PACIFIC PALISADES, California – The Riviera Country Club played host to the 4th Annual SCPGA Foundation Classic where Deepdale Golf Club finished on top of the 19 teams playing an 18-hole Stableford format. $85,000 was raised by participants from across America’s most prestigious Golf Clubs, with all proceeds going to the Southern California PGA Foundation’s College Scholarship and ClubsForeYouth® programs.
Darrell Kestner, of Deepdale Golf Club (NY) claimed back-to-back low PGA Professional titles after recording 40 points on the pristine course. Kestner was the PGA of America’s 2017 Golf Professional of the Year and former PNC Champion. With Kestner leading the charge, Deepdale Golf Club was able to claim the title with a team score of 105!
On behalf of the Southern California PGA Foundation, special thanks to Megan Watanabe and Michael Yamaki for providing the golf course and being a gracious host for the annual event. A huge thanks to PGA Director of Golf, Todd Yoshitake for organizing another first-class event for the Foundation! The Southern California PGA Foundation truly appreciates the support of partners; Maui Jim Sunglasses, Golf Buddy, KJUS, Straight Down, Crystal Plus and Honma.