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Don’t miss your chance to volunteer at the USA's Oldest Amateur Championship! Moraine Country Club hosts the Western Amateur this Summer, July 28-August 3. Volunteers needed for Walking Scorers, Forecaddies, and Standard Barriers. For More….
6/5/2024
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Welcome to the 2024 DDWGA Spring Shamble Event at Urbana Country Club on Monday, May 20th. Join us for a 1pm shotgun start. This page provides all necessary details. Should you have any questions after reviewing the information, feel free to email us at events@mvgolf.org. Enjoy the event and good luck!
5/17/2024
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5/16/2024
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Thank you to everyone who played in the Masters Event at Sugar Valley Golf Club! Special thanks to the members and staff. Congrats to Jim Sass and Brian Bair for tying with a gross score of 74. Jim Sass also had the lowest net score of 69, but the award went to Gerald Leshner with a net 70. To view all scores & images
5/14/2024
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5/10/2024
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5/8/2024
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Miami Valley Golf Season's first event of the 2024 season was held on Monday, April 29th, over both courses of NCR CC. Extra holes were required to determine winners in the Net Divisions. Thanks to all participants and NCR for hosting. For More...
4/30/2024
Category:Past News, Short Grass Emails
The 2024 MVGA Spring Better Ball tournament will be held at NCR Country Club. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 am, with a shotgun start at 1 pm. An optional $20 per team skins game is available. Scoring verification, awards, and a cash bar will follow play in the clubhouse.
4/26/2024
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4/16/2024
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4/15/2024
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4/12/2024
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📢 Join our team at Miami Valley Golf as Office Manager! 🏌️‍♂️ Part-time, 20 hrs/wk in Centerville, OH. Responsible for day-to-day admin duties. Proficiency in MS Office, organizational & communication skills required. Prior golf experience helpful. Competitive compensation & benefits. For More...
4/12/2024
Category:Past News, Short Grass Emails
The 21st Annual Miami Valley Golf Masters Contest is now open on our new platform, Major's Challenge. While its too late to make selections for this years contest you can follow along on how your selections are doing on the real time scoreboard.
4/10/2024
Category:Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/2/2024 9:00:00 AM
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3/29/2024
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3/29/2024
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3/22/2024
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Join our Free USGA Rules of Golf Webinars tailored for casual and competitive golfers. These sessions focus on rules encountered in an average round. The first session is April 9th at 4pm and the second session is April 16th at Noon - Preregistration is required - Open for Links and details
3/22/2024
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3/14/2024
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3/13/2024
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3/12/2024
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3/12/2024
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3/11/2024
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2/29/2024
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2/29/2024
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2/23/2024
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2/22/2024
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Bobby Jones Links, a premier boutique management firm in the golf industry, has entered into a management agreement with Piqua Country Club. PCC originated with six holes in 1896 before being redesigned into 9 holes in 1920 by Donald Ross and added a second nine in the 70's. PCC is Miami Valley's oldest and Ohio's second oldest golf club.
2/20/2024
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We’ve probably all done it – driven our golf cart up to a green or tee, pulled to the side of the path and parked with a couple of tires on the grass. It’s a natural impulse. When you stop driving almost any other vehicle you pull over for safety and try to keep the roadway clear. On the golf course, you want....
2/17/2024
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2/17/2024
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NCR Country Club has once again achieved the prestigious AGM Platinum Golf Shop Award from the Association of Golf Merchandisers, marking its second consecutive year of excellence. Originally established as the Top 100 golf shops by Golf Shop Operations Magazine in the 1980s, this accolade transitioned under the stewardship of AGM over a decade ago.
2/17/2024
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2/14/2024 10:00:00 AM
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The Southern Ohio PGA is hosting the 2024 Ohio Women’s Open at Heatherwoode Golf Club in Springboro, OH, with a five-year commitment starting in 2024. The championship, scheduled for June 7-8, will include a fundraising Pro Am on June 6.
2/14/2024
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2/12/2024
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2/10/2024
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2/9/2024
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2/9/2024
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2/9/2024
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Earlier in the week we reposted a survey we did back in 2019 on the hardest holes in the Miami Valley. We had a good deal of discussion about the validity of the rankings and the rankings themselves, so we thought we would relaunch the survey to see if things have changed in the last five years.
2/9/2024
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1/29/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/19/2024
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1/16/2024
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1/12/2024
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If you live south of town, or don't mind driving to Armco Park, the First Tee of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is offering new programming at this little Gem of a Course. For More on their Schedule
1/12/2024
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1/12/2024
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1/5/2024
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1/5/2024
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12/29/2023
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12/29/2023
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12/22/2023
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12/22/2023
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You Determine - We selected the 10 Best Bunker Shots that our Photographer, Ron Alvey took this past season. Now you get to determine the best Bunker Shot Photo for 2023. To get a closer Look and Make your Selection ...
12/21/2023 7:00:00 AM
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12/21/2023 6:00:00 AM
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12/20/2023
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12/15/2023
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12/15/2023
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Explore MacGregor Golf's rich history in this article, from its innovative club designs to its impact on golf and Dayton. From it's origins as shoe last company to golf giant, the MacGregor's story awaits...
12/15/2023
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12/15/2023
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12/14/2023
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12/7/2023
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12/6/2023 9:00:00 AM
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12/6/2023
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12/1/2023
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11/30/2023
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11/29/2023
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As winter creeps into our neck of the woods, the cooler temperatures signal a different kind of activity for our local golf courses. While warm-weather destinations gear up for their winter season, here in the Valley we a different plan.
11/24/2023 4:00:00 AM
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11/24/2023
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
11/24/2023
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11/23/2023
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11/20/2023
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11/17/2023
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11/17/2023
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11/17/2023
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11/17/2023
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11/10/2023
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11/10/2023
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The USGA and The R&A today announced the first update to the World Handicap System™ (WHS™) as part of an ongoing review of the Rules of Handicapping™ and Course Rating System™ with a continued emphasis on accuracy, consistency and equity. The latest revisions will go into effect beginning January 1, 2024.
11/8/2023
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11/2/2023
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10/27/2023
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10/27/2023
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10/27/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/22/2023
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9/15/2023
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9/14/2023
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9/12/2023
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9/12/2023
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails, Sr & Mid Am Championship
9/2/2023
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8/30/2023
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8/26/2023
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8/25/2023
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8/24/2023
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8/20/2023
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Shortly after Labor Day, the majority of our local golf courses will initiate the aeration process. While it's true that most of us golfers share a common dislike for this procedure, similar to how we might feel about working out or monitoring our diets, it's important to recognize that the benefits of aeration far outweigh the temporary inconvenience. For a Video
8/18/2023
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8/9/2023
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7/29/2023
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7/29/2023
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7/28/2023
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7/23/2023
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7/22/2023
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7/21/2023
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7/20/2023
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7/18/2023
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7/15/2023
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With this upcoming weeks Metropolitan and Open Championship happening concurrently, we decided to put both these Championships in the same free contest. Take part and if you are among the top three finishers you will receive personalized golf balls of the brand of your choosing. Don’t Miss Out!
7/14/2023 4:00:00 AM
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7/14/2023 1:00:00 AM
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7/14/2023
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7/7/2023
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Summer is great for golf, but long days and hot weather can take their toll on turf. Here’s a look at how superintendents keep courses in good shape through challenging summer conditions.
7/7/2023
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6/30/2023
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6/29/2023
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6/26/2023
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6/23/2023
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The DDWGA's next event will take place this Monday, at Piqua Country Club. This event is a four-person team event where the best two scores per hole will be used to calculate the team score. For More
6/23/2023
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6/19/2023
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6/15/2023 4:00:00 PM
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6/15/2023
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The U.S. Open is known for being the toughest golf championship, with firm, fast greens that are meant to test the best players in the world. As fans, it’s important to keep a few items in mind about how these championship conditions are produced, and why they aren’t what we experience for daily play.
6/15/2023
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6/13/2023
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6/9/2023
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Want to know your score if you played the US Open at Los Angeles Country Club in the 123rd US Open. Follow this link to see what your target score would be!
