Michigan Golf News
April 11, 2003, Vol. 3, No. 15
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Edited by Art McCafferty
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__/ MGN ON THE ROAD
__/ MICHIGAN GOLFER TV-AUTHORS! AUTHORS!
__/ WRITERS WITH NO BLOCK
__/ GOLF DIGEST ANNUAL RANKINGS
__/ GAYLORD GOLF MECCA SPRING SPECIALS KICK OFF 2003 SEASON
__/ ON MY OWN HOLDS FUNDRAISER
__/ 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE THOROUGHBRED
AN ARTHUR HILLS MASTERPIECE
__/ YARROW SET TO OPEN NEW RAY HEARN DESIGN GOLF COURSE
__/ GAYLORD GOLF MECCA SPRING SPECIALS KICK OFF 2003 SEASON
__/ INTELLECT OF BOB JONES FEATURED IN BOOK BY CLOCK TOWER PRESS
__/ MICHIGAN GOLF LIVE! ENTERING FOURTH SEASON
__/ QUOTE OF THE WEEK
__/ GOLF CALENDAR
MICHIGAN GOLFER TV-AUTHORS1 AUTHORS1
Don Wade and his book
Bradley Klein and his book
David Joy and his book
"Scrapbook of Old Tom Morris"
David Joy wrote the Scrapbook of Old Tom Morris, a best seller for
Clocktower Press. David is a St. Andrews, Scotland resident and actor. He
performs his one-man act on the life of Old Tom Morris, one of the most
famous golf personalities in all of Scotland, all over England. In our
interview, David gets into character to describe his work. It is a magical
Dennis Walters and his book
Ron Garland and his book with Brian Hewitt "Golf Nuts: You've Got To Be Committed"
Thad Gutowski talks with Ron Garland who founded the Golf Nuts Society in
1986. Golf Nuts - You've Got To Be Committed is an in-depth recounting of
the founding of the Society and an intimate look into the mind of the man
(Garland) who started "the most unique golf association in the world." All
golfers are at least a little nuts about the game, and because of that,
every golfer will be able to relate to the zany antics of the members of
the Golf Nuts Society. These are otherwise perfectly normal human beings
and you will identify with them because you've done many of the same things
as these self-professed "Golf Nuts."
Sidney L. Matthew and his book
"In my 16 years in the business, Yarrow is the most spectacular inland setting for a golf course that I have seen to date, period. The wetlands, rolling terrain, and vegetation are just absolutely spectacular", said Ray Hearn, President of Raymond Hearn/ Paul Albanese Golf Designs.
For more information on Yarrow, please contact Toby Hilton, director of Sales & Marketing at 269-731-2056 or visit http://www.yarrowgolf.com
Taken and edited from a PR from Golf Marketing Services***
GOLF DIGEST ANNUAL RANKINGS
Golf Digest's 100 Greatest Courses
08 Oakland Hills C.C.-Donald Ross 1918/Robert Trent Jones 1950
23 Crystal Downs C.C.-Alister Mackenzine & Perry Maxwell
76 Point O'Woods G & C.C.-Robert Trent Jones
Golf Digest's 100 Greatest Public Courses
21 Arcadia Bluffs G.C.
25 Tullymore G.C.
30 Lakeshore Resort -Gailes
34 Blacklake G.C.
36 Bay Harbour G.C.
54 Shepherd's Hollow
31 Otter Creek G.C.
47 Brickyard Crossing
89 The Trophy
99 Rock Hollow
25 Best in State
Oakland Hills C.C.
Crystal Downs C.C.
Point O'Woods G.& C.C.
Arcadia Bluffs G.C.
Lost Dunes G.C.
University of Michigan G.C.
Wuskowhan Players C.C.
Black Lake G.C.
Franklin Hills C.C.
Bay Harbor G.C.
C.C. of Detroit
Shepherd's Hollow G.C.
Radrick Farms G.C.
Indianwood G.& C.C.
Boyne Highlands G.C.
Elk Ridge G.C.
R. & S. Sharf G.C.
The Kingsley C.
Oakhurst G..& C.C.
The Legend G.C.
Thousand Oaks G.C.
