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Category:Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
Welcome to the November 2017 issue of Ohio Golf Journal. Be sure to click on the links to get the full multi-media impact of the information provided. ENJOY!
11/8/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
Each year the Southern Ohio PGA Recognizes members who have demonstrated superior skills as merchandisers in the promotion of golf. This year the SOPGA Awarded Rob Karnes from Dayton CC
10/27/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
It's that time of year again, the 2017 Active Score Posting Season for those rounds played in our area comes to a close on October 31. We hope you had a great season! Scores from warmer climates shall still be posted.
10/27/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
Miami Valley Golf has teamed with EBS and the Kirsch CPA Group to introduce a Lunch and Learn Program to assist business owners develop a Business Succession Blueprint.
10/27/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Our Senior Player of the Year wins this award for the 4th time and second year in a row. He is a Three Time Senior Metropolitan Champion with wins this year, last year and in 2007.
10/24/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Our Player of the Year tied for 5th in the Metropolitan, beat a field of professionals and amateurs with a 68 at the Springfield Classic and continued his good play at Springfield Country Club winning the 111th Ohio Amateur
10/17/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Piqua Country Club won the 24th playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational on Thursday, October 12 at Sugar Valley Country Club. Piqua CC will host the the James C "Skip" Snow Trophy until the 25th playing of the MVTI in 2018.
10/13/2017
Category:Past News
The 24th Playing of the Annual Miami Valley Team Invitational takes place on Thursday, October 12 at Sugar Valley Golf Club in Bellbrook, OH. NCR Country Club is the defending champion
10/11/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The annual Celebration Event was held on Monday, October 9th and Hosted By Dayton Country Club. The team of Mike Webster, Harry Williamson, Dan Stockstill and Chris Knowles won the Variable Best Ball Event.
10/10/2017
Category:Emails Sent, Past News
The 2017 Celebration Golf Event and Banquet will take place at Dayton Country Club on Monday, October 9th. The event is a 1pm shotgun with lunch before and the awards banquet afterwards. (Updated Information)
10/6/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News
The 17th Bi-Annual Ohio Intrastate Matches where held at Shady Hollow Country Club on Friday, September 29th in Massillon, Ohio. Team MVGA Finished 4th, Team Greater Cincinnati wins for their second time.
9/30/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
Our Team Challenge was won by the team of Glenda Taylor, Cheryl Davis, Jeannie Joyce and Linda Williams. Our Gross Pin Winner was Sue Seitz and our Net Pin Winner was Dee Dee Huffer
9/26/2017
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks for playing in the Miami Valley Masters Event yesterday at Walnut Grove Country Club under bright sky's and warm temperatures. The results and photo's are linked within this new article.
9/22/2017
Category:Emails Sent, Past News
In this news article are the details for the DDWGA's Fall Classic to be held at the Country Club of the North on Monday, September 25th. This One Net/One Gross Twin Best Ball ensures a great day of golf.
9/21/2017
Category:Past News
The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley (TFTGMV) is sending Trace Thomas to compete in the 2017 PURE Insurance Championship, an official PGA TOUR Champions event to be held at Pebble Beach the week of September 19-24, 2017.
9/21/2017
Category:Past News
The Masters Event for this Thursday (September 21, 2017) is now at Walnut Grove CC. In this new brief are the starting assignments and other information that you will find helpful if you are playing in the event!
9/18/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Check out these exciting fall events that are being held for the benefit of the chapter. These are great opportunities for you to show your support for The First Tee. See below for more details...
9/9/2017
Category:Past News
The Celebration golf event will be held on Monday, October 9th at Dayton CC. This four person, variable best ball wraps up the 2017 season. Following play is our Celebration Banquet. All genders are welcome to compete and attend.
9/8/2017
Category:Past News
The 17th Playing of the now Bi-Annual Ohio Intrastate Matches will be held on Friday September 29th at Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, OH and will be hosted by the Northern Ohio Golf Association.
9/4/2017
Category:Past News
The final Miami Valley Masters Event will be held on Thursday, September 21st. Your Trustees and Staff have moved the event to Walnut Grove CC as Sugar Valley will not able to host our season ending dinner indoors.
9/2/2017
Category:Past News
The entry fee is $500 Per Team ($125 per player) with $50 per player being tax deductible and $5 of that deduction going to the DDWGA Jr. Girls Fund. More Details inside this link.
8/31/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Den DeVore defended his Senior Metropolitan Championship winning for the 3rd time and Brady Marinangeli claimed his first Mid-Amateur Championship, in the weather delayed Championship at Sycamore Creek CC, August 28 & 29th
8/30/2017
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
A good time was had by all on this Eclipse Day. Scores, results, photos and more can be found when clicking on this link. The final event of the Masters Season is Thursday, September 21 at Sugar Valley Golf Club.
8/18/2017
Category:Past News
A great time was had by all in the annual playing of the Mercedes Benz Dealer Championship on Monday, August 14th at Moraine Country Club. All results, photos and more are contained within this link.
8/17/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
Sophia Schubert Wins 117th US Women's Amateur over Albane Valenzuela 6 & 5 in the 36 Hole Final. Your journey started at Walnut Grove CC as she qualified for the National Championship on July 6, 2017
8/13/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The annual Tri-City Matches where held at Country Club of the North on Tuesday, August 1st. These matches have 15 ladies from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. Dayton with 309.5 points, Columbus was second with 274.5 and Cincinnati was third with 226 points.
8/2/2017
Category:Past News
Despite the more than 4 inches of rain that fell during championship week, the more than 10 ½ hours of rain delays our defending champion, Josh Gilkison prevailed.
7/27/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Matt Buse won the 2017 Metropolitan Contest in a tie breaker of Winning Score 274 - 285 as both he and Jim Heimbach picked Jonathan Clyod, Josh Gilkison, Austin Sipe, Brady Marinangeli, Chris Coleman, Jeff Scohy and Peter Samborsky
7/27/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News
The 2017 Miami Valley Golf Metropolitan Championship was held Thursday, July 20th through Sunday, July 23th at the par 70, 6600 yard, Heatherwoode Golf Course which is located in Springboro, OH. The event was won by Josh Gilkison, a soon to be freshman at Kent State and a graduate of Springboro High School.
7/23/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News
Austin Sipe won the Ohio Amateur at Springfield CC. His four round total of 4 under par (276) gave him a four shot victory. 15 year old, Luke Wells also from our area, finished well with a T4th at 281 - View all scores here!
7/14/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Sectional Qualifying for the US Men's Amateur was held on Monday, July 10th at Moraine Country Club. 67 golfers played for a three (3) qualifying positions and two alternates. Results are linked
6/23/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Sectional Qualifying for the US Women's Amateur was held on Thursday, July 6th at Walnut Grove Country Club. Under very wet conditions the ninth positions was played off at even par. Results are linked
6/22/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The DDWGA Twin Best Ball was held at Dayton Country Club on Monday, June 19th with blustery winds and a couple showers to further enhance the playing experience. Results, Pictures and More if you click on this hyperlink
6/19/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks to all the Volunteers and Attendees who came out to support Junior Girls Golf. Each year in honor of Diana Schwab the DDWGA along with the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley host a fun day of golf. Learn More
6/17/2017
Category:Overall News
Over the last few weeks we did a few test runs on a new Caddie Program known as "Looper Golf". The concept is a simple one and mirrors that of the car service "UBER". Instead of a car showing up to collect you, a Caddie arrives at the club or course to accompany you on your round of golf! Everything is run through an app on your phone.
6/17/2017
Category:Past News
Don't forget to register for the revamped Mixed Metropolitan Championship to be held on Monday, June 26th at Walnut Grove CC. This 1pm shotgun includes includes a Dinner Banquet after play.
6/13/2017
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The Miami Valley Masters Event #2 event was held at Meadowbrook @ Clayton on Monday, June 12. To review scores, photos and more click on this link.. Thanks to Meadowbrook at Clayton for hosting and to all the staff at Meadowbrook for hosting not only the Event but a Course Rating.
6/12/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
The US Open Sectional was held at Springfield CC for the 8th time in 9 years on Monday, June 5th. After a 1:04 minute rain delay at 7:11am play completed without further delay. Corey Conners tied the qualifying record score at 128, firing a 61 in the first round.
5/30/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
The 2017 Ohio Junior World Qualifier was held under almost perfect conditions! 13 Junior Golfers Qualified to advance onto the 2017 IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships, July 10-14 in California.
5/26/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The first event of the DDWGA Tournament Season was held on Monday, May 15th at Sugar Valley Golf Club. Everyone had lots of fun and we even had a Hole in One by Julie Wentworth
5/12/2017
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
A great day was had by all players in the 1st event of the Miami Valley Masters Season played on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Piqua CC. You can few all the results by following this link!
5/9/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Programming is throughout Warren, Butler and Montgomery Counties
5/7/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, US Open
Each year, for almost a past decade, the road to the US Open goes through Springfield Country Club. To continue our tradition of hosting one of the 11 World-Wide Sectional Sectional Qualifiers we need a number of volunteers if you are interested follow this link!
5/6/2017
Category:Emails Sent, Past News
On Monday, May 8th, the Miami Valley Masters Event #1 will be held at Piqua CC. The event is a 1pm shotgun with the range opening at noon. No Lunch is available prior but dinner is included afterwards. Details are included in this message!
5/5/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
That’s right, 25 years ago Cathy Jefferson, Diana Schwab, Alice Burton and Floris Fortune created the Dayton District Women’s Golf Association with a vision to build camaraderie among the lady golfers of the Miami Valley AND to mentor young girls in the game we all love.
5/4/2017
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The Spring Better Ball presented by our friends at Midwest Security Services was on Monday, May 1st at the Country Club of the North. Congrats to our winners and thanks to Midwest Security Services for being our Partner for the Event
4/28/2017
Category:Overall News, Past News
Despite our Technology Issues, we where still able to determine a winner for our 14th annual Masters Contest presented by our friends at Mercedes Benz of Centerville. We had 556 people submit there information and the winner was Josh Veith
4/14/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
So...What does that mean?....Fair handicapping depends upon full and accurate information regarding a player's potential scoring ability as reflected by a complete scoring record...
3/30/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
As we approach the start of the season, we are excited that GAME GOLF will join Miami Valley Golf this year! A proud partner of the PGA of America, GAME GOLF has changed the way golfers use data to lower their scores.
3/18/2017 7:00:00 AM
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
The 2nd Annual First Tee of Greater Miami Valley Fund raising event at TOPGOLF will be held on Thursday, April 6th from 5:30-9:30pm. This is an excellent opportunity to support the First Tee and all their great programming and have fun at the same time!
3/7/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
As part of a joint initiative to modernize the Rules and make them easier to understand and apply, the USGA and The R&A have unveiled a preview of proposed new Rules of Golf.
3/4/2017
Category:Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
Registration is now open, for the 44th Ohio Junior World Qualifier to be held at the Historic NCR Country Club on Tuesday May 30th. NEW this year 18 year old's are eligible!
2/21/2017
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
The Annual & Club Representative Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd at Country Club of the North. This is a great way to start the season and gather all material for DDWGA Activities for the 2017 season.
2/18/2017 10:15:00 AM
Category:Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley is looking to add a few coaches to their roster of very talented people making a difference. These part time paid positions....
2/16/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
Miami Valley Golf, through our Foundation's More from Golf Campaign, would like to invite you to attend a Kick Off Reception for a new program called LOOPER. The reception will be held at Sycamore Creek Country Club, on Wednesday, February 22. Register to attend here.
2/3/2017
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The 2017 Season's Tournament Schedule is now available. Tournament Registration will begin by March 1st. We look forward to seeing you all come next Spring.
12/19/2016
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
November 1st marks the beginning of our inactive season in the Miami Valley. So unless you are heading somewhere south your scores from rounds in the Miami Valley SHALL not be posted to your Handicap Record
10/31/2016
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
NCR Country Club won the 23rd playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. They won by just 2 strokes over the Team from Piqua County Club in the Four-Ball, Foursome and Singles Format. Next Year's Event will be held at Sugar Valley GC on Thursday, September 28th
9/30/2016
Category:Past News
NCR Country Club's South Course will host the 23rd Annual Miami Valley Team Invitational on Thursday, September 29th. Visit the MVTI Micro Site by following the links within the title. Sycamore Creek is the Defending Champion
9/25/2016
Category:Emails Sent, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks to all those who played in the 4th and final Miami Valley Masters Event at Browns Run CC on Wednesday, September 21. It was a great day to wrap up the Masters Season for 2016. The first event for 2017 will be Monday, May 8th at Piqua CC
9/22/2016
Category:Past News
The final Miami Valley Masters Event of 2016 will be held at Browns Run Country Club on Wednesday, September 21. The event will begin with a 1pm shotgun with dinner to follow.
9/12/2016
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Congratulations to all those making a strong finish in the Sr. Metro and Mid Amateur. Congratulations also to our Champions, Dan DeVore, Mid-Am and Senior Champion, Skip Snow, Champion, Ages 65-74 and Arlen Idle, Champion, Ages 75 and older. - All the details are in this link!
