Michigan Golf News |
November 23, 2006 Vol. 6, No. 47
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AMERICA'S VALUE GOLF DESTINATION
Golf Packages From $47.00 Per Day
Santee South Carolina http://www.santeetourism.com
THINK SPRING: THE OSPREY COLLECTION OF FINE COURSES
PLAN NOW TO PLAY IN 2007 http://www.golfospreyonline.com/
Black Forest, Canthooke Valley, Cutter's Ridge, Ridgewood,
The Medalist and Wilderness Valley
******* SHOW TIME *******
WEST MICHIGAN GOLF SHOW-FEBRUARY 9-11
LONDON GOLF SHOW - FEBRUARY 9-11
MICHIGAN GOLF SHOW-MARCH 10-12
2006 WINTER MICHIGAN GOLFER MAGAZINE
THE 4TH ANNUAL MICHIGAN GOLFER TOP 10 LIST
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__/TOP 10 THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR IN MICHIGAN GOLF
__/ MGCOA FALL CONFERENCE-BE THERE OR BE SQUARE
__/TOGETHER WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL-MICHIGAN GOLF SHOW
__/RYDER CUP SITE HISTORY AND SCORES
__/NATIVE AMERICAN CUP AUGUST 3-5, 2007
__/GOLF TRUISM-PART III
__/ GOT 10?
__/TOP 10 GOLF COURSES IN CANADA
__/BAY MILLS OPEN ALUMS GET PGA CARD
__/ ARCHIVES-MICHIGAN GOLFER
__/FALL EDITION: MICHIGAN GOLFER MAGAZINE
__/ 2006-07 MICHIGAN GOLF CALENDAR
__/ ASSOCIATION LINKS
__/ MICHIGAN GOLFER ONLINE RESOURCES
__/ COURSE VIDEOS
TOP 10 THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR IN MICHIGAN GOLF
Oakland Hills Golf Course
The Gornick Legacy at The Otsego Club
Greywalls Golf Course
Favorite Son Tom Doak
The Heather at Boyne Highlands
Long Summer Days to Play Golf
The Celebrity of Rick Smith of Treetops
Boyne Mountain Renaissance
The Buick Open and Tiger Woods
MGCOAFALL CONFERENCE-BE THERE OR BE SQUARE
Andrew Wood is the headliner for this year's MGCOA, "GOLF BUSINESS" conference being held at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth from the 28th to the 30th. This is a time of remembrance and renewal in the golf business.
TOGETHER WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL-MICHIGAN GOLF SHOW
The Michigan Golf Show will introduce the ³MICHIGAN GOLF SHOW Welcomes You!² program for 2007.
In cooperation with several of the convention and visitors¹ bureaus and tourism councils, they are grouping together courses from the same geographic area to create a bigger impact at the show.When several exhibitors join together, there will be a multitude of options to make their area stand out: balloon arches, the removal of side rails for a larger exhibit area, different colored carpet, and banner display.
When four or more booths from the same area get together, there will be hanging banners that say "The Michigan Golf Show welcomes ___________ Area Golf!"Some of the areas that have requested to be a part of this program are Mt. Pleasant, Traverse City, Gaylord, Indiana, and Florida Golf.
For more information, contact Laurie McCann, Event Director, by telephone at 248-348-6942 or via e-mail, Laurie@MichiganGolfShow.com.
