SCGA members receive a bimonthly subscription to FORE Magazine, the premier lifestyle publication on golf in Southern California and beyond.
FORE Magazine features insightful stories on men, women and junior golfers having a positive impact on golf -- from big name celebrities to top amateurs to weekend golfers. FORE profiles courses to play, highlighting eco-friendly golf facilities. FORE gives you a taste of standout golf course restaurants and bars in its on-course reviews. FORE tracks the latest trends in golf equipment, accessories, fashion and apparel to keep you on top of your game, whether you're on or off the course.
The SCGA's Mobile Website allows users to post scores on-the-go, get golf course driving directions, search through the Rules of Golf and more! Learn More.
Your Internet Source for Golf in Southern California
The SCGA Website is your online source for Southern California golf news and information. You can set up your personal profile, track your handicap, post scores from recent golf rounds you've played, get daily golf news and explore in-depth features on the game of golf.
Log on to read expanded web-only tournament coverage and results, as well as expanded FORE Magazine, Southern California's premier golf association lifestyle publication. View entertaining videos on golf rules and tips to boost your golf IQ and make your next round more enjoyable.
SCGA.org also gives members the opportunity to register online for SCGA tournaments and member outings.
SCGA Member Outings
Member Outings are a fun way to enjoy a round of golf with your friends at premium public, resort and private courses. SCGA members of all skill levels participate in these SCGA-organized events, without the competitive tournament environment. Click here for a complete list of sites and dates.
Allied Golf Associations
SCGA members receive preferred rates at Northern California’s Poppy Hills Golf Course and Poppy Ridge Golf Course, as well as at Oregon Golf Association’s home course. SCGA members also receive preferred rates at The Home Course in Washington state. Simply show your SCGA membership card and a photo ID at these courses:
Poppy Hills GC: (831) 625-2035
Poppy Ridge GC: (925) 455-2035
Oregon Golf Association GC: (503) 981-6105
Washington State Golf Association's The Home Course: (866) 964-0520
The SCGA provides each member with an SCGA/USGA Handicap Index. State and regional golf associations, such as the SCGA, are authorized by the USGA to issue a Handicap Index and monitor the USGA Handicap System.
SCGA Computerized Handicap System
As part of the GHIN handicap network, SCGA members will now have an opportunity to locally post scores at more than 10,000 courses across the country and have the scores routed to their home club. In addition, if a club allows it, SCGA members can post their scores online through scga.org.
Online Handicap Index Verification & eRevision
SCGA members can verify their Handicap Index through scga.org. Members see their revision file, the 20 most recent rounds posted, their current index for the past 14 revisions and can convert their current index to a Course Handicap with the push of a button.
Check out Rules of Golf videos at scga.org and the Know the Rules column in each issue of FORE Magazine to expand your knowledge and understanding of The Rules of Golf. The SCGA is your resource for questions related to The Rules of Golf, tournament administration, tournament formats, course marking and local rules to adopt at your club. The SCGA staff also conducts Rules seminars at sites throughout the Southland, and is available to conduct personal seminars at member clubs.
No matter what your Handicap Index, the SCGA has a tournament for you. The association conducts more than 100 tournament days a year, including SCGA, California Golf Association events and qualifying events for USGA championships. SCGA members click here for tournament information and to sign up for SCGA, CGA and USGA events.