Miami Valley Golf

WHAT IS THE MIAMI VALLEY MASTERS
Formed more than 50 years ago and orginally named the Dayton Seniors, the Miami Valley Masters is for Men age 50 and over who enjoy playing some of the Miami Valley's finest  courses, friendly competition, a nice meal and a friendly social environment.  Players of all skill skill levels are welcome to participate in these 18 holes events.  Other requirements for eligibility are Membership with Miami Valley Golf and the active USGA Handicap Index that accompanies Membership.  There is also a one time initiation fee of $25.  

Participates may make their group or the staff of Miami Valley Golf will pair you.  This year we start our season at Troy CC on May 7th, followed by stops at Sycamore Creek on June 25th, Sugar Valley on August 6th, Moraine on October 1st before we wrap up the year in the season ending Celebration Event at Dayton Country Club on October 8. 

Event and Initiation registration (for those not already members) will begin by Mid March.   
NEED YOUR HELP! 
Miami Valley Golf would like to name our weekly golf news email that was begun after the first of the year.  If you have a suggestions please send it to info@mvgolf.org.
why sand is so important to a putting surface
This video captures the difference between a Push Up Green, which most of our courses in the Miami Valley have and one built to USGA Specifications.  Very informative  

It is a bit rudimentary but very effective in explaining the benefits of a proper constructed putting surface.
USGA HAS A NEW PRESIDENT 

Mark Newell of McLean, Va. has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 65th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). The election took place at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla.

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College - Yellow Jackets TO Begin their Spring Season
The Yellow Jackets begin their sixth spring season as NCAA DII school when they travel to the Showdown at Sultan’s Run in Jasper, Indiana, March 16th and 17th.  

With no Seniors on their roster and only two juniors.  (One of those Juniors is an incoming PJ Boatwright Jacob Adam) the yellow jackets will be a formidable force in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference this season.

Visit their team website  
SINCLAIR GOLF TRIP

Sinclair College is offering a program with their sister college. It’s aimed at younger golfers, age 14 – 18.  If you are interested in exploring this opportunity please visit here for more details.  If you have any questions you can reach out to Deborah Gavlik, Director, International Education @ Sinclair Community College - (937) 512-3999 

 FEBRUARY'S OHIO GOLF JOURNAL

This edition features a piece on Peggy Kirk Bell, an update on the Evans Scholar Program and other golf news from around the Buckeye State.

View the edition here.
NEW MEMBER BENEFIT WITH US Cryo therapy 
Do you have issues with being sore or stiff?  Well a lot of us golfers do.  To combat that soreness and stiffness and to accelerate the healing process our Executive Director, Steve Jurick PGA has been visiting USCryotherapy for the past year and he believes in it so much that he has arranged a special introductory price for all Miami Valley Golf Members.  Skeptical?, sure it's only natural so here is a link to more research on the subject.

Yes, it is COLD, but the recovery is well worth it.  Visit US Cryotherapy's Website and this is the link for the special introductory offer.
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