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Marathon Classic announces Dates and Charities for 2018 Tournament

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The Marathon Classic will host its annual LPGA Tour event July 9-15 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. The lady professionals will be vying for a piece of $1.6 million total purse, with the winner banking $250,000. More importantly the tournament has raised $10.3 million for 170 northwest Ohio children’s charities since its inception […]

Miami Valley Looper Program Changes Name

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  Last year several clubs in the the Miami Valley District offered caddie service through the Looper Program. Over 150 golfers used the unique caddie service for over 1,000 rounds.   In 2018 the program has expanded to include southern Ohio courses and changed the name to Caddie Now. The APP can be downloaded to […]

Miami Valley Announces Active Season Changes

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    With changes to the USGA alignment and rules governing local and regional associations, the active season for logging handicaps has been expanded. The season will now run from March 15 through the end of November. Also, a reminder to Miami Valley Golf Association members, if you travel this winter log on and record […]

Beechmont Country Club Hosts Evans Scholars Selection Committee

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In January, Beechmont Country Club, in east Cleveland, hosted the Evans Scholars Selection Committee meeting. Over 100 Evans Scholarship supporters and alumni met to hear the oral interviews of the 20 candidates for the four-year, full-ride college scholarships. Beechmont Country Club opened its doors in 1923 and has been one of the leading clubs in […]

PGA Merchandise Show set for Orlando

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Many of Ohio’s Golf Professionals will be heading to Orlando for the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show. Since it’s humble beginnings in a parking lot the annual convention and merchandise extravaganza has grown to gigantic proportions. Over 40,000 golf industry vendors, professionals and media from 74 various countries, will jam into the Orange County Convention Center, […]

Ohio Golf Association 2018 Championship Dates

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As we enter 2018 golfers will be preparing their games for amateur competition. If you are a serious golfer, the Ohio Golf Association has posted a few dates to the calendar that you may want to mark down. Golf in Ohio is a tradition that has been enjoyed for more than 100 years. With that […]

2017 Marathon Classic Donates Proceeds

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The 2017 Marathon Classic wrote checks to 23 area children’s charities totaling $523,000. Since the first Jamie Farr Toledo Classic was held in 1984, the annual women’s golf tournament has generated over $9.8 million and distributed those funds to 170 area children’s charities. A luncheon was held in December to distribute the funds generated from […]

Club Champion Opens Location in Cleveland

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  • 2 Months ago
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By: Ed Travis   Most golfers have heard the easiest way to improve their game is to play with professionally fitted clubs. Not just the driver, but also irons, wedges and putter. Professional fitting is what Club Champion does and after a fitting session, my game improved immediately. Changing to a new driver, with a […]

Ohio Golf News

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Ohio Tournaments Donate Millions to Charity The Memorial Tournament announced that the 2017 PGA Tour event raised $2,250,000 for charitable organizations in central Ohio, including a record-setting $1,875,000 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital through an alliance with the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. Since its first playing in 1976, the Memorial has eclipsed $29 million in […]

2017 Ohio Amateur Championship Results

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Ohio Amateur Championship In 2017, the Ohio Amateur held six qualifiers around the state to identify the state’s best amateur golfers. Kyle Richardson from Medina carded a one-over-par 72 to win medalist honors in the Canton Sectional held at Brookside Country Club. Samuel Meek from Cincinnati fired a three-under-par 68 to best the field by […]
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