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Wright State Golf Team Preview 
For the first time since last March, the collegiate Golf Season will actually get started.  To keep us informed and ready for the Collegiate Season, Bucky Albers has interviewed each area coach.  In the first episode, Bucky Interviews Brian Arlinghaus, the head golf coach of the Wright State Raiders.  

To read more on the upcoming Raider season

To Listen to the Podcast 
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Trivia - A good  number of athletes love the game of golf and some are very good players, however can you name the only NFL Quarterback to win a PGA Champions Tour Event.
USGA TURFGRASS AT ARROWHEAD
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The Kansas City Chiefs and many other pro teams play on turf developed by USGA-funded research. The impact of their turf and environmental research program goes far beyond the golf course - WATCH VIDEO
CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION - Walter Speedy Sr.

Walter_SpeedyWalter Speedy is an important gentleman when it comes to strides made for African American golfers.  Sometime prior to 1910, Speedy and several African American players organized an informal group called the Pioneer Golf Club. 

Later in 1910, Speedy and three other African American players sought to enter the Chicago Parks Championship Tournament at the public golf course, Jackson Park. Sadly, all golfers were barred from playing due to their race. 

Frustrated by the inability to compete against a wider range of golfers in formal tournaments, Speedy was among a group of African American men in 1915 who formed another group, called the Alpha Golf Club.  

To Read More  

An interesting question, Mr. Speedy spent most of his adult life in Chicago having grown up in Louisiana but he and his wife are interred in Springfield, OH... Why?

Partner In the Spotlight 
Beginning in 2021, StraStracka_Line_Imagecka Line, the leading green guides and yardage book supplier to the golf community, has entered into an agreement with the Miami Valley Golf Association to provide hole location sheets for all the events in which they are developed. 

They also are providing a 25% discount for all Association Members when they purchase any of their materials.  

To learn more or visit them online
Next Golf Genius Education - this wednesday - 10am

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TO REGISTER                                                  PGA MSR Credits for Attendance 
For your Game
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This past Wednesday Nick Curry gave a presentation on Mobility and it's chalked full of great information to help improve your game!

TO WATCH          You will need to enter the passcode    7$eGeJwl

Dr. Nick Curry is a chiropractor that is also certified through the highly esteemed Titleist Performance Institute as a medical, fitness, and junior golf wellness professional.  He is the owner of Integrative Health and Sports Performance in Bellbrook and serves at the Team Chiropractor to Wright State and Miami Universities.  To Visit their Website 
Miami Valley Golf is looking for A...

High_5Golf enthusiast?  Looking for part-time work?  Skilled at administrative and bookkeeping work?  Here is a great opportunity! 

We pride ourselves on promoting and supporting this great game. We see ourselves as progressive caretakers of the game and strive hard to advance the game both now and for future generations.  To do this, it is essential to properly manage the organization.  With that in mind, we are looking for a part-time (around 10 hours per week) Office Administrator, who will oversee clerical duties ranging from Bookkeeping, Human Resources, and various administrative tasks. 

If you are organized and committed to the game, you may find this opportunity exciting. 

Please send your information to steve@mvgolf.org

who ARe THese Golfers?
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If you think you know send us an email at info@mvgolf.org 

From Last Weeks, "Who's the Golfer"... 2021-01-12_Whos_the_Golfer

Jack Aiple


To see all the photos from that year  
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If you’re interested in golf history, consider joining the Golf Heritage Society (
golfheritage.org), If you’re not a member already. 

It also makes a great gift!
ARE YOU LOGGED INTO THE MOBILE APP 
 GHIN_AppBeginning January 19th, all golfers interacting with the GHIN Mobile App will be prompted to update to the newest version.

Any golfer not logged in with a Digital Profile will be signed out at that time.

Additionally, profile management will be made available to logged-in golfers on ghin.com and the updated GHIN Mobile App, enabling them to edit their email address, mailing address, and phone number. 


Can't create a profile?  You must have a email in the GHIN System to set one up!
To add or change your email address

About the Banner - The "Still" Defending Horizon League Champions - For More
2021 Tournament Schedule
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5/3 - Spring BB - Troy5/17 - Shamble - Urbana
6/1 - Ohio Am Q - NCR North 6/14 - Twin BB - CC of the North 
6/7 - US Open Final - Springfield 8/30 - Fall Classic - Piqua 
7/8 - US W Am - Walnut Grove MASTERS 
7/12 - US M Am - Moraine 5/10 - Walnut Grove 
7/22-25 - Metropolitan - Yankee Trace 6/21 - Piqua 
8/9 - Mercedes Benz - Moraine 8/16 - Sugar Valley 
8/23 - One Eye Open - Moraine 9/13 - CC of the North
9/9-10 - Sr & Mid Am Metro - Troy WOSGA (WOMEN)
9/23 - MVTI - CC of the North 5/24-25 - State Sr - Kinsale - Powell
10/11 - Celebration - Dayton CC 6/7-9 - World Team - Alliance - Alliance 
10/12-13 - Ohio IntraState - Moraine 6/28-7/1 - Am & Mid Am - Walnut Grove 
Ohio Golf Association7/12-13 - Junior - Marion CC - Marion 
6/22-24 - Ohio Sr Am - Miami ValleyOWGA
7/26-30 - Ohio Am - Avalon Lakes  
8/1-3 - Sr. Am Hall of Fame - Plum Brook9/11-12 - State Park Champ - Hueston Wds 
8/23-25 - Ohio Mid Am - Sylvania LPGA AGA 

 Registration Information will be hyperlinked when available.

E-MAGAZINES - FOR YOUR GOLF FIX 

Feb_20_OGJ_Cover_225Ohio Golf Journal for January
Items in this edition Edition

  • Thanks to Michael Whan
  • Potential Top Golf Stories for Ohio Golf in 2021
  • The Solheim Cup Needs Volunteers
  • Out of State Golf Expeditions
  • and Much More
The Fried Egg 
The Morning Read
Global Golf Post
From the Short Grass Archive 
PODCAST - FOR YOUR DRIVE TIME

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David Feherty
Golfers Journal   
TalkinGolf   
The Shotgun Start
The Fried Egg
No Laying Up
18 Strong- Golf Fitness

MIAMI VALLEY GOLF SOCIAL
Twitter Account - @MiamiValleyGolf  
Facebook Account - https://www.facebook.com/MVGolf/  
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/miamivalleygolf/ 
Hardest Hole Rankings for the Miami Valley as voted on by you! 
GOLF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Top 5 Things to Know About the World Handicap System? 
World Golf Handicap Informational Videos 
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 Rules of Golf App - Android Operating System 
Download the GHIN Mobile Posting App 
Download the USGA Tournament App - Apple - Android  
Watch and Share a video on how to Improve Pace of Play
THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS
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To become a Partner for 2021 please email steve@mvgolf.org   

BrodyTrivia Answer - Who is the only NFL Quarterback to win a PGA Champions Tour Event.

John Brody competed as golfer on the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour) from 1985 to 1998. Brodie had one win, the 1991 Security Pacific Senior Classic, and twelve top-ten finishes, earning a total of $735,000. Incidentally he had the longest gap between appearances in the US Open missing the cut in both in 1959 and 1981 - Look at his biography


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