FTSG for the Second Weekend in January
World Handicap System and GHIN Transition
GHIN_App_IconTo say the roll out of the New USGA-GHIN Technology System to support the World Handicap System this past week went flawlessly would be incorrect.  Bumps along the road are to be expected.  I am happy to report that as of this time, 6:36am on Friday, 1/20/20 all appears to be in good order.

For those of you somewhere warm, attempting to post scores, look up handicaps and course ratings, we are sorry for your issues.  

Thanks for your understanding and patience and please continue to share any issues you may come across.
Steve Jurick, PGA      
Executive Director    
Pete Dye's Legacy in the Miami Valley 
Pete_DyeWith Pete's Passing on Thursday at the age of 94, Urbana, and more specifically Urbana Country Club lost a native son.  Pete was born in Urbana and grew up working on the property.  He would water the greens and mow the course prior to becoming the Greenskeeper in 1942 & 43.  He then left to service during during WWII .

On the occasion of the UCC's 90th Birthday Pete & Alice Made a Video of his memories growing up at Urbana CC. 

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oUR aREAS Last Ace of the Decade (Part 2)
Ace_from_Keith_AshburnLast Week we reported that Ron Rehling made the last hole in one of the decade, in the Miami Valley.

Well, he now shares the honor with Keith Ashburn, who made the ace on the same day at Homestead Golf Course on hole #7 which played around 110 yards. It was Keith first ace as well!

Why to go Keith!

No aces reported yet for this new Decade...Who will be the first?

TODAY - It's going to rain most of the day, and for those interested, take the short drive over to Columbus and view some of our Games Great History.

GHS_PhotoThis show is annual must for collectors and those interested in our games history.  

The event is FREE to the public and appraisals are available for those who may have some special items from our games history.  

The show is being held at the Embassy Suites Hilton in Dublin.  (Directions)

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Nominations Open for Dayton Area Hall of Fame
Last_Class_of_the_Hall_of_FameThe Dayton Amateur Golf Hall of Fame began in 1978 when Vin Hilton, Bob Kepler, Bob Servis and Janet Shock Beardsley where the inaugural inductees.  In the almost 42 years since that first induction, there have been an additional 65 people added to it's roster.

Nominations for the class of 2020 can be made either online or by downloading this PDF and sending it to the Dayton Golf Office.  Nominations are due by July 1. 

Pictured the Class of 2001: Phil Hughes, Jim Shively, Skip Snow and Bob Kuntz

To view Past Inductees

Want to know about the Fundamentals of the New World Handicap?  Watch the Video Presentation below to find out!


Top 5 Things to Know About the World Handicap System?
Reference Guide for the World Handicap System
World Golf Handicap Informational Videos
Simplified Change Summaries
View Recorded World Handicap Seminar 

Partner in the Spotlight 
200-75_MidwestMidwest Security Services has been a long term supporter of our Golf Community and is the Security and Access Provider to a Number of our Course Facilities throughout the area.

If your business is looking for fire, access, video, intrusion and intercom systems they should be your first consideration.  

Visit them on the Web or call 888-408-0188

Thanks Terry and Crew for your support of our great game!

WHS Change Summaries 
Subject #6: Playing Conditions Calculation (PCC)
OLD WAY:  There is no calculation or adjustment to account for abnormal course or weather conditions.
NEW WAY: When abnormal course or weather conditions cause scores to be unusually high or low on a given day, a “Playing Conditions Calculation” (PCC) will adjust Score Differentials to better reflect a player’s actual performance.
WHY: Provides a mechanism to adjust the Score Differential when playing conditions for the day are abnormal. PCC will also be used to identify if the Course Rating of a golf course needs to be reviewed by the local Authorized Golf Association.

Too See all the Changes Summaries 
Masters Event at CCN
US Men's Am Q @ Moraine CCThe third event of the Masters Calendar has us playing at the Country Club of the North on Monday August 17th.

Designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 1993 the course will be both challenging and fun.  

The Masters Events are for Men fifty and over and are designed to be socially competitive with awards for both Net and Gross winners by age divisions.

Registration is Now Open
About the Top Banner:  A frustrated golfer after trying to determine his Course Handicap on the New GHIN App using the World Handicap System. 
A much improved video from 1969 PGA CHampionship
Video_1Thanks to the Toberan Boys. Tom and his dad Don, they provided us with a much improved version of the 1969 PGA Championship at NCR CC

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2020 Pre Season Events 
Sat, Jan 11 - Nick Curry - Golf Wellness Clinic - Heatherwoode - 10am
Thu, Feb 13 - Private Club Staff Meeting - Sugar Valley - Sugar Valley
Sat, Feb 15 - World Handicap Seminar - Sugar Valley - 10am 
Wed, Apr 1 - DDWGA Club Rep Meeting  
Wed, Apr 8 - MVGA Trustee Meeting
Wed, Apr 15 - Master Club Rep Meeting 
2020 Tournament Season 
Mon, May 4 - Spring Better Ball - Troy CC 
Mon, May 11 - Masters Event - Walnut Grove CC 
Mon, May 18 - DDWGA Shamble - Urbana CC 
Tue, May 26 - Ohio Amateur Q - NCR CC - North Course 
Mon, June 8 - US Open Final - Springfield CC 
Mon, June 15 - DDWGA Twin BB - CCN 
Mon, June 22 - Masters Event - Piqua CC 
Thu, July 8 - USGA Women's Am Q - Walnut Grove CC 
Mon, July 13 - USGA Men's Am Q - Moraine CC  
Thurs, July 23 - Sun, July 26 - Metropolitan - Piqua CC
Mon, Aug 10th - The Mercedes Benz Dealer Championship - Moraine CC 
Mon, Aug 17th - Masters Event - CC of the North 
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The Shotgun Start
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18 Strong- Golf Fitness
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Hardest Hole Rankings for the Miami Valley as voted on by you! 
Top 5 Things to Know About the World Handicap System? 
World Golf Handicap Informational Videos 
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 
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