Stark County Amateur Golf Hall of Fame will accept four new members

by | Sep 19, 2021 | Driving Ranges

The 11th annual Stark County Amateur Golf Hall of Fame Banquet will be held at Arrowhead Golf & Event Center in North Canton on September 29th.

This year’s new additions are Randy Iceman, Jim Logue, Joe Ungvary, Sr. and Shirley Vaughn.

Tickets are $ 45 per person. The event starts at 6 p.m. with a barge, followed by a dinner buffet at 7 a.m. and the program and ceremony at 8 a.m.

To reserve tickets or obtain sponsorship opportunities, contact Randy Young at 330-497-1867.

A look at this year’s newcomers:

Randy Iceman

Iceman worked for Arrowhead as an Assistant Golf Professional for 15 years. He was also Head Pro at Coshocton Town and Country Club and Assistant Pro at Firestone Public Golf Course and Driving Range in Akron.

A naive Perry township. Iceman served as a rules officer at PGA events in Northern Ohio and qualifying games for the tour. He also directed several high school and college tournaments, including the OHSAA tournaments for boys and girls.

Iceman was inducted into the Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame in 2018.


Jim Logue

Logue was Head Golf Pro at Brookside Country Club from 1973 until his retirement in 2007.

During his career, Logue won the Ohio Open and was a three-time winner of the Ohio Senior Open. He also qualified twice for the US Open and seven times for the PGA Championship.

Logue has been a volunteer at First Tee of Canton for 13 years. He was on the board of First Tee for 10 years.


Joe UngvarySr.

Ungvary becomes a member of its sixth Hall of Fame. He won the Stark Amateur twice and had multiple victories in the top Akron area events. He is also a five-time amateur winner in northeast Ohio.

As a former bowling green golf and Akron head coach, Ungvary played at the US Open in 1994 and 1995. He qualified several times for the US amateur and was the oldest participant in the tournament in 1994 at the age of 57.

Ungvary retired from the state of Ohio as the regional liaison officer for the Secretary of State and the Attorney General. He ran the Pine Valley Sports Driving Range in Akron.


Shirley Vaughn

Vaughn began playing golf at the age of 4 and joined the Akron Ellet boys’ golf team. She was the first girl state champion of Ohio High School Golf and was a two-time All-Big Ten selection in Iowa.

After taking the Symetra Tour, Vaughn restored her amateur status. She is a two-time champion of the Stark County Women’s Amateur Golf Association and a four-time champion of the Akron District Women’s Golf Association. She also won the Ohio State Golf Association’s mid-amateur championship for women, finishing second twice.

Vaughn is the executive director of the Women’s Ohio State Golf Association.