Creating a Community for ALL Golfers

SCGA Junior Golf Foundation

The mission of SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is to develop an inclusive golf community that enables kids to thrive on and beyond the course.  The Foundation believes that every kid in Southern California, no matter their circumstance, should have the opportunity to pursue the game and experience the positive impact that it can have.

We develop youth through golf.
We provide opportunities and access to role models that inspire our kids.
We create gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity in golf.
We make golf more accessible, affordable and fun.
We believe in education.
We grow the game.

Annual Stats

6,000

Kids Served

88,000

Rounds/Bucket Provided

24,500

In Financial Assistanace

165,000

Scholarships Awarded

Team

Check out our Team

Kevin Gigax

Executive Director

Jennifer Seislove

Operations & Development Director

Kaycee Wilke

Player & Youth Development Director

John DeGomez

Program Manager

Ted Michelson

Program Manager

Bryan Stauffer

Program Manager

Lauren Fesler

Program Manager

Eric Koscielak

Golf Instructor

Teresa Thornton

Golf Instructor

Kaila Escay-Cruz

Development Coordinator

Jakeishya Le

Player & Youth Development Coordinator

Stephanie Gonzalez

Player & Youth Development Coordinator

Nick Gregor

USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Intern

Faith Bender

Development & Communications Intern

Board of Directors

Dan Cimino

President

John E. Kobara

Vice President

Charlie Davison

Secretary/Treasurer

Suzanne Kelley

Immediate Past President

Bob Baker

Patrick Baxter

Scott Chernoff

Jeff DeLarme

Lynne Haraway

John Hoffman

Hae Yung Kim

A. Patrick Muñoz

Anand Patel

Steve Waszak

Contact

Contact Us

Our Address

3740 Cahuenga Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

Call Us

818.980.3630

The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation was founded in 1983 through a gift from the PGA Championship, which was played at Riviera Country Club. It is the charitable arm of the Southern California Golf Association, which is one of the nation’s oldest and largest amateur golf associations. The SCGA underwrites all administrative and development expenses, allowing every dollar raised to go directly to our youth serving programs. 

The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization with tax id 95-3858373.