Tiretown Golf Club and Tiretown Golf Charities 5th Annual Scholarship Banquet

Tiretown Golf Club and Tiretown Golf Charities held its 5th annual scholarship banquet on Oct. 28 at the Alpha Center in Akron. The nation’s largest predominantly Black golf club recognized seven Akron-area scholars during its ceremony.  All of the 2023 high school graduates will attend either Kent State University or the University of Akron. The scholarship […]

4th Annual Tiretown Junior Golf Club Fundraiser

Tiretown Golf Charities hosted its fourth annual Tiretown Junior Golf Club Fundraiser event on Sarturday, Sept. 16 at Mud Run Golf Course. Nearly 70 golfers participated in the event – including junior members Jules Dunlap and Navaeh Goode. The proceeds from the event benefits Tiretown’s growing junior program that now has more than 50 members. […]

Tiretown at Buchtel High School Back to School Carnival

Tiretown Members Participate in the Back to School Carnival at Buchtel CLC In an effort to continue its heightened role within Akron Public Schools, Tiretown Golf Club participated in the Back to School Carnival at Buchtel CLC for the second year in a row on Aug. 22.The event allowed Tiretown the opportunity to inform and […]

Tiretown Golf Club Championship Tournament

Tiretown at Chenowith During Final Round of Club Championships Five champions were crowned during the final round for the 73rd Tiretown Golf Club Championships at Chenoweth Country Club in Green on Saturday, Aug. 26. Ralph Paulk, who had two-round total of 162, is this year’s Low Gross champion while Larry Johnson captured the Low Net […]

2023 Tiretown Scholarship Tournament

2023 Tiretown Scholarship Tournament The country’s largest Black golf club in the country staged one of its most successful scholarship tournaments on Saturday, July 8 at J.E. Good Park Golf Course in Akron – home of Tiretown Golf Club, which celebrates its 73rd year in 2023. The annual scholarship tournament raised more than $15,000. Thanks […]

Tiretown Youth & Volunteer Outing News

First, I want to thank all the juniors and parents who attended the first-ever Tiretown Golf Club/First Tee of Greater Akron Registration Event at Mud Run Golf Course on Saturday. We are blessed to have 23 Tiretown Youth Golf Club members – including 10 new members this year. Seventeen youth members registered Saturday for the 2022 First […]

2021 Tiretown Golf Club Scholarship Banquet

Tiretown Golf Club honored seven Akron-area high school graduates for their outstanding academic performances during its annual scholarship banquet on Oct. 16 at the Alpha Phi Alpha Center. Among the scholars were three Buchtel graduates — Sahniya Manson (University of Cincinnati), Melinda Moore and Julian Grimes, both freshmen at Kent State University. The other recipients […]

In Memoriam: Rodney Dingle

Tiger Woods measured success by the metrics of Jack Nicklaus’ accomplishments. Yet, beyond the numbers, Woods discovered amid the uncomfortable, unsettled truths of life that success is relative and gauged by life’s sometimes-unpredictable undercurrents. Success is often, if not invariably, measured by one’s character, too.  Rodney Dingle, a long time and loyal Tiretown Golf Club […]

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