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George Pinnell Inducted into Callaway Staff Professional Hall of Fame

George Pinnell, owner of the George Pinnell Golf Academy, Rowland Heights, CA., was super surprised to find out that he was selected to be inducted into Callaway Golf’s, Staff Professional Hall of Fame. Pinnell, is a PGA Member and has been on Staff with Callaway, for approximately 10 year’s. He has sold Callaway product’s since […]


Charissa Shang Wins TaylorMade Championship in Playoff

Charissa Shang, an 8th grader (2022), won the TaylorMade Championship at River Ridge Golf Club in Victoria lakes. Charissa, shot 75-74 (149) to tie with Annabella Mascot’s (2019), 73-76 (149). Charissa and Annabelle, were tied going into the 18th hole. Charissa made a “clutch” 10′ putt on 18. Annabella, made her 5′ birdie putt to […]


Lucy Li Dominates Girls Rolex Tournament of Champions while Rose Zhang Climb’s into a T14

Lucy Li, sophomore, from Redwood Shores, California, dominated the Girl’s Rolex Tournament of Champions by shooting an amazing -13 under par on the difficult Fazio Course at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Lucy fired round’s of 71-62-73-69 (275) to win by 5 shot’s over Aneka Seumanutafa’s, 73-71-67-69 (280). Aneka is […]


Charissa Shang Captures Her First Toyota Tour Championship at Ojai!

Charissa Shang, an 8th grader from, Calabasas, CA., won her first Toyota Tour Cup Championship at the TTC @ Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, in Ojai, CA. Charissa, won a tight contest by posting 71-74 (145). She won by a shot over Mack Bailey, Castaic, CA., who shot 76-70 (146). Charissa, hit 73% of her […]


Rose Zhang Named 2017 First Team Rolex All-American!

Rose Zhang, 14, has been named to the 2017 Rolex All-America First Team. Rose, is a freshman at Pacific Academy in Irvine, CA. The newly named First Team All-American, was named a 2016 Rolex All-America Honorable Mention last year. Introduced by the AJGA in 1978, The Rolex Junior All-America Teams annually recognize players who have […]


Winston Thai Ties for first in controversial ruling at Arcadia

Winston “W” Thai, tied for first place in the JDT Fall Championship at Arcadia GC. Winston, shot a +3 over par 30, on the par 27 layout, following a controversial ruling. Winston, lost in a “card off” to Tom Yu. The controversy started when Winston was preparing to pitch his ball from off of the […]


Bill Sun Win’s at Meadow Lark Fall Championship

Bill Sun, Riverside, California, won the MeadowLark Fall Championship, in Huntington Beach, California. Bill, competing in the Boys 9-11 Division, fired a -2 (34) to win the event by a shot over Dafei Chen, from China. Bill made a bogey on the 4th hole to go one over par, the caught fire on the sixth […]


United States Captures Evian Championship Juniors Cup

Rose Zhang , Alexa Pano, Jackson Van Paris and Eli Tran rout 16 countries by 13 stroke’s Team USA, shot a winning score of -5, to win the Evian Championship Juniors Cup in Evian-Les-Bains, France, by 13 shot’s over second place, Japan. Team Japan, player’s, An Ichimura, Kyo Morishita, Seri Yuasa and Hikaru Yuhara, posted […]


You Seong Choi “Light’s it up” at Arrowood

You Seong Choi, won the Boy’s 12-14 Division, by firing 69-68 (137) to win the PT 2-Day @ Arrowood, by 3 shot’s over Ruiheng Xiong’s 68-72 (140). You Seong, shot even par on the front nine and then went -2 on the back for his 69. In his second round, You Seong, went -3 under […]