From the Short Grass for a Wet 1st Weekend in September 
Samborsky, betzold, gage & Lahaise winSept 8, 2018 

The Miami Valley Mid-Amateur and Senior Metropolitan was played this past Tuesday and Wednesday under very warm and humid conditions at Miami Valley Golf Club.  In the Senior Ages 75 and Older Division, Springfield's Tom Lahaise won by two shots over John Varner, In the Ages 65-74 Division, 2005 Senior Champion, Doug Gage won by three shots over St Henry's Charlie Gels.  

In the Overall Senior Division, Pete Betzold joined the exclusive club of winning both a Metropolitan Championship as well as a Senior Metropolitan Championship when he turned in rounds of 71-69 to outdistance the second place finisher Mike Dempsey by six shots.

And in the Mid Amateur Championship, Pete Samborsky, joined Jeff Scohy as the only players to have won a Mid-Amateur and Metropolitan Championship when he took home the first place trophy after defeating Pete Betzold for the Mid Amateur Championship on the first hole of a Sudden Victory Playoff.

Congratulations to all those who played and thanks to Miami Valley Golf Club for hosting.

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Began eleven years ago the Ohio Golf Association developed the State Two Man Best Ball Championship.  This year the event will be held September 17th thru 19th at Jefferson CC in Blacklick, Ohio, a Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed course opened in 1992.  There are Gross and Net Divisions of play as well as age categories.

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Each year the DDWGA awards Collegiate Scholarships for deserving Junior Girl Golfers the deadline for applications this year is November 15th.  

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the MVTI IS This Thursday
The 25th Playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational (MVTI) is this Thursday, September 13th at Piqua CC. 

Clubs slated to take part in the Invitational are CCN, Dayton, NCR, defending champion, Piqua, Prairie Trace, Sugar Valley, Sycamore Creek, Twin Base and Walnut Grove.

This event features three nine hole rounds with Better Ball (Fourball) followed by Alternate Shot (Foursomes) and concludes with Singles to determine what Miami Valley Area Club has bragging rights as the best playing club in the Valley.
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The Fifth Annual Carlos Alberto Memorial Golf Outing will be held at Pipestone Golf Course on September 21st.  
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The Fifth Annual Lexus of Dayton Invitational is also being held on September 21 at Dayton Country Club and Benefits the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley. 
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The Second Annual Dayton Region Patriot Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 24th at Dayton CC and will benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation.  
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The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley will also have their own golf event on September 28 at Heatherwoode Golf Club and it gets underway with a 12:30pm shotgun.
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play in the season ending celebration 
Our Final Event for the 2018 Golf Season will be held at Dayton CC on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8th.  This viable best ball format, is open to all ages and genders.  Lunch and the Annual Awards Banquet follow play.  

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