8/31/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News
A great day was had by all at NCR Country Club on Monday, August 22nd for the final DDWGA Event of the year. The Pin Winners where Cathy Jefferson and Gloria Vicen and the Club Challenge Team taking home the Trophy was from CCN.
8/23/2016
Category:Past News
Inside is information for Monday, August 22, 2016's DDWGA Fall Classic. The event will be held at NCR Country Club on the North Course. The Shotgun Start is at 1pm with Registration Starting at 11:30am - NO LUNCH PRIOR but dinner after play!
8/19/2016
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News
The 3rd Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season took place on Monday, August 8th at Dayton Country Club. The temperature was warm but at least we had a break from the humidity.
8/4/2016
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Josh Gilkison is our 2016 MVGA Mertropolitan Champion. He defeated Adam Armstong in a 4 hole aggregate playoff. Both players finished regulation play at 282 (-6)
7/14/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Results, Certificates and Photo's from the Twin Best Ball held on Monday, July 11 at Beavercreek Golf Club. The next DDWGA Event is Monday, August 22, 2016 at NCR Country Club.
7/11/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The US Women's Amateur Sectional Qualifier was held on Thursday, July 7th at Walnut Grove Country Club. There are 73 players for 7 qualifying positions in the Championship Proper. This post links to the Microsite
7/6/2016
Category:Overall News, Past News
Six Under Par is what it took to being the 2016 US Amateur Sectional Medalist at the Dayton Ohio Site. Five under was the second qualifying position. The first and second alternates where at 4 and 3 under. See everything here
6/25/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks to all who played and the Staff and Members of Troy Country Club for a great week of golf for the 87th Women's Amateur Championship this past week at Troy Country Club.
6/24/2016
Category:Past News
The 87th Dayton Women's Amateur takes place this week at Troy Country Club. 36 Holes of Stroke Play lead into Match Play. The finals will be Friday Morning.
6/20/2016
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
A great day was had at Urbana Country Club on Friday, June 17th as the Miami Valley Masters played their second event of the 2016 season. In this news brief are all the results and information on the next event!
6/19/2016
Category:Emails Sent, Past News
Close to 80 of our area's Men's Golfers, age 50 and up will travel to Urbana CC on Friday (June 17th) to play in the Miami Valley Masters Event #2. The event is a 1pm shotgun start.
6/14/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent, Overall News, Past News
112 Ladies from around the Dayton Area took on the quick greens and wonderfully conditioned Dayton County Club on Monday, June 13. The results, photos and awards are contained within this news brief.
6/14/2016
Category:Past News
The rescheduled DDWGA Spring Shamble is this upcoming Monday, June 13th at Dayton Country Club. The information within is to help the contestants prepare for the event. Thanks to Dayton CC for hosting the season opening event.
6/10/2016
Category:Overall News, Past News
The US Open Sectional Qualifier the final stop on the #RoadToOakmont took place on Monday, June 6th under bright and clear skys but with a steady 20 mph winds. Nick Hardy captured both the Medalist and and Low Amateur Medals....
6/10/2016
Category:Emails Sent, Past News
5/30/2016
Category:Emails Sent, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks for playing in the 1st Miami Valley Masters Event at Walnut Grove Country Club and all the Members and Staff at WGCC for hosting! Our Next Masters Event will be on Friday, June 13th at Urbana Country Club.
5/25/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Emails Sent
I was hoping to start this letter out by saying how wonderful the Shamble was but Mother Nature had other ideas and so I begin by saying how EXCITED I am for the upcoming Shamble which has been moved to Monday, June 13th at
5/24/2016
Category:Past News
Have a great time, get some exercise, watch some great golf, give back to the game and get a free lunch...Just a few reasons to volunteer as a scorer for both USGA, DDWGA and MVGA Events in 2016!
5/20/2016
Category:Past News
The Deadline for the 43rd playing of the Ohio Junior World Championship Qualifier is Tuesday, May 24th. The Championship will take place on the South Course for Boys 15-17 and all others will play the North Course
5/19/2016
Category:Past News
The 87th Playing of our Women's Amateur Championship will take place June 20th through 24th at Troy Country Club. The flighted event starts with 36 holes of Stroke Play followed by Match Play. Register HERE
5/19/2016
Category:Past News
The Annual Get a Girl Golfing Free Clinic put on by the DDWGA with help from the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley will be held on Friday, June 10th at Rollandia Golf Center. To register click on the title above.
5/18/2016
Category:Past News
The 1st event of the Miami Valley Master Season is Monday, May 23 at Walnut Grove CC. The event gets underway with a 1pm shotgun start. Dinner follows play and their will be no lunch available prior to the shotgun.
5/17/2016
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Spring Shamble has been rescheduled to Monday, June 13th. If you are where registered and need to make team adjustments or withdraw please open this link
5/6/2016
Category:Emails Sent, MVGA News, Overall News
2016 Spring Better Ball Results are included within this News Article, Thanks to everyone for playing and Miami Valley Golf Club for hosting.
5/3/2016
Category:Past News
Miami Valley Golf Club will host the first event of the MVGA Season when 112 players tee it up in the Spring Better Ball on Monday, May 2, 2016. The event gets underway with a 1pm shotgun and the practice facilities open at 11:30am
4/28/2016
Category:Past News
Help Celebrate Earth Day by playing a round of Golf, Did you know the use of recycled water has increased by 32.7 percent from 2006 to 2014. Recycled water now counts for 25 percent of all water used on golf courses.
4/22/2016
Category:MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
March and April generally mark the beginning of the active season for players who live in seasonal golf areas of the United States. Here are a few things to know before hitting the course this season:
4/15/2016
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Only 14 people picked Danny Willett. Of those 14 only 2 picked them in combination with Jordan Spieth. Those two finished in 1st and 2nd place in our 13th annual Masters Contest presented by our friends at Mercedes Benz of Centerville.
4/11/2016
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
If you need a little inspiration, just watch this video and it will explain the highlights of the USGA's and as we are a Regional Association of the USGA, Miami Valley Golf's Role in Golf right here in the Valley!
3/30/2016
Category:Past News
It's the 1st day to post scores on 4/1 and it is also an update year. So follow the link to see what changes have occurred to the USGA Handicap System over the off season!
3/30/2016
Category:Past News
The 13th Masters Contest is Now Open. Don't forget to make your selections by the end of the day on Wednesday, April 6th. Best of Luck and Enjoy the Masters!
3/28/2016
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
Tournament Registration is now open for our 2016 Events. Just follow the link by clicking the link in the name it will get you to our online registration page. See you on the Links!
3/1/2016
Category:Overall News, Past News
We all know that enjoying a round of golf when playing alone can be a lot of fun and can even help your game. The decision by the USGA to disallow a round while playing...
3/1/2016
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
The Annual & Club Representative Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd at Country Club of the North. This is a great way to start the season and gather all material for DDWGA Activities for the 2016 season.
2/24/2016
Category:Past News
Join us on Monday, February 29 at Heatherwoode Golf Course where we will review the 2016 Rule Changes and discuss how you can take your 2016 Tournament Schedule to the next level!
2/8/2016
Category:MVGA Partners
1/30/2016
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1/29/2016
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1/29/2016
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1/28/2016
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1/27/2016
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1/27/2016
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1/27/2016
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1/7/2016
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1/7/2016
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1/7/2016
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1/7/2016
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
To help you prepare for your 2016 Golf Season attached to this article is the link to the 2016 Schedule. We look forward to seeing you in the Spring!
12/27/2015
Category:Overall News
Give the gift of Championship Golf. Become involved with the 37th US Senior Open at the Historic Scioto Country Club just a short drive from the Miami Valley in Columbus Ohio. The event will be held August 8-14, 2016
12/14/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
Miami Valley Golf was the recipient of the 2015 “Best Service – Small Association” award at the recent USGA GHIN Users meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, Ca.
11/18/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
The 2015 Course Rating season came to a close with the Course Rating Issuance and Review Committee Meeting at Dayton CC on Friday, November 6th. New ratings will be in effective on April 1, 2016.
11/7/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
This link is intended to provide you with a overview of what the Anchor Ban Means. THIS IS NOT AN EQUIPMENT RULE — Conforming mid-length and long putters remain permissible provided they are not anchored.
11/4/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
The Active Golf Season ended on Saturday, October 31st for scores played in the northern part of the US. All scores in the Sunbelt Area's should still be posted....Review Where to Post Here
10/29/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
The R&A and the United States Golf Association announced the publication of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf. The new Rules book is the culmination of the normal four-year review cycle and is a collaborative work by The R&A and the USGA.
10/26/2015
Category:Overall News
The R&A and the United States Golf Association have announced the latest revisions to the Rules of Amateur Status for golfers, which take effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
10/26/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
A "retired" golf professional with over 60 years of golf and life experience has passed. Charles “Chuck” Licher, 77, was born in Muncie, Indiana but was raised in Lima, 0hio. After graduating from St. Rose High School, he attended Bowling Green State University in 1957 and played golf for the
10/20/2015
Category:Past News
Come Play NCR Country Club (South Course) Monday, October 26, 2015! Call the golf shop staff at 937-643-6904 to make your starting time between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Your $100 greens fee includes golf, cart, range balls, and lunch, and $25.00 goes back to support The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley.
10/16/2015
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The weather was breezy but the temperature warm, and just as we finished play we started to get some rain, which was a fitting way to end the rain plagued 2015 tournament season. Team Dayton CC defended
10/14/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
On Sunday, September 27, the Dayton Golf Hall of Fame Inducted Mike Suttman, Mike Castleforte, Larry Hayes, Greg Lawrence and Emma Jandel. Every two years the DGHOF inducts...
10/5/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Sycamore Creeks wins the 22nd playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational held on Thursday, October 1st at Country Club of the North by one shot over NCR CC and Sugar Valley GC. Host CCN was one more back.
10/1/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The 16th Playing of the Ohio Intra-State Matches took place on Wednesday, September 30 at Tartan Fields Golf Club located in Dublin, OH and was hosted by...
10/1/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The DDWGA Club Challenge and Pin Winners Event was held on Saturday, September 19th at Miami Valley Golf Club. The weather cleared up and made for a gorgeous Fall Afternoon and the course was in great shape. The results and photo's of the Event are linked here.
9/21/2015
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Club Challenge and Pin Winners Event was held on Saturday, September 19th at Miami Valley Golf Club. The weather cleared up and made for a gorgeous Fall Afternoon and the course was in great shape. The results and photo's of the Event are linked here.
9/21/2015
Category:DDWGA News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Applications are now being accepted for PJ Boatwright Internships provided by the United States Golf Association though the Miami Valley and Dayton District Women's Golf Associations. These paid positions are for 2016
9/19/2015
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Club Challenge and Pin Winners Event is this upcoming Saturday, September 19th at Miami Valley Golf Club. For more information click here...
9/16/2015
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
A perfect weather day greeted the 100 players in the final Miami Valley Masters Event of the 2015 Golf Season. Results, Photos and More are within this article
9/15/2015
Category:Past News
The Fourth Miami Valley Masters Event is this upcoming Monday, September 14th at NCR Country Club South Course. Click here for more......
9/10/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Tim Sorrows successfully defended his title in the Sr. Metropolitan Championship. Dan Devore came in second. The Mid Am was won by Mark Monfort. Skip Snow won ages 65-73 and Steve Smith won ages 74 and up.
9/5/2015
Category:Past News
The Senior Metropolitan is this upcoming Thursday and Friday, September 3-4 at Walnut Grove Country Club. For more information and pairings please click here.
8/26/2015
Category:Past News
The 22nd Playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational will be on Thursday, October 1 at Country Club of the North. This 27 Hole team competition starts with Better Ball Play at 10am. Walnut Grove is the Defending Champion.
8/24/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
The DDWGA Twin Best Ball was played August 17th at Browns Run Country Club. Congratulations to Susan Seitz, Cindy Burton, Penny Bitzer, and Becky Owen with a Gross Score of -1, 143. To view more click here.....
8/18/2015
Category:Past News
NCR CC will be hosting our fourth and final event of the season on Monday, September 14th and will now be played on the South Course. Click here for more information.....
8/14/2015
Category:Past News
The deadline for the Senior/Mid-Amateur Metropolitan Championship is TUESDAY - AUGUST 25TH . Please click here for more.......
8/14/2015
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Twin Best Ball Event is this upcoming Monday, August 17th at Browns Run Country Club. Click here for more information
8/13/2015
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The 3rd Miami Valley Masters Event of the 2015 Season was played August 3rd at Country Club of the North. Click the link for results and photo's...
8/4/2015
Category:Past News
Monday-September 21, 2015- Dayton Country Club- 12pm Registration- 1:30 Shotgun- $125 Entry Fee
7/31/2015
Category:Past News
The Third Miami Valley Masters Event is this upcoming Monday, August 3rd at Country Club of the North. Click here for groupings and a schedule for the days events.
7/30/2015
Category:Past News
Contact Head Golf Professional Rob Karnes RKarnes@DaytonCountryClub.com or 937-294-3352 to make your tee time!
