Posts by Lynn Plaisance

Carswell/Waitrovich Win Shaker Shoot Out!

The Northern Ohio PGA tournament season culminates with the Shaker Shoot Out each year. This event celebrates the Northern Ohio PGA Professional who teaches, inspires and grows the game of golf. The top 30 off the regular point list and the top 10 off the senior point list are invited to this fun event at…

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Jim Troy Wins Assistants Championship

The National Car Rental Northern Ohio PGA Assistant PGA Professional Championship concluded in an exciting playoff between Jim Troy, Mt. Vernon CC and Randy Dietz, Windmill Golf Center whom both ended the 36 hole regulation play at 1 under (139). Jim Troy won on the fourth playoff hole with a birdie on Hole # 18.…

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Northern Ohio PGA Claims Victory In Ohio Cup

The Ohio Cup Matches, a twenty-two year Ohio tradition that rivals the Ryder Cup, concluded today, October 3, 2018 with the Northern Ohio PGA team defeating the Southern Ohio PGA team 17 points to 15 points in match play format. The Top 9 Members, 6 Senior Members & 1 Captains Choice from the Northern Ohio…

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West Team Repeats As Assistants Cup Champions!

For the first time in match history Team West retains the East-West Assistants Cup. Captain Morgan guided his team to 9-7 victory at the, Sand Ridge Golf Club in Chardon, Ohio. Now in its 13th Year the East-West Assistants Ohio Cup tradition continues to gain momentum. This Ryder cup style event features the top eight…

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Kyle Rodes Wins 88th Habitec Toledo Open

Kyle Rodes, Plymouth, MI, wins his first Toledo Open shooting 9 under par (133) with rounds of 69-64. Round 1 consisted of 16 pars and 2 birdies and todays round included 10 pars, 6 birdies, 1 eagle, and alone bogey on the 18th hole. Jon Jones, Youngstown, OH, won the Senior Division with rounds of…

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Mallard Creek All-Stars Taking Fourth Consecutive Trip to PGA Jr. League Championship

(Story Courtesy: PGAjrleague.com) The Mallard Creek All-Stars are Championship-bound for the fourth year in a row! Captain Jim Wise, PGA, and Coach Chris Reed have led their All-Stars to victory again, complete with five returning 2017 All-Star team members. In the Saturday morning session, the Northern Ohio PGA Section Champion Mallard Creek All-Stars captured their…

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Match Play Champions Crowned!

Northern Ohio PGA crowned its 2018 Denny Shute Memorial Match Play Champions on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Portage Country Club. Denny Shute won 3 Major Championships in the 1930’s. Shute was the Golf Professional at Portage Country Club from 1945-1972. The Northern Ohio PGA honors his memory by hosting our last major of the…

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Casey Schrader is 2018 Northern Ohio PGA Section Champion!

Casey Schrader, Pepper Pike Club, led the field all three days of the Northern Ohio PGA Professional Championship at Chagrin Valley Country Club, August 27-29, 2018. He went into today’s final round with a six stroke lead over his nearest competitors. He didn’t finish with his strongest round; shooting a 73 today, but it was…

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Honorary Member George Sweda Awarded The Journalism Award

The Northern Ohio PGA Section would like to congratulate Honorary Member, George Sweda, on receiving the inaugural Journalism Award from the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Sweda accepted the award during the Ambassador of Golf Ceremony before the World Golf Championships – Bridgestone Invitational on August 1. The Journalism Award recognizes Sweda for his more than 30-year…

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