Tanglewood National Golf Club facts for kids
Tanglewood National Golf Club is a public golf course located in Bainbridge Township, Geauga County, Ohio within the Tanglewood Lake housing development.
Formerly known as Tanglewood Country Club which was a private country club, the club went into receivership in 2007 after the Tanglewood Tr. road to the club was closed for 3 years destroying the business.
On June 6, 2009, Tanglewood Country Club was purchased at auction by Marc Strauss for $950,000 - less than half of its appraised value and Tanglewood National Golf Club as of July 1, 2009.
Tanglewood National Golf Club is currently in the process of being sold to the Tanglewood Lake residents.
The golf course
The 18 hole championship golf course was built by William F. Mitchell, a regarded member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects in 1966 and opened in 1967.
The 18-hole course sits on 132.47 acres (0.5361 km2) and features tree-lined fairways, 46 sand bunkers and water features including a creek running throughout.
Course record: 67 - Jubal Jerik
With a 144 slope rating, Tanglewood is the former number one slope rated course in Northeastern Ohio. Tanglewood has hosted major golf tournaments, among them the PGA Tour's last Cleveland Open, in 1972, the LPGA Babe Zaharias Classic and the Ohio Open.
Fuzzy Zoeller, U.S. Open winner and professional golfer, said that Tanglewood could be a U.S. Open course. "Set the tees on the blues, grow the rough and you've got an open course".
In 1972, Tanglewood Country Club hosted the PGA's Cleveland Open. The Winner: David Graham SCORE: -6 (68, 73, 68, 69 = 278) PRIZE: $30,000.00. Graham won on the second hole of a sudden death playoff with Bruce Devlin.
|Blue||75.8 / 144||520||323||358||219||423||521||184||457||463||3468||417||532||174||519||397||441||238||423||420||3561||7029|
|White||72.4 / 137||471||288||339||176||380||476||142||394||354||3020||400||486||164||493||388||393||190||395||384||3293||6313|
|Gold||68.8 / 128||427||244||278||158||335||405||115||335||334||2631||343||456||137||428||355||346||173||361||324||2923||5554|
|Red||72.6 / 125||423||241||276||154||331||402||110||331||269||2537||343||399||130||411||309||343||163||361||324||2783||5320|
- Greens: Bent Grass
- Fairways: Bent Grass
- Dennis Romanini 1981-2008
- Huntington Bank 2008-2009
- Marc Strauss 2009-2012
- Tanglewood Lake Homeowners Association 2012–Present
Head golf professionals
- Mike Limback
- Bill Germana
- James H. Dale / Assistants: Lenny Vericelli, Jubal Jerik, Mike Kyle, Brian Huff
- Jubal A. Jerik / Assistants: Jimmy "Z" Zambataro, Bob Gurley, B.J. Williams
- Tony Guerrieri / Assistants: Joe Romanini
- Joe Romanini
- Matt Baca 2009–present
The Bagroom was located just below the Golf Shop where the members stored their golf bags. The Bagroom also housed the towel laundering facility and the range ball storage and cleaning facility. It was connected to the Cart Barn where the golf carts were housed. This building is part of phase 3 renovations.
The Pro Shop, now located in the Clubhouse is fully stocked with clubs, apparel (both men's and women's)and accessories. The snack shop is also located within the Pro Shop with full liquor license.
The Tanglewood Country Club Clubhouse (27,00 square feet) has gone through a complete renovation. Phase I which included redesign and replacement of roof, all new windows and doors. The exterior was refaced with split rock sandstone. The Porte Cochere has been redesigned to complement the exterior of the building. Renovations included replacement of flooring throughout, redesign of conference room, addition of 2 new bathrooms, remodel of Main Ballroom (200 guests) West Room (80) guests, for a combination of 300 attendees, the old Pavilion Restaurant will be an additional Ballroom up to 70 guests. The pool was removed and regraded. This area will be relandscaped and the parking increased as well as the driving range being enlarged.
