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Four Appointed to Southern Ohio PGA Board of Directors

FAIRBORN, Ohio (January 20, 2022) – The Southern Ohio PGA is proud to announce that four members have been appointed to fill At-Large Director roles for 2022. Joe Falardeau, Jeff Grant, Jim Simminger and Ashley Thomas were selected by the Board

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George Family Mourns Loss of Son William “Bleu” George

The Southern Ohio PGA is saddened to learn of the tragic passing of William “Bleu” George, son of Southern Ohio PGA Professional Cory George….William “Bleu” George, 35, lost his life in a tragic bicycle accident on Thursday,

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Hartnett Honored as 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Assistant Professional of the Year

Evan Hartnett, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Assistant Professional of the Year…Evan Hartnett, PGA, Assistant Professional at Columbus Country Club, is the 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Assistant Professional of the Year. In just three years as a

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Powell Honored as 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Associate of the Year

Matt Powell…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Associate of the Year…Matt Powell, Assistant Professional at Brookside Golf & Country Club, is the 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Associate of the Year. Brought into this industry through his passion for the

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Logue Honored as 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Private Merchandiser of the Year

Jimmy Logue, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Merchandiser of the Year – Private…Jimmy Logue, PGA, an 18-year PGA Member, is the 2021 recipient of the Southern Ohio PGA Private Merchandiser of the Year Award for his success at Cincinnati

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Andrews Honored as 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Public Merchandiser of the Year

Anthony Andrews, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Merchandiser of the Year – Public…Anthony Andrews, PGA, a 26-year PGA Member, is the 2021 recipient of the Southern Ohio PGA Public Merchandiser of the Year Award for his success at Blue

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Burnett Receives 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Youth Player Development Award

Ryne Burnett, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Youth Player Development Award…Ryne Burnett, PGA, Assistant Professional and Junior Golf Leader at Kenwood Country Club, is the 2021 recipient of Southern Ohio PGA Section’s Youth Player

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Wells Receives 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Player Development Award

Dennis Wells, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Player Development Award…Dennis Wells, PGA, General Manager at Little Miami Golf Center, is the 2021 recipient of Southern Ohio PGA Section’s Player Development Award. Since the start of his

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Alexander Honored with Southern Ohio PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award for Mentorship

Harry Alexander, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award…Harry Alexander, PGA, General Manager at Clovernook Country Club, is the 2021 recipient of Southern Ohio PGA Section’s Bill Strausbaugh Award. Alexander’s passion for

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Stills Honored with Second Consecutive SOPGA Patriot Award

Mike Stills, PGA…2021 Southern Ohio PGA Patriot Award…Mike Stills, PGA, Head Professional at Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Club, is the 2020 and 2021 recipient of the Southern Ohio PGA Section’s Patriot Award. When the Central Ohio Folds of

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