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Galeaz Joins Southern Ohio PGA Section Staff as PGA WORKS Fellow

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA Section is pleased to welcome Joseph (Joe) Galeaz to its staff as the 2023-2024 PGA WORKS Fellow.  Galeaz, a native of Campus, Illinois, was introduced to the game of golf at Kankakee Country Club where he

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Southern Ohio PGA Professionals Raise $184k Through 2023 Play Yellow Birdie Bash

POWELL, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA, through the charitable PGA REACH Southern Ohio Foundation, is excited to announce the Play Yellow Birdie Bash has raised over $690,000 in support of Play Yellow, a program benefiting Children’s Miracle

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The Play Yellow Birdie Bash Returns with #30DaysofPlayYellow

FAIRBORN, OH – PGA REACH Southern Ohio is excited to announce the Play Yellow Birdie Bash returns to Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club in Powell, OH on Tuesday, May 23, 2023! Throughout the next 30 days leading up to the event, 17 teams of Southern

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#FellowFriday: Remembering my Time as a Junior Golfer

Southern Ohio PGA Junior Golf…Cristina Hidalgo, Southern Ohio PGA WORKS Fellow…#FellowFriday…During the Southern Ohio PGA Junior Golf Programs, I mainly assisted the section with tasks such as scoring, setting up the golf course,

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#FellowFriday: Incredible Week at The PGA Show

2023 PGA Show…Cristina Hidalgo, Southern Ohio PGA Works Fellow…#FellowFriday…Throughout my junior golf career, I had PGA Coaches who would tell me all about their experiences at the PGA Show, and I would always see them leave to

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Heban Hired as SOPGA Junior Golf & Operations Manager

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio Section of the PGA of America is excited to announce the hiring of Alex Heban into the brand-new role of Junior Golf & Operations Manager.  “Junior golf is a critical part of the growth of the Southern

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Registration Opens for 2023 Drive, Chip and Putt Qualifying Season

FAIRBORN, OH – The USGA, Masters Tournament and PGA of America announced today that registration for the 2023 -2024 Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying season is now open on DriveChipandPutt.com. Created by the three organizations in 2013, Drive,

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#FellowFriday: More than a PGA HOPE Experience

Southern Ohio PGA HOPE…Cristina Hidalgo, Southern Ohio PGA Works Fellow…#FellowFriday…PGA HOPE Southern Ohio is, and always will be my favorite program to work on throughout my fellowship. I jumped right in by managing the PGA HOPE

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Southern Ohio Junior Golf Opens 2023 SOPGA Jr. Tour Membership

FAIRBORN, OH – The new year is here and Southern Ohio Junior Golf is thrilled to open membership registration on Tuesday, January 10 for the 2023 SOPGA Junior Tour season!  Click here to register for your junior golfer’s 2023 SOPGA Jr. Tour

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#FellowFriday

Drive, Chip and Putt…Cristina Hidalgo, Southern Ohio PGA Works Fellow…My Experience…FAIRBORN, OH – Drive Chip and Putt was the first event that I ever attended as a fellow. I had heard of this event before my fellowship, but I

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