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05/18/20Posting Material for Your FacilityWe took the liberty of developing the required posting material from the May 15 posting on Sector Specific Operating Requirements – Golf. This Document is in Word, Adobe PDF and in standard JPG form and should provide you with options for both electric posting, (IE Website and TV), and in traditional locations.
05/06/20Hole SafeThese items will be sold in sets of 25 and cost $175 which will include shipping. Preorders are available and will begin Monday on Friday, May 11th. Invoicing until our store is finalized will come from Miami Valley Golf with orders being paid for before shipping commences.
05/06/20Responsible Restart OhioResponsible RestartOhio View Coronavirus.Ohio.Golf website https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/responsible/Consumer-Retail-Services.pdf...
04/11/20April 11 MVGA UpdateSaturday, April 11 Hi Everyone, I hope you have had a good day. I know you have not heard from me as much lately, and it’s intended, as there is not been much to report on. But I wanted to share a couple of items today. First and Foremos...
04/11/20Golf Course ClosuresCourse Closures in Southern Ohio Last Updated 05/12/2020 For the foreseeable future, clearly we recommend you visit each facilities websites or call for details on golf operations as their clearly needs to be changes to follow the Rules of Section 15 of the Directors Stay at Home Or...
04/08/20April 8 MVGA UpdateMonday, April 8 Hi Everyone, I want to bring to your attention that in Paragraph/Item 3 from the Current Order – Prohibited Activities Include - Recreational sports tournaments, organized recreational sports leagues. I'm bringing this to e...
04/06/20April 6 MVGA UpdateMonday, April 6 Hi Everyone, I hope you all are still healthy out there? Please make sure you take steps to ensure that. As all of you know, our older staff members are most susceptible to the more severe symptoms from Covid-19. As of right no...
04/03/20April 3 MVGA UpdateFriday, April 3 - Thanks for what you are doing! Hi Everyone, So no news is good news, near as I can tell. One county in the north Dayton Market was told to not have leagues, which the amended order did mention. But other than that I have not hea...
04/03/20MVGA Update - April 1 MorningWednesday, April 1 - Morning Message Hi Everyone, Sorry...this is not whole COVID-19 thing is no April's Fool Joke, but each day, is a day closer to moving through this.... I want to reminder you how important the optics of all this are and how quic...
04/02/20Amended Stay at Home Order 4/2/2020Updates to the new order include:
1 - The creation of a dispute resolution process for situations where two local health departments have come to a different conclusion on what is or is not an essential business.
2. Public and Private Pools Closed
3. Organized Recreational Sports Leagues Not Allowed..
04/02/20April 2 MVGA UpdateThursday, April 2 - Evening of Thanks for What you Are Doing! Hi Everyone, For many of you, this was a busy day. Know that our golfers whether you heard it or not, really appreciate you being there, the safety you provide and the break from this mu...
04/01/20April 1 - MVGA UpdateWednesday, April 1 - Morning Message Hi Everyone, Sorry...this is not whole COVID-19 thing is no April's Fool Joke, but each day, is a day closer to moving through this.... I want to reminder you how important the optics of all this are and how quic...
04/01/20County Orders Allowing Golf
04/01/20March 29 - MVGA Update - LateSunday, March 29 - Late Afternoon Message Hi Everyone, Thanks to everyone for sharing all the communication today! Makes a difference! As the shadows grow longer on a wet, windy, sunny, spring day the path ahead seems brighter for a return to our n...
04/01/20March 29 - MVGA Update Mid DaySunday, March 29 Hi Everyone, Thanks to Robb Schulze from the Northern Ohio GA for sending Along... DUE REALIZE YOUR LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT HAS ULTIMATE AUTHORITY, so you may want to check with them before you proceed... More as it dev...
04/01/20March 30 - MVGA UpdateMonday, March 30 - Late Afternoon Message Hi Everyone, We are one day closer to the end of this! Most of our courses have received confirmation that they may reopen. That's great news, but we must realize the burden we all share to meet and exc...
04/01/20March 31 - MVGA UpdateTuesday, March 31 - Morning Message Hi Everyone, A couple of Updates for You... I have added a page that has the County Orders to allow them to reopen. If you would like to share yours, I will add them to the reference page and these document...
03/26/20Eaton Country Club COVID Policies/_filelib/FileCabinet/2020/COVID-19_Club_Communications/0000_ECC_letter_to_members_corona_virus_March_24_2020.pdf...
03/26/20Oklahoma Executive OrderIn spite of Multiple Verbal Confirmations from our Governors Office, our community would like to have a document similar what was issued on Wednesday, 3/25 by the Oklahoma Governor.- Golf is on Page 5
03/24/20Latest Round Table Discussion - 3/24
03/24/20March 24 - Update After WebinarHi Everyone, A couple of things that came from today's meeting. If you want greater clarity than offered from our document we issued yesterday on how to proceed? We recommend you contact your local health department as they are the final adjudicator in t...
03/24/20Speaking Tips with Media and PublicSpeaking Tips with Media and General Public Thanks to Brian Laurent with the Ohio Superintendent Network for Developing - PDF Version 1. Make sure that you are in a position of authority that can answer questions on your facility’s behalf 2. Before conducting the inte...
03/24/20Suggestions or Question SubmissionSuggestion or Question Submission...
