Posts by Lynn Plaisance

Sowards Wins Ohio Senior Open

FINAL ROUND 63 GIVES SOWARDS OHIO SENIOR OPEN TITLE Tim Rogers Northern Ohio PGA Contributor AKRON: Dublin pro Bob Sowards blitzed the field and the West Course at Firestone Country Club on Thursday with a final-round 7-under 63 to win the 34th Michelob Ultra/1-888-OhioComp Ohio Senior Open by two shots. Sowards, playing in the Senior…

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The J.M. Smucker Company Renews Sponsorship

Founding Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Sponsor, The J.M. Smucker Company has renewed its 2019 sponsorship of the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation. The Northern Ohio PGA and the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation thank The J.M. Smucker Company for its continued support of our mission to make the community a better place through golf…

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First National Bank Renews Its Sponsorship In 2019

First National Bank has renewed its 2019 sponsorship of the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Pro 3 Am which will be held on June 26, 2019 at Firestone Country Club. The Northern Ohio PGA and the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation thank First National Bank for its continued support of our mission to make the…

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Powell Named At-Large Director by PGA of America

PGA/LPGA Professional Renee Powell, the PGA Head Professional at Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio, has been elected the first at-large director of the PGA of America Board of Directors. Powell, 72, is a member of the PGA Hall of Fame and serves on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. She…

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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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NOPGA Conducted 500 Free Lessons

Northern Ohio PGA Professional conducted 500 free 10-minute lessons during the 2019 North Coast Golf Show which was held February 15-17 at the Cleveland IX Center. The North Coast Golf Show is the year’s largest presentation of equipment, apparel and accessories in the Northern Ohio region. This year, the NOPGA section offered local golf fans…

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Page New Inductee into Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

OAKVILLE, ONT. (Golf Canada) – The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum today announced that amateur and professional golf standout, Rod Spittle, as well as celebrated collegiate golf coach Herb Page have been selected for 2019 induction into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. Spittle, 63, from Niagara Falls, Ont., will be inducted in…

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Powell Family Receives GCSAA Award

PGA Magazine – January 2019 Issue Northern Ohio Section Congratulations to the Powell Family for Receiving the GCSAA’s 2019 Old Tom Morris Award The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) will honor the entire Powell family—Dr. Bill Powell, Marcella Powell, Lawrence Powell and Dr. Renee Powell, PGA—with the 2019 Old Tom Morris Award. This…

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