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Summer Golf is Alive in Ohio,

Indiana & Michigan


You are a Golfaholic if: You know what course has the “Church

Pew” bunker and what two holes it splits.

If Profanity

had any

influence on

the flight of

the golf ball,

scores would be

much lower


French Lick Resort

is featured on our June Cover. If you have not been to

Southern Indiana’shistoric resort, doyourself a favor andmakea reservation.

Congrats to University of Toledo golfers, Otto Black and Colin Joseph for their

stellar performance in the USGA Four-Ball Championship at Winged Foot.

TheToledo Golf Association, NWO Junior Golf Association, The First Tee of

Lake Erie and PGA Junior Leagues will all hold events in Northwest Ohio.

Junior clinics and academies being held in June and July at nearly every

local golf facility is a perfect way to introduce your child to a game that can

serve them their whole life.

With golf a part of the 2016 Olympics, being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

in August, the schedules for both the PGA and LPGA Tours have been

affected and there are many big tournaments throughout June and July that

will impact who will be in Rio in August.

Oakmont Country Club has been the site for eight memorable U.S. Opens

and three PGA Championships. History will once again be made there

over Father’s Day weekend in the 116th U.S. Open.

In a section devoted toWomen Golfers, we preview the

LPGA’s Marathon

Classic as it attempts to set a new record for charitable donations toToledo-

area children’s charities. Congratulations are due the UT RocketsWomen’s

Golf Team on another successful season and Rich O’Brien contributed an

interview with Sandy Cross from the PGA of America about luring more

women to the golf course.

Tom Doak’s new course,

“The Loop” at Forest Dunes,

opens for play on

June 27. Every golfer will want to put that reversible design on their bucket

list. While you are in northern Michigan stop by and check out the nine

golf resorts and 15 golf courses that make up the “Gaylord Golf Mecca.”

Michigan is truly the place to be for outstanding golf in the summer.

We hope you enjoy the June Issue of NWO Golf Links and I will see you

on the “Back 9.”

NWO Golf Links