FTSG for the Weekend Before the 4th 
Enjoy the 4th of July 
We hope you can take some time over the coming Holiday to enjoy our great game.  It looks like it will be the traditional warm 4th, just stay hydrated and all will be fine.  Enjoy the time with your family and friends and play some golf! 

Steve Jurick, PGA

Executive Director

Miami Valley Golf Association

Results from the DDWGA Twin Best
A great time was had by all in this past weeks DDWGA's Twin Best Ball. Thanks to those who played and Troy's members and staff for their hospitality. Gift Certificates where award to the top Gross Finishing Team and top two Net Finishing Teams in each flight.

To Review Scores

To Review Photos

July is the Month for Championship Golf 
The 40th US Sr. Open
Is just a few hours drive in South Bend Indiana.  Tickets can be purchased once arriving or through their online ticket site.   It's a short drive and you can enjoy all the Notre Dame involvement with this championship as well.  The 3rd round is today and the 4th round tomorrow.  

For More Information

The 98th Davey Tree/Minute Man Ohio Open Championship
Will take place this upcoming Monday through Wednesday at Fox Meadow CC and the
Weymouth Club in Medina, Ohio. 

Many of our top amateurs and professionals are slated to play.  Those in the field from our area include - Ricky Denny, Grant Engle(a), Our 2018 Sr Metropolitan Champion, Pete Betzold(a), Austin Schoonmaker(a),  Derrick DeHart, Our 2016 & 2017 Metropolitan Champion, Josh Gilkison(a), Joe Moore, and Austin Sipe(a)

To Follow Along

The 113th Ohio Amateur
Will be contested right here in the Miami Valley when the first round tees off on Tuesday, July 9th at Moraine Country Club.  Many of our area's Finest Amateurs are in the field.  A number of our Past Metropolitan Champions as well, they include, Pete Samborsky, Jeff Scohy, Ryan Reichley, Ron Eubel and Josh Gilkison.  Also in the field playing on the course he grew up on is Austin Sipe the Ohio Amateur Champion from 2017.

First Round Tee Times will be released on July 2nd.
The Mercedes Benz Dealer Championship 

The Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championship is part of a nationwide amateur-only championship for men and women, 21 years and older, and thanks to many of you, the proceeds of this event are able to make a difference in our community!. 

This Years Event will be held at Moraine CC on Monday, August 12th.  

There are two formats of play to chose from.  

1 - Individual Play with the low gross and low net scorer (Using 75% of CH) qualifying for the Eastern National Final at Pinehurst, October 26-29th 

2 - Team Scramble

For More Information or to Register
routing change for the Metro  (VIDEO)
To provide a better finish for the Metropolitan the course's routing will be adjusted for the Championship.

Play will still began off of #1, but after #2 the next hole will be #12.  Play will continue through #18 and then turn to #10.  After #11 the next hole will be #3 allowing for the finish to be on what is #9.  

Thanks to the members and staff at Dayton CC for hosting the 100th anniversary of our area's amateur championship on the golf course where it all began when Vin Hilton (Road Named after him next to Community GC) captured the first one at DCC in 1919.

More Details or to Register 
Championship Volunteer Opportunities 
Each year many volunteers help make our State and Local Championships run smoothly and fill an important role in the reporting of scores to the golf community.  These volunteer positions require about a half day time commitment and provide an opportunity to watch really good golf, on some truly outstanding courses.  

As a way of thanking you for your time, we will provide an Association logo'ed Hat and Lunch.  

The technology used to report the score is through an app called USGA Tournament Management and is very easy to download and install on your phone.  (We offer support as needed on site) 

If you are interested in volunteering please visit our volunteer page.  You will receive an auto response upon your submission and more details are sent as we get closer.

For questions either place them in the comment box or email info@mvgolf.org 
Recent and Upcoming EVENTS  
Monday, June 24 - DDWGA Twin BB - Troy - Results 
Thursday, July 11 - US Women's Am Q - Walnut - Website 
Monday, July 15 - Masters Event - Urbana - Info
Monday, July 15 & 16 - Ohio Jr Girls - Marion CC - Info
Monday, July 22 - US Am Q - Moraine - Website 
Mon-Thr, July 22-25 - Ohio Women's Am & - Piqua CC - Info
Thurs-Sun, July 25-28 - Metro - Dayton - Info.
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