7/30/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Pete Betzold won the 2015 Metropolitan Championship by one shot over Brennen Walsh and Jeff Scohy. Thanks to Beavercreek Golf Club, all the players and volunteers who made this championship one for the record books.
7/26/2015
Category:Past News
Jeff Scohy leads by 1 shot with the final round to play. Pete Betzold made a charge with is 1 under par 71 and is one shot back. UD incoming freshman, Ryan Flick is 3 back at 215. Final round starting times begin at 7:30am with our leaders teeing off at 9:10am.
7/25/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
The US Women’s Amateur Sectional Qualifying will be held on Thursday, July 16th at Walnut Grove Country Club. Fifty Nine (59) players will be competing over the par 72, 6400 yard course for a yet to be announced qualifying position(s).
7/16/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Michael Balcar, Michael Bernard and Nicolas Paxson are our three qualifiers from the Dayton, Ohio US Amateur Sectional Qualifying Site. They prevailed over a very soggy Dayton CC course and other competitors to advance to Olympia Fields next month.
7/14/2015
Category:Overall News
Friday, July 24 at Austin Landing for the Brews Fore Birdies Craft Beer Festival benefiting The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley. This event will showcase 50+ craft beers from around the country, live music from Funky G and the Groove Machine, and more!
7/14/2015
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The 2nd Miami Valley Masters Event of the 2015 Season was played Monday July 6th.The weather was perfect (maybe a little to humid) and the course was in great shape....
7/7/2015
Category:Past News
Sunday, July 26th- Pipestone Golf Course- 8am and 2pm Shotgun. $100 per player. Entry deadline Monday, July 20
7/2/2015
Category:Past News
The Second Miami Valley Masters Event is this upcoming Monday, July 6th at Sycamore Creek Country Club. Click here for groupings and a schedule for the days events.
7/2/2015
Category:Past News
The Road to the US Amateur once again leads through Dayton Country Club on Monday, July 13, 2015 as 79 competitors will play for 3 qualifying positions over this classic Donald Ross designed course.
6/30/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Lindsey Murray a Xavier Golfer from Tipp City won the 86th playing of our Women's Amateur Championship over Miranda Greene 2 & 1 on Saturday, June 27th in very damp, soggy conditions. View all the results by following this link.
6/30/2015
Category:Past News
The 86th playing of our Women's Amateur Championship Starts Tuesday, June 23rd and runs through Saturday, June 27th. You can follow all the activities of both the Match and Stroke Play by following this link!
6/18/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Multiple Time runner up Jeff Scohy finally captured the Ohio Mid Amateur at Belmont Country Club in Perrysburg Ohio. Jeff won by 1 shot over Bill Williamson from Cincinnati. Congratulations Jeff!
6/17/2015
Category:Past News
If you are interested in following Steve Jurick and all the competitors as they play in the US Senior Open Championship at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California click on the Link Above or visit 2015ussenioropen.com
6/17/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Over 50 girls and 15 volunteers took part in our Annual Diana Schwab Get a Girl Golfing Clinic, despite the heat and afternoon showers a great time was had by all. Thanks to the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley for organizing this great day!
6/13/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
It took 6 under par to get out of the Springfield Sectional on Monday, June 8th. Medalist with rounds of 65-67-133 was Michael Davan from Hoopeston, IL...
6/8/2015
Category:MVGA, Past News
MVGA Executive Director Steve Jurick Qualifies for the 2015 US Senior Open Championship at Del Paso Country Club, June 25-28 in Sacramento, CA.
6/4/2015 4:00:00 PM
Category:Ohio Junior World Info, Past News
The 2015 Ohio Junior World Qualifier is almost here! We look forward to a wonderful day of golf and excitement as many of the top junior players in the state of Ohio compete. Click the Title for more Information.
6/4/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
The 43rd playing of the Ohio Junior World Qualifier was split over two different Monday's for the first time in it's history and while Mother Nature was not as kind as she had been in years past we still have great play!
6/1/2015
Category:Past News, US Open
The odds are long. The United States Golf Association accepted 9,882 entries for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. Only 156 will tee it up on June 18 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
5/29/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
Monday-July 6th- Partnering with Northwestern Mutual to host the second annual AIA Golf Classic at the Country Club of the North. Tony Dungy will be in attendance at the AIA Golf Classic to greet and take a photo with each foursome! Click the link above for more community events!
5/28/2015
Category:Past News
On Monday, June 1st NCR South will host the Boys 15-17 age division of the Ohio Junior World Championship. The field consists of 64 of the top young men golfers in Ohio.
5/28/2015
Category:Past News
Monday-July 6th, 2015. AIA is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to host its second annual AIA Golf Classic at the Country Club of the North.
5/28/2015
Category:Past News
Volunteers are needed to help support and give back to a game we all love. The first opportunity is at Springfield CC on Monday, June 8 at Springfield Country Club for the US Open Sectional!
5/20/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Thank you to those who played in the DDWGA Spring Shamble Event on Monday, May 18th at Walnut Grove Country Club. The results and photo's of the Event can be found here.....
5/19/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Dates have changed to Tuesday thru Saturday June 23-27, 2015. Register by clicking the link above. Registration will be available until Saturday June 16th, 2015!
5/14/2015
Category:Past News
The first event of the DDWGA Season will be on Monday, May 18th at Walnut Grove Country Club and to make the event even better we have updated the format to a 4(four) person team event. The event is a 1pm shotgun....
5/14/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
Nominations for the 2015 Dayton Golf Hall of Fame Induction Class are now being accepted! Nominate someone using the link above until July 1, 2015!
5/14/2015
Category:Past News
The Annual Get a Girl Golfing Clinic remembering Diana Schwab will be held on Friday, June 12th at Rolandia Golf Center. Register for this event here!
5/14/2015
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
Thank you you for playing in the first Miami Valley Masters Event of the 2015 Season. Due to mother nature we were forced to stop play. Thanks to all those who played.....
5/13/2015
Category:Mercedes Benz Golf Event Partners
5/9/2015
Category:Mercedes Benz Golf Event Partners
5/9/2015
Category:Past News
Troy Country Club will host the 1st event of the 2015 Miami Valley Masters Season on Monday, May 11th. The event is a 1pm shotgun start. We look forward to seeing everyone at the 1st event!. Details Enclosed
5/7/2015
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Congratulations to our winning teams from our first event of the season. Thanks again to Terry Rogers and his company Midwest Security Services for their support. (Yeah, No....Sponsorship does not assure a win!)
5/5/2015
Category:Past News
Saturday, June 6th - Make you own team of 4 or we can pair you up ~ 6‐6‐6 Format ~ 18 holes - Cart included ~ Continental Breakfast ~ Snacks on the course - Lunch ~ Prizes $75 Per
5/1/2015
Category:Past News
Monday - May 18 - Dayton Country Club - 11:30 Registration - 1:30 Shotgun - Dinner and Raffle Following
5/1/2015
Category:Past News
The 1st Event of the Miami Valley Golf Season is Monday, May 4th on NCR CC's North Course. The 2 Person Better Ball format is a great way to get your competitive game in order as we start into the 2015 season. Details Inside,
4/30/2015
Category:Past News
This upcoming Tuesday, May 5th is the deadline for the 1st MVM Event of the year on May 11th at Troy CC. If you have not registered already, you have three ways to register. Online, Download Form or call the office at 937-294-6842.
4/29/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
The Final Tally has been calculated and David Sledz has won. His selections of Spieth, Rose, Mickelson, Oosthuizen outdistanced his selections by a little over $300K. Thanks to Mercedes Benz of Centerville for their support of this contest.
4/13/2015
Category:Past News
If you are like most of us, our selections did not make the cut, but on the off chance you think you are still in the running but need to confirm your selections...Here they Are!
4/11/2015
Category:Past News
It's hard to believe but we have been doing our annual Masters Contest for twelve years now and partnering with our friends at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville for the last six. Make you selections now or later but by next Wednesday at Midnight. GOOD LUCK!
3/30/2015 7:35:00 AM
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
For the Special Spring Time Price of $44 which includes shipping you can order a Nike Golf Dri-FIT vertical Polo. A percentage of the proceeds help support the programming of your local golf association. Thanks to Planet Pro Shop for the special price!
3/30/2015
Category:Overall News, Past News
The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley and the YMCA of Greater Dayton are once again pleased to announced the opening for entries in the Annual Office Golf Open. This one-of-a-kind event will generate fun and camaraderie in your office, all while giving back to two local organizations who are impacting today's youth!
3/28/2015
Category:Past News
Two Man Best Ball, Community Golf Course, 8:00am Shotgun, Benefitting the Special Wish Foundation, May 30th, 2015, $130 Per Team Entry deadline May 23rd.
3/27/2015
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Now that we are seeing the signs of Spring, we thought it was time to report on the changes and updates from our Area Clubs and Courses over the off season. By no means do we think we have everything....
3/14/2015
Category:Past News
The Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 25th at CC of the North. This is a great way to start the season and gather DDWGA Material for the 2015 season. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm. There will be complimentary...
2/23/2015
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News
Each year the DDWGA donates scholarship funds to worthy Junior Girls. These funds are for collegiate assistance and golf camp attendance. To apply for any of these scholarships, the candidate needs to submit an application.
2/23/2015
Category:Overall News
Matt joining the Association as the Assistant Director and GHIN Support. He graduated from Kent State University in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Sports Administration...
2/18/2015
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
Join Green Velvet on Thursday, February 12 at the Presidential Banquet Center for a Day of Education while receiving ODA and GCSAA Credit. Session starts at 8am and runs until 3pm. REGISTER BY CLICKING ON THE ARTICLE NAME
1/28/2015
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
On Tuesday, January 27th an Education Seminar was held at Beavercreek Golf Club for MVGCSA Members and our Partners. Thanks to all of our partners and speakers for their contributions and MVGCSA Members for attending!
1/27/2015
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
A great time was had by all in the Annual MVGCSA Bowl A Thon this year held at Poelking Lanes South on Friday, January 23, 2015. The coveted Worestest Bowl Award was highly contested and ultimately won
1/24/2015
Category:Overall News
Registration is Now Open for the Drive Chip and Putt Championship for Junior Golfers between the ages of 7 & 15. Local Location is Kittyhawk Golf Course on July 21, Cincinnati and Columbus also have locations as well!
1/22/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation
Investment opportunity of this Brian Huntley designed 18 hole course built in 1999 boasting a country club atmosphere in a public course setting. The course consists of ±158 ac., ±3100 sg. ft. clubhouse (built 2013) with bar, office, pro shop, open deck overlooking the course
1/20/2015
Category:Past News
It is with sadness we announce the passing of Rick Boehm. Rick was the MVGCSA's President in 1976, Superintendent of the Year in 1985 and the long time golf course superintendent at the Military Course
1/19/2015
Category:Past News
Your Trustees of the MVGCSA are pleased to announced they have arranged a full day of education just for our MVGCSA Members on Tuesday, January 27 at Beavercreek Golf Club.
1/10/2015
Category:Past News
Will Troy Martin continue his dominance as our Associations Best Bowler or will Larry Coriell make a run at it or? Who will be the worestest bowler and retain the returned trophy. There are many who contend but only one can win.
1/10/2015
Category:Past News
Help make a difference to Greene and Montgomery county families by offering a hand up not a hand out January 13-17th as your MVGCSA Chapter Helps with a Build. Registration Information Within!
1/6/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
In a surprise move to Troy Martin, he was awarded the 2014 Golf Course Superintendent Award of the Year by the Members of the MVGCSA for his dedication and duty to his club and it's membership
1/1/2015
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Mike Thill was recognized for his service to our Tournament Community as a Tournament Official at the Celebration Event at Dayton CC on Monday, October 13, 2014. Mike volunteers his time as both a Tournament Official and Course Rater and rarely misses an opportunity to give of his time and service.
12/20/2014
Category:MVGCSA News, Past News
Darrin Batisky is our new Bayer Territory Manager for Bayer Crop Science and our most recent Golf Partner of the MVGCSA. Darrin comes to our area from Pittsburgh...
12/16/2014
Category:Past News
The off season brings with changes, and this off season is no different. Today Piqua CC announced it will be ceasing operations at the end of the year, bring a sad end to a 118 years of providing recreation and camaraderie to the Piqua CC.
12/14/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
Dean Kern, of Arrowhead Golf Course in Minster, OH, the Certified Golf Course Superintendent there for more than 30 years was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the the Miami Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association at the Celebration Event at Dayton Country Club.
12/10/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Dee Dee Huffer a NCR CC golfer while playing Skyline Country Club in Tucson, AZ on Wednesday, November 19th made her 1st Hole in One on the 13th hole using a 7 wood, very cool, but then it gets better.....
12/9/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
The Inaugural Attendance Cup presented by Wolfcreek, was developed to give incentive to the MVGCSA Membership to be more involved. Our 1st Years Winners was Tom Streiff and John Austin won the Industry Portion of the Challenge
12/9/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
Justin Cron who is the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Yankee Trace Golf Club is the 8th recipient of the Chris Fullmer Award as Assistant Superintendent of the Year.
12/9/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
The 2015 Season has the Women's Amateur being contested at Country Club of the North in Mid June, the Men's Metropolitan at Beavercreek and the Senior and Mid Am at Walnut Grove. Check out all the great playing opportunities within this link!