- PGA Cleveland Open 1972 aka The PGA "$150,000 Cleveland Open Golf Championship"
- LPGA Babe Zaharias Classic
- Northern Ohio PGA Jim Garner Memorial Golf Tournament
- Ohio Open Golf Championship (1981)
- Nestle/Bernie Kosar Charity Classic
- Sickle Cell Anemia Golf Outing
- Marymont Cavs Charity Golf Classic
- Kent State Architects
- American Greetings Golf Outing
- Cousins Cigar Outing
- Tiffany's Cabaret Golf Outing
- NFL Alumni Golf Outing
- Urban League of Cleveland
- Vincent Federico Memorial Outing
- 1st Annual Tanglewood Country Club Memorial Tournament - June 12, 2009
- 3rd Annual Tanglewood Country Club Memorial Tournament * (2nd Annual TCCM was played off-site due to poor course conditions).
|Member/member||Men's Club Champion||Women's Club Champion||Tanglewood C.C. Memorial||Tanglewood C.C. Memorial Team Match Play|
|1972||Russ Hurst||Marilyn Althans|
|1973||Wayne Burge||Rita Grove|
|1974||Wayne Burge||Jane Lyle|
|1975||John Skinner, Jr.||Marilyn Althans|
|1976||D. Zemple / F. Young||Tom Petrosewicz, Jr.||Ramona Young|
|1977||J. Harrington / M. Jenkins||Tom Petrosewicz, Jr.||Julie Kostelnik|
|1978||F. Sutton / W. Hamer||Wayne Burge||Julie Kostelnik|
|1979||Pat Emrich / Tony Martino||Steve Murphy||Julie Kostelnik|
|1980||K. Colerbrook / R. Hess||Dave Nunn||Julie Kostelnik|
|1981||S. Margiotta / B. Bodolay||Frank Carlone||Romona Young|
|1982||B. Rapparlie / J. Harless||John McMahon||Mary Ellen Ferrato|
|1983||R. Jantz / B. Rini||Wayne Burge||Kathy Hayes|
|1984||G. Goldfarb / B. Troiano||Wayne Burge||Kathy Hayes|
|1985||D. Spirito / T. Gerome||Rick Areddy||Kathy Hayes|
|1986||W. Burge / R. Levocz||Rick Areddy||Kathy Hayes|
|1987||R. Pieslak / B. Conforti||Wayne Burge||Kathy Hayes|
|1988||Greg Urbanek||Kathy Hayes|
|1989||B. Troiano / G. Goldfarb||Rick Areddy||Kathy Hayes|
|1990||T. Bobich / M. Donovan||Joe Tasca||Kathy Hayes|
|1991||D. Romanini / J. Tasca||Rick Areddy||Kathy Hayes|
|1992||B. Troiano / G. Goldfarb||Nick Federico||Kathy Hayes|
|1993||T. Skerl / D. Drabek||Rick Areddy||Kathy Hayes|
|1994||R. Fankhauser / A. Solomon||Nick Federico||Kathy Hayes|
|1995||R. Fankhauser / A. Solomon||Greg Urbanek||Kathy Hayes|
|1996||V. Gatto / P. Pannetti||Greg Urbanek||Missy Bauer|
|1997||D. Kostelnik / M. Kostelnik, Jr.||Bill Germana||Molly O'Neil|
|1998||D. Kostelnik / M. Kostelnik, Jr.||Tom Webb||Kathy Hayes|
|1999||Dr. Masin / J. Varney||Derek Paton||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2000||B. Carver / J. Wander||Bill Germana||Kathy Hayes|
|2001||Sid Savitt||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2002||Roy Fankhauser||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2003||R. Fisher / Dr. Masin||Leo Szczepanski||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2004||B. Lipson / S. Gilson||Bob Lipson||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2005||R. Sciuva / N. Mussara||Bill Germana||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2006||M. O'Hara / S. Crump||Bob Lipson||Mary Ann Muccio|
|2011||Jim Flaiz||Rob Touzalin & Mike Laszlo|
|2012||Mike Laszlo||Rob Touzalin & Mike Laszlo|
|2013||Jim Flaiz||Jim Flaiz & Mark Seifried|
|2014||Mike Laszlo||Rob Touzalin & Mike Laszlo|
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