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New SOPGA Executive Director Announced

Welcome Patrick Salva

COVID-19 Update

Updated 4/1/2020

Founded in 1946.

Over 500 Members.
For over 70 years, we have promoted and enhanced the game of golf in Southern Ohio for professionals and juniors.
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Our Mission

Leading the game of golf for over 70 years

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.

We achieve our mission to grow the game of golf through our educational opportunities, employment consulting services, community initiatives, sponsorship efforts, and many other local programs for enthusiasts, students, business professionals, and other community members in the southern Ohio area. Our Section operates through our Southeast and Southwest Chapters.

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PGA REACH, Southern Ohio

Our Foundation’s Mission

is to grow the game, uphold its wonderful traditions, instill these core values, and create enduring memories for generations to come.

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After careful discussion and deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all events in April. This includes professional and junior events. While we would love to see everyone out on the course, health and safety are top priority. Check our website for updates.

With the guidance of public health experts, the Founding Partners have canceled the upcoming #DriveChipandPutt qualifying season and rescheduled the National Finals for April 4, 2021, due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

View full update and FAQs ➡️ http://DriveChipandPutt.com

Due to health concerns relating to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel Players Tour Event #1 on April 11th. The health and safety of our players and community are of the utmost importance to us. We will issue refunds to everyone already signed up. Stay safe everyone!

Thanks to @COGCSA @MVGCSA @nogcsa @nwogcsa @NorthernOhioGA @MiamiValleyGolf @ohiogolf @SouthernOhioPGA @NOhioPGA @ToledoGolf @GCGA @ColsDistrctGolf Buckeye Golf Assoc., OPARR @GCSAA_GL and @WestfieldGreens for participating in this morning’s call. We’re working for answers.

We are in this together! Golfers, Courses & Supporting Industry - Share with as many as possible to help ensure that our Ohio Golf Community can be an OUTDOOR RESPITE while respecting social distancing as we approach our Golf Season - @GovMikeDeWine -https://www.miamivalleygolf.org/_filelib/FileCabinet/2020/OhioGolfLetter_to_Ohio_Goverance.pdf

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2 months ago

Southern Ohio PGA

It was a great week at the PGA Show! Looking forward to an exciting 2020 ahead in the Southern Ohio PGA. #ThankYou to all our Partners in Golf! Looking forward to some exciting things to come. #PGAShow PGA REACH Southern Ohio ...

It was a great week at the PGA Show! Looking forward to an exciting 2020 ahead in the Southern Ohio PGA. #ThankYou to all our Partners in Golf! Looking forward to some exciting things to come. #PGAShow PGA REACH Southern OhioImage attachment

3 months ago

Southern Ohio PGA

Here's a sneak peek at the first few events of the 2020 Section schedule. We've got a great lineup prepared for the year ahead and we can't wait to get back out there for the new season! Click here for the full schedule --> bit.ly/2MT949n ...

Heres a sneak peek at the first few events of the 2020 Section schedule. Weve got a great lineup prepared for the year ahead and we cant wait to get back out there for the new season! Click here for the full schedule --> https://bit.ly/2MT949n

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Cheers to tournament committee and staff for the hard work! Nice to see some renewed venues mixed with traditional venues. Well done 👍

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4 months ago

Southern Ohio PGA

❄️Mark your calendars for December 19th❄️

SOPGA Business Development Workshop

Learn how to build your social media footprint and develop your brand!

Location: Yankee Trace
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Dawn Wyatt and Keith Fisher

Who is presenting?

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