“It is my pleasure to announce that Cathedral Canyon Golf Club‘s own Kendall Palu, PGA has been named the Desert Chapter of the PGA, Golf Professional of the Year! It is an honor and a pleasure to pass along this note of celebration and congratulation, and a privilege to work along side Kendall each day.”
Brian Miano, General Manger
Cathedral Canyon Golf Club
68311 Paseo Real
Cathedral City, CA 92234
The Southern California Section of the PGA of America was established in 1924, and today is comprised of over 1,700 Golf Professionals working at over 500 facilities within the Section.
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Southern California Section (SCPGA) is the purpose of the PGA of America, to promote the enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals and the golf industry. The SCPGA provides competitive playing opportunities, education seminars, and player development initiatives, within a geographic area that stretches from Cambria to the Mexican border, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada and Arizona borders.
The SCPGA created the Southern California PGA Foundation to develop and administer junior golf programs as well as an increasingly wide array of other community services throughout the Section. The Southern California PGA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and operates as a public foundation. The Foundation is involved in and supports the growth of the game of golf through initiatives such as Neighborhood Golf, Drive, Chip & Putt, Special Olympics, women’s golf, Youth on Course, CIF, California Alliance for Golf and for turfgrass research, to name a few.