Speidel Golf Club Hosting Division 3 Men’s Golf Championship this week


(WTRF) The Division 3 Men’s Golf Championship will be held in Wheeling from Tuesday to Friday.

This is the largest national championship to be held at the Speidel Golf Club in Oglebay.

The quintessential Division 3 golf course will be on display from Tuesday at the Spiedel Golf Club. Thirty-seven teams from across the country will start at Oglebay Park.

“Well, that’s the most important because it’s the national championship. We hosted a Division 2 regional qualifier in 2013 but with this being the national championship it’s the crème de la crème in Division 3 golf… In Men’s Division 3 golf.

Danny Ackerman, Director of Golf Operations, Oglebay Park

The field will be restricted to the top 18 teams over the final two days of play. Speidel is an optimal course for the NCAA.

“It’s a beautiful site, I mean we had some weather yesterday and a great sun today and it’s just a different course than what they’ve been through in the past so we’re super excited to be here and get there. and make this experience memorable for student athletes.

Paige Mesalam, div. III Men’s Golf Championship Mgr.

The level of competition will not disappoint golf enthusiasts.

Paige Mesalam / Div. III Men’s Golf Championship Mgr. “It’s just great to have our 37 teams here. We are looking for a competitive field and we are very happy to launch them in a few days of competition. We’re at a reduced field size, so that should be great. Were excited.

Speidel is more than grateful to have such an event on his green.

“Why are we so excited to have this. I mean, obviously, it’s a national championship. Our staff are delighted to have him here (and) the park staff are so delighted. I mean, I really feel with over 100 volunteers that the community has stepped up and supported this and I think it means a lot to the valley and just to the community itself.

Danny Ackerman, Director of Golf Operations, Oglebay Park

The championships last from Tuesday to Friday. Mesalam said the appropriate COVID protocols will be practiced, including the testing of all student athletes and staff.


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