6/9/2023
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
6/9/2023
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6/9/2023
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5/31/2023 7:00:00 AM
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5/31/2023
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5/26/2023
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5/26/2023
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5/25/2023
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5/19/2023
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Golfers are spending more time than ever working on their game, which means practice areas can take a real beating. The good news is that there are some simple things we can do to minimize our impact on the practice range, chipping area or putting green so that everyone can enjoy the best possible conditions.
5/19/2023
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Over the last few years, Miami Valley Golf has been striving to better align our organizational footprint in order to leverage our wonderful sport and make a greater difference for our entire community. As part of this effort, we aligned our governance documents and structure with those ideals in mind.
5/19/2023
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With a long-standing tradition of empowering and encouraging female golfers, the DDWGA Scholarship Awards have donated over $60,000 to 71 deserving recipients since it's inception is 1996....
5/16/2023
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5/12/2023
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5/12/2023
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5/12/2023
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5/5/2023
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5/5/2023
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5/5/2023
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5/5/2023
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4/28/2023
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4/28/2023
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4/28/2023
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4/28/2023
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4/21/2023 9:00:00 AM
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Nearly 200 golfers will play over the two courses at NCR CC on Monday, April 24th in our First Event of the 2023 Season, the Spring Better Ball Presented by our Friends at Midwest Security Services. For all the Event Details
4/21/2023
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4/21/2023
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4/14/2023
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Reflecting on the past can be a powerful way to gain insight and perspective on where we are today. In the world of golf, this can mean looking back at courses that have come and gone and consider what they meant to the game and the communities they served. One such course is Miami View Golf Course, which closed prior to the development of Interstate 75.
4/5/2023
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4/5/2023
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4/2/2023
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The 20th Annual Miami Valley Golf Masters Contest presented by our friends at Mercedes Benz of Centerville is now open. Don't miss your chance to take part in this annual spring contest and if you are a lucky winner, you can stock up on golf balls before the season gets underway! - Deadline is Thursday Morning, April 6 at 6am.
3/31/2023 3:00:00 PM
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3/31/2023
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3/24/2023
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3/22/2023 11:00:00 AM
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3/22/2023
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3/18/2023
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3/17/2023
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3/16/2023
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3/11/2023
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3/6/2023
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3/3/2023
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The first Miami Valley Golf selection contest will be for next week's PLAYERS Championship and you may now make you selections. We will continue to award personalized golf balls to those who finish in the top three. Don't miss your chance to stock up on golf balls before the season gets underway!
3/3/2023
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In the first full-field event of the APGA Tour's 2023 season, Kevin Hall shot a final-round 3-under-par 69 and birdied the first playoff hole to win the APGA Tour at Indian Canyon Golf Resort against DeVaughn Robinson. Hall and Robinson finished the two-day, 36-hole event at 10-under-par, with Hall securing his 5th career win on the APGA Tour
3/3/2023
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3/1/2023
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Come to Shaker Run Golf Club on Friday, March 24 to review the 2023 updates with one of USGA’s top experts on the Rules of Golf, Kathryn Belanger. The session will begin at 10am and the $25 registration fee includes lunch. Don’t miss your chance to learn from one of the brightest minds of the USGA
2/28/2023
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Fred Perpall was elected as the 67th president of the USGA at the association's Annual Meeting in Napa, California. He will serve a three-year term leading the USGA Executive Committee, the all-volunteer policy-making board that provides strategic direction and oversight to the association's full-time staff.
2/24/2023 8:00:00 PM
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Leading Up to the Golf Season, Brad Smith, PGA a Teaching Professional who teaches at Heatherwoode Golf Club will provide to our area Golfers words of wisdom to make the 2023 Season your best yet.
2/24/2023
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2/11/2023
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The USGA announced the launch of GS3, a state-of-the-art golf technology tool that calculates putting green speed, firmness, smoothness and trueness – all with one device.
2/9/2023
Category:Golf Genius Articles, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Want a way to streamline or modernize your League Registration Process. Miami Valley Golf can help take the burden off the League Administrator’s whether is an individual or a complete facility. Regardless, if you want to use Golf Genius as your league platform or not. To watch a registration video on the Process
2/3/2023
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The college golf season for our area teams gets underway when the Lady Flyers travel to Panama City, FL to play the Bay Point Golf Club in the Lipscomb Lady Bison Point Classic. The Dayton Women’s team is picked to finish fourth in the preseason coaches’ poll.
2/3/2023
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2/3/2023
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1/27/2023
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1/27/2023
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The number of golfers in the U.S. with a Handicap Index eclipsed the 3 million mark for the first time in 2022 as the year-over-year trajectory pointed upward for the third consecutive year. The growth represents a 16 percent increase since 2020 when the total surpassed 2.5 million.
1/27/2023
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It's time for another incredible season of Drive, Chip and Putt and we can’t wait to find out who will punch their ticket to the National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club early next April! Here is how to get started!
1/24/2023
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1/22/2023
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1/21/2023
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1/16/2023
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1/13/2023
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1/6/2023 1:00:00 PM
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1/6/2023 12:00:00 PM
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Golf has long been known as a game with clear and sometimes rigid standards, with guidelines that determine what to wear, when to play and what a “good” course should look like. The standards have transcended people, season and geography to...
1/6/2023
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The 2023 Rules of Golf update is now in effect. A full resource guide hub has been developed, in addition to a refresh of the Rules Of Golf Explained videos, all of which are available now...
1/6/2023
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12/30/2022
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Over the thousands of photo's taken over this past season by our photographer, Ron Alvey we reviewed every one and selected best 50 from 2022. Take a Look and if you have a image you would like included send it along!
12/30/2022
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12/30/2022
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12/23/2022
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12/23/2022
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12/16/2022
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12/16/2022
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12/16/2022
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The Winter Edition of the 2022 Golf Journal did a feature of our own Patrick Rukundo one of our PJ Boatwright Interns from this past season To view the Article...
12/16/2022
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12/9/2022
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12/9/2022
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Visit the recent article by our friends from the USGA in their December Edition of the Golfers Journal when they report on what the champion from the 2005 US Senior Open, when it was held at NCR CC, has been up to.
12/9/2022
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12/2/2022
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12/2/2022
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Winter is a reality that all golfers have to face. Colder weather and shorter days have a big impact on playing conditions and course management no matter where you’re located. In colder parts of the U.S., golfers may only get a few chances to play their local courses...
12/2/2022
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11/25/2022
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Born on April 3, 1935 in Hazard, Kentucky, El Collins grew up playing golf on the nine hole Hazard Country Club where in his early years he caddied for his dad who was a good golfer in his own right. For More...
11/25/2022
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A mild off season day can be a great chance to play golf, but there is a risk of serious course damage if the surface thaws and soil is frozen below. Learn more about the risk of root shear. For Video Overview...
11/25/2022
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Awarded since 1992 the DDWGA has a long legacy of playing it forward for our Junior Girls. Scholarships are typically in the thousand dollar range and require a minimum number of documents to apply. Deadline to Apply is January 31st Link to Submit Information...
11/25/2022
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11/25/2022
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11/19/2022
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11/4/2022
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From November 3rd Article by Josh Sens - In southwest Ohio, a recent high school graduate named Patrick Rukundo received a phone call with an unexpected offer. It came from the golf coach at a local college. For Complete Article...
11/4/2022
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10/29/2022
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10/20/2022
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9/23/2022
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9/16/2022
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In this edition, It’s USSWO Week, Make Your selections in our contest, Learn all the ways to attend, Know where to park, Sr & Mid Am Deadline Approaching, Inside the Field of the USSWO, DDWGA Fall Classic Deadline is Tuesday, How our Locals Did in the US Amateur, 28th MVTI is September 15th and Much More
8/20/2022
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In celebration of our area hosting the US Senior Women’s Open we encourage you to attend and to make your selections for the US Senior Women’s Open Contest. Winners receive customized golf balls of their own choosing. Deadline is August 24th at 11pm
8/19/2022
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Want to know more about the 120 competitors in the field for the US Senior Women’s Open? To start with, there are eight, World Golf Hall of Fame members, 10, US Women’s Open Champions, three, US Senior Women’s Open Champions, 37 Amateurs in the field, three golfers from Ohio, Competitors from 10 different countries and the oldest competitor is 83 years young.
8/19/2022
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In this Edition, Jr Girls Can Meet Annika, Greaser wins Western Amateur, Last Call for Volunteers for US Women's Sr Open Volunteers, DDWGA Fall Classic Deadline Nears, How did our Women's Am Qualifyiers Do and so much more!