RYDER CUP SITE HISTORY AND SCORES
Year Site Final Scores
2008 Valhalla Golf Club, Kentucky September 16-21
2006 The K Club in Straffan, Ireland Europe 18 1/2 U.S.9 1/2
2004 Oakland Hills CC, Birmingham, MI Europe 18 1/2 U.S. 9 1/2
2001 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, Eng Europe 15 1/2 U.S. 12 1/2
1999 The Country Club, Brookline, MA U.S. 14 1/2 Europe 13 1/2
1997 Valderrama GC, Sotogrande Spain Europe 14 1/2 U.S. 13 1/2
1995 Oak Hill CC, Rochester, NY Europe 14 1/2 U.S. 13 1/2
1993 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, Eng U.S. 15 Europe 13
1991 The Ocean Course,Kiawah Islnd, S.C. U.S. 14 1/2 Europe 13 1/2
1989 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, Eng Europe 14 U.S. 14
1987 Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio Europe 15 U.S. 13
1985 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, Eng Europe 16 1/2 U.S. 11 1/2
1983 PGA Ntnl GC, Plm Beach Gdns, Fla. U.S. 14 1/2 Europe 13 1/2
1981 Walton Health GC, Surrey, England U.S. 18 1/2 Europe 9 1/2
1979 The Greenbrier,W. Va. U.S. 17 Europe 11
1977 Royal Lytham & St. Annes, England U.S. 12 1/2 GB & I 7 1/2
1975 Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, Pa. U.S. 21 GB & I 11
1973 Muirfield, Scotland U.S. 19 GB & I 13
1971 Old Warson CC, St. Louis, Mo. U.S. 18 1/2 Britain 13 1/2
1969 Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Eng U.S. 16 Britain 16
1967 Champions GC, Houston, Texas U.S. 23 1/2 Britain 8 1/2
1965 Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Eng U.S. 19 1/2 Britain 12 1/2
1963 East Lake CC, Atlanta, Ga. U.S. 23 Britain 9
1961 Royal Lytham & St. Annes, England U.S. 14 1/2 Britain 9 1/2
1959 Eldorado CC, Palm Desert, Calif. U.S. 8 1/2 Britain 3 1/2
1957 Lindrick GC, Yorkshire, England Britain 7 1/2 U.S. 4 1/2
1955 Thunderbird CC, Plm Springs, Calif. U.S. 8 Britain 4
1953 Wentworth GC, Wentworth, England U.S. 6 1/2 Britain 5 1/2
1951 Pinehurst CC, Pinehurst, N.C. U.S. 9 1/2 Britain 2 1/2
1949 Ganton GC, Scarborough, England U.S. 7 Britain 5
1947 Portland GC, Portland, Ore. U.S. 11 Britain 1
1939 /45 No Matches played due to World War II
1937 Southport & Ainsdale GC, England U.S. 8 Britain 4
1935 Ridgewood CC, Ridgewood, N.J. U.S. 9 Britain 3
1933 Southport & Ainsdale GC, England Britain 6 1/2 U.S. 5 1/2
1931 Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio U.S. 9 Britain 3
1929 Moortown GC, Leeds, England Britain 7 U.S. 5
1927 Worcester CC, Worcester, Mass. U.S. 9 1/2 Britain 2 1/2
Taken and edited from the IBM Official Site of 34th the Ryder Cup
NATIVE AMERICAN CUP AUGUST 3-5, 2007
The third Native American Cup will take place at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa this coming August 3-5. Started just two years, ago, it has become a most do event for Native Americans. Henry Boulley Jr. is the force behind this event.
Native American Cup II
Native American Cup I
The Michigan Golfer is looking for a few good writers. We are gathering material for our 4th Annual Michigan Golfer Top 10 List. If you have a Top 10 list you would like to submit we will pay you the princely sum of $10 for permission if we publish it. Besides that tidy sum, you will also gain the thrill of being a golf writer that can be "googled". Send submissions to Art McCafferty firstname.lastname@example.org with mailing address for your check, should you be chosen.
Last year's lists are at http://www.michigangolfer.com/win05-06/index.html
TOP 10 GOLF COURSES IN CANADA
1) The National Golf Club of Canada
2) St. George's G&CC
3) Hailton G&CC
4) Devil's Paintbrush
5) Beacon Hall GC
6) Capilani G&CC
7) Highland Links
8) Jasper Park Lodge GC
9) Shaughnessy G&CC
10) The Links at Crowbush Cove
Take frmo "SCORE MAGAZINE"
BAY MILLS OPEN ALUMS GET PGA CARD
Not sure if you realized how rewarding it was on Sunday to watch the finals of the Nationwide Tour Championship. Four players that were called up on stage to get their PGA Tour Cards, played in the Bay Mills Open. They wereKen Duke,Jeff Quinney,Doug LaBelle ll andCraig Kanada.Shows again how strong the field was at Wild Bluff.
