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#30DaysofPlayYellow Launches in Preparation for

2023 Play Yellow Birdie Bash
SOPGA Professionals Team up to Play 72 Holes Supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and PGA REACH Southern Ohio on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club.

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2023 SOPGA Tournament Season
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Galeaz Joins Southern Ohio PGA Section Staff as PGA WORKS Fellow 1

Galeaz Joins Southern Ohio PGA Section Staff as PGA WORKS Fellow

June 06, 2023

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA Section is pleased to welcome Joseph (Joe) Galeaz to its staff as the 2023-2024 PGA WORKS Fellow.  Galeaz,

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Southern Ohio PGA Professionals Raise $184k Through 2023 Play Yellow Birdie Bash 1

Southern Ohio PGA Professionals Raise $184k Through 2023 Play Yellow Birdie Bash

May 24, 2023

POWELL, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA, through the charitable PGA REACH Southern Ohio Foundation, is excited to announce the Play Yellow Birdie

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Lake Erie Golf Cars, E-Z-GO Commits to Five Year Partnership with Southern Ohio PGA

May 16, 2023

FAIRBORN, OH – Lake Erie Golf Cars/E-Z-GO has recommitted to the Southern Ohio PGA through a new, five-year partnership beginning in 2024. The

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Fresh off his fifth Ohio Senior Open win, Bob Sowards tops the Mid Ohio Golf Car Capital City Classic leaderboard 🏆 ...

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Mike Thomas, PGA claims his first win of the season at the Legacy Championship🏆

Thomas fired a 66, -5 to take the early lead at Clovernook Country Club and claim the title.
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Bob Sowards, PGA sits at -1 heading into the Senior PGA Championships second round on the Fields Ranch East Course at PGA Frisco.

Catch tournament coverage on Golf Channel this afternoon beginning at 1:00 PM.

#seniorpgachampionship
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The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship tees it up today and Southern Ohio PGA Member Bob Sowards is off early at PGA Frisco’s Fields Ranch East course.

Good luck, Bob!
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The third annual SOPGA Play Yellow Birdie Bash raised $184,008 this week as the annual event has now raised over $690,000 for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and PGA REACH Southern Ohio!

Link in story to read more.

#PlayYellowBirdieBash | #PlayYellow | #SOPGAREACH
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A BIG THANK YOU to the 1,000 donors who have made a pledge to the 2023 Southern Ohio PGA #PlayYellowBirdieBash

If you haven’t made your pledge yet, there’s still time at the link in our story today!

#PlayYellow #SOPGAREACH
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The third annual Southern Ohio PGA #PlayYellowBirdieBash is officially underway at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club!

Follow along through our stories today to watch all the action!
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🚨New Team Alert🚨

Maketewah Country Club`s Ian Prats & Chad Ammer, PGA are teaming up for their first #PlayYellowBirdieBash playing for Cincinnati Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Make a pledge per birdie to their team at the link in our story.
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Wedegwood Golf & Country Club`s Dan Gage, PGA & Brookside & Golf Country Club`s Joey Glander, PGA are teaming up for the #PlayYellowBirdieBash to make birdies for Nationwide Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Make a pledge to their team at the link in our story.
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Golf Club of Dublin Pros Jeff Olson, PGA & Krissy Austin, PGA return Tuesday for the #PlayYellowBirdieBash making birdies for Nationwide Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Pledge to Team Golf Club of Dublin at the link in our story!
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Team the Club at Little Turtle is back for their third #PlayYellowBirdieBash with Andrew Oxender, PGA & Dave MacLaughlin, PGA teaming up for Nationwide Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Pledge to their team: https://bit.ly/3p1D7S4
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Team Thomas returns to the #PlayYellowBirdieBash ready to make as many birdies as possible for Cincinnati Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Make a pledge per birdie Mike and Ashley make on Tuesday, May 23 at the link in our story!
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🚨New Team Alert🚨

Tom Bach, PGA & Brian Fennen, PGA are teaming up for their first #PlayYellowBirdieBash playing for Dayton Children`s Hospital and #SOPGAREACH!

Make a pledge per birdie to their team today at the link in our story!
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With the #PlayYellowBirdieBash right around the corner, it`s time to meet our final teams!

Columbus Country Club Pros Ryan Coll, PGA & Chase Wilson, PGA return for their third year to #PlayYellow for @Nationwide Kids and #SOPGAREACH!

Make your pledge per birdie to Team Columbus Country Club at the link in our story today!
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It’s #PGAChampionship week and Southern Ohio #PGAWORKS Fellow Cristina Hidalgo is in New York for all the action from the #PGAHOPE Secretary’s Cup to the Championship at Oak Hill.

Follow her adventures in our story this week.
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