Posts by Lynn Plaisance

Herb Page To Retire From Kent State

Legendary Kent State Golf Coach and Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame Member, Herb Page announced yesterday during a press conference that he will retire at the end of this season. Jon Mills will become Head Coach. Page has coached the Golden Flashes since 1977, building the men’s golf program into one of the nation’s…

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NOPGA Spring Meeting

The Northern Ohio PGA Spring Meeting & Education Seminar is scheduled for Monday, March 18 at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio. Registration begins at 8:00 am with Business Meeting starting at 9:00 am.Honored guests include John Lindert, PGA of America Secretary; Allen Wronowski, PGA of America Past President and current Folds of Honor Director of…

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Drive Chip & Putt

Registration Is Now Open For Drive, Chip And Putt Qualifiers. Parents Can Register Their Junior Golfers, Get More Information at DriveChipandPutt.com The USGA, PGA of America and the Masters Tournament announced that qualifying registration for Drive, Chip, and Putt is now officially open on DriveChipandPutt.com. This fun, free and nationwide youth golf development initiative invites…

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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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