The Dr. Edward J. Jacob Memorial Tournament is created in honor of a gentleman who truly loved the game of golf; its traditions, spirited competition, and most of all, the wonderful people affiliated with it. “Doc Jake” or simply “Jake,” was a lifelong Toledoan known as the golfing dentist with a kind and gentle approach, having a positive impact on so many.
As a member of Highland Meadows Golf Club for 43 years, he was actively involved in the Toledo District Golf Association as a Board of Directors member from 1973-1978, serving as the TDGA President in 1976. As a strong advocate of the game which teaches many of life’s lessons, he served on the Toledo Junior Golf Association Board of Directors, and was president from 1981-1982. Regionally, he was also on the Ohio Golf Association Board of Governors from 1982-1984. Jake loved to compete, and played in many local and regional amateur events over the years. On a national level, he qualified for and competed in the 1995 United States Senior Amateur Championship, advancing to the quarterfinals.
While he achieved at many levels, his greatest life achievement was as a consummate gentleman and friend to so many. With a soft-spoken approach, he was known for his kindhearted greetings, and from that warm smile would come myriad embellished stories with many laughs to follow. May this event allow for each of us to remember the reason for those laughs.
Highland Meadows Golf Club attn Pro Shop, c/o “The Jake” 7455 Erie Street Sylvania, Ohio 43560 Phone: 419-882-4040
Dr. Edward J. Jacob Memorial Scholarship Fund 300 Madison Avenue, Suite 1300 Toledo, Ohio 43604 Phone 419.241.5049