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SCGA Annual Report

FOG Partner, SCGA Junior — Annual Report

Positive report to share from FOG partner, SCGA Junior . . .   In this unprecedented time we are all looking for good news, and here at the Foundation, we're excited to share some of our greatest successes. We invite you to spend some time in our Annual Report and take some joy in reading about the...

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Renee Powell

Player Feature, Renee Powell — “I am my parent’s daughter.”

On February 11, the Golf Writers Association of America announced that Renee Powell, the second African-American player to play on the LPGA Tour and a pioneer known for her passion toward opening the game to all, is the recipient of the 2020 Charlie Bartlett Award, given to a playing professional for his/her unselfish contributions to...

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Sal Cimbolo

FOUNDATION – CONTRIBUTOR’S CORNER, An interview with Sal Cimbolo

Sal Cimbolo is the Chairman and CEO of Friends of Golf   Friends of Golf (FOG) supports student athlete golfers by instilling the values of honesty, ethics, fellowship with a true appreciation for the game.  From the time boys and girls enter grade school through the end of their college experience, FOG makes it possible for aspiring...

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Ben Hogan Golfer

Gillam Named Ben Hogan Award November Golfer of the Month

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 6, 2019) – The Ben Hogan Trophy Award Foundation has announced that Wake Forest’s Parker Gillam is the Ben Hogan Award November Golfer of the Month.   Gillam, a junior from Cary, N.C., claimed the White Sands Intercollegiate by three shots with a 17-under-par score of 199 (60-73-66). During his victory, he tied...

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LPGA

Who Qualified for the LPGA Player of the Decade Bracket?

FOG is proud of its partnership with the LPGA and the part we share in supporting the up and coming junior ladies in their high school and college golf programs.  We wanted to share the outstanding impact these young professionals are having within the LPGA.   Read article.    Source: https://www.lpga.com, photo credit: Getty Images...

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Jon Rahm

Rahm Wins Twin Titles

There are all sorts of ways to win a golf tournament and Jon Rahm took the flamboyant, storybook way to win the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, the last event of the European Tour's season.   Read article.    Source: Global Golf Post...

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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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