11/29/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
Craig Fryman of Green Velvet Sod Farms was awarded the Industry Professional of the Year by the Miami Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association for the 2014 season.
11/29/2014
Category:Past News
Join your fellow MVGCSA members for our annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 6th beginning at 7pm in the Ohio Room at the Buffalo Wild Wings located in the Town & Country Shopping Center in Kettering. There is no fee for attending
11/25/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Presented by Dayton Freight annually since 2006 our Player of the Year recognizes the the best male golfer in our area. This year our Player of the Year is Jeff Scohy.
11/10/2014
Category:Past News
Our annual round table discussions will be hosted by Jim Hesselbrock and take place on Thursday, November 13th at the Maintenance Facility at Miami Valley Golf Club. Discussions get underway at 10am and lunch will follow provided by Dave Haas with John Deere Landscapes. No Pre-Registration is required. Hope to see you all there!
10/30/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Presented by Dayton Freight annually since 2006 our Senior Player of the Year recognizes the the best male golfer in our area over the age of 50. This Year our Senior Player of the Year is Tim Sorrows.
10/29/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
The Team of Ted White, Troy Martin, John Austin, Scott Papania, Mike Pierce, Brian Burke, Dan MInton and Brandon Cobb Finishes 2nd in the Annual Ohio Cup at Catawba Island on October 16th
10/29/2014
Category:Past News
On Wednesday, November 12 beginning at 8:15am the IGCSA will be hosting a Conservation best management practices workshop at the Fort Golf & Conference Ctr in Lawrence, Indiana. Registration Details are included in the link.
10/29/2014
Category:Past News
The Ohio Turfgrass Conference and Show will be here before you know it. The dates this year are December 9-11 and it will be moving to a new and more affordable location, Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Sandusky, OH
10/29/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Our area will begin observing the inactive season on November 1st and running through March 31. Therefore, scores from rounds played in our region are not elibible to be posted between November 1 and March 31.
10/29/2014
Category:Past News
The Miami Valley and Dayton District Women’s Golf Associations each calendar year offer two P.J. Boatwright golf administration internships. These paid internships can run from three to twelve months depending upon a candidate's availability and funding grants from the USGA.
10/22/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
The Final Event of the Golf Calendar for the 2014 Season was the Inaugural Celebration Event which brought our collective Golf Community together for this variable best ball event.
10/14/2014
Category:Past News
Play in the Superintendent's Revenge 2 Person Scramble at CCN on Monday, October 27th. This event is limited to the first 54 teams to register. Event details are linked from here!
10/7/2014
Category:Past News
The final 2014 golf event for the Miami Valley is our season-ending Celebration, a 4-person variable best ball, being played Monday, Oct. 13 at Dayton CC. Within this article is the information you will need if playing in the 1pm shotgun. Best of Luck to those playing!
10/7/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Congratulations to the team from Walnut Grove Country Club as they captured the 21st playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational for their clubs first time.
10/2/2014
Category:Past News
The 21st Playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational is this Thursday, October 2nd at Walnut Grove CC. The event begins at 10am with the Fourball (Better Ball) format.
9/28/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
Thanks to those who played in the Miami Valley Masters Event at Moraine Country Club. The links included are for the final scores, photos, certificate winnings and skins.
9/22/2014
Category:Past News
9/17/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
The annual pig roast presented by Gregg Schaner and our friends at Syngenta is on Tuesday, September 30th and get's underway with a 1pm shotgun at Twin Base Golf Club. After play we will have diner and plenty of camaraderie. The cost for the day is $50 and if you are just coming for dinner after play (5pmish) the cost will be $15. Hope to see you there!
9/16/2014
Category:Past News
Thank you to those who have registered to play in the final Miami Valley Masters Event this upcoming Monday, September 22 at Moraine Country Club. Enclosed are the grouping and additional information for Monday's play.
9/16/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
A glorious cool fall day greeted the contestants in the final DDWGA Event of the Season at Troy Country Club. Winners were identified both individually and by club. Congratulations to all that played!
9/13/2014
Category:Past News
The Last DDWGA Event of the season is this upcoming Saturday, September 13 at Troy Country Club. The enclosed information is intended to help those playing prepare for the 1pm shotgun start. If you have any questions please feel free email us or call the office.
9/11/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
On Tuesday afternoon, the United States House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 5078, "The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act" (H.R. 5078). GCSAA is launching a grassroots effort to ensure the voice of the golf industry is heard before this important vote
9/6/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Congratulations to Tom Sorrows for winning the Ages 50-64 age division, Jeff Scohy for winning the Mid Amateur, Jerry Zwiesler for winning the ages 65-75 age division and Bob Wagner for winning the Ages 76 and older division of play.
8/29/2014 4:30:00 AM
Category:Past News
Carlos Alberto passed away last December from a rare type of mitochondrial disease. All the funds raised will go towards the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. The outing is taking place on September 19, 2014 at Pipestone Golf Club
8/25/2014
Category:Past News
The Deadline is this Thursday at Noon (August 28th) for the Mid Amateur and Senior Metropolitan Championship. Both Championships will be contested at the historic Donald Ross Designed Miami Valley Golf Club on Thursday and Friday, September 4 & 5th.
8/25/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
Midwest Security Services is a regional security company with offices in Dayton, Columbus and Louisville, KY. They are in their 1st year of our partnership and they specialize in Digital and Analog Camera Systems, Burglar and Fire Alarms & Door Access Control Systems.
8/20/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
On Monday, August 18th 76 ladies made their way to Sycamore Creek Country Club for the DDWGA Twin Best Ball event. It was a humid, overcast day with an occasional drizzle of rain, but the golf course was in superb condition.
8/18/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
The algae bloom that recently occurred in Lake Erie that caused a 72-hour water ban in Northwest Ohio has been in the National media spotlight as of late. Nutrient runoff and leaching from the overuse of fertilizer and manure has been heavily scrutinized as being a major factor in causing the toxic algae bloom
8/16/2014
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Twin Best Ball is this upcoming Monday, August 18th at Sycamore Creek Country Club. This information is intended to help those playing prepare for the event.
8/15/2014
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The rain stayed away long enough for a great day of golf, prizes, and camaraderie at Country Club of the North with our host dealership Mercedes-Benz of Centerville
8/13/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Dayton wins for the 5th time in 7 years at the Tri-City Tournament held at Miami Valley Golf Club. The women from Dayton won by more than one hundred points.
8/7/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
Together, we can "Toast, Taste and Tee It Up" for The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley in September. Your invitation to the Third Annual International Wine & Dine on Saturday, September 20
8/6/2014
Category:Past News
8/6/2014
Category:DDWGA News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Trick shots and dog tricks were on display Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at Kitty Hawk Golf Center. Dennis Walters, a man who became paralyzed from the waist down after being in a golf cart accident in 1974 came to Dayton with his smart and adorable K9 friend, Bucky.
7/31/2014
Category:Past News
The Dennis Walters Golf Show is a one hour combination of "Golf Lessons and Life Lessons". It is great golf, great fun, along with an inspiring message. The show is also about reaching for dreams and Dennis is not talking about a dream you have at night.
7/30/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The Mercedes-Benz Performance Center (MPC) is coming to CCN on Monday, August 11th. The MPC is an interactive mobile golf performance tour that provides all the necessary tools to improve one’s golf game. AND IT'S FREE!
7/29/2014
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Our winner of the 2014 Metropolitan Contest is Jim Heimbach. His total score of 75 will earn him six dozen personalized Titleist ProV1s. Jim’s picks were......
7/28/2014
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Three-time U.S. Open golf champion Hale Irwin will be in Troy Monday, August 4 for the Troy Bicentennial Golf Classic at the Troy Country Club. He will be joined by two-time tour winner and former Wright State star Frank Lickliter.
7/28/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Entering the final round with a 7 shot lead was a nice cushion for the Ball State Senior to be, however, that is not to say the final round did not get interesting. Zach bogied holes 3, 4, 5, 6 & 8 while Jeff Scohy who started the day 7 shots birdied holes 2, 4 & 8 to take the lead as they stood on #9 Tee.
7/27/2014
Category:Past News
Zach Yinger increased his lead to 7 shots heading into the final round of the 2014 Metropolitan. His 3rd round score of 68 was the lowest of the championship.
7/26/2014
Category:Past News
After two great days of golf, Zach Yinger leads the 91st playing of our Area's Amateur Championship by 2 shots over 2010 Champion, Jeff Scohy and Minster's Ben Hogenkamp. There where 34 players that made the cut that fell at 154.
7/25/2014
Category:Past News
A cool day and a fresh north wind made the course play much longer then usual and kept the scores tight. The 1st Round leader of the Metropolitan is the five time champion, Pete Samborsky who opened with a 70. He was followed closely by Pete Betzold, Matt Buse, Ben Hogenkamp & Zach Yinger who are tied for second at 71.
7/24/2014
Category:Past News
On Thursday, July 24th the 91st playing our area’s amateur championship will begin at Piqua Country Club. Founded in 1896, Piqua Country Club is the oldest club in the Miami Valley and its original nine was a Donald Ross design.
7/18/2014
Category:Overall News, Past News, US Amateur Front Page
The US Amateur Qualifier at Miami Valley Golf Club was a weather tormented event this year. After a two hour and 20 minute rain delay on Monday, play resumed, but was eventually suspended around 6:30 p.m. for more inclement weather...
7/17/2014
Category:Past News
Due to weather conditions the finish of the 36 Hole Qualifier will be Tuesday Morning. Play will resume at 8:15am with the range opening at 7:15.
7/14/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
A great evening, of weather, games and family fun was had our 1st annual Family Fun Day at the Magic Castle. Friendly Games where struck up between our members and their family as well as an Alternate Shot Putting contest won by Tyler & Chris Goecke
7/12/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
Your MVGCSA along with our Partners from John Deere & Reynolds will be hosting our Members and their family's at the Dayton Dragons Game on Friday Evening, August 1st as the Dragons play Lansing Lugnuts. Game Time is 7pm. Reserve your tickets by sending an email to info@otgt.org
7/12/2014
Category:MVGCSA Employment, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
This is a Great opportunity to go through a major golf course renovation. Moraine was built in 1930 and will be renovating the golf course under the direction of Keith Foster.
7/3/2014
Category:Past News
On behalf your MVGCSA, we invite you and your family to attend the Family Fun Day at Rollandia Golf Center & the Magic Castle. At 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 11, come out to the Magic Castle for an adult/child alternate shot putt-putt competition, tokens, beverages and pizza. Upon arrival everyone in your family will receive your ticket to the Dayton Dragons game set for August 1.
7/2/2014
Category:Past News
The path for many Miami Valley Golfers to reach the 2014 US Amateur goes through Miami Valley Golf Club. To help prepare for the Sectional Qualifying on Monday, July 14th, we have enclosed information for review.
7/1/2014 6:00:00 AM
Category:Past News
The 91st playing of our area’s amateur championship will be played July 24-27 at Piqua Country Club. Thursday and Fridays play will consist of everyone registered for the tournament and then there will be a cut after Fridays round.
6/30/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Jessie Jordan of Urbana outlasted Sarah Kolodzik of Bellbrook to win the Dayton Women's Amateur Championship, Saturday June 21. After a four hour rain delay Friday afternoon, Jordan topped Lindsay Murray of Tipp City.
6/30/2014
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The results and photos of the 2nd Miami Valley Masters Event held at Miami Valley Golf Club are included in this post. Thanks to Miami Valley GC for hosting and all those who played.
6/24/2014
Category:Past News
The 2nd Event of the Miami Valley Masters is this upcoming, Monday, June 23rd at MIami Valley Golf Club. The Event is a 1pm Shotgun. The information inside this article is intended to help those playing prepare.
6/20/2014
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
With Rounds of 71-71=142, Minister's Ben Hogenkamp won the lone qualifier position in the Final Amateur Public Links Championship to be held next month in Kansas.
6/20/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Jessie Jordan wins the Women's Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Sugar Valley Golf Club. Lindsey Murray, Tee Pazitney and Peg Wynkoop also took home Division Championship. Match Play Starts on June 19th at SVCC
6/18/2014
Category:Past News
An even par round of 72 provides Urbana's Jessie Jordan a 4 shot lead going into the final round of the Stroke Play Portian of the 81st Playing of the Dayton Women's Amateur
6/17/2014
Category:Past News
The 81st Women's Amateur begins this upcoming Tuesday, June 17th at Sugar Valley GC. This is intended to help those playing prepare for the Event. If you have any questions please email or call the office at 937-294-6842.
6/11/2014
Category:Ohio Junior World Info, Overall News, Past News
The 41st Annual Junior World Qualifier took over NCR Country Club on Monday. By the end of the afternoon 14 golfers qualified for the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships at Torrey Pines Golf Club. Though the weather was overcast and cool, the competition was red hot.
6/10/2014
Category:Overall News, Past News
Support The First Tee Greater Miami Valley and come play TPC River's Bend Monday, July 7, 2014! Call the golf shop at 513-494-2622 to make your tee time between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
6/10/2014
Category:Past News
The 41st Playing of the Ohio Junior World Qualifier and Championship will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at NCR Country Club. Information for the Championship is contained at ohiojuniorworld.org or by clicking on the Title.
