From the Short Grass for the 1st Weekend in April
Make Your Selections for the Masters Contest
For the 16th Year, your MVGA his contesting our Annual Masters Contest presented by our Friends at Mercedes Benz of Centerville.

Selections must be made by the end of the day on Wednesday. 

The Winner will receive the weekend use of a Mercedes Benz and two Dozen ProV1's.  Other prizes will be awarded to the top 10 finishers.

To Make Your Selections
Sharing our Connections to the Game
Tee Pazitney's Journey from Softball to Golf!
by Jeff Lauderback, Contributing Writer

On this particular afternoon, it’s Ft. Myers, where she plays 18 holes before joining her friends in the clubhouse to continue to camaraderie.

Check back in another month, and perhaps you will find her on a course in California, Arizona or New Jersey if she isn’t on the links in the Dayton area logging a round or two, and expanding her network of friends.

“Golf is better described as a lifestyle than a sport,” said Tee Pazitney, an accomplished golfer in the Miami Valley who has won multiple tournaments but treasures casual rounds as much as she embraces competitive events. “No matter where you travel, Finish the Article

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Are You posting Your scores ?

With the last few days of spring upon us, remember that we started the score posting season on March 15th.  Not sure when to post a score? 

Reasons when NOT to post you score...

  • Fewer than 7 holes are played
  • You play by yourself
  • Made on a golf course in an area in which an inactive season established by the Governing golf association is in effect
  • A majority of the holes of the course are not played in accordance with the principles of the Rules of Golf, however if you play preferred lies (winter rules) those scores should be posted
  • The length of the course is less than 3,000 yards for 18-holes
  • Types or maximum number of clubs are less than 14, for example, in a competition that allows only iron clubs
  • Scores are made on a course with no USGA Course and Slope Rating
  • A player carries or uses non-conforming clubs or uses non-conforming balls
  • Artificial devices (as defined under Rule 14-3) are used during the execution of a stroke.

If you go to post your score and have a problem...It's likely you have not renewed for the 2019 season yet.

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Not all of you need to worry about this as your club may manage this process for you. 

take the 2019 season challenge
Register for the 2019 Season Challenge to post more rounds of golf during our active season (March 15 to November 30) than you did in 2018.   

The Grand Prize will be a $750 Gift Certificate to the Miami Valley Golf Shop of the winners choosing.  

The drawing will be held in early December.  Chances for wining the Grand Prize will increase based on the number of scores posted over their 2018 total.   

To be eligible you must have posted at least 5 rounds in 2018.  

To register or for more details 
College Golf Review

The Wittenberg University Men's Golf team, which is currently tied for fourth with Methodist in the Bushnell Golfweek Div. III Top-25, finished fifth out of 12 teams this past weekend after two days of competition at the Parkside Spring Invitational, played at the par-72, 6,903-yard Otter Creek Golf Club in Indiana.  Next Up the the Hershey Cup at Hershey CC this Sunday and Monday.

The Lady Tigers play today and Sunday in the Laura Bump Invitational in Ostrander, OH on the Mill Creek Golf Club Layout.



The Cedarville Yellow Jackets finished 15th in the Trevecca Invitational in Old Hickory, TN played on the Hermitage Golf Course this pasted Monday and Tuesday.  Next up; the ODU Old Bill Blazer Memorial on Friday and Saturday


Next up for WSU Raiders is the TSU Big Blue Invitational in Nashville, TN beginning on Monday.  The the WSU Invitational at Heatherwoode Sunday and Monday.


Ellie Cronin and the Flyer Women's team finished strong at the Colonel Classic last weekend. The team set the tone early and carried the momentum throughout the final round. The team finished in fourth place overall with a score of 916 (+52). Ellie Cronin finished alone in 2nd with a three round total of even par.  The team will head to the ISU Spring Invitational in Terre Haute, IN, play starts Sunday.

The Men next weekend play in the Rutherford Intercollegiate on the Penn State Golf Course followed the following week by the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate hosted at Ohio State.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Saturday, April 6 - Rules Education - Windy Knoll - 10am (CANCELLED)
Monday, May 6 - Spring Better Ball - Walnut Grove - Info or Registration
Monday, May 13 - Masters Event - Urbana CC - Info or Registration
Monday, May 20 - DDWGA Shamble - Sugar Valley - Info or Registration
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