Michigan Golf News |
August 24 , 2007 - Vol. 7, No. 34
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THE NATURAL / MARSH RIDGE: CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF GREAT GOLF-JOIN US IN 2007
Season Preview/ Larry Bowden http://michigangolfer.tv/2007shows/naturalpreview/thenaturalqt.html
Web: Golf Packages http://www.thenaturalgolf.com/rates.php
Video of The Natural Golf Course: http://michigangolfer.tv/2005shows/natural/
TREETOPS RESORT- CELEBRATING THE 20TH YEAR OF THE JONES MASTERPIECE
Web: Golf Packages http://treetops.com/index.php?method=golf&subpage=golfpackages
Aug. 31 - Sept. 1-2 PAR-3 AMATEUR SHOOTOUT
Sept. 23 - 25 PEPSI FALL CHARITY INVITATIONAL
Courses: Ridgeview, Manistee National, Black Forest, Otsego Club, Medalist, Grand Blanc GC
2007 Season Preview Videos
Manistee National- with Doug Bell http://michigangolfer.tv/2007shows/manisteepreview/index.html
Otsego Club- with Mark Hogan http://michigangolfer.tv/2007shows/otsegopreview/
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__/ MGN ON THE ROAD
__/ MICHIGAN GOLFER TELEVISION
__/ TOM DOAK ARTICLE ON PORTFOLIO
__/ GOLF CHANNEL'S TOP 10 CHARACTERS IN GOLF
__/ MICHIGAN PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
__/ BEN WRIGHT RETURNS TO CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN FOR INVITATIONAL
__/ PATRIOT GOLF DAY-SEPTEMBER 1
__/ ED SEAY DIES AT 69
__/ JUNE GOLF ROUNDS UP
__/ GOLF CONSUMER ACTIONS AND MOTIVATIONS
__/ LARRY KELLY'S GYRO SWING INVENTION IS STILL A PLAYER
__/ $10 MILLION UPGRADE NOW UNDERWAY AT SHANTY CREEK RESORTS
__/ PGA.COM SETS RECORD STREAMING AND TRAFFIC DURING 89TH CHAMPIONSHIP
__/ PGA FALL EXPO LOOKING GOOD
__/ NORMAN TO RECEIVE OLD TOM MORRIS AWARD
__/ RANDOM THOUGHTS AND NOTES-ByTerry Moore
__/ NATIVE AMERICAN CUP-CHANGES DATE AND VENUE
__/ SUMMER ISSUE OF THE MICHIGAN GOLFER MAGAZINE-NOW ONLINE
__/ MICHIGAN GOLF CALENDAR
__/ ASSOCIATION LINKS
__/ GLSP TELEVISION NETWORK
__/ UPCOMING SHOWS ON MICHIGAN GOLFER TELEVISION
__/ ARCHIVES-MICHIGAN GOLFER-MICHIGAN'S GOLF PORTAL
MGN ON THE ROAD
We are still recovering from both jet and Euro lag since we touched down from our Ireland
trip last week. it was memorable to be sure. We golfed Waterville, The Dooks at Dingle
Bay and toured Lahinch, the Old Tom Morris and Alister MacKenzie designed course, and
Adare Golf Course as well. We also visited the Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle, King
John's Castle, Skellig Rock, Valentia Island, Muckross House and Adare Manor.
We also caught a Liam O'Connor and Lisa Aherne concert in Kilarney. They played a Henry
Ford gala during the Oakland Hills Ryder Cup in 2004. They were fantastic then and are
still headlining throughout the world. We used some of their music as background on our
two new Ireland shows on Michigan Golfer Television. Enjoy.
Cathal O'Sullivan, a newbie in the golf travel business, did a fine job in setting the
trip up. He is concentrating on the Michigan market and has been a vendor at the past two
Michigan Golf Shows.
Again, great time, great golf and great rain.
MICHIGAN GOLFER TELEVISION
Two Ireland Shows on You Tube
Adare Golf Club with Cathal O'Sulivan
Ireland's Adare Manor was the site for Robert Trent Jones final major golf course design.
It is now the home of the Irish Open and was recently extended to its 7453 yards. The
Maigue River and a 14 acre lake provide the usual water hazards that Robert Trent Jones
so loved to create.
