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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Windmill Golf Center will be conducting Junior Winter Golf Camps once again in 2019. The purpose of these camps are to provide juniors with a positive and fun learning environment so that they can flourish under the direction of experienced, motivated and highly skilled instructors while having a memorable time. Junior Campers will be instructed…

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Cory Kumpf has earned the award of Assistant Golf Professional of the Year at the Northern Ohio PGA Section Fall Meeting at Westfield Center on October 28th, 2018. Cory is currently in his ninth year as an Assistant Golf Professional at Brookside Country Club in Canton, Ohio. While at Brookside Country Club, Cory has evolved…

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Jack McKelvey has earned the prestigious award of Golf Professional of the Year at the Northern Ohio PGA Section Fall Meeting at Westfield Center on October 28th, 2018. As the Head Professional at The Country Club since 1993, McKelvey has had quite an impressive resume. In 2008, he was on the PGA President’s Council on Growing…

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