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Burritt and Schoonmaker Win the Metropolitan

Alyssa Burritt won her third successive Women's Amateur Title and Austin Schoonmaker won the 100 Anniversary Amateur Championship at Dayton Country Club last Sunday.  

Thanks to all the players, volunteers and Dayton CC for hosting the championships

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Hole Flags from the Metropolitan
You’re familiar with the Miami Valley Golf Association- now it’s time to get to know the Miami Valley Golf Foundation.  Our mission is to support a higher level of engagement with golf by advocating for our game within our community.  

In the coming weeks, we will be introducing you to the programs that our #MoreFromGolf campaign supports.

As any philanthropic organization raises funds to complete their mission, we have a very limited number of items from our from the 100th Anniversary Metropolitan Championship in which you can purchase.  

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For more information on the Miami Valley Golf Foundation, visit MVGF.org

Player of the Year Update
Through the end of July, Austin Greaser still tops the player of the year points race amassing 590 points.  He is followed by Pete Samborsky at 440 points and Jeff Scohy at 325 points. 

Over in the Senior Division, with much of the Senior Golf yet to be played, Dave Novotny is leading the way, thanks to his qualifying for the US Senior Amateur this past week at Kenwood in Cincinnati.

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At the conclusion of the Metropolitan, each selected players finish positions were totaled.  And the person with the lowest collective finish chose the players of Peter Betzold,(18), Paul Day (13), Ryan Flick (38), Bryce Haney (2), Cameron Luczka (7), Nick Paxson (8), Jeff Scohy (3), Scott Thompson (9) and Caleb Westfall (6) for a total finish position of 104 out distancing the second place finisher, Paul Day by 21 finish positions. 

The winner of this years Metropolitan Contest was Michael Schmitmeyer.  Michael will receive six (6) dozen personalized Pro-V1's (or any ball of his choosing).

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Thanks to all those who took part in the Metropolitan Contest!

ladies fall classic at Miami Valley - Detail
US Women's Am Starts on Monday
Our Ladies Metropolitan Champion, Alyssa Burritt and the others from the Qualifier at Walnut Grove a few weeks ago, Lauren Hartlage, Haylin Harris, Mia Kness, Alexandra Swayne, Alex Wright, Allisen Corpuz and Kary Hollenbaugh tee off Monday in the Stroke Play Qualifying to determine the top 64 to head into Match Play of the 119th US Women's Amateur at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Mississippi . 

Remember is was just a couple of years ago when our Qualifier through Walnut Grove, Sophia Schubert won the title when she defeated Albane Valenzuela 6 & 5

Follow Along with the Championship

Miami Valley Golf Club will again welcome Hickory Shaft Golfers to help celebrate MVGC’s 100th Anniversary on Friday,  August 16th, and Saturday, August 17th.  Ladies and Men of all abilities are welcome, but play must be with Hickory Shafted Clubs.  If you don't have clubs they will be available.   

If you are interested in being involved or just want more information, contact Neil Hazel at 937-545-5755 or neilhazel@aol.com 

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