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Southern Ohio PGA Professionals Raise $267,000 Through 2022 Play Yellow Birdie Bash

POWELL, OH (May 24, 2022) – The Southern Ohio PGA, through the charitable PGA REACH Southern Ohio Foundation, is excited to announce the Play Yellow Birdie Bash in just two years has raised over $500,000 in support of Play Yellow, a program

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The Play Yellow Birdie Bash is Back!

(Fairborn, OH) – PGA REACH Southern Ohio is thrilled to announce that the Play Yellow Birdie Bash will be back in 2022! The event returns for the second year at Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club in Powell, OH on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. In its first

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Coll, Yoder Claim Golf Professional, Teacher & Coach of the Year for 2022 Southern Ohio PGA Special Awards

(Fairborn, OH)  Ryan Coll, PGA Head Professional at Columbus Country Club, has been named the 2022 Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year. The award is given annually to a PGA member for overall performance as a golf professional,

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Meet Southern Ohio’s Newest Master Professional: Shawn Costello, PGA

Shawn Costello, PGA Director of Golf at Kenwood Country Club earned his Master Professional status in Executive Management in March 2022. Growing up, he had a front row view into the daily life of a golf professional as his father, Central New York

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Growth Mindset Expert to Keynote Southern Ohio PGA Spring Meeting

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to announce that, as part of the Drive to ’25 Long Term Strategic Plan and in our drive to deliver exceptional member value, we have put together a lineup and keynote speaker that will truly

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Taylor and Sowards Named to Ohio Golf Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Golf Association announced the class of 2022 to be inducted into the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame. The Ohio Golf Hall of Fame strives to recognize outstanding achievements of Ohioans who play or support the game of golf. The

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2022 Southern Ohio PGA Tournament Schedule Leads to 5th SOPGA Tour Championship Hosted at Scioto Country Club

FAIRBORN, OH (February 10, 2022) – The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to announce the 2022 SOPGA Tournament Schedule highlighted by the 5th SOPGA Tour Championship returning to the historic and newly renovated Scioto Country Club.  Opening in

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77th Southern Ohio PGA Senior Professional Championship Set to be Hosted by Clovernook Country Club

FAIRBORN, OH (February 7, 2022) – The 77th Southern Ohio PGA Senior Professional Championship is set to be played August 31 – September 1, 2022 at the beautiful Clovernook Country Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Located in North College Hill,

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Miami Valley Golf Club to Host 77th Southern Ohio PGA Professional Championship

FAIRBORN, OH (February 2, 2022) – The 77th Southern Ohio PGA Professional Championship is set to be played August 15 – 16, 2022 at the historic Miami Valley Golf Club in Dayton, Ohio.  Located four miles from the heart of the city, Miami

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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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