June 12, 2012

Owens Express Golf to Hold Open Tryouts, June 18-20

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Prospective high school graduates and area residents interested in playing intercollegiate golf at Owens Community College are invited to a three-day open qualifier Monday-Wednesday, June 18-20.

The first day Monday, June 18 of the open tryouts will begin at 8 a.m. and take place at Maumee Bay State Park Golf Course in Oregon. The second round of the three-day qualifier will occur on Tuesday, June 19 with a start time at 8 a.m. at Loudon Meadows Golf Club in Fostoria. The final round will take place on Wednesday, June 20 at Lakeland Golf Course in Fostoria. Open tryouts on Friday begin at 8:30 a.m.

The Express golf team captured and/or finished tied for four match and invitational titles during the season, highlighted by a third-place finish in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference Championship Invitational. The program also finished second in the NJCAA Region XII Sub-Regional championship after a round of 316 at Belmont Country Club in Perrysburg. Additionally, Owens placed fourth in the NJCAA Region XII Golf Championship.

Registration is required prior to open tryouts and the green fee for the three-day tournament is $29. For more information on the open tryouts, call (567) 661-2643 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2643, or (419) 356-4874.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.