Ohio Open Draws Record Field of 288

The Ohio Open, sponsored by Pyramid Treating and Presented By DEX Imaging, will be played June 26-28 over Westfield Country Club’s two distinctively different courses for the third consecutive year.

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The previous record was 276 entries, set last year when the Open returned to Westfield for the second consecutive year.

The field consists of 116 professionals and 172 amateurs.

The 2023 event has attracted players from more than 100 cities and 44 of Ohio’s 88 counties.

In 2022, Jordan Gilkison, a Kent State University freshman from Springboro, Ohio, became the first amateur in 44 years to win the Open. The last amateur to win was NOPGA Hall-of-Famer Bobby Lewis in 1978 at Millcreek C.C.

Tim is a Contributing Writer for the Northern Ohio PGA. Award-winning golf writer and sports reporter for the Plain Dealer, now retired. Contributor to the Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, AP, other national publications.