You Tube Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=7m5bqfpy1oI
Lahinch Golf Club with Jennie McCafferty and Bob McCavery
Lahinch Golf Links almost has it all. They have the history, built in 1892, designer
blood lines in Old Tom Morris and Alister MacKenzie, a storied hole in No. 5 and a
location on the Atlantic Ocean. What they don't have, according to professional Bob
McCavery, is the infrastructure to support a major tournament. It is not near a major
city, they have narrow roads and there are few hotels. Our video gives you a nice look at
the town, course and a recounting of the history by Bob McCavery, who has been the pro
since 1959 after he took over from his dad, who was there for a couple of decades himself.
You Tube Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4Z91FkG-H8o
Ryder Cup Memories- Cathal O'Sullivan interviews Doug Bell and Mike Biber of Osprey
Our travel planner for our Ireland trip was Cathal O'Sullivan. In our show, O'Sullivan
chats with Mike Biber and Doug Bell of Osprey Management about their experience at the
Ryder Cup and their impressions of Ireland. They were two of almost a hundred people from
the Osprey Management Group that attended the event. Our show host, Cathal O'Sullivan of
Sullivan Golf & Travel, discusses the Ryder Cup and some of the memories of the event that
the Osprey people brought back.
You Tube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Mf4-Stx_3g
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the need to downsize the screen is less important. However, you will still need to
downsize the You Tube screen on some of our earlier renderings for better viewing.
NATIVE AMERICAN CUP CANCELLED
Since this event was originally scheduled for August 3, it seems rather obvious that the
event was cancelled. However, Henry Boulley Jr. was trying to change the date to give him
time to line up additional sponsors to make it happen, etiher at the Grand Traverse Resort
& Spa, or perhaps at Wild Bluff in Bay Mills. A few people stepped up, but it was too
little too late. There is hope that they can bring the tournament back next year.
TOM DOAK ARTICLE ON PORTFOLIO
Dave Richards, CEO of Golf and Resort Marketing, passed on an article that appeared in
Portfolio on Tom Doak. It is a nice read and we supply a quote to entice you into read
the entire story.
“He remembers every hole he’s ever played, good or bad,” says the Chicago greeting-card
magnate Mike Keiser, who enlisted Doak to design his Pacific Dunes course in Bandon,
Oregon. Opened in 2001, it was named the country’s best resort golf course by Golfweek
magazine in 2006—placing just ahead of Pebble Beach. “It is clear from Tom’s work that he
has got it; he’s the architectural giant of his time.”
Mike Biber, of Osprey Management, has recently been talking to Doak about tweaking his
Black Forest course.
Bill Fountain, passed on a scorecard from the grandkids of one of their investors. The
card included scores of 3 cranes, 8 geese, 3 frogs, a deer (doe), a carp and a racoon
track. This might be the new course record at The Majestic at Lake Walden.
GOLF CHANNEL'S TOP 10 CHARACTERS IN GOLF
The Golf Channel had a fun feature about some of the characters in golf. In case you
missed it, here are the Top 10.
1. Lee Trevino
2. Chi Chi Rodriguez
3. John Daly
4. Mac Grady
5. Walter Hagen
6 Payne Stewart
7 Moe Norman
8 Peter Jacobson
9 Tommy Bolt
10 Doug Sanders
MICHIGAN PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
The 86th Michigan PGS Professional Championship is scheduled for August 27-29 at both
Eagle Eye and Hawk Hollow golf courses. The pros will be shooting for a 70K purse. Scott
Hebert is the defending champion.
Contact: Tim Hygh firstname.lastname@example.org
BEN WRIGHT RETURNS TO CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN FOR INVITATIONAL
Legendary CBS golf commentator Ben Wright returns to Crystal Mountain August 20-25 as host
of the Crystal Mountain Invitational, an event that will be renamed in his honor. The
special two-day, 42-hole tournament is now the Ben Wright Crystal Mountain Invitational.
Ben Wright is an Emmy– and Peabody-award winning broadcaster who has been observing and
analyzing the game of golf for over fifty years.He spent 23 years as “the voice of golf,”
for CBS Sports covering the game’s greatest events including the Ryder Cup and the Masters
at Augusta National Golf Club.
The Ben Wright Crystal Mountain Invitational is a two-day event in which golfers compete
as two-person and five-person teams on the Betsie Valley course on Friday, August 24 with
a dinner banquet to follow. Play moves to the Mountain Ridge course on Saturday, August
25. Following the second round, the top two-person teams will hit alternating shots on the
Betsie Valley in a sudden death playoff.
