The Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame Committee would like to congratulate Mitch Camp on being selected as a 2013 Inductee into the Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame. The official awards ceremony to honor Mitch’s many accomplishments will take place during the 2013 Northern Ohio PGA Fall Awards Ceremony at Westfield Group Country Club/Cary Blair Center on Monday, October 21, 2013. We invite all to attend. The cost is $40.00 payable at the door which includes continental breakfast, awards ceremony, and lunch.
Mitch Camp Bio
Mitch was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His family moved to Orrville, Ohio where he graduated from Orrville High School in 1976. In that same year, he was named the Ohio High School Overall Champion. He then attended Ohio State University where he graduated in 1980 with a BSBA Marketing Degree. In that same year, he was named a 2nd Team All-American and won the Les Bolstad Award for Low Stroke Average in the Big 10.
He began his professional golfing career as a Member of the Space Coast Golf Tour until 1983 when he accepted the position of Assistant Golf Professional at Fairlawn Country Club in Akron, Ohio. In 1989 he became the Director of Golf at Club Walden in Aurora, Ohio where he is presently.
His playing accomplishments include Ohio Open Champion in 1985 and 1993. He was the Northern Ohio PGA Assistants Champion in 1988. He came in third place in the National Assistant Championship. He was the Northern Ohio PGA Section Champion in 1989 and 1993. In 1993 he earned NOPGA Player of the Year honors. In 1987 and 2001, he was NOPGA Match Play Champion. He won the Ohio Senior Open in 2009. In 2012 he was the Toledo Open Senior Champion, as well, as Northern Ohio PGA Senior Match Play Champion.
His other awards include: Member of Orrville High School Sports Hall of Fame, Member of Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame, Northern Ohio PGA Merchandiser of the Year, Private, and being named Northern Ohio PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year four times.
While a Member of the Northern Ohio PGA, Mitch served as a Board Member from 1994 to 2002. He has been a member of the Northern Ohio PGA Junior Golf Committee since 1989.
Mitch and his wife Julie currently reside in Aurora, Ohio. They have one son, Ryan.