6/6/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US APL
The Final USGA Sectional Qualifier for the Amateur Public Links will be held on Thursday, June 19th at Beavercreek GC. Information for the Event is linked from this Article.
6/6/2014
Category:Ohio Junior World Info, Past News
6/6/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US Open
Brian Stuard repeated as low medalist with rounds of 64-65-129, outdistancing the field by 6 shots. Will Grimmer, the 17 year from Cincinnati received the 2nd position and Chris Thompson grabbed the 3rd and Final Position
6/3/2014
Category:Past News
Brian Stuard repeated as low medalist with rounds of 64-65-129, outdistancing the field by 6 shots. Will Grimmer, the 17 year from Cincinnati received the 2nd position and Chris Thompson grabbed the 3rd and Final Position
6/2/2014
Category:Past News, US Open
The #RoadtoPinehurst goes through Springfield, Ohio as 63 sectional qualifiers play 36 holes on SCC's Donald Ross designed course to determine who will advance to play another Donald Ross design in the US Open Championship.
5/26/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
Rain. Lots of it, ended a successful 2014 Field Day and golf event at Windy Knoll Golf Club. More than 100 people attended the day's festivities with 18 exhibitors and best of all, no one got hurt on a hover craft ride. Thanks to all attendees.
5/22/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The Results of the DDWGA Shamble are within this content article. Thanks to Windy Knoll for hosting and all the ladies for playing! Our Next Event is the Women's Amateur beginning June 17th at Sugar Valley
5/19/2014
Category:Past News
Enclosed is the DDWGA Spring Shamble Event information to be held at the Windy Knoll Golf Club May 19. Shotgun is at 1:00 pm. Good luck to all those entered in the event.
5/16/2014
Category:Past News
5/12/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The results and photos of the 1st Miami Valley Masters Event held at Piqua Country Club are included in this post. Thanks to Piqua CC for hosting and all those who played.
5/12/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Kittyhawk Golf Center, will host a Drive, Chip and Putt Championship qualifying event on Saturday, June 24. Don't miss this incredible opportunity. Open to Boys and Girls age 7-15. Clicking on the title will take you to the registration site.
5/9/2014
Category:Past News
Information for the Miami Valley Masters Event #1 at Piqua Country Club on Monday, May 12. The Event is a 1pm shotgun with Range and Lunch available at 11:30am
5/9/2014
Category:Past News
Come join us for the 2014 Field Day on Wednesday, May 21st at Windy Knoll Golf Club! In addition to seeing the latest from your exhibitors, you can have lunch and play a round of golf with your fellow professionals. Oh, yeah, and you can even take a ride in Windy Knoll's Hovercraft, courtesy of Green Velvet!
5/8/2014
Category:Past News
5/6/2014
Category:Past News
5/6/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
What started out as a gloomy, breeze wet day turned into a sunny great day for golf in the Annual Spring Better Ball hosted by Springfield Country Club and presented by Midwest Security Services
5/6/2014
Category:Past News
The 1st Event of the 2014 season will be held this upcoming Monday at Springfield Country Club. Within this article are the assignments and other useful information for those competing!
5/1/2014
Category:Past News
If you have not already. Don't forget to register for the first Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season on Monday, May 12th at Piqua Country Club. Deadline is Tuesday, May 6th at Noon.
4/30/2014
Category:Past News
The Deadline for the Spring Better Ball is Tuesday, April 29th at Noon. This year's first event will be held at the Historic Donald Ross Course Springfield Country Club on Monday, May 5
4/13/2014
Category:Past News
The US Open once again goes through Springfield CC on Monday, June 2nd. Here is your chance to be apart of this years US Open by volunteering as a scorer or spotter!
4/13/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Get a Girl Golfing Founder and Matriarch tragically was killed on May 8th, 2013. To honor her memory, her commitment to junior girls and golf, the DDWGA will continue on with Get a Girl Golfing to honor Diana's legacy. This FREE event is intended to introduce young ladies to the game of golf
4/13/2014
Category:Past News
It's hard to believe but we have been doing our annual Masters Contest for eleven years now and partnering with our friends at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville for the last five.
3/31/2014 1:00:00 AM
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
After a Long, Long, Long Off Season, the 2014 Active Season Begins on Tuesday, April 1st and runs through October 31. May this season bring you much joy and happiness !
3/30/2014
Category:MVGCSA Employment, Past News
The National Trail Parks and Recreation District announces a position opening for GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT SALARY RANGE: $44,470 – 56,804 (plus health care, dental insurance, OPERS retirement plan) This position is responsible for the operation of the golf course maintenance for 2 – 18-hole courses
3/27/2014
Category:MVGCSA Employment, Past News
A full time spray technician/Assistant in training position is available at Cincinnati Country Club. Please please send your material to: smdever@fuse.net
3/20/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
The Annual Meeting was held at Beavercreek Golf Club and presented by our friends at Green Velvet Sod Farms. Keith Happ from the USGA presented as well as Mark Jordan
3/20/2014
Category:Past News
Miles of Golf is an expanding company with sites in Ypsilanti Michigan and Fairfield Ohio. The Fairfield facility that the applicant would be running has undergone extensive improvements and will continue to do so. We are looking for a qualified individual capable of working independently.
3/19/2014
Category:Past News
SPACE IS LIMIITED ACT NOW! From bermudagrass and zoysiagrass in the south-ern U.S. to bentgrass and annual bluegrass in northern states, the winter of 2013-14 is taking a toll on golf courses.
3/10/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Your Association is now taking registrations for all our events for the 2014 season. There are all type of events for all types of players. Register Now to beat the rush and to not be shut out!
2/28/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Past News
The Annual Club Representative Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 26th at Beavercreek Golf Club. This is a great way to start the season and gather all material for DDWGA Activities for the 2014 season. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm. RSVP Here
2/18/2014
Category:Past News
Make plans to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting of your Association which will be held on Thursday, March 20th beginning at 10am at Beavercreek Golf Club. Thanks to Green Velvet for their partnership.
2/18/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
In a continuing effort to allow current technologies that enhance the player experience in competition while maintaining the spirit and challenge of the game, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has approved the use of distance-measuring devices (DMDs) in all USGA amateur championships and their respective qualifying events, beginning in 2014.
2/6/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Ohio Junior World Info, Overall News, Past News
The registration is now open for the 41st Ohio Junior World Qualifier to be held at the Historic NCR Country Club on Monday, June 9th.
2/3/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
What is my money used for when I renew my Membership, Enter an Event or make a contribution to the Miami Valley Golf Association? Here is the 2014 Top 25 List!
2/1/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
The USGA will be hosting a Green Section Regional Conference at Oakmont CC on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Featured Speakers will be Keith Happ, Bab Farren who will talk on the 2014 Opens, David Staebler and Elliott Dowling. This will be a great opportunity to visit Oakmont CC and learn from the best!
1/28/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
The 2014 Tournament Season starts for the Miami Valley Golf Association on Monday, May 5th when the Spring Better Ball will be held at Springfield CC. The MV Masters starts the following week at Piqua CC and the DDWGA starts at Windy Knoll on Monday, May 19th. All the events are linked here!
1/27/2014
Category:MVGCSA News
Our sincere condolences to Alberta Warner and family on the passing of her husband. Denny was Kenwood Country Club's Golf Course Superintendent for 35 years. Arrangements are provided within
1/21/2014
Category:MVGCSA Employment, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
This position opening is at Potter's Park Golf Course and the deadline for submission is 5pm on Friday, January 31. The Position is listed as Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor and is located in Hamilton Ohio. CLICK ON TITLE TO DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL DOCUMENT!
1/13/2014
Category:MVGA News, Overall News
It is great sadness that we announce the lost of one of our founding members of the MVGA. Hugh Wall left us on Friday Morning, January 10 after an extended illness. His vision and dedication to our game was one of the primary driving factors in the development of the MVGA. Thank You Hugh!
1/12/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
Who will be the worstest bowler in the Miami Valley this year. The battle will begin on Friday, January 17th at 1pm at Capri Lanes. Your $20 fee will include, Bowling Shoes, Ball and Contests. No Pre-Registration is required so just show up. Capri Lanes is located at 2727 S. Dixie Dr. Dayton, OH 45409
1/7/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
Thanks to the folks at Habitat for Humanity and Jason Mahl, your MVGCSA will again have the chance to make a real and meaningful difference for those less fortunate than us. To register please follow the links within.
1/6/2014
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News
Alice Burton, longtime Dayton Women's Golf Advocate, Steward and Friend of our game left us on Friday, January 3 on her 94th Birthday. She has a driving force for ladies golf for most of her life.
1/4/2014
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
The Annual Ohio Room Social Affair will be held on Wednesday, February 5th from 7 to 9pm at the Rosen Centre in Salon 9 & 10. Thanks to the Greater Cincinnati GCSA for hosting. We look forward to seeing you there!
1/1/2014
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
A great crowd came out on a cold December evening to honor our Award Winners and share in a little Holiday Spirit. Our 2013 Award Winners are John Wynn, Superintendent of the Year, Jerry Husemann, Industry Rep of the Year, Tim Doran, Asst of the Year and Bob Brame was given the Lifetime Achievement Award
12/13/2013
Category:Past News
Join your fellow MVGCSA members for our annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 12th at 6pm in the Ohio Room at the Buffalo Wild Wings located in the Hills & Dales Shopping Center. Appetizers will be served as well as Special Awards Announced . There is no fee for attending and raffle prizes will be drawn for. Hope to see you there!
12/3/2013
Category:Past News
Emma Jandel, Dayton Native, Former Lady Buckeye Golfer and 1st Lady to play in the Men's Metropolitan Championship will tee off Wednesday, Dec 3rd looking to become one of 20 players to earn full LPGA Tour Status for the 2014 Season.
12/3/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The Course Rating Committee after a season of compiling data has issued new course rating for Arrowhead, Community Hills & Dales, Eaton, Mercer County Elks, Moss Creek, Prairie View & Sycamore Creek. The ratings will go into effect upon the 2014 Active Season.
11/25/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Far Hills, N.J., USA and St Andrews, Scotland (November 19, 2013) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) and R&A Rules Ltd (“The R&A”) today released the following statement concerning their ongoing review of the use of video and other visual evidence in administering the Rules of Golf:
11/19/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
The 2013 Score Posting Season is now over in the Miami Valley and Most Northern Area's of the United States. When you visit warmer climates you still must post those scores in accordance with the USGA Handicap Manual.
10/31/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
At the Fall Meeting of the MIami Valley Golf Association Trustees the following proposed changes to the playoff for the MIami Valley Team Invitational was proposed. Next Years MVTI will be Walnut Grove CC on Thursday, October 2, 2014
10/24/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
On cool, but dry day the Annual Pig (Cow) Roast went off without a hitch. Thanks to Gregg Schaner from Syngenta for for Sponsoring our Dinner and to Craig Beaver and Shannon Pearson for Hosting the Event.
10/23/2013
Category:Past News
The Annual MVGCSA Pig Roast has been postponed to TUESDAY, October 22nd at Twin Base Golf Club. The event gets underway with a Noon Shotgun. Cost for the Event is $50 per person.
10/16/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The adjustment that shall be made when playing against golfers who are playing from a different set of tees than you. USGA Rule 3-5, requires Course Handicap Adjustments based on Course Rating Differences
10/14/2013
Category:Past News
We regret to inform you that Paul Morgan, Long Time, Browns Run Country Club Superintendent and Lesco Product Developed passed away on Monday, October 7. Paul also served on various Boards and Committees and made a difference for us all. You may review his Obituary by clicking on this title
10/10/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
The Annual Ohio Cup was held at Wetherington Country Club and hosted by the Greater Cincinnati GCSA on Thursday, October 10, 2014. Your MVGCSA Team finished in 2nd Place. Your Team was made up of Zach Wike, Brandon Cobb, Troy Martin, Jason Mahl, Scott Papania, Jim Dillard, Spiro, Shannon Pearson
10/10/2013
Category:Past News
This Thursday at Wetherington Country Club the team of Brandon Cobb, Jason Mahl, Jim Dillard, Zack Wike, Scott Papania, Troy Martin, Shannon Pearson & Spiro Stilianos will represent the MVGCSA in the Annual Playing of the Ohio Cup
10/8/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
The Wee One Foundation is asking golf course superintendents nationwide to donate a portion of their Early Order Program points to the Wee One Foundation through participating turf care supply companies.
10/8/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Five of Dayton's Best Amateurs Entered the Dayton Golf Hall of Fame at the Ceremony Held on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Mike Glendenning, Kay Kennedy, Jim Neff, Pete Samborsky & Jeff Scohy bring the total number of inductees to 65.
10/7/2013
Category:Past News
Support The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley and Come Play TPC River's Bend Monday, October 14! Call Head Professional Neil Jones at 513-494-2622 to make your tee time between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Your $75 green fee includes golf, cart, range balls and lunch, and $25 goes back to support our local chapter!
