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Archive for October 2022

Grant Continues Tradition of Inspiring PGA Professional’s Next Generation through Mentorship

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Jeff Grant, PGA General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at NCR Country Club, with the 2022 Bill Strausbaugh Award.  Jeff Grant, PGA General Manager and Chief Operating Officer

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PGA HOPE: Iraq War Veteran Turned PGA HOPE Columbus Golfer

FAIRBORN, OH – Meet Southern Ohio PGA HOPE Columbus Member Kristy Walker:  Kristy Walker PGA HOPE Chapter: Columbus Chapter Service Branch: Marine Corps Years Active: 2003-2011 Marine Kristy Walker served as an administrative clerk in the

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Membership Elects Falardeau, Gilligan, Grant and Simminger to Southern Ohio PGA Board of Directors

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is proud to announce that four members have been elected to fill At-Large Director roles. At the 2022 Southern Ohio PGA Fall Meeting, the membership elected Joe Falardeau and Chad Gilligan to serve a

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PGA HOPE Southern Ohio Helps Palmatary Destress and Improve Game in Columbus

FAIRBORN, OH – Meet Southern Ohio PGA HOPE Columbus Member Bill Palmatary:  William ‘Bill’ Palmatary PGA HOPE Chapter: Columbus Chapter Service Branch: United States Navy Years Active: 1985-2005 USN Veteran Bill Palmatary joined the United

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Arnold Ends 2022 Season Claiming Back-to-Back SOPGA Tour Championships

COLUMBUS, OH – Sam Arnold, PGA finished four-over-par to successfully defend the SOPGA Tour Championship title. “Fantastic. Just fantastic,” reflected Arnold on his 2022 season. “To win a tournament in our Section amongst all the best

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Players Battle High Winds and Low Temperatures in Opening Round of 2022 SOPGA Tour Championship at Scioto Country Club

COLUMBUS, OH – Reigning Champion Sam Arnold, PGA holds a one-stroke lead over the field after opening the 2022 SOPGA Tour Championship at Scioto Country Club with a score of even-par 71.  Southern Ohio PGA Professionals earned points throughout

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Jurick Recognized for Commitment to Professional Development 20 Years After First Award

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Steve Jurick, PGA Executive Director at Miami Valley Golf Association, with the 2022 Professional Development Award. …Steve Jurick, PGA Executive Director at Miami Valley

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PGA HOPE: Vietnam Veteran Turned PGA HOPE Columbus Golfer

FAIRBORN, OH – Meet Southern Ohio PGA HOPE Columbus Member Drew Stas:  Drew Stas PGA HOPE Chapter: Columbus Chapter Service Branch: Marine Corp Years Active: 1968-1970 Marine Andrew Stas III began his service in 1968 and was discharged in

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Starr Shines in Cultivating Inclusive Golf Community

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional at Meadow Links and Golf Academy, with both the 2022 Patriot Award and Youth Player Development Award.   Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional at

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Peer Performance – Becoming the Modern Coach

FAIRBORN, OH – Learn more about The Modern Coach philosophy from Southern Ohio PGA Member Brian Jones, PGA ahead of the 2022 SOPGA Fall Meeting where The Modern Coach will be a focus of the Meeting’s education.   Brian Jones, PGA, is

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