Portage County Area Amateur Golf News and Notes

Raccoon Hill Golf Club brought in the first ace of the season.

Bruce Kandus, in league competition with the Streetsboro Eagles, sent his ball flying to the green on the 170-yard 15th hole for the score of one.

It was not only the first reported ace of the season, but it was also Kandus’ first personal hole-in-one.

Joe Haase Cup held at Firestone Country Club

The annual Joe Haase Cup at Firestone Country Club brought together junior tours to compete for bragging rights.

The PGA of Northern Ohio, Central Ohio Junior Golf Academy, North Coast Junior Tour and Toledo Junior Golf Association teeed off for the Stableford 18-hole round.

NOPGA walked away with the win scoring 418. Second place was COJGA with a final tally of 402.

In the boys 17-19 age group, former Matt Mishler Junior Portage County amateur champion Dylan Dunn of Stow took first place for NOPGA. Dunn scored a 36-36—72.

Aurora's Chris Pollack.

Aurora’s Chris Pollak topped the boys 16 and under group with Kent’s Liam Curtis making the top five to push NOPGA to victory. Pollak shot a 33-35—68.

Kent's Liam Curtis.

Aurora’s Brooklyn Millard used an eagle on the 12th hole to grab fifth place for NOPGA, followed by Kent’s Madolyn Kost tied for sixth in the 19-and-under girls.

Aurora's Brooklyn Millard.
Madolyn Kost from Kent.

How to report news

To be added to the golf calendar, provide league results, or share great golf shots and holes in one, email [email protected] or call 330-206-9083.


Record-Courier Portage County Amateurs

Register at the host courses, by mail or online at PCAgolf.net.

July 24: 8th PORTAGE COUNTY KIDS AMATEUR, Sunny Hill Golf Course, Brimfield. (Preschool-9th grade from $15 to $20).

July 28-29: 15th AMATEUR JUNIOR MATT MISHLER PORTAGE COUNTY, Windmill Lakes, Ravenna and Sunny Hill Golf, Brimfield. (12 and under/$45, 13 to 19 years old $60.

July 30-31: 92nd PORTAGE COUNTY AMATEUR, Windmill, Ravenna and Raccoon Hill Lakes, Kent. (County, Open and Women’s Divisions – 18 holes, $85/person).

August 27-28: 52nd PORTAGE COUNTY SENIOR AMATEUR, Windmill, Ravenna and Raccoon Hill Lakes, Kent. (50 and over, four divisions, $85/person).

(Information: Email [email protected], text 330-206-9083)

Scrambles, charity events, amateurs and open

May 16: NOGA Scratch Series – Four Ball, Barrington Golf Club, Aurora. (www.noga.org)

May 21: 3rd Southeast Families for a Safer Future, Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course, Lake Milton.

May 21: 10th Annual Katie Rae Iarussi Foundation Golf Outing, Paradise Lake, Suffield. (Four-way scramble, 18 holes, $100/player, 330-289-9509. Krifoundation25.org)

June 1-2: Ohio Senior Open, Firestone Country Club, Akron. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com)

June 4: 5th Rootstown Endzone Club golf outing, Sunny Hill, Brimfield. (Four-way scramble, 18 holes/$300 per team. 330-221-4293, [email protected])

June 4: Northeast Ohio Amateur, Women’s and Mid-Amateur Championships, Windmill Lakes Golf Club, Ravenna. (noga.org)

June 18: 27th Pfeiffer Scramble, Windmill Lakes, Ravenna. (Four scramble, 18 holes.)

June 27-29: Ohio Open Championship, Westfield Country Club. (thenorthernohiopga.com)

July 15th : Olive Tree Family Foundation 2nd Annual Golf Invitational, Raintree Golf and Event Center, Uniontown. (Four-person scramble, $100 per person, olivetreegolf.com, [email protected] foundation.org)

July 31 : 4th Annual Adaptive Sports Ohio Golf Tournament, Olde Dutch Mill, Lake Milton.

August 19: 36th Hattie Larlham Golf Classic, Sugar Bush Golf Club, Garrettsville. (Four-person scramble, 18 holes. Morning/afternoon flights.)


May 31st : NOPGA Junior Series 18 holes, Lake Forest, Hudson. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com)

June 14: 18 hole NOPGA Jr. Series, Ellsworth Meadows, Hudson. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

June 24: 18-Hole NOPGA Jr. Series and 9-Hole Futures, Tannenhauf, Alliance. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 6-8: Good Park Junior Tournament, Good Park Golf Course, Akron. ($65, www.goodparkgolf.com, 330-375-2092.)

July 8: 18 hole NOPGA Junior Series and 9 hole Futures Fox Den, Stow. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 9th : Drive, Chip and Putt Local Qualifying, Windmill Golf Center, Macedonia. www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 12: Drive, Chip and Putt Local Qualifiers, Lake Forest, Hudson. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 13-14: 18 hole NOPGA Junior Series, Windmill Lakes, Ravenna. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 15th : The greatest junior golfer in the Valley Junior Series, Olde Dutch Mill, Lake Milton. (330-654-4100.)

22nd of July : Futures Tour Championship 9 holes, Mud Run, Akron. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

July 26-27: NOPGA Junior Tour Championship, Club Walden, Aurora. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)

August 8: NOPGA Collegiate Preview, Alliance Country Club, Alliance. (www.thenorthernohiopga.com.)


Tuesday: US Open Local Qualifiers, Westfield Country Club, Westfield Center.

June 6: American Junior Qualifiers, Silver Lake Country Club, Silver Lake. (Registration deadline May 25)

June 9: Junior American Girls Qualifiers, Chagrin Valley Country Club, Chagrin Falls. (Registration deadline May 18)

July the 5th : United States Women’s Amateur Qualifier, Lake Forest Country Club, Hudson. (Registration deadline June 15)

July 7: American Amateur Qualifier, Weymouth Country Club, Medina. (Registration deadline June 22)

July 28: American Senior Amateur Qualifier, Sand Ridge Golf Club, Chardon. (Registration deadline July 6)

August 11: US Mid Amateur Qualifiers, Avon Oaks Country Club, Avon. (Registration deadline July 6)

August 25: United States Women’s Mid-Amateur Qualifiers, Portage Country Club, Akron. (Registration deadline July 27)

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