In conjunction with the R&A, the USGA has announced major change to the Rules of Golf which will, if adopted, go into effect at the beginning of calendar year 2019.
The USGA and Golf Genius Software are working together to create a new tournament management software offering. The new packeges will be called:
USGA Tournament Management for Clubs, and USGA Tournaament Management Premium for Clubs
USGA Tournament Management for Clubs will be free to clubs that are members of State and Regional Golf Associations. There will be an annual upcharge for the Premium product.
The USGA has authorized State and Regional Golf Associations to offer these packages to Member Clubs effective January, 2017.
Rollout & Support:
TPP will continue to be supported by SRGAs and the USGA through 2017.
The new products will be available for implementation at the club level beginning in January, 2017. Implementation schedules will be determined by SRGAs. First level support for the new products will continue to reside with SRGAs.
Please contact the TDGA office if you are interested in learning more.
Carl Miller, general manager of Toledo Country Club, announced that members have elected Rebecca Conrad as president of the club. “This is a truly historic moment as it is believed that she is the first woman to be president of a major country club in all of Ohio. Toledo Country Club has an extensive history and tradition of excellence dating to 1897 and we are delighted that Mrs. Conrad is not only breaking new ground, but adding to our impressive legacy” said Mr. Miller. “It is truly a sign of the times and reinforces our mission as a family-oriented country club.”
The Burt Silverman Award is presented to someone who has substantially contributed to the golf community.
Randy Gardner presenting the award to his brother Mike
Mike is just completing his 45th year as the Golf coach of Eastwood High School. Prior to this year, he compiled a 543-178 record in dual meets. This includes: 13 Suburban League Championships, 9 Sectional Championships, 23 times qualified for the Northwest District Tournament, and 4 times teams have qualified for the Ohio State tournament. As coach, a total of 69 players were first team all-league. Mike is most proud of teaching his kids to respect the game and play it the proper way. The cornerstone of his program was instill in the kids proper etiquette and knowledge of the rules.
Mike is an outstanding player in his own right. He was an Ohio State Qualifier in high school and also played on the BGSU team that won the MAC Championship in 1972. Mike has also won the Club Championship at Tanglewood GC 13 times.
Not only has Mike distinguished himself as a player and a coach, he has worked at Tanglewood GC for almost 57 years.
Mike is well respected by his peers, students, and teachers for his honesty, integrity, and dedication to the game of golf. He was elected to Ohio High School Golf Coaches Hall of Fame in 1992.
Mike Dennis of Hantz is the 2016 TDGA Player of the Year. Mike was the TDGA Stroke Play Champion and on the winning team from Hantz at the TDGA Team Championship.
Dave Belden of Catawba Island Club is the TDGA Senior Player of the Year. Dave won TDGA Senior Stroke Play Championship, and came in Fourth Place in the R. A. Stranahan.
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