Walnut Grove to Host Spring Better Ball
A great season awaits those interested in playing in any of our Association Events.  The season starts off with the Spring Better Ball on Monday, May 6th at Walnut Grove CC, followed by the 1st Miami Valley Masters Event on May 13th at Urbana CC then our first DDWGA Event on May 20th at Sugar Valley GC.

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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.  

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College Golf Review

The Wright State golf team finished eighth of 18 teams in the Savannah Invitational in GA this past Sunday.  Cole Corder was the low raider when he tied for 4th with rounds of 72-70-73=215.

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The Raiders will be back in action at the Lonnie Barton Invitational in Daytona, FL on March 4th & 5th 


The University of Dayton men's golf team finished strong in A-10 match play. The Flyers defeated Morehead State 3.5 to 2.5 in the third round to close out match play.  After a tough defeat in the first round, the Flyers were able to regroup and come away with two huge victories in the second and third round.  

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This Monday and Tuesday the Flyers travel to Hilton Head for the Wexford Plantation Invitational

UD Ladies start there season this weekend when they play in the COFC Kiawah Island Spring Classic down in SC.


The Wittenberg Women's start their season this upcoming weekend on March 1st & 2nd when they travel Lake View Golf Club to play in the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate, the Men start their season later in the week when they also compete in the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate but they will play on the Mountain & Lake View Courses on March 4th & 5th. 
Upcoming Rules workshops 

With major changes to the Rules of Golf now in effect, your Miami Valley Golf will offer an expanded schedule of complimentary workshops.  They will take place this off season across our area.  

The Next Sessions are:

Saturday, Mar. 9th - NCR CC - 10am - Noon
Saturday, March 23th - Piqua - 10am - Noon 

These sessions are free of charge and open to any Miami Valley Golfer.

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In the meantime if you would like a copy of the Players Edition of the new Rules of Golf please provide your information through this link and we will be happy to mail to you a complimentary copy.  

For those of you with smart devices you can also download, free of charge, the 2019 Rules of Golf App at either your iTunes or Play store.
Twitter Survey Question RESULTS  
LAST WEEKS POLE
Kind of a mixed return, but dropping the ball at Knee Height had the biggest % of people disagreeing with the rule.  We think the percentage matches the % of people with a bad back...:) 

Dropping at Knee Height - 38%
3 Minute Search - 33%
Flagstick Left in Hole - 23% 
Balled Moved on Green - 6%

NEXT TWITTER QUESTION  
With the World Golf Championship being played at 7800 ft in elevation and all the talk about adapting to longer yardages due to thin air, would it be wrong for elite level players to play with a ball that impacts ball flight the other way? 

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TOURNAMENT/LEAGUE SOFTWARE TRAINING   
On April 2nd, Troy Country Club will host a free training on the Tournament Management Software powered by Golf Genius.  This web based golf event management software is available to all Courses and League Managers in the Miami Valley.  The session will begin at 10am and will conclude at 2pm.  Lunch will be included.  PGA Professionals will receive MSR Credit for attending.   

Attendees are welcome and encouraged to bring their laptops or tablets and the education session will end with a Question and Answers Period. 

To register or for questions please email info@mvgolf.org

 

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Ohio Golf Journal 
The Fried Egg 
The Morning Read
Global Golf Post
MIAMI VALLEY GOLF SOCIAL
Year In Review Video on YouTube 
MVGA Twitter Account - @MiamiValleyGolf  
MVGA Facebook Account - https://www.facebook.com/MVGolf/  
Hardest Hole Rankings for the Miami Valley as voted on by you! 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Saturday, Mar. 9 - Rules Education - NCR CC - 10am
Saturday, March 23 - Rules Education - Piqua - 10am
Tuesday, April 2 - Tournament & League Software Training- Troy - 10am 
Wednesday, April 3 - DDWGA Club Rep Meeting - CCN
Saturday, April 6 - Rules Education - Windy Knoll - 10am (CANCELLED)
If you had planned on attending please send us an email and we can direct you to other opportunities in the Springfield Area.  info@mvgolf.org
2019 RULES OF GOLF RESOURCES
2019 Rules of Golf Changes in Video
Take Sample Rules Quizzes (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced)
Key Changes Poster in a PDF Form to Download and Print 
Download 2019 Rules of Golf App - Android Operating System 
Download 2019 Rules of Golf App - Apple Operating System
 
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