|THANKS to our VOLUNTEERS|
|By Sean Melia, MVGA Contributor |
Imagine golf without any volunteers. The professional events and amateur events we know and love would come to a grinding halt. But more locally, volunteers matter to every golfers’ experience. Without starters at the first tee, clusters of groups might wonder when it’s their time to tee off, ultimately clogging the golf course. Water coolers would run dry. Slow groups would hold up the entire course.
Leo Scholl is one such volunteer who discovered golf later in life and has found various ways to give back to the game. As a starter at Yankee Trace Golf Club, he enjoys the banter on the first tee, helping groups begin their day on the right foot. Leo’s easy going nature fits with the role of a starter and player’s assistant (a newly minted term for course ranger).
|DDWGA Last Event of Season is Monday|
The 2021 DDWGA Event Calendar comes to an end this Monday, as the Annual Fall Classic will be played at Piqua CC and gets underway with a 1pm Shotgun Start.
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|Gray Wolf Golf Club Now Open|
Gray Wolf Golf Club, formally known as Moss Creek Golf Club has been gently openings over the last few week and is taking a limited number of players through the end of this season.
Steve Lambert, PGA, the former and current Director of Golf and Owner has been working on getting the course open for a few years now and was dealt a blow to the scheduled opening by the Tornado that effect so many two Memorial Days Ago.
They look forward to being at Full Capacity in 2022.
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|DEADLINE FRIDAY - MID AM /SENIOR METROPOLITAN|
The 2021 Mid Amateur and Senior Metro is taking place at Troy Country Club on September 9th and 10th. The format of this year's championship is 36-holes of stroke-play.
Divisions of Play:
- Mid Amateur - Ages 25-49
- Senior Metropolitan Divisions Ages 50-64, Ages 65-74, Ages 75+.
Entry Deadline - 11:59p.m., This Friday, September 3rd.
For practice rounds, contact Troy Country Club at (937)335-1328.
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|History Made in Missouri|
Sunset Hills, MO – Ellen Port made history on Wednesday, becoming the first woman to win the Metropolitan Senior Amateur Championship. The two-day championship was played at Sunset Country Club.
Port, a 7-time USGA champion and 16-time Metropolitan Women’s Amateur champion, will now have her name etched on the George F. Meyer trophy.
“That’s a beautiful trophy, and like I said in my speech, that trophy doesn’t know if it’s a man or a woman holding it, it just knows it’s someone who loves golf,” Port said. “I know that Rick Meyer’s father who donated it would be tickled because I love this game and the people who play it.”
Playing from the same tees as the men, the Sunset member shot even par during the first round and was five shots back of the lead heading into the final round. Port followed that up by shooting the low round of the day on Wednesday, a bogey-free 5-under 67, to make a playoff for the championship.
|Stop Wasting Time|
|By Dr. Nick Curry|
The number one reason I hear why people don’t incorporate fitness into their day is “time”. Now let’s get real, I believe that anyone can find that time if they really make it a priority. But I get it. Between work, kids, golf, etc. it can be challenging to make the time. If I asked you to find 60 minutes in a day only 3 days per week, you could probably do that. What about 45 minutes? 30 minutes? I think we are just kidding ourselves if we say we can’t find 30 minutes in a day to devote to our health and fitness. You don’t need to spend hours and hours each week to get the benefits of exercise. Sprint Interval Training (SIT) is a type of training that can produce amazing results and can be done with little to no equipment right at home, in as little as 30 minutes.
Interval training has been proven to reduce body fat, increase cardiovascular capacity, and increase speed and power. Incorporating Sprint Interval Training can help you accomplish your cardiovascular needs while enhancing your ability to produce more speed and power at the same time. With most training plans you are either working on one or the other, which is what makes SIT so effective.
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|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 |
|MVTI is September 23rd|
The annual Miami Valley Team Invitational, founded in 1994 by David McSemek, as an event at the end of the season to determine who had the best playing club that year.
This year's invitational is taking place on September 23rd at The Country Club of the North.
The format of this year's invitational includes teams of 8 players from each club in this 27-hole event. Play includes 9 holes of Best Ball, 9 holes of Alternate Shot, and 9 holes of Singles. At conclusion, the winner will be decided by the lowest aggregate score from all 3 competitions.
At the most resent invitational in 2019, it was NCR Country Club who was victorious, beating Country Club of the North by 10 strokes.
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|Patriot Golf Classic at Dayton CC|
|Monday, September 27th at Dayton CC will be the Patriot Golf Classic for our area benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Event get's underway with at 12:45pm shotgun. |
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