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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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Archived Updates

California Golf Water Facts (Infographic)

Check out the following infographic and get educated on Golf's usage of water in SoCal.

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CGCOA Golf is Good Ambassador Program

Are you interested in becoming an advocate for golf in California? The CGCOA is seeking amateur golfers who are passionate about protecting the game of golf and promoting public policies that enable golf to flourish in California. Take the next step to becoming an advocate for golf by completing the attached Golf is Good Ambassador Application.

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FORE - Governmental Affairs

FORE - The magazine of the SCGA. Find archived Governmental Affairs articles on the website of the SCGA's award winning quarterly publication.

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WHETHER DROUGHT OR AB 672: THE PERCEPTIONS OF THE MATTER ARE AS IMPORTANT AS THE FACTS OF THE MATTER

Virtually every major newspaper in California carried a front-page story last week about Californians having responded to Governor Newsom’s call for 15% voluntary water cutbacks by cutting back a paltry 1.8%.

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THE 2022 LEGISLATIVE SESSION STARTS NOW

California’s 2021 legislative session closed Friday. Some bills are on their way to the Governor’s Office for signature; others didn’t quite make it this session. As in all legislative sessions, the vast majority of the bills filed at the beginning of session died somewhere along the way, most of them much earlier than Friday at midnight.

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FOCUS ON THE STATE

All politics are local. As is the case with all clever aphorisms, that one too has its limits. Some politics are state. More germane to this update, some public policies that affect the golf industry are decided at the state level. And it is to a few of these that we address your attention today.

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DROUGHT – THE NEWS IS BAD BUT NOT ALL BAD

At risk of hammering away at what you likely already know, here is how California’s major reservoirs stood as of midnight August 8.

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY 2020-2025 GOLF STRATEGIC PLAN

We were so impressed with the Golf Strategic Plan that Los Angeles County released last week that we thought we should share it with others.

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OPPORTUNITY TO KEEP GOLF AT VICTORIA GC

SCGA members who live in proximity to Los Angeles County’s Victoria Golf Course in Carson will be receiving information from SCGA later this morning (Friday) about how to participate in an online survey as well as two (2) public meetings in August about what to do in the wake of the demise of the Kimmelman half of what was supposed to be the redevelopment of this long troubled 18-hole regulation golf course.

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COVID

To answer the most asked question about COVID, while there are many counties in California that are now recommending that all persons wear face coverings when indoors, there is only one that is mandating the use of masks when indoors – Los Angeles County.

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