8/14/2022
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8/12/2022
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8/10/2022
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In advance of the US Senior Women’s Open, the ANNIKA foundation will be hosting a clinic at NCR Country Club for Young Lady Golfers at NCR Country Club on Tuesday, August 23rd from 11am to 3pm. Lunch, Instruction, and a Clinic from Annika Sorenstam are all on the schedule!
7/29/2022
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7/29/2022
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If you are interested in being a part of this Historic Event, now’s the time to get involved! There is still a need for Course Marshal’s in a few locations throughout the Championship Week which is August 22 through 28 at NCR Country Club. Don’t miss your chance to be involved with something special!
7/29/2022
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7/28/2022
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Morgan Rogers, a Senior to be at Centerville High School came in first place in the Girls Ages 16 to 19 division, this past week in the Ohio Junior Girls Championship. Morgan’s 3 over, 36 Hole total included 4 birdies over the 5,600 yard Marion Country Club. Nice Playing Morgan!
7/15/2022
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7/12/2022
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7/8/2022
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In this Edition, Last Chance to register for the Diana Schwab Get a Girl Golfing, Register for the Metroplitan Championship, Jordan Gilkison wins the Ohio Open, Both the Women's and Men's US AM Qualifers in the coming days and so much more...
7/2/2022
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7/1/2022
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In this Edition, Reflections on the DDWGA Twin Best Ball, A week to remember, Austin Greaser Reflections on his week at the US Open, Volunteer of the Month, Both Women’s and Men’s Amateur Qualifier Information and Much More!
6/24/2022
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6/20/2022
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6/18/2022
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In this Edition, Info for the DDWGA Twin Best Ball, Greaser into the Weekend at US Open, Volunteer of the Month, who from Springfield US Open Final Made the Weekend, US Women’s Am Qualifier Info, US Open Green Speeds versus Daily Play and Much More!
6/18/2022
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In this addition, Don’t forget to make your selections for the US Open Contest. The Next Masters Event is at Urbana CC on Monday, Reflections from the US Open Final, Vertical Thrust from Dr. Nick Curry, welcome back to Samantha DeSpain and Much, Much More!
6/11/2022
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In this edition of the FTSG, Ohio Amateur Qualifier at Dayton CC on Monday, Another Course Making a Comeback, Last Call for Volunteers for the US Open Final, Diana Schwab Girls Clinic Soon, Austin Greaser and team at NCAA DI Golf Championship, Looking ahead to the Masters Event at Urbana and so much more!
5/27/2022
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In this weeks Edition, Last Call for US Open Final Volunteers, Tickets now on sale for the US Women’s Senior Open, WSU Finishes T9 in the NCAA Regionals, Austin Greaser Medals in New Haven Regional, Four Receive Scholarships from the DDWGA, Reflections on the DDWGA Shamble, USSRWO Media Day Recording and Much More...
5/21/2022
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In this Edition, Register for the PGA Championship MVGA Contest to win free Personalized Golf Balls, Jane Geddes Reflects on her 1986 US Women’s Open Win in Advance of Media Day for the 2022 US Sr Women’s Open at NCR CC, DDWGA Shamble is Monday at Dayton CC, Masters Event 1 at Troy CC Review...
5/13/2022 3:00:00 PM
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In this edition of the FTSG, 1st Masters Event of the season is Monday at Troy CC. Sebastian Hills to reopen as Jasper Hills on May 21st. The MVGA PGA Championship Contest is now taking your selections, Spring Better Ball Recap, Local Colleges, and Players playing in the NCAA Championships, and so much more…
5/7/2022
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Winners of their seventh Horizon League Championship in program history, the Wright State golf team is headed to the NCAA Championship for the sixth time in program history, where the Raiders will take part in the Columbus Regional May 16th - 18th - For More
5/5/2022
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5/4/2022
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In this weeks edition, The Spring Better Ball kicks off the Tournament Season, Wright State Wins the Horizon Conference Championship, Jeff Grant wins the SOPGA Bill Strausbaugh Award, Reviewing last weeks Rules Question, College Corner and More....
4/29/2022
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4/22/2022
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4/22/2022
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4/20/2022
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4/15/2022
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4/13/2022
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In this Edition, a recap of Austin Greasers time playing in the 86th Masters, MVGA Volunteer in the Spotlight, Dude Perfect Video of Amen Corner, Trunk Rotary Power, What happens after you win the Masters, SOPGA Jr Event Scholarship Opportunity, Mia Hammond wins 14-15 Year Old Girls Division...
4/9/2022
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4/6/2022
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4/4/2022
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4/4/2022
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In this edition, A Weekend for Women's Golf, Masters Contest Selections Due on Thursday by 6am, DDWGA Scholarship Deadline is April 15, Kevin Hall into Hall, Frost Delay Reminders, Caddie Program at Moraine, Creating More Power and Much More!
4/2/2022
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3/30/2022
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In this weeks Edition, The 19th Annual Masters Contest is now open, DDWGA Club Rep Meeting is April 14th at CCN, Caddie Program at Moraine Overview, Take Part in the More Golf Challenge, A solution for your Junior Lesson Registration, How College Golf Teams are ranked, Rules Question of the Week and Much More!
3/25/2022
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3/23/2022
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3/23/2022
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3/21/2022
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In this Edition, Austin Greaser's Visits to Augusta National, Vern Campbell wins the Players Contest, Register for the Play More Golf Challenge, A Solution for your Jr Lesson Registration, Add Season Long Points to your Golfers Season, Sowards and Taylor into Ohio Golf Hall...
3/19/2022 6:00:00 AM
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3/17/2022
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In this Edition, After Score Posting Season Starts on March 15th, Join other Golfers and donate through UNICEF to help the children of Ukraine, Reasons behind Core Aeration, Ryan Brehm wins the Puerto Rico Open, Weekly Rules Question, Wilberforce Golf Team to receive proceeds from Juneteenth Event in connection with the Memorial and Much More!
3/11/2022
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3/9/2022
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3/5/2022
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3/2/2022
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2/26/2022
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2/25/2022
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2/23/2022
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In this Edition of FTSG, Why it Matters, Clubhouse Fires in the Miami Valley, Harry Murray Passes, Trivia Question, DDWGA Shamble on May 16th, Mistakes in your Fitness Program, Rules Questions and so Much More!
2/18/2022
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2/11/2022
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Awarded since 1992 to over 60 Junior Girls the DDWGA has a long legacy of playing it forward for our Junior Girls. Scholarships are typically in the thousand dollar range and require a minimum number of documents to apply. This Years Deadline is April 15th!
2/11/2022
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2/10/2022
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2/9/2022
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Our friends from Golf Genius are now able to visit our area and they will be in town on Thursday, February 10th. Everyone from around the state is welcome, and we will provide a free lunch!
2/4/2022
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Will our Winter Storm Impact our Area Course's Turf in the Spring, Pop Up Golf Genius Seminar at Troy on Thursday, Feb 10th, How do you rank against all golfers in the US when comparing your Handicap Index, College Golf Update, and Much More!
2/4/2022
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Pete Brown won this weekend's PGA Tour Event 52 years ago leaping 29 players on the weekend., Trivial Questions, WHS Did you know, A Community Treasure, two ladies playing golf as into their 90's, Drive Chip and Putt Registration is Open Now, Local Collegiate Teams get ready to start their Spring Season, Golf Genius Tips and Much More!
1/28/2022 3:00:00 PM
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1/28/2022 1:00:00 PM
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1/28/2022 9:00:00 AM
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Local qualifying begins in May. Entrants will play in girls’ and boys’ divisions in four age categories, with scoring centered around skill development in driving, chipping and putting. Local Qualifying Sites are Tri-City Golf Ranch, Heatherwoode, Southwest Golf Ranch, The Golf Club at Dublin and Blacklick Woods Golf Course - For More...
1/28/2022
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From our Friends at Tour Backspin Pete Brown makes up Seven Strokes in Final Round, Leaping past 29 players in the last two rounds to win the Andy Williams San Diego Open in the same event that is being played this weekend at Torrey Pines
1/28/2022
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1/28/2022
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1/21/2022
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In this Edition of the FTSG, Troy to host the 1st Event of the 2022 Masters Season on May 9th, Mike Gafkjen retiring from Beavercreek, Cloning Events in Golf Genius saves time, NCR to host Event on April 25th, Rules and Handicap Info and Much More!