9/30/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The 15th Playing of the Ohio Intra-State was won by the Team from the Northern Ohio Golf Association. Their team total of 756 beat your Miami Valley Golf Association Team that finished second at 764. View all scores by clicking on the Title
9/27/2013
Category:Past News
The 15th Playing of the Ohio Intra-State Matches will take place on Friday, September 27 at Stonelick Hills GC located on the East Side of Cincinnati and hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Golf Association. The Miami Valley Golf Association is the defending champion
9/27/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
For the second year in a row the Miami Valley Team Invitational ended regulation play with a tie. This time however it was not retained by one of the teams that was the defending champion. The tie breaking method called for...
9/25/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
A wet and rainy morning cleared in plenty of time for the Annual DDWGA Pin Winners Challenge that was played on Saturday, September 21st at Miami Valley Golf Club.
9/22/2013
Category:Past News
The Last DDWGA Event of the season is this upcoming Saturday, September 21 at Miami Valley Golf Club. This information is intended to help you prepare for the 1pm shotgun start. If you have any questions please send an email to info@otgt.org or call the office at 937-294-6842.
9/16/2013
Category:Past News
The USGA Women's State Team Championship begins this week at NCR Country Club. 156 players, in 3 person teams from all 50 US States the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will compete for the title. The 1st round starts on Tuesday
9/14/2013
Category:Past News
The 20th Playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitation will take place on Tuesday, September 24th at Greene Country Club. The 27 Hole Event Begins at 10am and will feature, Better Ball, Alternate Shot and Single formats.
9/14/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Each year dating back to 2006 the MVGA has determined the Player of the Year and Sr Player of the Year based on finishes in select Amateur Events. A percentage of the standings also determine invitees for the Ohio Intra-State
9/11/2013
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Board of Trustees has decided to change the Food Portion of the Pin Winners Event to be held Saturday, September 21 to Dinner from a Lunch. We look forward to seeing all those registered there.
9/11/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
The Miami Valley and Dayton District Women’s Golf Associations each calendar year offer two P.J. Boatwright golf administration internships. These paid internships can run from three to twelve months depending upon a candidate's availability and funding grants from the USGA.
9/10/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Under ideal playing conditions the 2013 Senior Metropolitan contested at Piqua CC was won by Dave Larger who birdied the 1st playoff hole to defeat Dan DeVore. Both players finished at even par forcing a sudden victory playoff.
9/6/2013
Category:Past News
Dave Larger fired a 1st Round Score of 70 and leads the 2013 Senior Metropolitan. Tied for second place are Dan DeVore and Chuck Freeman, both fired a 1st Round 71. Leading in the 60-69 year old division is Charlie Gels at 73 and the 70-79 is Joe Reichley who fired a 80.
9/5/2013
Category:Past News
The 1st Rd of the 2013 Senior Metropolitan will begin on Thursday, September 5th at Piqua Country Club. Starting Times and other Tournament Material is enclosed within this News Article. Good Luck to all the Contestants
8/29/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The historic, Donald Ross ReDesigned, Dayton Country Club Played host the the Final Miami Valley Masters Event of the 2013 Season. Thanks to Dayton Country Clubs Members and Staff for hosting the event.
8/26/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
A Great Day was had by all at the 2013 Mixed Metropolitan this year hosted by Troy Country Club. Under ideal conditions the Mixed Couple Team of Lori & Mike Schoeder won Overall Championship with a Low Gross Score of 66
8/24/2013
Category:Past News
The Final Event of the Miami Valley Masters schedule is on Monday, August 26th at Dayton Country Club. The event gets underway with a 1pm shotgun start. Good Luck to all the contestants!
8/23/2013
Category:Past News
8/22/2013
Category:Past News
The 2013 Mixed Metropolitan Championship will be held on Saturday, August 24th at Troy Country Club. The event will start at 1pm. The Format of Play is a Modified Chapman.
8/22/2013
Category:Past News
The Deadline for the Senior Metropolitan Championship to be Held at Piqua Country Club on Thursday, September 5th and Friday, September 6th is this upcoming Monday, August 26th. To register click on the Headline Above!
8/22/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
What a great day for golf it was at Browns Run Country Club where 68 women competed in the DDWGA’s Twin Best Ball. What started as a chilly, foggy morning turned into one of the best days of golf we have had all year.
8/20/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
On Monday, August 12th, 2013, Dayton Country Club was host to the annual Mercedes-Benz Dealership Championships, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Centerville.
8/20/2013
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Twin Best Ball will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 at Browns Run Country Club. The event will be a 10am Shotgun. Following the event will be the DDWGA Annual Meeting.
8/15/2013
Category:Past News
8/15/2013
Category:DDWGA, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News
NCR Country Club is hosting the USGA's Women's State Team Championship, September 14-19 and are looking for volunteers in a number of different areas. If you are interested in volunteering please click on the Title to Visit NCR's Site
8/14/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
After winning the local qualifier, Brown's Run's Sarah Willis has now won the Illinois regional chip, drive, and putt competition. She is heading to Augusta National the Sunday before the Masters Tournament
8/14/2013
Category:Past News
The Mercedes Benz Championship is this upcoming Monday, August 12th and to help you prepare for the event we have enclosed some information for your review. Thanks to our Presenting Partners Huntington Bank & Reynolds and Reynolds and all our Partners and Sponsors.
8/9/2013
Category:MVGCSA News
Join your fellow Superintendents for a Tour of Paul Brown Stadium on Tuesday, August 20th, receive great education from Dr. Latin and Dr Munshaw and attend the Red's Arizona Game at 7:10,
8/6/2013
Category:Past News
Join in on the fun as our area's teams play in the Annual Mixed Metropolitan Championship. This year to be held at Troy Country Club on Saturday, August 24th at 1pm. There are net and gross awards as well as a great dinner that follows play and is included with your entry. Deadline is 8/14
8/6/2013
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
The USGA's Women's State Team Championship will be played on NCR's historic, South Course, September 17-19, 2013. One of the great things about this USGA championship is there are plenty of opportunities for you to become involved.
8/2/2013
Category:Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Our winner of the 2013 Metropolitan Contest was Chris Geise, father of Sam Geise who tied for 9th in the tournament. He will claim six dozen personalized ProV1s.
7/30/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
On July 29, 2013, the USGA announced the first host sites to the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships. The Olympic Club in San Francisco and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort will host the 2015 men's and women's championships respectively.
7/30/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Nick Scott took a 6 shot lead into the final round. His closing round of 69 gave him a 3 round total of 205 outdistancing the rest of the field by 10 shots. In a tie for second at 215 was Craig Hardin and 2009 Champion, Michael Bernard.
7/28/2013
Category:Past News
Due to over 2" inches of rain the 3rd Round of the 2013 Metropolitian has been delayed until Sunday at 10am. The same 3rd Rd tee times will be used tomorrow. The Championship will now only be 54 holes. Sunday's round will still be a walking round as announced earlier.
7/27/2013
Category:Metro News, MVGA News, Past News
Scotts round began with three birdies on the front nine, and just one bogey. His back nine was marveling with five birdies in the last six holes. His six-under-par total earned him a six-shot lead over Pete Betzhold, our lone competitor at even par. Mark Monfort, Jeff Scohy, Matt Buse, and our first round leader, Austin Sipe are at one over par.
7/26/2013
Category:Metro News, MVGA News, Past News
Austin Sipe leads after the 1st Round of the 2013 Metropolitan Champion with a 5 under par 66. Following Sipe at 68 is Sam Geise and at 69 is Mark Monfort. Second Round Play Begins at 7:30am with the leaders teeing of at 1:50pm
7/25/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The picturesque Springfield Country Club hosted our third Miami Valley Masters Event of the year where 103 players teed it up on a slightly rainy day.
7/22/2013
Category:Past News
The 2013 Metropolitan Championship Begins this Thursday, even if you are not playing you can still be a winner by making selections in our Annual Metropolitan Championship. To make your selections just click on the link!
7/20/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
The Melrose Leadership Academy supports the professional development of GCSAA member superintendents by providing individuals the opportunity to attend the GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show.
7/19/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
A warm and humid day has been the norm for Janet Beardsley Events in the past few years. This year's edition was no different. Thanks to everyone for playing and Community for Hosting. Results and Photos are within.....
7/19/2013
Category:Past News
The Hughes Family will have a celebration of Dr. Philip Hughes Life on Sunday, July 21st at Dayton Country Club. The reception will be from 2-5pm with remembrances at 3pm.
7/19/2013
Category:Past News
The Janet Beardsley Junior Girls Golf Event will be held on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Community Golf Course. There are two divisions of play with both the Hills and Dales Course being used. Within this information are Groupings and Starting Assignments
7/18/2013
Category:Past News
The 3rd Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season heads to a Donald Ross Gem, Springfield Country Club on Monday, July 22. The event is a 1pm shotgun start. By clicking on the title you can review additional information.
7/18/2013
Category:Past News
The 93rd Playing of our Area's Amateur Championship will begin on Thursday, July 25th as Ben Hogenkamp strikes the 1st Tee Shot at 7:30am. Ryan Reichley the defending Champion will tee off in the last grouping of the day at 1:50pm.
7/18/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, US Amateur Front Page
Our 2013 US Amateur Sectional Qualifier, played at Miami Valley Golf Club on July 15th, yielded low scores and two qualifiers who will move on to The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts in August.
7/16/2013
Category:Past News
Don't miss your chance to see how your game measures up against the best Amateur Players in the Miami Valley by playing in the 2013 Metropolitan Championship to be held July 25-28 at the Historic Donald Ross Designed Miami Valley GC
7/13/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Championship Friday for the Women's Match Play Championship started under perfect playing conditions, much better than earlier in the week. Grace Nikolai birdied the first hole to take a 1 up lead in the 36 Hole Championship...
7/12/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Results from the 2013 USGA Women's Amateur Sectional Qualifier. Held Thursday, July 12, 2013 at Walnut Grove CC. Thanks to all those who played and volunteered.
7/12/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
After a long day of golf all the Final Matches are set in the 2013 playing of the Women's Amateur Championship. The Championship Flight Features Defending Champion Madison Musick taking on Grace Nikolai this weeks Stroke Play Champion.
7/11/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
The 1st Round of Matches in the Women's Amateur almost produced a couple of upsets. With #15 seed, Mary Callaway taking #2 seed, Grace Nikolia all 18 holes and Becky Krakowski, #12 seed doing the same to #5 seed Christine Hoy.
7/10/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Grace Nikolai wins the Womens Amateur by two shots over Cathy Jefferson and Tee Pazitney. Also finishing close to the top where Madison Musick, Christine Hoy and Jamie Witt. Match Play Starts on Wednesday Morning.
7/9/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
On a wet and soggy golf course playing long from all the recent rain, Grace Nikolai fired a 1st Rd 76 to take a one shot lead. Following her closely with 1st Rd 77's were Jamie Witt and Tee Pazitney. 2nd Rd starts at 8am, Tuesday.
7/8/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
The 2013 Women's Amateur Championship, played at Community Golf Center on the Hills Course, will be held from Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12. Twenty Five our area's finest golfers will compete for both Stroke Play and Match Play Titles
7/5/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
Our Area's Best Women Golfers Begin Play on Monday, July 8th at Community's Hill Course. Tee Times start at 8am and first round starting times are linked here.
7/2/2013
Category:Past News
The Historic Donald Ross 1919 Design will for the second year in row host the US Amateur Sectional Qualifier on Monday, July 15. Tee Times for the 55 players will start at 7:30am on both #1 and #10 tees. They will be playing for two (2) qualifying positions
7/1/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
Awarded for almost a decade, and presented by our friends at Dayton Freight the Player of the Year Points Race has undergone a few changes for the 2013 race.
6/30/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
On Monday, June 24, 2013, members of the MVGCSA competed at Sycamore Creek Country Club to promote scholarship of up-and-coming students pursuing careers in turfgrass. An auction of course maintenance items followed the event.
6/26/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The 2013 DDWGA Partners Event was played at Walnut Grove CC on Monday, June 24. The day was warm and humid and had a couple of pop up showers but everyone finished their play without too much delay. Thanks to all who played and WGCC for hosting
6/25/2013
Category:Past News
The Annual DDWGA Partners Event will be held this Monday, June 24 at Walnut Grove Country Club. Information for the event is contained within this news article.
6/22/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US APL
The 36 Hole Sectional Qualifier for the US Amateur Public Links Championship was held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Beavercreek Golf Club. 31 Players were playing for one (1) Position in the Championship Proper to be held in Mid July in Lorten, VA.
6/20/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News
The Second Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season was held on Monday, June 17 at Walnut Grove Country Club. The weather was summer like and lead to a very enjoyable day for all. Thanks to all those who played!
6/17/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
A great day of golf and learning occurred on Friday, June 14 for the Annual Get A Girl Golfing Event. In honor of the events Founder, Diana Schwab all girls who attended the program will become members of the USGA-LPGA Girls Golf Club. View Photos from Event by clicking on Title
6/15/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The 2013 City of Dayton Match Play was won by Michael Bernard at Kittyhawk Golf Course on Sunday, June 9 he defeated Paul Day 7 & 6 over the 36 hole championship match.
