Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation

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Mission Statement

The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is a 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax deductible.

The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation was created for the purpose of administering the charitable and philanthropic affairs on behalf of the golf professionals within the Northern Ohio PGA Section.

These affairs include, but are not limited to, development, promotion and growth of adult and junior golf programs, scholarship programs for children, programs for minority and underprivileged youth in Northern Ohio, and contributions to allied charitable organizations.

Thank You To Our 2020 Donors!

The Northern Ohio PGA Foundation was created for the purpose of administering the charitable and philanthropic affairs on behalf of the golf professionals within the Northern Ohio PGA Section.

These affairs include, but are not limited to: development, promotion and growth of adult and junior golf programs, scholarship programs, programs for minority and underprivileged youth in Northern Ohio, and contributions to allied charitable organizations.

Donors
Nate Albrecht
Kyle Buzaki
Liam Doyle
Michael Garwacki
Greta Gobezie
Jack Hannan

Donors
Nolan Hannan
Griffin Hrabek
Emily Jones
Preston Kieschnik
Nick Longano
AJ Marcinko

Donors
Joey Marshall
Matthew McMullen
Cleo Meldrum
Christian Miller
Madison Murphy
Sam Murray

Donors
Christopher Paternakis
Nicholas Piesen
Chris Pollak
Rob Prevette
Connor Ritter
Jeffrey Robie

Donors
Conner Shaffer
Gavin Shamblen
Allyson Siewert
Preston Trumpler
Colton Vincelette
Mason Wolkov

Help Grow The Game

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To Make A Donation Today.

Please make check payable to:

Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation
4735 Richmond Rd.,
Warrensville Hts., OH  44128

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Smucker's Birdies For Charity
Barrington Golf Club
September 28, 2020

72 Holes To Benefit Charity!

The concept of the event is simple. Section Professionals will tee it up to raise money for the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation by making as many birdies as they can while playing 72 holes in one day.

This day is designed to be a fun day for everyone involved with the focus being raising money for the selected charities. On behalf of the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation, we will support The Turn, Ohio Girls Golf Foundation, Clearview HOPE, Evans Scholars Foundation and the Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Program. 

Currently Registered to Participate!

Dan Banks, Signature of Solon
Joe Borawski, Brookside Country Club
Mitch Camp, Club Walden
Steve Carter, Pepper Pike Club
Brett Coluccio, Northern Ohio PGA
Zack Cork, Pepper Pike Club
Asa Donaldson, Shawnee Country Club
Mark Evans, Mayfield Sand Ridge
Jaysen Hansen, Beechmont Country Club
Collin Hennon, Shawnee Country Club
Matt Hill, Beechmont Country Club
Chad Kitzmiller, Westfield Country Club

 

 

Cory Kumpf, Brookside Country Club
Adam Lewicki, Portage Country Club
Thomas Lydic, Pepper Pike Club
Collin McEndree, Club Walden
Sean McGuire, Pepper Pike Club
Dennis Miller, PGA of America Life Member
Rob Moss, Pepper Pike Club
Steve Parker, Portage Country Club
Jordan Paolini, Shaker Heights Country Club
Drew Pierson, Shaker Heights Country Club

 

 


Tim Perin, Lakewood Country Club
Julian Pina, Findlay Country Club
Scott Pollack, 1899 Golf, Cle East

Jordan Schroeder, Findlay Country Club
John Sico, Westwood Country Club
Mark Sierak, Barrington Golf Club
Adam Stinogle, Beechmont Country Club
Brian Suydam, Beechmont Country Club
Tom Waitrovich, Lakewood Country Club

Making The Golf Community A Better Place In Northern Ohio

The J.M. Smucker Company Renews Sponsorship

Founding Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Sponsor, The J.M. Smucker Company has renewed its sponsorship of the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation for a third consecutive year. 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…
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NOPGA Section Foundation Smucker’s Pro 3 Am Benefited North East Ohio Charities

A beautiful day, a pristine golf course and three deserving charities. It doesn’t get much better than that. And, that’s how it was during the Professional Golfers Association Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Pro 3 Am Day on the North Course at Firestone Country Club. The Stow-based team of professional Tyler McHugh, Chet Feldman, Cody…
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We Thank Our Sponsors For Their Generosity!

The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Proudly Supports the Following Programs

  • Northern Ohio PGA Works Fellowship

    PGA WORKS Fellowship is one of the flagship programs of PGA REACH. PGA WORKS Fellowship aspires to be the most valuable entry-level employment opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds to garner experience in all facets of the golf industry.

    PGA REACH launched the PGA WORKS Fellowship in 2017 and placed PGA WORKS Fellows in the Middle Atlantic, Carolinas and New Jersey PGA Sections.

    The Northern Ohio PGA welcomed it's first PGA Works Fellow, Brooke Morgan in 2018. We are currently seeking interested candidates for the 2019 PGA Works Fellowship.

  • Clearview HOPE

    Clearview HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) was founded by Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame Member, Dr. Renee Powell as a cost-free, year-round recreational and therapeutic golf program specifically for women veterans.  Ladies from every branch of service are welcome to join. Previous golf experience is not required. The program begins each year with 6 weeks of lessons followed by regular play and continuous instruction each Friday of the golf season. Instruction is provided by LPGA/PGA Head Golf Professional Renee Powell. During the winter months the program continues with indoor golf clinics, social gatherings, and service projects.  

  • The Turn

    Formerly known as the Northern Ohio Golf Association’s Return to Golf, this organization has been committed since 2002 to serving people with physical disabilities throughout Northeast Ohio. The program, headed by NOPGA professional Robb Schulze, provides innovative, free-of-charge programs to more than 200 participants annually at the Wharton Center at North Olmsted Golf Club. Program participants range from stroke survivors, amputees, and those inflicted with traumatic brain injuries, visual impairments, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease.

  • Ohio Girls Golf Foundation (OGGF)

    Northern Ohio PGA Director of Operations, Lynne Plaisance is the Executive Director of the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation. The organization encourages, sponsors and supports the game of golf for girls. Over the past two decades, the OGGF has awarded more than $100,000 in college scholarships to hundreds of girls, provided financial assistance to attend designated tournaments, as well as, conducted clinics and tournaments.