1/21/2022
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NCR to host first event of the year the Spring Better Ball, WHS question, Natve son to lead the WGA, now is the time to clean up your data, upcoming seminars by Dr. Nick Curry, Nearest Point of Relief explained, Internships Available, Random golf notes by John Fischer and much much more!
1/14/2022
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1/14/2022
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In this Edition: find our who posted the most rounds during our active season in 2021, A Christmas Gift not to be forgotten, Season Prep is Critical to Tournament Ops, Internships are available, name the Golfer and Much More!
1/8/2022 6:15:00 AM
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12/29/2021
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12/29/2021
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May the joy of the Holiday Season be with you and yours all the year through! Thanks for being a part of our Golf Community !
12/22/2021
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12/17/2021
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12/17/2021
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Holly Lane wins the Play More Golf Challenge for 2021, Understanding the Handicap Analysis when running your Golf Event through Golf Genius, The Pelvic Tilt Test is a great test for Overall Mobility, Hard & Soft Caps Explained and Much More!
12/17/2021
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In this edition, Stephen Winwood is the most improved player for 2021, Did we just have our last Hole in One for 2021? Did you know how to import data into Golf Genius, Jasper Hills in the News, Part Time Volunteer Coordinator Position as well as Internship Available for 2022 and Much More!
12/11/2021
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In this Edition, USGA Adds 15th National Championship. Part Time Volunteer Coordinator Available, Internships Available for 2022, Assigning a League Manager eases the Burden, Don't forget to register for a Winter Rules of Golf Education Seminar, Gene Marchi from the Archives and much more!
12/3/2021
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11/26/2021
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In this Edition - Thank You for being a part of the Miami Valley Golf Community, Listen to Mike Whan as he discusses Golf Course Maintenance and the future of the game. Don't forget to sign up for a Winter Rules Workshop, The Visual System, from the Archives and Much More!
11/20/2021
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- Visualization is a powerful tool - Both positively and negatively. Can you visualize the putt dropping in the cup, or missing? Can you visualize your shot shape? Can you visualize your alignment? How accurate is your visualization? For More...
11/19/2021
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11/12/2021 7:00:00 AM
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In this Edition, David Fox is our volunteer of the Year, Rules of Golf Education Registration begins Wednesday, Now is the time for Course Projects, The Visual System, Part 1 - From the Archives - Janet Beardsley, Coach Announcements and Much More!
11/12/2021
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11/12/2021
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11/12/2021
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11/12/2021
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11/6/2021
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In this Edition, Greaser is Player of the Year, Listen to Fore the Good of the Game, Frost Delays are worth it, The Three R's Treatment and Exercise, Stroke Index Allocation, From the Archives - Bogey Busters and Much More!
11/6/2021
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11/1/2021
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In this Edition, Curt Cranmer, Sr Player of the Year, Rob Karnes, PGA, SOPGA Professional of the Year, Updates on the OHSAA State Golf Championships, Alters Boys Finish 2nd, Random Golf Footnotes from John Fischer and much more!
10/23/2021
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10/22/2021
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In this edition, The Celebration brings our 2021 Golf Season to a Close, The Ohio Intrastate is won by the GCGA, High School and Collegiate Updates for all our Local Schools and Colleges, The seated trunk rotation test, guess the golfer, all the great podcast to follow and so much more!
10/16/2021
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10/8/2021
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In this Edition, Play in the Season Ending Celebration on 10/11, Follow Along as our High School Golfers try and Reach the State Championships, The Scott Harman Memorial in on 10/11, Team Chosen for the Ohio Intrastate and so much more!
10/2/2021
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Join us for our annual Season Ending Celebration, on Monday, October 11th at Dayton CC. This event brings together all our associations and provides an opportunity to play in a four (4) person net variable best ball. After play we will celebrate our past year's...
10/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
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In this Edition, Sycamore Creek wins MVTI, Ladies from Piqua CC when DDWGA Fall Classic, Johnson and North head to US Mid Amateur, Season Ending Celebration is October 11th, Follow Along High School Golfers on the Road to the State Championship, WSU Wins Two Events this Past Week and Much More...
9/25/2021
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The team from SCCC won the 27th playing of the Miami Valley Team Invitational on September 23rd at CCN. In the process of winning they also set a record for the Fourball Format by firing a team score of 95 (31+32+32) For More...
9/24/2021
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9/24/2021
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9/24/2021
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Follow along as our Area High School Golfers start the Journal to qualify for the State Championship. The week of 9/27 has the Boys and Girls DII & DIII Sectionals and the the Week of 10/4 has the Sectionals for DI and District for DII's and DIII's For More...
9/24/2021
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In this Edition, Register for the Season Ending Celebration. Team Chosen for the Ohio Intrastate, Mike McCall Passes, DDWGA Fall Classic is Tuesday, Masters Event is Monday, MVTI is Thursday, College Corner and Much More!
9/17/2021
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9/11/2021 6:00:00 AM
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In this Edition - Wrap Up of the Sr and Mid Am Metro, Volunteers Needed for OHSAA Events, DDWGA and Masters Events Approaching. Annual Miami Valley Team Invitation is 9/23. Ohio Intrastate is October 13th and Much More!
9/11/2021
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9/3/2021
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In this Edition - Volunteer for High School Championships, Sr and Mid Am Metropolitan starts on Thursday, DDWGA Event Rescheduled to September 21, The Perfect Meal, MVTI is 9/23, MVGA to host Ohio Intrastate on October 13th and much more!
9/3/2021
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8/27/2021
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The word aeration stimulates negative emotions for many golfers. It may come as a surprise, but golf course superintendents also dislike aeration. After all, the last person who wants to disrupt the smoothness of the putting greens they work so hard to maintain is the superintendent.
8/27/2021
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8/27/2021
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2K Foundations sponsored a field trip to Clearview, Ohio with Golf. My Future. My Game from the Miami Valley. Kids learned about the creation of golf courses, the agricultural maintenance and care of the course, and heard from notable speakers such as Dr. Renee Powell, Jasmin Cunningham, Mackenzie Mack and Tiana Jones, all PGA of America professionals.
8/27/2021
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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. For More...
8/27/2021
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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. To Visit their Website
8/27/2021
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Thanks to all our Course Volunteers, Last Event of the Season is Monday for the DDWGA, A Field Trip Video and a on Aeration, Gray Wolf Golf Club Opens, Deadline for the Mid Am and Sr. Metro is Friday, History Made in Missouri, Stop Wasting Time when you Exercise and Much More....
8/27/2021
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8/20/2021 6:00:00 AM
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8/20/2021
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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. For More
8/20/2021
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In this edition, the Perspective and Swagger from Austin Greaser, The Last DDWGA Event of the Season is 8/30, Sr & Mid Am deadline is 9/3, Johnson and North Qualify for Mid Am, Loading your Core from Dr. Nick Curry, MVTI coming up and Much More
8/20/2021
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In this Edition, Austin Greaser in the Semi's at US Amateur, From Walnut Grove Qualifier to Champion, Masters Event at Sugar Valley on Monday, Over the Top by Dr. Nick Curry and So Much More!
8/14/2021
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8/13/2021
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The 3rd Event of the Season is this Monday at Sugar Valley Golf Course and gets underway with a 1pm shotgun. As a reminder there is no lunch prior and Dinner is included after play with your entry. For More Info
8/13/2021
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8/6/2021
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8/5/2021
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8/4/2021
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8/4/2021
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8/4/2021
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7/30/2021
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7/28/2021
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7/27/2021
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7/27/2021
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7/27/2021
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In this Special Edition, Bryce Haney Leads Metro after 2 Rds., Marissa Wenzler Medals and is now in Finals of Women's Western Am, Update on Jordon Gilkison, Kevin Hall, MVTI Date Released, Tri City on August 3rd and Much More!
7/23/2021 7:00:00 PM
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Kevin Hall, of Cincinnati and Ohio State University, rallies to shoot a bogey-free 8-under-par final round of 63 to win APGA Deere Run event by four strokes. This is Kevin's first win since 2018 APGA Tour Chicago. Click to Read More.