6/15/2013
Category:Past News
32 of the best Amateur Public Links Players will compete for 1 Qualifying Position on June 20th at Beavercreek GC in the second to last US Public Links Championship to be played at Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton, VA.
6/14/2013
Category:Past News
The Second Event of the Miami Valley Masters is Monday, June 17th at Walnut Grove Country Club. The Event gets underway with a 1pm shotgun, before hand the Range and Lunch will be available starting at 11:30am.
6/13/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Ohio Junior World Info, Overall News, Past News
Thirteen juniors punched their ticket to San Diego on Monday, June 10th at NCR Country Club. The 40th Annual Ohio Junior Worlds was plagued by heavy rain in the morning and late afternoon, but all of the 156 player field finished despite the wet conditions.
6/12/2013
Category:Past News
The DDWGA's Get A Girl Golfing will be held on June 14th at Rollandia Golf Center, just as it has been for more that two decades. Unfortunately, due to her tragic passing, GAGG's Founder and Matriarch Diana Schwab will not be with us.
6/7/2013 1:20:00 AM
Category:Past News
In partnership with our friends at "the APosition"we are please to share with you the 2013 US Open Preview Edition. We hope you enjoy the material and the 2013 US Open!
6/7/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, US Open
Stuard, a 30-year-old PGA Tour player from Jackson, Mich., shot 11-under 129 to win the first of two available spots at the 39-player Springfield qualifier. Brandon Brown shot 5-under
6/6/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
A primary life mission for Diana Schwab was to ensure that the game of golf was taught to future generations. To continue her mission, the DDWGA Trustees, on June 5th, acted to continue Diana's Legacy by developing and enacting
6/6/2013
Category:Ohio Junior World Info, Past News
The 40th playing of the Ohio Junior is Monday, June 10th at NCR Country Club. Groupings and tee times are included within this article. Best of luck to all the contestants!
6/6/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
Thanks to Brian Burke's Efforts, the Bi-Annual MVGCSA Scholarship Event will be held at Sycamore Creek Golf Club on Monday, June 24, 2013. The event is a 1pm shotgun and includes all kinds of great activities. We look forward to seeing you all there!
6/5/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US Open
The 2013 US Open Sectional was played under cool and overcast conditions, but that did not stop Brian Stuard from posting hot scores of 65-64 for a total of 129 to be clear of the field by 6 shots. Grabbing the 2nd Spot was Brandon Brown with a total of 135
6/3/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
Every other year the Miami Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association hosts an Auction to raise funds for Scholarship and Research, helping ensure our game's future. This Auction allows you to bid on rounds of golf at some our area's finest courses.
5/30/2013
Category:Past News
To view the Volunteer Assignments for Monday's US Open Sectional at Springfield CC please click on the Title of this News Brief.
5/28/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US Open
They come from all walks of life, but they all have one thing in common. They love the game of golf...so much so, that they will be donating their time to it on Monday, June 3rd. Read some of their best golf stories here. THANKS VOLUNTEERS!
5/27/2013
Category:Past News, US Open
Because of the high demand by players for the Columbus, Ohio, site, the USGA created an alternate sectional in nearby Springfield, allowing for golfers who don’t get into the Columbus site to not have to travel very far.
5/25/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News, US Open
The past few years Springfield CC has hosted the US Open Sectional, and while it may be one of the bigger events on our calendar, it is one of 40 events hosted across the Miami Valley by our member clubs and courses. Without all of the efforts of the dedicated staff and members our area would not be one of the best Golf Communities anywhere!...So thanks to our Golf Community as we enter into our busiest time of the year!
5/23/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US Open
For the 5th Time in the past 6 years one of 13 US Open Sectional Qualifying Sites will be at Springfield CC. This year there are 39 contestants, 12 Amateurs, 27 Professionals from 17 states and 4 different countries.
5/22/2013
Category:Past News
GCSAA Members may attend the Memorial by going to the VIP Center Located at 6189 Memorial Dr. The VIP Center is in a Office Complex just west of Muirfield Drive almost due west of the Practice Range. Google Map directions are linked to this news article.
5/21/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
The 1st Event of the DDWGA Tournament Season was held on Monday, May 20th under warm and breezy conditions. Daryl Nels & Cynthia Pratt won the low gross flight with a score of 69. Sandy Hentges & Linda Bailey won the Net 1st Flight and Jessica Chilton & Jennie Joyce won the 2nd flight.
5/21/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News
The USGA Green Section Department has expanded Keith Happ territory to include most of the retiring Bob Brames area. Happ started with the USGA in 1993 as agronomist in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Keith has also been a Certified GCS and has his B.S. degree in Agronomy from OSU.
5/21/2013
Category:Past News
The DDWGA Spring Shamble is the upcoming Monday, May 20th and to help those playing in the event prepare, information for the day's play is included in this news article. Just Click on the Title
5/17/2013
Category:Past News
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, the United States Golf Association (USGA) will host a news conference to announce final action on proposed changes to the Rules of Golf. The news conference will be televised live on the Golf Channel, and will feature several USGA leaders.
5/17/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News
The 1st Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season was held at Meadowbrook Country Club under lots of sun and highs in the upper 50's. The conditions lead to a great day of golf. Results & Photo's are enclosed. We look forward to seeing everyone at Walnut Grove on June 17th.
5/14/2013
Category:Past News
The First Event of the Miami Valley Masters Season is this upcoming Monday, May 13th at Meadowbrook Country Club. Enclosed within this News Brief is information to help those that are playing in the event!
5/10/2013
Category:Past News
Diana's family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 12th, 2013 and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 13th, 2013 at Tobias Funeral Home – Far Hills Chapel, 5471 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio, 45429 - Link to Obituary
5/10/2013
Category:Past News
It is with great sadness that we inform our Dayton Golf Community that Diana Schwab was in a fatal traffic accident on the morning of May 8, 2013 on her way to serve our game in one of her many capacities. Additional Information will be posted as it becomes available. News Story Linked
5/8/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
A wet, dreary early Spring day did not keep most of our area's finest from competing in the first Miami Valley Golf Assn's event of the year. Results, pictures and more are contained within. Thanks to Sycamore Creek CC for hosting!
5/7/2013
Category:Past News
Sycamore Creek Country Club will host the 1st MVGA Event of the Year, the Spring Better Ball. This Fourball (Better Ball of Two) Competition has four divisions of play and gets underway with a 1pm shotgun on Monday, May 6
5/2/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
After more than two decades as Director of the USGA Green Section's North-Central Region, Bob Brame has decided to retire. We thank Bob for all his service through the years and wish him well. Keith Happ will be filing the position.
4/28/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News, US Open
The Road to the US Open at Merion goes through Springfield Country Club as the Sectional will be held on Monday, June 3rd. A record number of entries where received. Local Qualifiers begin around the world on Monday, May 6th.
4/28/2013
Category:Past News
The Deadline for Event #1 of the Miami Valley Masters is Friday, May 3rd. To register for this event follow the links on the page or click on the Title. Elibility for the event requires membership and being aged 50 or over on the day of the event.
4/28/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
Interested in attending the Syngenta Business Institute, December 9-12, 2013 held in conjunction with Wake Forest University School of Business?...Interested Canidates please follow the link to apply or for more details
4/25/2013
Category:Past News
The Next Meeting of the MVGCSA will be a join meeting with the COGCSA on Tuesday, May 14 at the Heritage Club in Hilliard. Registration starts at 9am, Speaker at 10am, Golf at Noon. Make plans to attend!
4/24/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News
The USGA offers free Rules of Golf Books to anyone interested in obtaining one. If you have a group and would like 3 to ? just give them a call, all you will have to do is pay for the shipping. Can't beat that deal!
4/18/2013
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Past News
The United States Golf Association, along with the Miami Valley Golf Association, is looking for volunteers to assist with scoring at 2013 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying on Monday, June 3 at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ohio.
4/18/2013
Category:Past News
With his selections of Adam Scott, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk, Jason Day & Angel Cabrera, Jeff Lash won the 10th Annual MVGA Masters Contest presented by Ross Motor Cars. Jeff will receive the weekend use of a Ross Motor Car Vechile. To view all the results click on the title above.
4/15/2013
Category:Overall News
WA Smith or "Smitty" as everyone affectionately called him passed on Friday, April 12, he was 84 Years Old. Smitty started and chaired for 39 years the Ohio Qualifier for the Callaway Junior World at NCR Country Club. He will be missed. His Obit is linked on the title.
4/15/2013
Category:Past News
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS APRIL 30 - The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship is open to boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 15. This free nationwide competition gives juniors of all skill levels an opportunity to hit that single shot they’ll remember forever.
4/12/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation
4/12/2013
Category:Past News
Q & A with Oosthuizen, Photos, Amateurs at Augusta, A video with Peter Kessler, Ten Things you Didn't Know about the Par-3 Contest, Video on Architect Tom Doak reviewing Augusta and when Moe Norman played Augusta are all items in our Masters eMagazine.
4/11/2013
Category:Past News
Who will win the 77th Playing of the Masters?... As has been the tradition the last couple of years Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus & Gary Player played the honorary first shots from the #1 to begin the Masters. If you would like to review who you selected in our Masters Contest "Click on the Title"
4/11/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
Established in 1995 as part of the USGA’s Centennial Celebration, the Ike Grainger Award recognizes those volunteers who have given 25 years of service to the Association. Grainger served on the USGA Executive Committee and rose to become president from 1954-55.
4/11/2013
Category:Past News
The USGA will be hosting a Regional Conference on Wednesday, April 10th at NCR CC. The conference is intended for club directors, course owners, green chairs, superintendents, professional staff and all interested golfers. Certification credits will be available for the GCSAA, PGA and CMAA
4/5/2013
Category:Past News, US Open
Nationwide Tour player Brice Garnett, of Gallatin, Mo., and 2011 NCAA Division I champion John Peterson, of Fort Worth, Texas, both showed up Monday morning at Springfield Country Club “site unseen,” having never visited the course. But you would never have known it as the pair finished 1-2 to secure the two available spots in the 44-player U.S. Open sectional qualifier.
4/1/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
New this year! If you need a partner for an event. Let us know by clicking on the icon of these two golfers located on the Home Page. We are making no promises, however, we developed a committee that will help.
3/28/2013
Category:Past News
The Annual Club Representative Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at Beavercreek Golf Club. If you are interested in attending please RSVP by clicking on this link before April 10. We look forward to seeing everyone there!
3/28/2013
Category:Past News
The Annual Meeting of the Miami Valley Masters Trustees will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at Dayton Country Club. The Meeting will include Dinner and begin at 6pm. If you are a Trustee we look forward to seeing you there!
3/28/2013
Category:Past News
It's hard to believe but we have been doing our annual Masters Contest for 10 years now and partnering with our friends at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville for the last four. If you are interested in taking part in the contest, just click on the title above.
3/25/2013
Category:Front Page Rotation Main Area, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
At the 2013 Annual Meeting on March 21, Brandon Cobb and Terry Taylor where elected to Trustee Positions. Appointed as Advisory Trustees where Brian Burke, Mike Pierce and Scott Papania. New Officers will be formalized at the next Trustee Meeting. Pictured is outgoing president, Chad Dorrell receiving recognition for his years of service to the MVGCSA next to incoming President Troy Martin.
3/22/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
Annual Meeting Review, New Trustees, New Employment Opportunities, USGA Regional Meeting, Scholarship Applications are Due April 15, are some of the items in the emailed news set out on Friday, March 22
3/22/2013
Category:MVGA News, Past News
Dr. Phil Hughes, a prime mover in the establishment of the Miami Valley Golf Association, died on March 16 at a hospital in Hilton Head Island, S.C. He was 80.
3/20/2013
Category:MVGCSA Employment, Past News
This position is responsible for the operation of the golf course maintenance for 3 – 18-hole courses. The responsibilities include: turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management....
3/20/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
A popular member benefit for GCSAA Class A, A-Retired and AA Life members is back -- free admission to the Masters at Augusta National, April 11-14. These members must have a valid gold membership card to get in.
3/14/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
Our youth is our future together........ That future can be lifted, encouraged and inspired by each of us. The YMCA of Greater Dayton and The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley are working together to reach our community’s youth and our focus is placed on those who might be overlooked and at the greatest risk.
3/14/2013
Category:Front Page Rotation Main Area, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The 2013 Active Season Starts on 3/15, and while chances are real good there won't be alot of golfers on our area courses, at least you can start preparing for your 1st Rd by downloading our Mobile App! It's Free to All Active GHIN Members
3/13/2013
Category:Past News
Jamie Simpson, Chief Meteorologist at WHIO-TV @JSimpson_WHIO will speak on March 21 at the MVGCSA Mtg at Beavercreek GC at 10am. Thanks to Green Velvet Sod Farms for their Gold Partnership and Sponsorship of this event!
3/12/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News
If you are always raving about your Technician, Give him something more than a pat on the back. Nominate him for the Most Valuable Technician by visiting GCSAA.org to nominate
3/11/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
Golf equipment has never been better. We all benefit from the technology and game-improvement aspects built in to nearly every new wood, iron, wedge, and putter (to say nothing of the ball). But in many ways....
