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.

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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

Faith Bender

Development Coordinator

Jonathon Curtis

Golf Instructor

Ashley Noda

Manager, Communications & Marketing

Andrew Banuelos

Golf Instructor

Cory Ploadpliew

Golf Instructor

Board of Directors


Contact Us

Our Address

3740 Cahuenga Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

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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.