For More Information: Brian Lawson
(800) 968-7696, ext. 2506
PATRIOT GOLF DAY-SEPTEMBER 1
Patriot Golf Day is a joint initiative of The PGA of America and the United States Golf
More than 2,000 facilities nationwide are signed up to participate in the event. A
complete list of participating facilities can be found by state at http://www.playgolfamer
Golfers have an opportunity to donate $1 to Wounded Warriors, Inc., which will benefit the
Fallen Heroes Foundation to support families of those who have become disabled or lost
their lives in the line of military duty.
Public facilities will request an additional $1 for each green fee processed Sept. 1,
while private facilities will ask patrons to contribute donations.
Patriot Golf Day is spearheaded by PGA Professional Dan Rooney of Stillwater, Okla.
Rooney, an F-16 pilot in the 125th Fighter Squadron of the Oklahoma Air National Guard,
has logged two tours of duty to Iraq, and following his most recent tour he began to think
of ways he could stay involved in the war effort. Rooney is also in the process of
establishing The Fallen Heroes Foundation, which will pay for the education of a spouse
and/or children who have lost a parent in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Submitted by Tammy Bocl
Note: Michigan courses http://www.playgolfamerica.com/index.cfm?action=patriot then
activate the state pull down menu.
ED SEAY DIES AT 69
Ed Seay, a past president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, died August
14, 2007 at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., after a long battle with cancer and
related health problems. He was 69. Seay served as ASGCA president in 1976-1977 and was
given the ASGCA Distinguished Service Award during the organization of golf course
architects’ 2006 Annual Meeting.
During a career that spanned five decades, he was responsible for nearly 300 new golf
courses and more than two dozen golf course renovations, including Bay Hill Club. Most of
his designs were created in partnership with golf legend and ASGCA Fellow Arnold Palmer,
with whom Seay began working in 1972 and formed Palmer Course Design Company in 1979.
Designing a golf course in Communist China in 1981, Seay was among the first American golf
course architects to work outside the United States.
Among Seay’s representative golf courses are Sawgrass C.C., Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; The
Tradition G.C., LaQuinta, Calif.; The K Club, Straffan, Ireland; Four Seasons Resort at
Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica; Kapalua Village Course, Maui, Hawaii; Aviara, Carlsbad,
Calif.; Old Tabby Links, Spring Island, S.C.; Tralee C.C., Tralee, Ireland; and Adios G.C.
in Coconut Creek, Fla.
In Michigan, the Seay/Palmer duo was responsible for The Legend, Northville Hills, King's
Challenge, The Ravines and the Coyote Preserve.
JUNE GOLF ROUNDS UP
After rising 5.4% in May, June rounds played rose 3.4%. Because May-June has a high volume
of rounds, the year-to-date deficit dropped dramatically, according to the National Golf
Foundation. Year-to-date rounds, which had fallen 9.0% through April, were down only 1.8%
The reporting is based on data from operators at more than 1,800 golf facilities. For the
full year 2006, rounds played were up 0.8%.
Of the 11 regions surveyed, seven showed year-to-date declines. The Southwest region was
the strongest, up 3.4%. The Southeast, Southwest and Northwest regions showed increases of
between one and two percent. The sharpest decline was in the South Central region, down
10.9% year-to-date. The Mid-Atlantic region trailed, down 5.3%.
Stats Provided by NGF and Golf Datatech
GOLF CONSUMER ACTIONS AND MOTIVATIONS
Who plays golf and why? According to the results of a recent NPD survey Golf: Consumer
Actions and Motivations, 18% of U.S. men and 3% of U.S. women have played golf in the past
year, but motivations for playing differ significantly by gender. On average, men started
playing golf at a younger age than women, with more than 90% saying they play for their
own personal enjoyment.
Although the majority of women also play for personal enjoyment, women are significantly
more likely to say they started playing golf to please someone else or to spend more time
with family members. Although golf has often been seen as a way of getting ahead in
business, only 5% of men and 3% of women said that business/professional ambitions
motivate their play.
Despite ranking _in-store demo_ as the leading influence on their decision to purchase a
golf club, a significant number of golfers are buying their clubs from Internet retailers.
