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Sophia Martinez

Freshman Golfer Sophia Martinez Wins National Essay Contest

Sophia Martinez, a freshman golfer at California High in Whittier, has won a national essay contest through the Women’s Sports Foundation that has earned her a trip to New York to be honored alongside Billie Jean King.   Martinez, who is a member of the Southern California Golf Assn. junior program, wrote about what golf means to...

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Women's Sports Foundation

Meet the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Inaugural Essay Contest Winners

The Women’s Sports Foundation is excited to announce the winners of our first ever essay contest, celebrating the launch of our new Discussion Guide: “Empowering Girls Through Books and Sports” designed to keep girls in the game! The essay question, “What inspires you to keep playing?” was answered by 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls...

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Golf Students

Congrats to These Three Outstanding Young Golfers

Congrats to these three outstanding young golfers - Alyaa Abdulghany, Collin Morikawa, and Matt Wolfe on their recent big wins! Click on the below article links to read more.   Alyaa Abdulghany Alyaa participated in the 2016 FOG Charity Golf Tournament through her affiliation with SCGA Junior.   In the 5th SCGA Women’s Amateur Championship at Newport Beach CC, the...

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Ben Hogan Award

Hogan Trophy Award Finalists Take Center Stage On Both PGA and European Tours

July 11, 2019, Los Angeles, CA--This past weekend recent Ben Hogan Trophy Award finalists celebrated victories when 20-year-old Matthew Wolff eagled the 72nd hole to win the PGA TOUR’s inaugural 3M Open, while Jon Rahm captured the Irish Open, an event first established in 1927, for his eighth career worldwide win.   In addition to Southern California...

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SCGA

SCGA Junior Golf Foundation Holds 9th Annual Scholar Dinner

The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation hosted its 9th annual Scholar Dinner Sunday. More than 160 scholars, parents, committee and board members gathered to celebrate graduating seniors and new and renewing scholars. The Foundation awarded the 2019-2020 scholarship class $175,000. Consisting of 53 students, they will attend schools throughout nine states, with 26 competing on their...

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SCPGA Junior Tour

SCPGA To Host 2019 Girls Junior Americas Cup

Southern California PGA Junior Tour set to host the 2019 Girls Junior Americas Cup at the Jack Nicklaus Signature, Bear Creek Golf Club on July 28 - August 1.   MAY 28, 2019, Ontario, California - The Southern California PGA Junior Tour is two months away from hosting the Girls Junior Americas Cup (GJAC) for the first time since 2001. Eighteen Associations...

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Pepperdine Men's Golf

Pepperdine Men’s Golf Qualifies For NCAA Championships

May 15, 2019, AUSTIN, Texas – The Pepperdine men’s golf team is headed to the NCAA Championships for the 10th time in program history as the Waves earned a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Austin Regional on Wednesday.   The Waves got off to a great start with Monday’s first round, and that largely turned out to...

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