01 Jan Director of Golf Instruction
Don Sargent is the Director of Golf Instruction at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1916, Scioto’s heritage is among the richest in all of golf.
The golf course was designed by acclaimed architect Donald Ross, and is celebrated as a great achievement in golf course architecture. Scioto C.C. is also where a young Jack Nicklaus honed his game under the watchful eye of the legendary teaching professional, Jack Grout.
Today the course perennially ranks among the top courses in the country.
Scioto C.C. is a member of an elite group of clubs that has hosted five different major championships including the U.S. Open (1926), the Ryder Cup (1931), the PGA Championship (1950), the U.S. Amateur Championship (1968) the U.S. Senior Open Championship (1986), and the upcoming 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship.
In addition to its championship golf course and practice area, the Club’s amenities include a spacious 70,000 sq.ft. Clubhouse, an indoor golf practice facility, a comprehensive fitness facility, four swimming pools, eleven tennis courts and four platform tennis courts for the membership and their guests to use.