Among those who bought clubs during the past year, more than 20% went online to make their
purchase, making the Internet more popular for purchasing than any individual retailer in
the U.S. (Note: data in the NSGA Sporting Goods Market report confirms this Internet
Although only one in 10 golfers said they took a golf-specific vacation during the past
year, 45% of female golfers and 38% of male golfers said they played golf while on a
Golf: Consumer Actions and Motivations is based on information collected from NPD
LARRY KELLY'S STILL IN THE HUNT ON THE GOLF CHANNEL'S FORE INVENTOR ONLY
Brighton resident Larry Kelly and his Gyro Swing invention was one of five inventors from
the last batch of inventors to make the cut. Kelly and four other inventors will join
another previously selected group of five inventors to compete for the best product. The
finals will be held on September 9th.
Kelly's Gyro Swing is a swing training aid that utilizes a gyroscope motor attached to the
end of a club shaft that automatically places the club on plane. Last Tuesday, Aug. 21,
the 10 semifinalists met with expert pitch master and original television host of the Home
Shopping Network, Bob Circosta, and celebrity sales trainer Chelsea Scott. Circosta and
Scott coached the inventors on how to effectively pitch their products to the consumers
before visiting a Golfsmith store to present their products to customers.
Jim Thompson, CEO of program sponsor Golfsmith, gave Kelly's invention a big
"Wow" when he used it.
While not has riveting as "The Big Break", the show is interesting. Every year,
the PGA Merchandise Show features new products for the year. There are some really great
and really strange products released each year. Now we get a chance to see some of the
folks behind the products.
A Golf Channel release was used in preparation of the above article.
$10 MILLION UPGRADE NOW UNDERWAY AT SHANTY CREEK RESORTS
Construction is now underway at Shanty Creek Resorts’ Summit Village, one of three
villages located in the Grand Traverse Region in Bellaire, Michigan. A $10 million
renovation and redecoration recently commenced on the hotel’s guestrooms, public areas and
A new face will be evident in upcoming months at Summit Village, with one of its most
dramatic changes taking place at main lobby of the original Lodge. Interior structural
changes will result in guests being greeted upon stepping into the lobby entrance of the
Hotel with the picturesque views of Lake Bellaire and tall hardwood ceilings. This view is
the inspiration for the new name of the 185 room Hotel located in the Summit Village – The
Lakeview Hotel & Conference Center.
“I am excited to be a part of this chapter in the new life of Shanty Creek Resorts”,
comments the resorts’ Chief Operating Officer, Jack Eslick, “We believe the partnerships
formed with Comstock Construction -Traverse City, MI and Archiventure Design Firm -
Petoskey, MI and Denver, CO will help Shanty Creek Resorts reclaim its position as THE
complete four season destination resort in Northern Michigan and the Upper Midwest.
Taken and edited from a Lindsay Southwell Shanty Creek release. http://www.ShantyCreek.co
PGA.COM SETS RECORD STREAMING AND TRAFFIC DURING 89TH CHAMPIONSHIP
Turner Sports announced today that PGA.com, the official site of the PGA of America, saw
significant increases throughout the site, including record-breaking video streaming and
page views during its four days of PGA Championship LIVE coverage. PGA.com saw more than
2 million total streams, a 116% increase over last year, which already surpasses the top
month in site history, and also received record-breaking traffic during the four days of
championship coverage with an increase of 233% to more than 165 million page views, the
most traffic the site has seen for any Major Championship. PGA.com offered more than 45
hours of live PGA Championship coverage including four days of exclusive live golf
coverage of 2007 PGA Champion Tiger Woods and other notable golfers on Playercam, as well
as a live simulcast of TNT coverage for the first two rounds.
Taken and edited from a PGA release from Julius Mason
PGA FALL EXPO LOOKING GOOD
The PGA Fall Expo, which was redesigned and moved to Mandalay Bay last year, is
experiencing an increase in pre-registered attendees and exhibitors across all categories
for the Sept. 10-12 industry showcase in Las Vegas.
