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Sowards Captures Third Consecutive Tour Championship 1

Sowards Captures Third Consecutive Tour Championship

October 22, 2020

Upper Arlington, OH — Death, taxes and Bob Sowards winning the SOPGA Tour Championship. Those seem to be the only constants left in life in this

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Jeff Olson, PGA Leads Tour Championship After First Round 1

Jeff Olson, PGA Leads Tour Championship After First Round

October 20, 2020

Upper Arlington, OH — Jeff Olson, PGA General Manager at The Golf Club of Dublin holds a three stroke lead after the opening round of the SOPGA Tour

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Southern Ohio PGA holds one-point lead after Northern Ohio PGA rallies during first round of Ohio Cup at Firestone 1

Southern Ohio PGA holds one-point lead after Northern Ohio PGA rallies during first round of Ohio Cup at Firestone

October 07, 2020

AKEON – The Southern Ohio PGA Section (SOPGA) won the morning round and had just enough to hold off the Northern Ohio PGA Section (NOPGA) in

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The Southern Ohio Section, PGA of America is an association of over 500 golf professionals whose mission is to promote the interest, participation and enjoyment in the game itself; establish and maintain professional standards of practice, and enhance the well-being of golf professionals.

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Southern Ohio PGA

This week PGA REACH Southern Ohio is introducing #PGAHOPE Member Skeeter - an Air Force veteran in our Cincinnati Chapter at Great Parks of Hamilton County's Meadow Links & Golf Academy!

Learn how you can help us continue supporting our Southern Ohio PGA HOPE veterans through the PGA National Day of HOPE 2020 campaign here: bit.ly/33Az0iJ
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This week PGA REACH Southern Ohio is introducing #PGAHOPE Member Skeeter - an Air Force veteran in our Cincinnati Chapter at Great Parks of Hamilton Countys Meadow Links & Golf Academy! 

Learn how you can help us continue supporting our Southern Ohio PGA HOPE veterans through the PGA National Day of HOPE 2020 campaign here: https://bit.ly/33Az0iJImage attachment

4 days ago

Southern Ohio PGA

We'd like to give a big shoutout to our 14 SOPGA Professionals who instructed our PGA HOPE participants over eight weeks this Summer!

We're looking forward to the 2021 Sessions but in the meantime, if you're interested in helping PGA REACH Southern Ohio continue supporting veterans in our Section, check out our PGA National Day of HOPE 2020 campaign here: bit.ly/33Az0iJ
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Thank you to everyone involved, sorry I missed it this year!

Thank you to all the Professionals that volunteer there time , to make this Event possible.

Thanks to all the Professionals and volunteers.... You make these sessions special. Thank You

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7 days ago

Southern Ohio PGA

Congratulations to Bob Sowards, PGA Director of Instruction at Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club, for his victory at the 2020 SOPGA Tour Championship! Thanks to Joe Falardeau, PGA & his staff for hosting us at Scioto Country Club this week ...

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Shutter speed change was a huge difference!

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7 days ago

Southern Ohio PGA

It took a dramatic comeback and a playoff hole, but Bob Sowards, PGA claimed his third consecutive Tour Championship. Hear his thoughts on the event and what happened down the stretch. ...

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I hope you post a link to all,scores

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1 week ago

Southern Ohio PGA

Round 2 of the SOPGA Tour Championship is underway! Follow along for live scoring here: bit.ly/35dlv80 & through the SOPGA app. ...

Round 2 of the SOPGA Tour Championship is underway! Follow along for live scoring here:  https://bit.ly/35dlv80 & through the SOPGA app.

1 week ago

Southern Ohio PGA

Round 1 of the 2020 SOPGA Tour Championship started with a bit of rain but we're excited for Round 2 to begin tomorrow morning! ...

1 week ago

Southern Ohio PGA

Not exactly the weather we were hoping for, but we’re excited to be at beautiful Scioto Country Club for the SOPGA Tour Championship! Thanks to @joeflopga for hosting us this week. ...

Not exactly the weather we were hoping for, but we’re excited to be at beautiful Scioto Country Club for the SOPGA Tour Championship! Thanks to @joeflopga for hosting us this week.
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