7/21/2021
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7/21/2021
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7/21/2021
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7/20/2021
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Make your selections for the 2021 Metropolitan Contest held annually by the MVGA. Select your favorite local amateurs to compete for a chance to win Personalized Golf Balls. FREE to enter!
7/16/2021
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In this Edition, Make your Selections for the Metro Contest, When to watch The Open Championship, Metropolitan Preview, US Amateur Qualifier Recap, Recent Course Records and so Much More!
7/16/2021
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7/15/2021
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7/15/2021
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7/13/2021
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7/10/2021 5:00:00 AM
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7/7/2021 8:00:00 AM
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7/3/2021 5:00:00 AM
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In this Edition, Happy 4th of July from the MVGA, Women's and Men's US Amateur Qualifier Information. Deadline for the Metropolitan Approaching, GHIN Mobile App Adding GPS, Ohio Women's Am Recap, Ohio Open Recap and much more!
7/3/2021
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6/25/2021
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In this Edition, Deadline for the Metropolitan Championship Approaching, Masters visited Piqua CC this past Monday, US Women's and Men's Qualifiers Approaching, MVGC Four Ball Championship taking entries and so much more!
6/25/2021
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Catch up on all the Action from the 2nd Masters Event of the year that was held on Monday, June 21st at Piqua CC. Thanks to the Members and Staff at Piqua for their hospitality and to all those who played. For More...
6/21/2021 6:00:00 AM
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In this edition, Kevin Hall is featured in our Inaugural Mentorship Video, Masters Event visits Piqua CC this Monday, GMFMG visit Clearview Golf Club in Canton, OH, Wrap Up for the DDWGA Twin Best Ball, State Senior at Miami Valley Golf Club and Much Much More!
6/19/2021
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On this Father's Day Weekend, we share our Inaugural MVGA Mentorship post, Kevin Hall, Deaf Professional Golfer, Big Ten Champion shares his appreciation for his Dad.
6/18/2021 7:00:00 AM
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Golf My Future My Game along with the 2k Foundation put together an incredible day at Clearview Golf Club. Clearview Golf Club was created by William "Bill" Powell when he faced racial discrimination at golf courses after he returned from World War II. It was then when he decided...
6/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
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A great day was had by all at CCN when the DDWGA hosted their annual Twin Best Ball. Winners where determined in three flights and Closest tot he Hole awards where also given. For More...
6/17/2021
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Interested in coaching high-level amateur golf? Know anyone who is? The University of Dayton is searching for a new coach of their Women's Golf Team. To learn more...
6/17/2021
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In this Edition, Register for the MVGA US Open Contest, LPGA*USGA Jr Girls Programming begins shortly, DDWGA Twin BB Info, Jen Lohmeyer into the Hall of Fame, US Open Final Recap, Goecke wins the NEOA, and so much more!
6/11/2021
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6/10/2021
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I think just about everyone wants to hit the ball farther. We have covered a lot of topics on how to increase power and speed in your golf swing. But we haven’t really gotten into the “why”. Once you understand the why I believe it is much easier to apply those principles into your training.
6/10/2021
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The DDWGA this summer will be hosting, two, Diana Schwab, Get a Girl Golfing Free Sessions on Monday, June 21 and Monday, June 28 at Community GC and then offer a four week session also at Community the following four weeks. For More...
6/10/2021
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Are you interested in taking your knowledge of the game to a new level? If so, here is a description of the remaining volunteer opportunities for the 2021 season. We greatly appreciate all of the help!
6/9/2021
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Sahith Theegala, our final qualifier, who played in the Memorial and made the cut, left Columbus at 4am to come to SCC, a course he had never seen, was +3 through nine holes and rallied to play his last 27 holes at -6 to get into a three-for-one playoff for the last spot for the Open....
6/9/2021
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Tyler Goecke on Monday, June 7th won the Northeast Ohio Amateur conducted by the Northern Ohio Golf Association. The 54 Hole Event was conducted at Windmill Lakes Golf Club in Ravenna, OH. To view more...
6/9/2021
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In this Edition, US Open Final is set for Monday at Springfield CC, Wilberforce Golf Program Growing, Golf My Future, My Game, starts today, 27 Qualify for the Ohio Amateur, US Open Qualifying Facts, Junior Golf Programming and so much more!
6/3/2021
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In this Edition, Ohio Amateur Qualifier is this Tuesday at NCR, Masters Season started at Walnut Grove, Miami Valley Golf Club offers Scratch Events this Summer, US Open Final at Springfield CC Field Announced, Register for Junior Golf Lessons and Events and So Much More!
5/29/2021
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5/26/2021
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After a year off due to COVID and a two week delay because of rain the First Masters Event finally was played at Walnut Grove Country Club on Monday, May 24th. To See All the Scores and Photos....
5/25/2021
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In this Edition, Masters Finally start their season after a two week delay, Last Call for walking Scorers for the US Open Sectional, DDWGA Awards their 2021 Scholarships, It's getting warmer, are you Hydrating?, Summer Youth Programming, Gene Samborsky passes, College Corner and so much more!
5/22/2021
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Western Hills CC's Golf Professional Emeritus, Gene Samborsky, passed away on May 15th after a short illness. Gene was 77 years old and leaves us after supporting our game and developing many talented golfers for over 50 years, among them his son, Peter & Grandson, Hayden. Congrats Gene on a Life Well Played! - To review his obituary...
5/21/2021
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5/21/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Hydration on the Course It's finally starting to get warmer and we are seeing the temperatures jump up pretty quickly. These high temperatures can sneak up on us and it’s important to keep up on hydration- especially when playing a round of golf. In order for our bodies to function...
5/21/2021
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In this Edition, we are still in need of walking scorers for the US Open Final at Springfield CC, First Event of the DDWGA Season is Monday, Youth on Course expands to Miami Shores, A Bio on Ock Willoweit from our area's past, register for Junior Lessons and much more!
5/15/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Masters Events Start Monday, Review the results from the Spring Better Ball presented by Midwest Security Services, Yankee Trace to host Golf My Future, My Game, LPGA*USGA Jr Girls Clinics and Much More!
5/8/2021
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Thanks to All Those Who Played in the Spring Better Ball, Troy Country Club for Hosting and Midwest Security Services for Presenting. All the results and photos can be viewed here...
5/4/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, The Spring Better Ball starts our 2021 Tournament Season, Community to Offer Junior Programming, Wenzler Advances to USGA Four Ball Quarter Finals, Volunteer for US Open Sectional at Springfield CC and so much more!
5/1/2021
Category:MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Our 2021 Tournament Season kicks off this Monday at Troy Country Club with the playing of our Annual Spring Better Ball presented by our friends at Midwest Security Services...For More
4/30/2021
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Many golfers have limited range of motion with their golf swing. Limitations during the back swing can be particularly problematic. There can be numerous factors for these limitations...
4/30/2021
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Open to Juniors Age 8 to 15, Community's Junior Golf Lessons is a be a great way to introduce the Junior in your life to the game of golf. For More Information...
4/30/2021
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In this Edition, What is the Soft and Hard Cap in the World Handicap System. Metropolitan Championship Registration Opens, Volunteer for the US Open Sectional, PGA Championship Contest coming soon, Do you know how to Practice? and Much More!
4/24/2021
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We get many questions in the office about Hard and Soft Caps to Handicap Indexes. Linked is a short video to give you a quick overview. If you have questions you can start a conversation by emailing at info@mvgolf.org
4/23/2021
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Volunteer for the US Open Sectional, Masters Contest Won by Bill York, PGA Fantasy Contest opening soon, Teaching and Old Dog a New Trick, Congratulations to Rob Karnes for being named the SOPGA Golf Professional of the Year and Much More!
4/17/2021
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By Dr. Nick Curry Have you ever stood over a golf ball with full confidence only to hit a terrible shot and just wonder how in the world you just did that? Have you ever wondered why you need to keep working on the same swing drills over and over...
4/16/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
With the Championship Season close at hand we we have opened the Volunteer enrollment pages and you can get there by following this link. The first one for the season will be the US Open Sectional at Springfield CC on Monday, June 7th - Don't Miss Your Chance !
