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GPGA Student’s Perform Well In 2011 LA City Junior Championship

Junior players from the George Pinnell Golf Academy performed well in the 2011 LA City Junior Championship played 7 courses in the Los Angeles area. In the Boys Championship, Jason Semthiti, Los Angeles, finished in a tie for 21 with solid rounds of 75-70-72 (217). Jason is preparing for college golf and has been accepted […]


Brian Fong Goes Low

Brian Fong, a sophomore at Diamond Bar, CA High School shot a career low 30 (-5) in a nine hole high school match played at Whittier Narrows Golf Course in Rosemead, CA. Brian shot his record round on Monday, March 28, 2011. The nine holes that Brian played on the Whittier Narrows Golf Course has […]


Kayla Vizcarra Win’s Eaton Canyon Spring Classic

Kayla Vizcarra, a fifteen year old, won the Southern California PGA Junior Tour Eaton Canyon Spring Classic. Kayla shot 73, (+3) on the par 70 Eaton Canyon course and won a card off with Isabelle Shee, Halle Rose Young and Haley Wian who also shot 73. Kayla won the card off with a great birdie […]


Junior’s – Sign Up For 2011 LA City Junior Championships

All junior player’s and those associated with the George Pinnell Golf Academy are encouraged to sign up for the 2011-61st Annual Los Angeles City Junior Golf Championships that will be held April 16th – 18th, 2011. The Championship Flight will be held at Wilson & Harding Municipal Golf Courses – April 16th – 18th Ages […]


Jaden Kim Tie’s For First In JDL

Jaden Kim of Fullerton, CA., tied for first place in the JDL @ Heartwell in Long Beach, CA. The JDL is the developmental tour for the Southern California PGA Junior Tour. Jaden won his first two events and tied for first in his final JDL event. Jaden will now move up to the SCPGA Junior […]


Joy Trotter To Play Cactus Tour

Joy Trotter, former UC Irvine, (UCI) standout player is slated to play on the Cactus Tour in Arizona. Joy’s first event will be the Cactus Tour Event at Encanterra, March 14 – 15, 2011. The remainder of her schedule is: March 21-23, Palm Valley March 28-30, Seville GC April 4-6, Wigwam April 11-13, Papago Joy […]


Jaden Kim Win’s Second Tournament In 2 Week’s

Jaden Kim of Fullerton, California, won his second tournament of the month when he won the JDL (Junior Developmental League) Boys 11 & under. The event was played at Rancho Duarte Golf Course in Rancho Duarte, CA. Jaden shot a 37 (+6) and was a one shot winner over second place Shane Dennis and Hank […]


Jaden Kim Win’s JDL At Birch Hill’s

Jaden Kim of Fullerton, California, won first place in the Southern California Junior PGA Junior Development League that was played at Birch Hills Golf Course in Brea, CA. Jaden shot 34 (+5) on the par 29 course. Second place was Hank Wu of Irvine, CA at 37 (+8). Jaden is an up and coming junior […]


Stephanie Lau Qualify’s For Toyota Tour Cup

Stephanie Lau, a 13 year old from Fullerton, California and a long time student of George Pinnell, qualified for the Toyota Tour Cup by finish in the top 4 of the Qualifying School that was to be played November 20-21, 2010. Due to weather condition’s the second round was canceled and the top 4 player’s […]


Novilla Win’s Second Tournament In A Row

Nina Novilla, 12 year’s old from Carson, California, won her second tournament in a row by winning the Scholl Canyon Fall Challenge. Nina shot even par with 4 birdies, 4 bogies and 10 pars. The talented young player credit’s her new putting stroke and routine taught to her by her coach George Pinnell at the […]