Overall pre-registration numbers have increased by 44 percent in comparison to last year
five weeks before the event and could push industry attendance well past the 4,000 mark on
site. Influential golf retailers such as American Golf, Pinehurst, Pebble Beach, Riviera
Country Club, Bali Hai and Brentwood Country Club are sending PGA Golf Professionals and
buyers to preview the latest golf merchandise from a combination of golf’s market leaders
plus nearly 200 exhibitors who do not exhibit at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in
2007 PGA Fall Expo online at http://www.pgaexpo.com
Contact: Jeff Bollig, GCSAA director of communications
NORMAN TO RECEIVE OLD TOM MORRIS AWARD
Greg Norman, a World Golf Hall of Fame member, wildly successful entrepreneur and staunch
proponent for golf's positive relationship with the environment, has been selected to
receive the 2008 Old Tom Morris Award by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of
"I have always had the utmost respect for the GCSAA and I believe its members are
truly the unsung heroes of our sport," Norman said. "It is a distinct honor to
be selected for the Old Tom Morris Award and to join this distinguished list of past
GCSAA’s most prestigious honor, the Old Tom Morris Award is presented each year to an
individual who “through a continuing lifetime commitment to the game of golf has helped to
mold the welfare of the game in a manner and style exemplified by Old Tom Morris.” Morris
(1821-1908) was greenkeeper and golf professional at the St. Andrews Links Trust Golf Club
of St. Andrews, Scotland; a four-time winner of the British Open (1861, ’62, ’64 and ’67);
and ranked as one of the top links designers of the 19th century.
Old Tom Morris Award Winners:
1983-Arnold Palmer 1996-Tom Fazio
1984-Bob Hope 1997-Ben Crenshaw
1985-Gerald Ford 1998-Ken Venturi
1986-Patty Berg 1999-Jaime Ortiz-Patiño
1987-Robert Trent Jones, Sr. 2000-Nancy Lopez
1988-Gene Sarazen 2001-Tim Finchem
1989-Chi Chi Rodriguez 2002-Walter Woods
1990-Sherwood Moore, CGCS 2003-Pete Dye
1991-William C. Campbell 2004-Rees Jones
1992-Tom Watson 2005-Jack Nicklaus
1993-Dinah Shore 2006-Joseph M. Duich, Ph.D.
1994-Byron Nelson 2007-Charles Sifford
1995-Dr. James R. Watson 2008-Greg Norman
Taken froma GCSAA release
RANDOM THOUGHTS AND NOTES
In a state often in need of some good news, it was gratifying and important to read about
Ford and GM’s stellar customer satisfaction ratings. In a study conducted by the
University of Michigan, Buick, Ford, Cadillac, and Lincoln-Mercury all tied for second,
behind Lexus, in rankings that asked people whether a product met their expectations and
how close it was to their ideal product in the auto category. This study followed a recent
J.D. Power report that had Buick tied with Lexus in quality for vehicles three years old.
Mercury and Cadillac finished in the top four. In the same UM study but in the separate
“large appliance” category, Benton Harbor’s Whirlpool Corp. topped the list in customer
Up in the Sleeping Bear Dunes area (Glen Arbor) a few weeks ago I marveled at the
stunningly beautiful surroundings. (Credit the late U.S. Senator Philip Hart and others
for having the vision and energy to making the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
designation a reality.) I met a gentleman from Atlanta (GA) at the picturesque Homestead
Resort and he said, “This area of Michigan and the Homestead Resort are one of the best
kept secrets in the country. People from Atlanta keep asking me why I vacation up here
each and every summer. And I won’t tell them because I want to keep it to myself.”
I also paid a visit recently to nearby King’s Challenge GC, the Arnold Palmer-Ed Seay
design. Although its conditioning is currently not up to snuff, the layout is still a
favorite of mine. Chief Designer Ed Seay, who passed away this past week, said he and
Palmer always prided themselves on designing player-friendly layouts, stubbornly resistant
to the stupid penal design pendulum of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. The par-five 8th hole
at King’s Challenge is one of the best holes in northern Michigan and is mindful of
something one would find in the Blue Ridge Mountains in N.C. Here’s hoping more attention
and funds may be directed to this fine course’s maintenance budget.
Noticed on the CBS coverage of the PGA that Dan Rooney, the acclaimed Oklahoma-based PGA
professional and owner of Grand Haven GC, gave CBS broadcaster David Feherty a ride in his
Air National Guard F-16 jet. Feherty later returned the favor by having Rooney inside the
ropes for Tiger’s pairing on Sunday. Rooney, with two tours of duty as a Guardsman in
Iraq, is the catalyst behind the Fallen Heroes Foundation and various golf events which
benefit the families of service men and women lost in conflict. Dan and his father John
(who once was a keynoter at one of the early Michigan Golf Summits organized by Michigan
Golfer) purchased the Grand Haven GC several years ago and have done an admirable job in
investing in the facility and restoring the course to its once lofty position in Michigan
public golf. Incidentally, Sept. 1 is Patriot’s Day, organized by Rooney and supported by
the PGA of America and USGA whereby $1 will be donated to the Fallen Heroes Foundation for
every golfer playing that day at participating courses.