Golf specials are being offered at several area facilities. Treetops Resort, now under the direction of Rick Smith, is offering a stay and play special on the Tradition for $69.00. The Natural at Beaver Creek is offering an unlimited golf package for $69.95 per night. Other courses offering specials include Garland Resort, Michaywe, Marsh Ridge, The Loon, and Fox Run.
For more information on the Gaylord Golf Mecca, or to receive one of our 2003 Golf Vacation Planners, please call 1-800-345-8621 or visit http://www.gaylordgolfmecca.com.
Taken and edited from a PR from Golf Marketing Services
INTELLECT OF BOB JONES FEATURED IN BOOK BY CLOCK TOWER PRESS
Jones's genius is highlighted in a new book, The Wit & Wisdom of Bobby
Jones, edited by leading Jones historian Sidney L. Matthew ($14.95, Clock
The program is broadcast each Saturday from 8-10 a.m. for the next 26 weeks during Michigan's golf season, with live remotes from a variety of locations around the state. and even some off-season getaway destinations. The host of the show is Bill Hobson.
For further information: http://www.michigangolflive.com
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"Papa, trust your swing."
05/06 Fuller Cup-Prestwick Village Golf Club, Highland
05/20-23 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships, Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex (Purdue University) in West Lafayette, Indiana
06/02-03 Taylor Made/adidas State Pro-Am- Boyne Highlands Resort
06/10-11 Club Car Michigan Senior Open- Bedford Valley
06/16-22 Farmers Charity Classic, Egypt Valley GC, Ada
06/17-21 Michigan Amateur Championship, Belvedere GC, Charlevoix
06/20-22 Bank of Ann Arbor FUTURES Golf Classic, Lake Forest GC- Ann Arbor, MI
06/20 Vintage Club Golf Classic-Elmbrook GC, Traverse City
06/23-26 Detroit Newspapers Michigan Open-The Bear at Grand Traverse Resort
06/23 J.P. McCarthy Memorial PAL Invitational, Tournament Players Club (TPC) of Michigan, Dearborn
06/30-07/02 Michigan Girls Championship
06/30-07/01 ESPN Par 3 Shootout-Treetops Resort
06/30-07/03 Great Lakes Junior Masters Golf Championship, Stonebridge, Ann Arbor
07/07-08 Shanty Creek Classic, Bellaire
07/07 Father and Son Championship, Paint Creek, Lake Orion
07/07-11 87th Annual Michigan Women's Amateur Championship, Black Lake GC, Onaway
07/07-11 2nd Annual Michigan Women's Senior Amateur Championship, Black Lake GC,Onaway
07/13-14 2003 Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic, Fortress GC, Frankenmuth, MI
07/14-16 Fifth Third Bank Michigan Women's Open Tournament presented by Detroit Newspapers-Crystal Mountain Resort
07/14-15 GAM Women's Mid Amateur Championship, Glacier Club, Washington
07/08-14 Ford Senior Players Championship, TPC of Michigan, Dearborn
07/21/23 Detroit Newspapers Tournament of Champions-Boyne Mountain Resort
07/28-31 Michigan Junior Boys Championship, Battle Creek CC, Battle Creek
07/28-29 Michigan Senior PGA Championship,The Loon, Gaylord
07/28-08/03 Buick Open, Warwick Hills GC-Flint
07/30-08/03 Western Amateur, Point O'Woods, St. Joseph
08/11-13 GAM Championship, Grand Haven GC, Grand Haven
08/16-17 Michigan Women's Publinx State Championship, Forest Akers West GC, East Lansing
08/18-20 Michigan PGA Championship-Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire
08/18-19 GAM Women's Championship, Clio CC, Clio
08/18-24 Bay Mills Open, Brimley-Wild Bluff GC
08/25-26 GAM Women's Senior Amateur Championship, Crystal Mountain,Thompsonville
08/28-29 GAM Men's Mid-Amateur Championship, Treetops, Gaylord
09/08-11 Lincoln Mercury Classic-Pine Lake CC
09/03-04 GAM Men's Senior Amateur Championship, Lakewood Shores Resort, Oscoda
09/13-14 Michigan Net Amateur Championship, Pilgrim's Run
09/20-21 Atlas Matches, The Loon, Gaylord
09/30 Tournament of Club Champions (Men and Women) Egypt Valley, Ada
10/19-21 The GOLF 20/20 Conference, World Golf Village, Florida
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