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INAUGural mvga interclub heads into playoffsJune 30, 2018 

The MVGA Interclub was started this past April and featured eight clubs playing each other over seven weeks of Net and Gross Fourball matches.  

This past Sunday the final matches of the regular season where completed, thus determining the seeding for the Playoffs for the top four finishing teams.

Piqua and Sugar Valley ended the season tied with 56 points.  Per the tie breaker, Piqua was awarded the #1 seed as they beat Sugar Valley in their head up matches.  At 49.5 points was NCR and they will have the 3rd seed.  Finishing 4th and being awarded the final seed for the playoffs was Sycamore Creek.

After the Semi-Final rounds are played the final will be played on Tuesday, August 14th.  Good luck to all the teams making the playoffs. 

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Played for the first time in 1919 and won by Vin Hilton.  The Amateur Championship of the Miami Valley, now called the Metropolitan, is the highlight of the Miami Valley Amateur Golf Schedule each year.

The 99th anniversary of the first playing will take place at Sugar Valley Golf Club, July 26th through 29th. 

Registration is now open and additional information is available.
dennis walters receives the bob jones award

The USGA bestowed its highest honor, the Bob Jones Award, on Dennis Walters of Jupiter, Fla., at a ceremony on June 13, 2018, one of the highlights of U.S. Open Championship week in Southampton, N.Y.

Presented annually since 1955, the Bob Jones Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates the spirit, personal character and respect for the game exhibited by Jones, winner of nine USGA championships.

Known for his never-say-quit attitude, Walters turned the tragedy of being paralyzed from the waist down at age 24 from a golf-cart accident into a personal mission to teach golf and life lessons to a worldwide audience. His story continues to inspire fans of all backgrounds through the countless professional talks and trick-shot shows he has conducted since 1977. 

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Recap of the Masters 2nd event of the season

Scores/Results            Photos

 

A unseasonably cool, somewhat overcast day welcomed the contestants of the Masters Event #2 on Monday, June 25 at Sycamore Creek Country Club. Despite everyone's best intention the golf course won the event for the day, because the  the low Gross Score was 80 from Barry Vogelmeier.  


Someone did catch lightning in a bottle for two holes.  Veteran Masters and Wildwood Golf Club Member, Jeff Jena played holes 11 and 12 in 4 Strokes.  Yes, you read that correctly, he aced Hole #11 on the 156 yard par three and then tapped in his nearly holed second shot on the par four, 351 yard, 12th hole.  Congratulations Jeff.

 

looking to watch some good golf this weekend


The highly anticipated inaugural Prasco Charity Championship on the road to the LPGA Tour arrived at TPC River’s Bend with the Symetra Tour.  

The second and final round will be play today and tomorrow.

With a purse of $100,000, the 144-player field will compete in a 54-hole stroke play format featuring a cut to the low 60 players and ties after 36 holes. The tournament is the first LPGA Tour family event at any level to be contested on a PGA TOUR owned and operated course. 

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VOLUNTEER FOR THE US WOMEN'S & MEN'S AM  

Last Year, Sophia Shubert's road to winning the US Women's Amateur started at Walnut Grove when she fired a 2 under par 70 to tie for 5th and go onto the US Women's Amateur where she qualified for Match Play and then won six matches on her way to becoming 2017 Champion.  It's an understatement to say her life changed as she played on the US Curtis Cup team and also in this weeks Celebration of Champions at Shinnecock Hills just before the US Open.  

As a walking scorer, spotter or timing volunteer you can be apart of our games next great story by being involved.  

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References
MVGA Men's Interclub Website with Standings
MVGA Twitter Account - @MiamiValleyGolf 
MVGA Facebook Account - https://www.facebook.com/MVGolf/  
Ohio Golf Journal for June
uPCOMING EVENTS & dEADLINES
July 12 Women's US Am Q Walnut Grove  Detail 
July 16 Men's US Am QMoraine Detail 
July 17-20Women's Match Play Beavercreek Detail 
July 26-29 Metropolitan (Men and Ladies)Sugar Valley Detail 

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