4/13/2021
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4/12/2021
Category:DDWGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/10/2021
Category:Golfweek Contributions, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/10/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/10/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition - We start the Course Rating Season on Monday, Through YOC, Play, Laugh and Repeat, DDWGA Scholarship Deadline is Thursday, Is your Membership Active, Dr. Powell joins Lee Elder at ANGC, Special Scores so far in 2021, Phil Stiver new Superintendent at Moraine and Much More!
4/10/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/10/2021
Category:Golfweek Contributions, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
4/10/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Golfers ask us all the time, ‘what are the best tools for recovery?’ Everyone wants to know all the new and greatest gadgets and tools to help with recovery. This list can get lengthy and expensive as there is no shortage of different “recovery” tools on the market.
4/2/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
The first event of the 2021 Masters Season is now open and accepting online registrations for the Monday, May 10th Event at Walnut Grove. For more information or to register.
4/2/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Dave Miller is joining the MVGA Team as the Assistant Director. Dave comes to the MVGA from Clovernook CC down in Cincinnati where he has spend the last 9 years. Dave is a Native Daytonion and began his career in the Golf Industry in 2000 at Kittyhawk. To Read More...
4/2/2021
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In this edition, Make your selections for the MVGA Masters Contest Presented by Mercedes Benz of Centerville, DDWGA Scholarship Deadline is April 15th, Masters Event 1 registration now open, Dave Miller joins the MVGA Team, Collegiate Corner and More! To Read...
4/2/2021
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Make your selections for our 18th Annual Masters Contested presented by our Friends at Mercedes Benz of Centerville. For More Detail and to Make Selections
4/1/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition - Why do golf courses aerify?, Partnership with GolfWeek Begins, are you active in the GHIN system?, Community to redo their Bunkers, Brad Cullman passes, Bucky's Bunker discusses new season and much more!
3/26/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, The ridiculous rise of of Youth on Course in 2020, Trivia and Rules, Is your membership Active, Travis Mumma takes over at Troy CC, Increase your Clubhead Speed, Grunder Landscaping becomes a Partner, Madden Next starts moving things forward and much more!
3/20/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of the Shortgrass - Don't forget to turn that clock ahead, we need more time for golf, Trivia Questions, Posting Season Starts on Monday, Spring BB Opens. The X-Factor, Madden Next Discussion, Mockabee Joins the MVGA Staff, Drive Chip and Putt Open, Next Golf Genius Training, College Corner and Much More!
3/13/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of FTSG - Spring BB presented by Midwest Security, Registration Opens, Random Golf Notes from John Fisher, Golf Trivia, Rules Question, Enter the more golf challenge, USGA released the Deacon Tool and so much more
3/3/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of the FTSG, USGA to modernize Amateur Status, Weekly Trivia, My Last Round of Golf, First Black USGA Champ Passes, Rules Question, Golfer MPG, Next Golf Genius Education on 3/10, College Corner and much more!
2/26/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Wendy Mockabee joined the Miami Valley Golf Association in February. Prior to joining MVGA, Wendy spent 18 years in the field of education and most recently she was with the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley. To Read More...
2/20/2021
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In this Edition, get an season preview on the Wittenberg Golf Team, Mapping Golf Courses, Past and Present, Enter the More Golf Challenge, Continuing the Conversation, Golf Genius Training, What is going on with Tiger's Back, Who's the Golfer and So Much More!
2/19/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, UD Flyers Preview, More Golf Challenge for 2021 open, Continuing the Conversation, Golf Genius Training Feb 24, Mobility Webinar for your review, Who are the golfers and much more!
2/12/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Bucky interview's WSU Golf Coach, Brian Arlinghaus, Looking at the Turf used for the Super Bowl, Walter Speedy's contribution to our game, Stracka Line starts partnership with MVGA, upcoming Golf Genius Education, Mobility Seminar from Dr. Curry, the MVGA is looking for an Office Administrator and much, much more!
2/5/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Watch a short video on the playing handicap, are you logged in to the GHIN Mobile App?, This weeks Golf Trivia Question, Thanks to Williamson Wealth Management for renewing their partnership and much, much more!
1/29/2021
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Area Golf News for the 4th Weekend of January includes a bit on College Golf, Attending a Rules Workshop, Golf Trivia, GHIN Profile and App Info, Editorial from our Mike Purkey, Next Golf Genius Education, Muscle Activation Techniques, Who's the Golfer and so much more!
1/22/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
FTSG for the 3rd Weekend in January - Sponsor a Youth Golfer for $40, This Weeks Trivial Question, Did you set up your GHIN Profile, Update to the Mobile App coming on Tuesday, Watch Muni a Documentary Film, Next Golf Genius Education, Anti Rotational Exercises and much More!
1/15/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Austin Greaser is our 2020 Player of the Year, MVGA/GHIN Profile to be available on Monday, Golf Genius Workshop on Wednesday, Yankee Trace Recognized, Metro Champ wins in FLA, Dr Curry on Pull Strength Exercises, Who's in the Photo and Much More!
1/8/2021
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this first FTSG for the New Year, we announce those who played the most rounds in 2020, Don't forget to register for our Education coming up soon. Who patented the Golf Tee. Watch Dr. Curry's Webinar, Don't forget to get your email into the GHIN system and Much More!
12/31/2020
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The Play More Golf Challenge for 2020 winner is Cindy Sitzman, Tim Sorrows is our 2020 Senior Player of the Year. Course Certificate Program brought in $2000 dollars for Youth on Course. Don'f forget about Nick Curry's Seminar this Monday Night and Much Much More!
12/26/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Take Advantage of a Last Minute Gift Idea for Golfers, Attend a Seminar on Golf Wellness given by TPI Certified Dr. Nick Curry, attend a Golf Genius Training Session on January 13th, Area Courses on PGA Tour 2K21 gaming and much more!
12/18/2020
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In this Edition, Jeff Scohy is the MVGA Mid-Amateur Player of the Year. Winter Education Schedule Released, don't forget to watch the US Women's Open, does your GHIN account have your email in it? From Dr. Nick Curry - Hip Hinge Advanced Progressions and a little on Jackie Burke, host of this weeks US Women's Open
12/11/2020
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In this Edition of the From the Short Grass - Make your US Women's Open Selections, Jordan Gilkison our Junior Player of the Year, Is your email in your GHIN Profile? New Tiger Woods Documentary available, Single Leg Balance by Dr Curry and Much More!
12/4/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Last weekend to post scores until March 15th of 2021, Email Addresses will be needed to use GHIN Mobile App and GHIN.com in 2021, In continuing the conversation, Joe Louis and his breaking the last professional sport color barrier when he played in the San Diego open in 1952, Do you know what scores you can and can't post, name that golfer and much more!
11/27/2020
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A reason to give thanks, and the winner in our National Youth on Course Auction is our Youth on Course Program, Kevin Hall's Opening for the Masters Narrated by Jim Nance, Hip Mobility and the Golf Swing by Dr Nick Curry and Random Golf Footnotes and links to all things golf!
11/20/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Take part in the Youth on Course Online Auction - Sunday through Thursday this week, need to know the Masters Viewing Schedule?, ANGC continues to play it forward!, One of our own passes, Ohio AM Q at NCR on June 1 and so much more!
11/13/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Make your selections for our Annual Masters Contest, Register for USGA Rules Introductory Course, This Weeks Masters Viewing Schedule, Lee Elder is interviewed on his career and being the first African American golfer to play in the Masters, Congratulations to Mike Hartsock on retiring and so much more!
11/6/2020
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Jordan Gilkison wins the DI Boys Championship, Masters Contest Opens, USGA Rules Intro Course Registrations Begins on 11/10, Continuing the Conversation, Pelvic Tilt Assessment, First Masters Event is May 10th at Walnut Grove and Much More!
10/30/2020
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In this Edition of From the Short Grass, the OHSAA State DI Championships conclude today, Troy CC to host the Spring Better Ball on May 3, 2021, in Bucky's Bunker, Bucky discusses the life and time of Bob Servis, on of the best players to ever come from our area, and much more!
10/23/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
5 Things to know about frost and the delay's it causes this time if year. State DII and DIII championships finish up today. Now is a Great time to start a strength program, The Ohio Golf Journal for October is here and so much more.
