sole focus is to assist those in need through a variety of options focused on the game of golf. The life skills associated with the game are unmatched, and the SCPGA Foundation views each activity and event as key contributions to a junior’s overall mental, physical, and social development.
As these scholarship recipients embark on their academic journeys, they do so with the knowledge that they are part of a supportive network that believes in their potential and is invested in their success. The Southern California PGA Foundation’s announcement serves as a reminder that the spirit of golf extends far beyond the fairways and greens, reaching into the lives and aspirations of young individuals poised to make a difference. As the foundation continues to nurture and uplift these scholars, it reinforces its role as a driving force behind the future of golf, ensuring that the sport remains a dynamic and inclusive platform for both competition and personal development.
Below you will find the scholarship recipients listed along with their hometown and the university they are attending;
SCPGA Foundation Scholarship – $10,000.00 to each
Daniel Lyne (San Diego, CA) Pitzer College
Sophia Soto (Riverside, CA) Dominican University
Ryan Ontiveros (Torrance, CA) UC Irvine
Vanessa Ngo (Mission Viejo, CA) University of Colorado Boulder
Jennifer Gouisikul (Riverside, CA) UC Irvine
The Friends of Golf Scholarship $2,500.00 to each
Sophia Martinez (Fullerton, CA) UC Irvine
Derica Chiu (Oak Park, CA) Emory University
Kourey Patterson (Los Angeles, CA) Alabama A&M University
Isabella Ly (Eastvale, CA) UC San Diego
Bob McCurry Memorial Scholarship – $2,500.00 to each
Jake Cammarata (Long Beach, CA) The College of Wooster
Connor Williams (Escondido, CA) Arizona State
Avery Sky (Long Beach, CA) Cal State Long Beach
Charles Bailey (Castaic, CA) Albright College
TravisMathew Scholarship – $2,500.00
Cassandra Espinosa (San Diego, CA) University of Utah
Bear Huff (Riverside, CA) Howard University
Rex Cole Scholarship – $1,500.00
Alana Jacinto (Oceanside, CA) Menlo College
The JANE Scholarship – $4,500.00
Faith Guevara (Covina, CA) Dominican University
Thank you to all of the SCPGA Foundations supporters, including, the Bob McCurry Family, TravisMathew, the Friends of Golf, The Jane Anderson/Members of the Pauma Valley Country Club and The Riviera Country Club for affording us the opportunity to award these scholarships opportunities to the best and brightest student-athletes in Southern California.
For questions about the SCPGA Scholarship program, contact SCPGA Foundation Director Anthony Leone at email@example.com.