03/23/20Heatherwoode Changes as of 3/24
03/23/20March 23 - Evening UpdateHi Everyone, Based on the high volume of questions and to have an open forum for discussion if you would like to join me tomorrow morning at 10am on a Zoom Conference https://zoom.us/j/340863868 you are welcome to attend. Ideally, we have a completed letter from...
03/23/20The Golf Industry and Ohio's Stay at Home OrderThe Golf Industry and Ohio's Stay at Home Order In response to yesterday’s Stay at Home Order issued by the Ohio Governor’s office and Ohio’s Department of Health, we have been seeking clarification on whether golf courses could remain open for play. Today, we received c...
03/22/20Golf May Remain Open & please respect OrderTwitted from @NEOHgolf at 1:05pm This is not a formal declaration but we feel it is worthy of a share... Please also remember our facilities must ensure strict social distance procedures to ensure we meet and exceed standards so that we can continue to play. We...
03/22/20March 22 - UpdateHi Everyone, With today's shelter at home order taking place tomorrow at 11:59pm we still don't know what that means for golf. As soon as we get our hands on the order we will have a attorney review the document and provide what guidance we can at that poin...
03/22/20Ohio - Stay at Home OrderAreas of Focus for golf community in the Stay at Home Order Order - Section 3., Section 5.c., and Section 13 and clearly Section 15 - Social Distancing Requirements ordered into effect by the Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton
03/21/20March 21 - UpdateHi Everyone, Today, I'd like to appeal to you to share our Golf Communities Letter urging our Governor to allow our Golf Courses to remain open. There is precedent to this as other states have exempted their Golf Facilities. You can share this letter be s...
03/21/20Miami Shores Procedural ChangesTo All, Miami ShoresGolf Course will remain open unless mandated by government officials to ceaseoperations. Golf is in the uniqueposition of being an outdoor activity that provides people the opportunity toexercise and enjoy themselves while practicing social distancing. With thatbeing said,...
03/20/20COVID-19 Rules and Handicapping FAQsThe guidance supplements a memo released by the USGA as to how the Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping apply in response to questions received from golf course owners, administrators, tournament organizers and golfers. You can view that memo here.
03/20/20Families First Coronavirus Response ActThe Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) contains two separate but related provisions.
03/20/20Golf Professional National Disaster Facebook PageThis Facebook Group is a vehicle to for those to have dialogue with others during times of Crisis Management and how it relates to your Golf Operation
03/20/20March 20 - UpdateHi Everyone, No matter how the reality of this situation strikes you, realize that we clearly are not the only ones and in fact we can be a respite from all the chaos. So be there for your golfers! Work hard to remain upbeat and inspire your staff to do the...
03/20/20National Golf Foundation's Best Practices
03/20/20Ohio Coronavirus ResourcesFor Questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) - On Ohio's Department of Health COVID-19 website are current statistics and other items of significance to help ensure mitigation of risk.
03/20/20Ohio Golf Letter to Governor DeWineDear Governor DeWine - Ohio’s $2 billion golf industry is comprised of more than 700 golf courses — mostly small businesses — and employs approximately 68,000 people. We’re writing on their behalf today to.........
03/20/20Please Stay Home - But if you won't here are some PRFor the Golfers Considerations to Keep you and Others Safer While much of normal everyday life is being altered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the one thing that everybody should still be able to enjoy is the game of golf. Below are but a few modifications to our golf operations that...
03/20/20Small Business LoanIn terms of operational shutdowns, lack of customers, and canceled or delayed contracts, all businesses have felt (or will) the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the myriad ways COVID-19 will impact small businesses are not yet fully known. (More)
03/19/20Community / City of Dayton GolfCommunity/City of Dayton Golf Hello all, hope you are well. I reachedout to most of you yesterday to get a feel for your leagues proceeding with thecurrent health risk and the COVID-19 situation as it pertains to golfing atCommunity. As predicted, in the short time between calling you andy...
03/19/20Dundonald Links - UK
03/19/20Golf Operations ActionsWith only essential businesses open and almost all events cancelled, very few people can go anywhere for R & R. One of the few area's that given proper precautions, infectious disease experts say is fairly safe are our golf courses.
03/19/20Hampton Golf
03/19/20March 18 - UpdateHi Everyone, Thought is there was anything to share I would just send an email around and to remind you that anything I send will also be posted at /events/coronavirus-updates-8054.html On the docket (All Times Eastern) Thursday - March 19 - Noon - N...
03/19/20March 19 - UpdateHi Everyone, As we start getting our arms around how we can maintain as much of our golf operations and thus our revenues as possible there are a plethora of items to consideration. Today, I would like focus on suggested hygiene considerations. Review...
03/19/20March 19 - Web Conference CallHi Everyone, As promised - Recording & Slides of today's meeting are available from Zoom . For your reference Slides from today's webinar SOPGA Email on Conference Call for this Friday (March 20) at 10am Assist with SOPGA Best Practices Developm...
03/19/20Mercer County Elks
03/19/20Money Transfer Apps to Avoid Cash PaymentsMoney Transfer Apps to Avoid Cash Management Whether we want to receive or pay a friendly wager from a Round or Pay for something at the Course, Chances are that Cash has been used to do so. In our new world of social distancing it's likely wise to avoid using cash and move toward Money Tr...
03/19/20Orange Lake - Florida
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