10/16/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this addition of the Short Grass - Thank you to our Volunteers who make golf so special in the Valley, High School State Championships Start this week for DII and DIII, What to do when starting a Strength Program, continuing the conversation with Dr. Renee Powell and much more!
10/10/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, High School's march to the State Started this past week. What not to do when you start an off season Golf Fitness Program, see how the USGA test the putting surfaces at the US Open, we continue the conversation and much more!
10/2/2020
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In this weeks FTSG, thank your Golf Course Superintendent, Jim Weaver wins the MVGA US Open Contest, The road to the OHSAA Golf Championships start this week. Dr Curry talks about Pull Strength, I nice video from the USGA on Continuing the Conversation and John Fischer has some footnotes on Ralph Guldahl - Enjoy
9/25/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this weeks edition, the TV Schedule for the US Open, Random Golf Footnotes on the US Open, Still need some Walking Scorers for the High School Qualifiers, Elbow-Wrist release power, continuing the conversation, turf prep for the US Open and much more!
9/18/2020
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In this FTSG Edition, take part in the US Open Contest. Volunteer for High School Sectional and Districts. Mid-Am and Senior Metropolitan Champions Crowned, Continuing the Conversation and Much, Much More!
9/11/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Labor Day Edition of FTSG, the MVGA will be administering three OHSAA Championships this fall, in continuing the conversation, Emmanuel Acho sits down with Roger Goodell, The MVGA Mid-Am & Sr Metro Starts on Wednesday and Much More...
9/4/2020
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In this edition of FTSG, Deadline Thursday for Sr and Mid Am, Bill Williamson wins the Ohio Mid-Am, Virtual Rules School Offer for just $25, Developing Power in your Swing, Random Golf Footnotes from John Fischer and much more!
8/28/2020
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In this Edition of FTSG, The Ohio Mid Am begins Monday at Springfield CC, A reprint from the DDN about Pete Brown, don't forget to register for the Mid-Am/Sr Metropolitan, Virtual Rules School Introductory Offer ends on August 31st and much more!
8/21/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Jeff Hey wins the PGA Contest, Register for the Mid-Am/Sr Metro, Continuing the Conversation, Luke Wells shoots 62 this past week, Austin Greaser plays in the US Amateur and much more!
8/14/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of FTSG, register for the Mid-Am & Sr Metropolitan, We continue the conversation on Race, Random Golf Footnotes on Dot Kirby from John Fischer, Marissa Wenzler plays in the US Amateur, Ben Herman sets a Course Record 61 at Jamaica Run and much more!
8/7/2020
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In this Edition, we review the recently completed Amateur Championships, We open up the Selections for the PGA Championship Contest, we continue the racial conversation, We update the Player of the Year Standings and Much More!
7/31/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Our area Amateur Championships got under way this past Thursday under overcast and soggy conditions due to all the rain earlier in the week at Piqua Country Club. But that did not stop the good play in the first two rounds.
7/24/2020
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In this Edition of FTSG, Austin Greaser wins the Ohio Amateur, Take part in the 9th Annual Metro Contest, The Metropolitan Starts Thursday, Sad News in that Larry Herrmann passed this past week and much more!
7/17/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of FTSG - There will be turf loss, Good Luck to all those in the Ohio Amateur this upcoming week, continuing the conversation on race, Metropolitan Deadline is Friday, Bucky's Bunker talks about Bob Wynn and Much, Much More!
7/10/2020
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In this edition - Volunteer Opportunities, Continuing the Conversation, Bryce Haney has a Week to Remember, Register for the Metropolitan, Bob Zimmerman is on Bucky's Bunker and Dr Curry gives Shoulder Mobility Correctives and much more!
7/3/2020
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I this edition, Register now for the Metropolitan Championship, Be the 1st Domino, Results from the Ohio Am Q at NCR, Bucky's Bunker reflects on the Bogey Busters and much more!
6/25/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, The Ohio Am Q is Monday at NCR, Implicit Bias and what we don't know, Association Play Day at Piqua CC, June 25th, Cameron Willis shoots 61 and sets Course Record at Moraine CC and Much More!
6/19/2020
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Association Play Day at Piqua in Thursday, June 25th, Encouraging Racial Discussions, Event Calendar Update, World Handicap Surprises, Bucky's Bunker Podcast and Much More!
6/12/2020
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Miami Valley Golf is not a political or religious organization. We work hard to be as objective as possible and lead our sport to the best of our ability. What we are about is bringing community together through our game, with the goal of making our world better.
6/5/2020 6:10:00 AM
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In this edition, First Association Play Day for DDWGA, Back to Golf Social Distancing Guidelines, a note on Youth on Course, * A Special Accomplishment, Bucky's Bunker talks with John Marchi about the Marchi Family Legecy and much more!
5/29/2020
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In this Edition of FTSG, State releases restart document for Golf, but most things will remain essentially the same. USGA Cancels all Qualifying but Am, Open, Women's Am, Women's Open still to occur, Bucky talks about the MacGregor Company and it's impact on Dayton and Golf and much, much more!
5/21/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Like most things COVID-19, everything is a different shade of gray...Bunky's Bunker discusses Frank Worley life with Dean Steele, New Professional at Miami Valley GC, Ohio Golfer Journal for May released and much more...
5/15/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Golf is still here, but please be patient with everyone, Bucky Albers talks about the City of Dayton Closures, Golf Season Update, is your GHIN Membership Active, Weekend Video to Watch and Much More
5/9/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Golf Season Update, a Bucky's Bunker Podcast on Bob Servis, Frank Worley Passes, Is your Membership Active? Scott Glynn joins the staff at Sugar Valley and Much Much More!
5/1/2020
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In this edition of FTSG - The Spring BB and the 1st Masters Event are cancelled. Last Weekend to register for the 2020 Season Challenge to post more scores. The next Edition of Bucky's Bunker Podcast is Available and so much more!
4/25/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, is your GHIN Membership Active? What Golf Operations may look like after May 1st. Josh Gilkinson named to Ping, Midwest DI Team, A golf fitness program for Dr. Curry, Podcast from Bucky Albers and much more!
4/18/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Missing the Masters, You can watch all the best recaps from past masters at Master.com or YouTube. Still better to stay home!, Updated Status of our Golf Events, 1st Podcast Available, the Giant Killer by John Fischer and much much more! Happy Easter!
4/11/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Most of our Courses are Back Open for Now. Review the Golfers Pledge, We don't have live golf but does that not mean you can't watch golf on YouTube, Amended Stay at Home Order Does not allow Leagues and much More!
4/4/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition of FTSG - What's Certain in these Uncertain Times, If a Tee Shot hits an Exposed Cup Liner and stays close to the Hole is it a Hole in One? What can you do golf related if you can't get out and play and much more!
3/28/2020
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In response to yesterday’s Stay at Home Order issued by the Ohio Governor’s office and Ohio’s Department of Health, we have been seeking clarification on whether golf courses could remain open for play. Today, we received confirmation that golf courses may remain open for play under Section 5, Part C of the Stay at Home Order, as long as they can comply with Social Distancing Requirements as outlined in Section 15.
3/23/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
The forecast is starting to show signs of better golf weather. At this time only a few of our area golf courses have decided to close (See List) and for the moment our state is allowing our Golf Courses to remain open. This could change and our Ohio Golf Community has been working hard to ensure they remain open.
3/21/2020
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Local Courses Adapt to keep golfers safe, Indoor Activities canceled for MVGA through April 5th, Score posting season starts tomorrow, Brad Smith is Teacher of the Year for the SOPGA, watch the USGA Annual Meeting, WSU Golf wins the Orlando Invitational and Tyler Goecke wins Medalist Honors and Much Much More!
3/14/2020
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Due to societal concerns and governmental recommendations over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak we have canceled tomorrows seminar on the World Handicap System scheduled for Sugar Valley GC.
3/13/2020
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This this edition, next Week is the World Handicap System Seminar at Sugar Valley GC, take part in the MVGA Players Contest, bid on Golf at Urbana CC, come listen to Tripp Bowden take about growing up at Augusta and Much Much More...
3/7/2020
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In this Edition of the Short Grass - Don't forget to sign up for the WHS Seminar at Sugar Valley, Our Auction Item to support Youth on Course is Urbana CC, Dave Miller is the New Head Professional at CCN and Much More!
