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Friends of Golf

FOG Receives SCGA Junior’s John Argue Founder’s Award

  The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is thrilled to announce its two annual awards to celebrate those who have made a tangible impact for local junior golfers and are dedicated to growing the game for the next generation.   The first award is the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s John Argue Founder’s Award, which is given to an organization...

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Golf participation is booming as coronavirus lingers

Golf participation is booming, and total rounds played this year in the United States are on pace to be as much as 10 percent higher than in 2019. Those extra rounds have been a boon for course operators and, in the past two months at least, equipment companies as a whole.   A substantial amount of those...

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Sahith Theegala

Pepperdine’s Theegala Named 2020 Ben Hogan Award Winner

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 9, 2020) – The Hogan Trophy Award Foundation and Friends of Golf (FOG) made a joint presentation Tuesday night announcing that Pepperdine senior Sahith Theegala has been named the winner of the 2020 Ben Hogan Award presented by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta).   Theegala is the inaugural winner from...

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Pepperdine’s Sahith Theegala wins 2020 Ben Hogan Award

Golf Week, By JuliaKate E. Culpepper | June 9, 2020   Pepperdine senior Sahith Theegala didn’t have the senior season he expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, but maybe that’s a good thing.   The Pepperdine senior won the 2020 Haskins Award on May 8 and on Tuesday added another prestigious trophy to his collection: the 2020 Ben Hogan...

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