FTSG for the Middle of September
The Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the 2019 Golf Season by playing in the last event of our 2019 calendar, the Celebration.  This variable best ball, four person team event will be played over the links at Dayton Country Club on Monday, October 7th.

Golf, Lunch and the Dinner Banquet are included with for Entry.  You may also just attend the Dinner Banquet if other obligations keep you from the Course

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Tradeshow Free and Open to the Public 
For those of you interested in our games wonderful history, make plans to visit the Golf Heritage Society's Annual Tradeshow, on Saturday, September 28th from 9 to 5 at the Holiday Inn - Rockside.

This Tradeshow is free to the public and an excellent way to view much of golfs wonderful history.   

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MVTI IS SEPTEMBER 26TH AT SYCAMORE CREEK CC 
Founded in 1994 by David McSemek and his firm at the time, the events purpose was to have a year end competition in which Miami Valley Area Clubs would send eight of their best players to determine who had the best playing club for that Season.  The "MVTI" is now over a quarter century old and hosting the coveted James C "Skip" Snow 
Silver Trophy donated by Deloitte & Touche is high on every clubs priority list. 

Staged in a three shotgun format with four players from each club playing each side, the first shotgun is a Fourball Competition with 3 of the 4 Better Ball Scores used to determine the Team Score.  The second shotgun is a Foursome Competition in which partners alternate their shots and the best 3 of the 4 Team Scores are used in the alternate shot format as well.  The final 9 holes is a singles competition with 6 of the 8 scores being used to determine the team score.   

This years event will be contested at Sycamore Creek CC on Thursday, September 26th. 

Please send an email to info@mvgolf.org to confirm your spot for 2019. 

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DDWGA FALL CLASSIC INFORMATION 
  
The rescheduled DDWGA Fall Classic will be held this Monday, September 16th at Miami Valley Golf Club.  Teams representing area clubs will compete for the annual Challenge Crystal.  There will also be a separate individual competition for the Club Pin Winners 

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Walnut Grove CC Wins the Interclub 

Despite a very wet start to the Interclub Match Schedule, the 2019 Season was completed only one week late when Walnut Grove defeated Sycamore Creek 7 to 5 in the Finals held on Sunday, September 1st.  

Thanks to everyone who played this year and we hope to see everyone again next Spring! 
IMPROVE YOUR GAME 
There are many hard courses in the Miami Valley and "of course" it is relative to the talent we have.  However, we bet most golfers would agree, the hardest course is the one between your ears. 

To take steps in improving your mental game, join us on Sunday, October 27th at NCR CC as we welcome internationally renowned sports psychologist, author and professional speaker Dr. Bob Winters

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Part of #MoreFromGolf Training and Education Series 
Great Feats in Golf 
Local Golfer, Dayton and Ohio Golf Hall of Famer, Skip Snow won the Prestigious Porter Cup's Super Legends Division by three shots last Friday, September 6th at Niagara Falls Country Club. His 2nd round score of 68 was 8 shots younger than his age.

It is his 3rd win at the Porter Cup across multiple divisions.   See Results 
People on the Move 
Tim Missimer was recently named the New Golf Course Superintendent at Piqua Country Club.  Prior to taking on this position, Tim spent time as an assistant superintendent at CCN and Pipestone.   

Congratulations and Best of Luck !
Support the First Tee and Play Heatherwoode 
Support the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley and play Heatherwoode GC in doing so.  The Fund Raising Event will be held on Monday, September 30th and get underway with a 12:30 shotgun.  

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Recent and Upcoming EVENTS  
Monday, Sept 16 - Ladies Fall Classic - Miami Valley - Info  
Monday, Sept 23 - Masters 4 - NCR CC, North Course - Info 
Thursday, Sept 26 - MVTI - Sycamore Creek - Info
Monday, Sept 30 - First Tee Golf Outing - Heatherwood - Info 
Friday, October 4 - Ohio Intra-State Matches - Shawnee CC 
Monday, Oct 7 - Celebration - Dayton CC -  Info
Sunday, October 27 - Seminar - Dr Winters - NCR CC - Info
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About the Today's Banner:  Former US Open Sectional Contestant at Springfield CC, Doug Ghin, hugging his mom after earning his PGA Tour Card for the 2019-2020 Season! 

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Wittenberg Women's Program 
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Wright State Men's Program 
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Ohio Golf Journal  (NEW September Edition)
The Fried Egg 
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The Shotgun Start
The Fried Egg
No Laying Up
18 Strong- Golf Fitness
Chasing Scratch
Coach Glass - Golf Fitness

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