3/11/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, Overall News
Spend any amount of time at a golf facility and before long you are sure to hear golfers expressing their opinion about something.
3/8/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
The USGA is once again offering at a greatly reduced rate access to the USGA Turf Advisory Service (TAS) for the 2013 Season. The non-discounted rate is $2,400 for a half day visit. The special price offered to you due to your membership with the Miami Valley Golf Assocation is $1,500
3/5/2013
Category:Past News
Announcing the redesign of the web site, Call for Auction Items and Free Education at Wetherington G & CC on Thursday, March 7.
3/1/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
By correctly identifying 7 of the 9 Miami Valley Member Club Photos you will receive our 2013 Ahead Cap. (Caps will start shipping the second week in April). Each person who correctly identifies 8 of the 9 photos will be entered into a drawing to receive one of 5 Animal Skins Golf Games.
3/1/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News
The Miami Valley Golf Association will be hosting 3 USGA Seminars in April. April 10th is the USGA Regional Seminar, April 16th is Course Rating and, April 17 is a Handicapping Seminar. Follow the link from this page to register or for more information
2/27/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The USGA on Monday, February 11th, announced the addition of two new Fourball (Better Ball) Championships to it's list of national championships to begin in 2015. While at the same bringing to a close the Amateur Public Links Championships after the 2014 season.
2/11/2013
Category:MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Past News
In the first event of the 2013 season. The Miami Valley Members beat the Greater Cincinnati Members 3602 pins to 3167 (Best 4 Scores and Worst 4 Scores). The bowler with the highest score for the 3 games was Troy Martin and the 9th Annual Worest-est Bowler Award went to Dan Francis. View Photos from the day by clicking on this link.
2/4/2013
Category:Past News
1/31/2013
Category:Past News
This seminar is co-sponsored by the Southern Ohio PGA and the Miami Valley GA and geared to golfers interested in developing a better knowledge of the rules of golf. The Seminar will be held at Heatherwoode Golf Club on Saturday, March 2. To register click on this article.
1/30/2013
Category:Past News
Hamilton County Park District is accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Park Manager in the Operations Department at Winton Woods. This is a full-time position that requires weekend and/or holiday work and on-call responsibilities.
1/30/2013
Category:Past News
1/27/2013
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGCSA Front Page Rotation, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
Whether you love it or hate it, the purpose of the stimpmeter is to measure green speeds for consistency and because sometimes that is tough to do, it now has a second side. Review the resent release from the USGA on the New Design.
1/23/2013
Category:MVGCSA News
During the Week of January 14, your Miami Valley Superintendents Volunteered their time and talants to assist in a Habitat for Humanity build. Thanks to Jason Mahl for organizing and John Austin, Brandon Cobb, Troy Martin, Mark Kockendorfer, Mike Pierce, Richard Coleman, Adam Dillon, Noah Ervin, Spiro; Spiro, Mike Gafkjen, Zake Wike, Jim Hesselbrock, Chris Shane & Terry Taylor for thier efforts
1/18/2013
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The golf season will be here before we know it. Plan your 2013 season by reviewing our calendar listing of all events of interest in our area.
1/14/2013
Category:Past News
1/14/2013
Category:Past News
1/13/2013
Category:Past News
All of us at your Assocaition Office would like to wish you and yours a Happy Holiday and all the best in the upcoming New Year.
12/12/2012
Category:MVGCSA News
Join your fellow Ohio Superintendents on Wednesday, February 6th from 7-9pm at the GCSAA Host Hotel's Hilton San Diego Bayfront. The Ohio Room will by in Colbalt Floor (5th) Room 505.
11/14/2012
Category:Past News
Our Annual Holiday Party will by on Thursday, November 29th at 6pm at Moraine Country Club. The cost per person will be $35 and for those interested an after party has been arranged at the Ohio Room at the Buffalo Wild Wings at Town and Country
11/14/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The Player of the Year contest presented by our friends at Dayton Freight was won by two of our area's most known players. Jeff Scohy captured the Player of the Year while Dan DeVore captured the Sr Player of the Year. Both Men will be honored at the MVGA Spring Meeting.
11/12/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, MVGCSA News, Overall News, Past News
Who Improved the most over the course of the past year?...The USGA has a most improved formula they recommend when determining the answer to that very question?...How did you do?
11/9/2012
Category:Past News
The Ohio Golf Summit brings together all those who have a vested interest in the Game of Golf in Ohio. Club Owners, General Managers, Superintendents, Golf Professionals, Board Members and Golfers at Large are welcome to attend this important networking and educational summit.
11/5/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
For the 5th time in the last seven years the Annual Ohio Intrastate Challenge was won by the Miami Valley Golf Association. The MVGA teams score of 739 was 5 better than Greater Cincinnati and 3 shots from the all time low team score of 736.
10/6/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News, Past News
The wind and cooler temperatures brought the first day of Fall with them for the 2012 playing of the Pin Winners Event at Troy Country Club in honor and memory of Jinx Walther Fensel.
10/2/2012
Category:MVGA News, Overall News
The 2012 Two Man Metropolitan was held at Piqua Country Club on Monday, October 1st. Congratulations to all of our Division Winners!
10/1/2012
Category:Past News
The 2012 Two Man Metropolitan is this upcoming Monday, October 1st, and to help those playing prepare for this 1pm Shotgun we have enclosed some information for thier review.
9/28/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
In the closest match in it's 19 year history, NCR retained the title of the best playing club in the Miami Valley, but just barely!
9/24/2012
Category:Past News
The 19th Annual Miami Valley Team Invitational is Monday, September 24 at Miami Valley Golf Club. The event is 27 Holes of Better Ball, Alternate Shot & Singles Play. The first shotgun is at 10am. NCR Country Club is the Defending Champion.
9/21/2012
Category:Past News
Since 1995 the USGA has conducted State Team Championships. Next years Women's Championship is at NCR CC. This Year Jeff Scohy, Billy WIlliamson and Rob Gerwin represented Team Ohio in New Jersey
9/20/2012
Category:Past News
The 2012 Pin Winners Club Challenge is this upcoming Saturday at Troy CC and to help those who are playing prepare for this 1pm shotgun we have enclosed some information for your review.
9/18/2012
Category:Past News
Register Now for the 7th Annual NCR Scratch Am-Am to be held at NCR Country Club on Thursday and Friday October 12 & 13. The field will be limited to 32 teams this year.
9/13/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News
The 2012 Senior Metropolitan was won by Tal Selby by one stroke over the 2011 Champion Tim Sorrows at Browns Run Country Club on Thursday and Friday September 6 & 7.
9/7/2012
Category:Past News
The First Round Lead is shared by defending champion, Tim Sorrows and Tal Selby with scores of 70. There are three back with scores of 73. Please review the website www.miamivalleygolf.org in case there are any delays.
9/6/2012
Category:Past News
Tim Sorrows looks to defend his championship as our areas' best Senior Golfers descend on Browns Run Country Club on Thursday, September 6th and Friday, September 7th for the Senior Metropolitan Championship.
9/1/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, MVGA News, Overall News
The 2012 Mixed Metropolitan was held at NCR Country Club on Monday, August 27th on the South Course. A great day was had by all. Thanks to Mother Nature for stopping the rain just before the start time. Results and Photo's are within.
8/29/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, MV Masters News, Overall News
The 2012 MVM Event #4 was held Monday, August 27 at NCR CC on the North Course. A great day was had by all. Thanks to Mother Nature for stopping the rain just before the start time. Results and Photos are within.
8/29/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News
Eleven other men have won the Miami Valley Metropolitan Championship over the last 17 years, but it’s doubtful whether any of them enjoyed the experience any more than 39-year-old Ryan Reichley, who won the 2012 championship on Aug. 5 at Greene Country Club.
8/28/2012
Category:Past News
The 2012 Mixed Metropolitan is this upcoming Monday, August 27 at NCR CC on the South Course and to help you prepare for the 1 pm Shotgun we have enclosed information for your review. If you have any issues or comments please send us an email at events@otgt.org or call us at 937-294-6842
8/24/2012
Category:Past News
The 2012 MVM Event #4 is this upcoming Monday, August 27 at NCR CC on the North Course and to help you prepare for the 1 pm Shotgun we have enclosed information for your review. If you have any issues or comments please send us an email at events@otgt.org or call us at 937-294-6842
8/24/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Front Picture Rotation, Overall News
Miami Valley Golf Club hosted 15 four-person teams (60 players) on Monday, August 20, 2012 for the annual DDWGA Twin Best Ball. The course was in excellent condition and the weather was spectacular! The format played was two best balls of a four-person team.
8/20/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Past News
The 2012 DDWGA Twin Best Ball Tournament is this upcoming Monday, August 20th. It will be held at the Donald Ross Designed MIami Valley Golf Club and will get underway with a 8:30am shotgun.
8/17/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News
The Tri-City Tournament was held August 7, 2012 at Kenwood Country Club in Cincinnati, Ohio. The top 15 players from Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus competed in the Tri-Matches in a total point system.
8/15/2012
Category:Overall News
The Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz of Centerville sends Rick Cherubini, the Low Net Winner with a score of 70, and Ted Rozier, the Low Gross Winner with a score of 61, to Hawaii!
8/14/2012
Category:Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News
The 2012 Metropolitan came to an exciting finish Sunday afternoon with Ryan Reichley winning his first title; but as for the Metropolitan contest, a familiar name rose to the top. Jeff Scohy picked a winning combination that earned him six dozen personalized Pro V1's provided by Dayton Freight.
8/6/2012
Category:Past News
The Annual Tri-City Invitational is this Tuesday (August 7th) and to help you prepare we have enclosed some basic information for you. If you have any questions please call me at 937-439-4411, or my cell at 937-475-1821.
8/5/2012
Category:Front Picture Rotation, Metro News, MVGA News, Overall News
Ryan Reichley wins the 2012 Metropolitan by one over Ricky Denny. Reichley's final round 69 capped a great week of golf. Also in the final round Jeff Scohy aced the 3rd hole. Check out all the stats, scores and photo's above...
8/5/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
After three rounds of the Metropolitan Championship, University of Dayton senior John Muir has a 2 shot lead with a three round total of 212 (-4). Closely following is Wright State's Ricky Denny at 214(-2) and three others tied at even par, 216. The final group will go out at 8:50 Sunday, weather permitting, with the Champion being crowned around 1pm.
8/4/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
The lead after the 2nd round of the 2012 Metropolitan is held by Rick Denny at five under par 139. Three shots back are 2010 Champion Jeff Scohy and UD's John Muir. Thirty Seven (37) Players made the 36 Hole Cut which fell at nine (9) over par 153.
8/3/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
The 2012 Metropolitan Championship presented by Dayton Freight got underway at 7:30am as David Novotny struck the first tee shot.. To follow all the scores and stats just open up this link.
8/2/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
The 1st round of the Metropolitan was played under bright skys and warm temps. After Rd 1 three shared the lead with first round 69's. Pete Samborsky, Paul Day and Brady Marinangeli will tee off in the Final Group at 1:50pm
8/2/2012
Category:Metro News
The tournament material, Local Rules, Hole Locations and Hole Location Balance Information is attached to this as a . PDF The material will also be available on the first tee before each round. It is important to note we will be playing preferred lies in the fairway of the hole in which you are playing, The exact way to play preferred lies are within this material.
8/1/2012
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News
Sycamore Creek CC hosted 64 players (32 teams) on Monday, July 30, 2012 for the DDWGA Partners Event. Newcomers Madison Musick and Abby Tepe took home first place in the gross competition with a best ball of 75. Winners of the closest to the hole prizes included Dianne Schneider (Hole 3), Rosemary Smith (Hole 5), Abby Tepe (Hole 11) and Becky Krakowski (Hole 14).
7/31/2012
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News
122 players took part in the Miami Valley Masters event on Monday, July 30, 2012. Each Skin was worth $120 each and Doug Gage had the low score for the day of 72. The ageless wonder Frank Worley (89) broke his age yet again with a 85 and Kyle Alford was the closest to the hole winner for the weekend use of a car from our friends at Ross Motor Cars.
7/30/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
Thursday's 1st round groupings and assignments for the Metropolitan Championship. This years champion will have the honor of receiving the reintroduced trophy presented in 1919 to Mr. Vin Hilty for his win in what may be the first Amateur Championship contested in our area.
7/28/2012
Category:Metro News, Past News
For the past few years our friends at Dayton Freight have annually supported our golf community through donations to help underwrite your Golf Associations programming.
7/27/2012
Category:Metro News
The 2012 Metropolitan Championship starts on August 2nd and as promised enclosed is the greatly debated and much discussed routing for the Metropolitan Championship. This routing was actually the intended layout had the clubhouse been built were the course designer intended. See yardages and more info
7/26/2012
Category:MV Masters News, Past News
The 2012 MVM Event #3 is this upcoming Monday, July 30 at Moraine Country Club and to help you prepare for these 8:30am or 2pm Shotguns we have enclosed information for your review. If you have any issues or comments please send us an email at events@otgt.org or call us at 937-294-6842
7/25/2012
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