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From the Short Grass for the Last Weekend in January
World Handicap System - Playing Handicap
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Golf Trivia - This week’s PGA Tour event, The Farmers Insurance Open, is played on the Famous Ocean Side Courses just North of San Diego, Torrey Pines.  They will also be hosting this summers US Open for their second time.  Who won the first US Open held there in 2008?   Answer at Bottom of Email
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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

For Data Security Reasons, the email that this FTSG email was sent to is not directly linked to your GHIN Profile 
Partner in the Spotlight 
LogoWe would like to thank Williamson Wealth Management for renewing as a Partner of our Golf Community and Miami Valley Golf.  The team at Williamson Wealth has been active in our community for a many years.  The partnership will continue to be a win for the golf community as they will be the presenting partner for our season ending Celebration and a win for the Williamson Wealth Management of Raymond James as they will continue to be more closely connected to our golf community.

Thanks to Harry and all the Members of the WWM for their support!
CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION  

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Awarded since 2009, the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption has represented the advancement of diversity in the game of golf. The exemption has been given to a golfer representing a minority background to play in the annual PGA TOUR event at Riviera. In 2017, the exemption was re-named to honor the memory of Charlie Sifford, the first African-American player to compete on the PGA TOUR.  To Read More
To read more about this years Exemption, Willie Mack III
Next Golf Genius Education

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TO REGISTER                                                  PGA MSR Credits for Attendance 
free Mobility for Golf Webinar
Wednesday February 3, 2021 @ 6:30pm 
 Mobility_Webinar

Do you really need that foam roller or expensive gadgets?  Is stretching working on mobility? What are the best exercises to improve mobility?  We will answer all those questions and much more!  Mobility is the number one concern that our golfers face and we are here to give you all the answers to start working on improving your mobility immediately.  This will be an interactive webinar so wear some comfortable clothing and be ready to move!  

*If you have a foam roller, a ball (similar to a lacrosse or tennis ball), or any other equipment then have it on hand for the webinar.  We will talk about which are the best tools (if any) and how to use them.  Limited Availability so register quickly!

REGISTER NOW

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 
Thank You 
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Thanks to our Office Manager, Judy Spencer for her years of service. 

Judy will be retiring before the season roles around.

We wish her nothing but the best in the years to come!
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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

Jerry Orum


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!
This Weeks Video
This weeks video is from our Wright State Golf Team, during practice this past week they where able to pull off a pretty neat  trick shot.  They say it only took one take... You be the Judge!  Link to the Video on TwitterWSU_Trick_Shot 
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   

Trivia Answer - Who won the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines? 

Tiger Woods defeated Rocco Mediate in an 18 Hole Playoff.  This victory was one of the most iconic in our Games recent History.  To Watch a Recap


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