2/28/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this week's edition, we are auctioning off 4 at Piqua CC, Don't forget about the WHS Seminar at SVGC, a wonderful piece on Francis Ouimet by John Fischer, Ohio Golf Journal Feb Edition, Grip Strength from Nick Curry, Raiders take second and much, much more!
2/21/2020
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In this Edition of the FTSG, World Handicap Seminar is March 14th at SVGC, Our Auction Item for Golf at WGCC, Author of Freddie and Me, Trip Bowden to speak, and opinion from a Golf Jerk and much more...
2/15/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, the More from Rounds Golf Challenge if back from 2020, Youth on Course Auction Item for this week is Golf at Sycamore Creek CC. What should your nourishment on the course be. Drive Chip and Putt Registration is not open and much, much more...
2/7/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition of the Short Grass, Drive Chip and Putt Registration is Open, Our Auction Item is a Round of 4 at Springfield CC, The First Tee is looking for coaches for 2020, Metro Photos from 1996 found, Reed Black, PGA is the new Head Professional at Dayton CC and much more!
2/1/2020
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In this weeks edition, Bidding for Good item is Golf for 4 at Maketewah, how hip hinge is most fundamental, First Tee Looking for Coaches, Ben Hogan Interview from 1951, meet Patti Valero, Williamson Wealth Management becomes a partner and so much more!
1/25/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Weekly Auctions to support Youth on Course begin. Dr. Nick Curry offers tips to prepare for the 2020 Golf Season. DDWGA Scholarship Applications are Available for Download, more info on the WHS and the DDWGA Classic is on August 31, plus much more!
1/18/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, a brief statement on the USGA GHIN Technology Update. With Pete Dye's passing a link to his Video on growing up at Urbana CC, Our Last Ace of the Decade (Part 2), Travel over to the Columbus Golf Collectibles Show and Much More!
1/10/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of the FTSG, the New GHIN app will be available on Monday, Register for the Golf Wellness Workshop on 1/11 at Heatherwoode, Ron Rehling has the last Ace of the Decade in the Miami Valley and Much, Much More.
1/3/2020
Category:DDWGA News, MV Masters News, MVGA News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition of the Short Grass...Register for a Free Golf Fitness Workshop on January 11th at Heatherwoode GC. Nominations for the Dayton Golf Hall of Fame are Open, Imperial Headwear becomes a partner, the 2020 Metro will be at Piqua CC and much more...
12/27/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Take a Look at the New GHIN App, Nominations for the Dayton Golf Hall of Fame, What to do with scores that don't get posted in the WHS, Elevate is our Featured Partner this week, Attend the Columbus Golf Collectibles Show and Much More!
12/20/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, World Handicap System brings in the new year. Gordon Willins post the most rounds during our active season, how capping excessive increases will work under the WHS, a reflection on President Taft and his passion for golf and much much more.
12/12/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition: Last Revision of the USGA Handicap System is 12/15/19, Kim High wins the 2019 More Golf in 2019 Challenge, Find our how exceptional scores will be calculated in the WHS, Dayton Freight is our Partner in the Spotlight, Reflecting on the 1913 US Open and much, much more!
12/5/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of the FTSG, It's the last week to register for the World Handicap Seminar at Dayton CC, Consider a donation to our Foundation to support our next Generation of Golfers, Last day to post scores for the More Golf in 2019 Challenge and Much, Much More!
11/29/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Play it forward for our next generation of golfers, register for the World Golf Seminar at DCC on December 7th. See the Handicap Allowances for forms of play with the WHS. Bob Ross Auto Group is our Partner in the Spotlight and Much Much More!
11/22/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
World Handicap Seminar, Dec 7th @ DCC, Club Meeting on Nov 19th, Net Double Bogey the New ESC under WHS, Partner in the Spotlight - Affinity Travel, Support our Youth on Course Program, Historical Reflection and Much Much More...
11/15/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Al Schoolcraft and Debbie Frederick Recognized, Seminar for World Handicap System, 12/7, Club Staff Meeting, November 19th, APL from 1924 Historical Reflection. May 18th kicks of the DDWGA Schedule, Why are we still in Active Season and Much, Much More....
11/8/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition - Samborsky Player of the Year, More education coming this off season, Knowing your Course Handicap in 2020 for the WHS, Support WSU Golf, Interview from 1951 with Ben Hogan, 1st Masters Event in 2020, Two Local Professionals recognized, and Much More!
11/2/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition of from the Short Grass - Dr. Bob Winters is Sunday at NCR, Pete Betzold is the our Sr Player of the Year, Coming in 2020, Handicaps will be revised daily, the Spring BB starts our 2020 Golf Season and much more!
10/24/2019 6:00:00 AM
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition, Greaser, Jr Player of the Year, Don't forget to register for the Dr. Winters Seminar on October 27th, Net Double Bogey is new ESC in the WHS, WSU and Cedarville win this week, Mason Witt wins DII State and much, much more!
10/17/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition; The Celebration Ends our Tournament Season, Thanks to all the Turf Staffs for a Great Season of Turf!, WHS - Course Handicap becomes more Important, John Fischer III honored by the GHS, High School State Championships start this weekend and much More!
10/12/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition - The Celebration Monday ends our Tournament Season, Team MVGA finishes 2nd in the Ohio IntraState at Shawnee CC in Lima. Carl Bidwell passes, Your Handicap Index may change with the World Handicap System, Don't forget to register for the Dr. Bob Winters Seminar and 5 things to know about Autumn Golf!
10/5/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of FTSG - Join Us for the Celebration at DCC on Oct 7th - Ohio IntraState is Friday, NCR CC Defends their MVTI title, Paul Day shoots 62 and wins the Dayton City Stroke Play, Wrap up from the Masters Event, a Article from John Fischer on the Hale America Championship in 1942 and much much more!
9/28/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In the Edition of the FTSG, Join us for the Celebration at Dayton CC on October 7th. Masters Event at NCR Info, CCN Defends DDWGA Fall Classic, MVTI is this Thursday, Golf Heritage Society's Tradeshow is Next Week, Want to Improve your Game attend our Seminar with Dr. Bob Winters, Rob Karnes named the Director of Golf at NCR and Much More...
9/20/2019
Category:MV Masters News, Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
Information for the Masters Event on NCR CC's, North Course for Monday, September 23th. Range & Lunch Available at 11:30am - Shotgun Start at 1pm, Optional Skins Game Available.
9/19/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, join us for the Celebration, a free Tradeshow from the Golf Heritage Society, MVTI is 9/26, DDWGA Classic Information, Walnut Grove wins the MVGA Interclub, a Seminar to improve your game, another Great Feat in Golf, New Superintendent at Piqua CC and much more!
9/13/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Samborsky & Betzold defend their titles in the Mid Am and Senior Metro. Early Fall is the time for Aerification, DDN Golf Column done for the Golf Season, Fall Classic Update, Attend a Mental Game Education Session with Dr Bob Winters and much, much more!
9/7/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this Edition of the Short Grass - Mid Am & Sr Metro starts on Tuesday, DDWGA Fall Classic rescheduled to Sept 16, Improve your Mental Game with Dr Bob Winters, Great Feats in Area Golf, MVTI is Sept 26th - Play in the First Tee of Greater Miami Valley's Fundraising Event and Much More....
8/30/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition...Great Feats from an Area Golfer, Masters Event Tees Off Monday at 1pm at Wildwood, Reickhoff and Dorward Advance to MBC Championship, Ohio Golf Journal for August, US Am Update, Late Summer is the Time for Sr Championship Golf and Much More!
8/17/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, 2 Holes in One on the Same Hole by the Same Man on Back to Back Holes...Ladies Finish 2nd in Tri-City, Register for the Masters Event at Wildwood, Purchase a Hole Flag from the Metropolitan and Much Much More.
8/10/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition, Burritt and Schoonmaker when the Metropolitan, Masters Event coming up on August 19th, Purchase a Hole Flag from the 100th Anniversary Amateur Championship. Greaser and Novotny lead the way in the player of the year and much, much more!
8/2/2019
Category:Overall News, Past News, Short Grass Emails
In this edition of the Short Grass, all things from the first two rounds of the Metropolitan Championship, US Amateur Qualifier results and much, much more!
7/27/2019
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