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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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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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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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National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Southern Ohio Section Qualifier and Championship To Be Held at Locust Hills Golf Club on July 12-13

SPRINGFIELD, OH (August 10, 2022) – Locust Hills Golf Club will host the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Southern Ohio Section Qualifier and Championship August 12-13, with both 13u All-Star teams (ages 10-13) and 17u All-Star teams (ages 14-17)

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Southern Ohio PGA Junior Tour Made Possible by Powerful Team of Interns

FAIRBORN, OH (July 19, 2021) – The Southern Ohio PGA Section was thrilled to welcome its largest group of Tournament Operations Interns earlier this year  – Gillian Boal, Alex Heban, Jordan Nash, Jack Spelder, and Ben Supplee comprised

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Hidalgo Joins Southern Ohio PGA Section as PGA WORKS Fellow

FAIRBORN, OH (July 13, 2021) – The Southern Ohio PGA Section is pleased to welcome Cristina Hidalgo to its staff as the 2022-2023 PGA WORKS Fellow.  Growing up in San Luis Potosí, a city in Central Mexico, Hidalgo was introduced to golf at a

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Mizuno Continues Support of Southern Ohio PGA Through New Extended Three-Year Partnership

FAIRBORN, OH – Mizuno Golf, represented by Tim Botschner in Southern Ohio, has expanded its support of the Southern Ohio PGA Section through a new three-year partnership.  Mizuno has previously supported Southern Ohio PGA Professionals through

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New Era Golf Increases Support of Columbus Military Community

DUBLIN, OH (May 27, 2022) – New Era Golf and their six Columbus area facilities have significantly increased their support of the Columbus military community through their support of Patriot Golf Days and the expansion of their PGA HOPE –

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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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