Finally, condolences to the Zylstra family of Grand Rapids on the news of the passing of
Michigan PGA member Bill Zylstra. Zylstra, 91, was an accomplished and most-respected PGA
professional, teacher and sales representative. A member of the PGA for 52 years, Zylstra
had 12 aces and competed in two U.S Opens. A lifetime member of Green Ridge/Egypt Valley
CC, Zylstra was the longtime sales representative for PowerBilt and ably covered a
multi-state area. With a wry sense of humor and an ever-friendly demeanor, Zylstra
personified the golfing gentleman.
MICHIGAN GOLF TELEVISION SHOWS NEW ON YOU TUBE*
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2007 Michigan Open-presented by Lincoln Mercury
Andy Rutkowski took first at this year's presentation. Kevin Helm handles the podium and
Jennie McCafferty interviews Scott Hebert and Grand Traverse Resort's Mike DeAgostino.
Father and Son Tournament-Myrtle Beach
Bill and Brad Shelton have been part of the Father and Son tournament the past five years
and brought back some hardware this year, capturing a first in the Liezke Flight. This is
largest Father and Son Tournament in the U.S. and one of the largest tournaments in the
U.S. overall. Join us as Bill and Brad share their memories of the 10th anniversary of
Kentucky Golf and the Ryder Cup
Brad and William Shelton discuss Kentucky golf as a background for the upcoming Ryder
Cup. In addition, Susan Bairley chats with the V.P. of the Louisville CVB, Karen Williams
about visitors can expect during Ryder Cup week.
Western Amateur Memories with Tim Cronin
Tim Cronin is the main man when it comes to Western Am history, he wrote the book. Cronin
took on the challenge of writing the history to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
WGA. He continues to add to his research at various stops along the way, as the Western
Am has literally been played around the country in its 106 years. The tournament has had
stops in Chicago, New Orleans and three stops in Michigan, Oakland Hills, Red Run CC and
now Point O'Woods here in Benton Harbor.
Osprey Ryder Cup Scholarships
Susan Bairley is on hand at the 2006 Ryder Cup to interview two golf coaches who received
scholarships from Osprey Recreational Management and attended the event.
2007 MICHIGAN GOLFER CALENDAR
24-25 Ben Wright Crystal Mountain Invitational, Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville
24-26 MPSGA State Seniors Open Amateur Championship, Hawk Hollow and Eagle Eye,
25 4-Woman “Trifecta” NEW EVENT "War Of The Leagues" Salem Hills GC
25 Golf Channel Amateur Tour-Devil's Ridge GC, Metamora
25 MIAGT at Boulder Pointe GC, Oxford
27-28 11th GAM Women's Senior-Grand Traverse Resort - Spruce Run
28 Michigan Players Tour - UAW Black Lake, Onaway
3 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp Charity Golf Outing, Grand Traverse Resort &
4-5 Michigan Players Tour -Shanty Creek, Bellaire
8 MIAGT at Sugarbush GC, Davison
8 Golf Channel Amateur Tour-Coyote Preserve GC, Hartland
11 Michigan Players Tour -Lakes of Taylor, Taylor
11-12 PGA Fall Expo, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
13 Washtenaw Community College Scholarship Fund, Washtenaw CC
Contact: Dennis Doyle 734-995-7281
18-19 Michigan Players Tour -Treetops Village, Gaylord
22 Golf Channel Amateur Tour-Eagle Eye GC, Lansing
22 MAIGT at Coyote Preserve GC, Fenton
25 Michigan Players Tour -Forest Dunes, Roscommon
1 GAM Chrysler Club Championship - Men Eagle Eye Golf Club
1- GAM Chrysler Club Championship - Women- Hawk Hollow Golf Course
2-3 Michigan Players Tour -Hawk Hollow Resort, Bath
7 MIAGT at The Orchards GC, Romeo
16-18 17th Annual Indiana Golf Show, Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds
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