Mike, while the tournament is gone, the memories linger on:
GOLF TRUISM-PART III
The following truths have been proven through experience!
1. Every time a golfer makes a birdie, he mustsubsequently make two triple bogeys to restore thefundamental equilibrium
of the universe.
2. If you want to hit a 7 iron as far as Tiger Woodsdoes, simply try to lay up just short of a waterhazard.
3. To calculate the speed of a player's downswing,multiply the speed of his back-swing by his handicap;i.e., back-swing 20
mph, handicap 15, do wnswing = 300mph.
4. There are two things you can learn by stoppingyour back-swing at the top and checking the position of your hands: how
many hands you have, and which oneis wearing the glove.
5. Hazards attract; fairways repel.
6. You can put a draw on the ball, you can put afade on the ball, but no golfer can put a straight onthe ball.
7. A ball you can see in the rough from 50 yardsaway is not yours.
8. If there is a ball on the fringe and a ball inthe bunker, your ball is in the bunker. If both ballsare in the bunker, yours is in
9. It's easier to get up at 6:00 AM to play golf than at 10:00 to mow the lawn.
10. Sometimes it seems as though your cup moveth over.
Thanks and a Tip of the Tam to Jack Minzey for passing these on.
FALL EDITION: MICHIGAN GOLFER MAGAZINE - NOW ONLINE
Catching Up With Calvin Peete: Motor City Miracle-byJohn Berkovich
Detroit's own Calvin Peete is kicking back in Jacksonville, enjoying his second family and helping out his wife Pepper with the area's First Tee Program. Ontario writer,John Berkovich, caught up with Calvin and brings up this story.
Jud Heathcoat and Idaho Golf-Jason Deegan
Jason Deegan continues his golf travel and brings us a story about Idaho golf and a visit with Sparty, Jud Heathcoat. Jason matches his prose with pictures in this
delightful read. You will also encounter a floating island green, just the thing for an aquaphob.
Golfing Gaylord-by Dr. Sam Fullerton, Photos by Kevin Frisch
Sam Fullerton, spends most of his time teaching Eastern Michigan University students about his specialty, Sports and Event Marketing. However, Sam is just as
comfortable with a putter as a podium. Sam tells the story and Kevin Frisch of Resort and Golf Marketing supplies the photos as we take yet another
look at the Gaylord Golf Mecca.
Sip and Chip-by L'Anse Bannon
The American pairing at the Ryder Cup will soon be forgotten. However, there is a new pairing, wine and golf or Sip and Chip that might last a little longer in your
memory. L'Anse Bannon checks our the vineyards of the Leelanau Peninsula and Old Mission Point and pairs them up with some great golf destinations.
We have more roundups then Roy Rogers and Gene Autry combined. Everything you wanted to know about tournament golf is brought to you by
a stable of writers from the Michigan Golfer, the Michigan Section PGA and
Summer Tournament Wrapup-Kelly Hill
Gregg Davies Wins the 2006 Michigan Amateur-by Jack Berry
Mike Harris Wins the Tournament of Champions-Michigan PGA Staff
Kris Tamulis WinsMichigan Women¹s Open
Scott Hebert Wins his 6th Michigan Open-by Jack Berry
Final Ford-John Wukovits
Our Michigan Television Show also brings you coverage of these tournaments:
Native American Cup http://michigangolfer.tv/2006shows/nativeamericancup/
Michigan Amateur http://michigangolfer.tv/2006shows/boynegolf/
Michigan Women's Golf Association http://michigangolfer.tv/2006shows/mwga/
Michigan Open http://michigangolfer.tv/2006shows/michiganopen/
Michigan Golf Course Owners Association http://michigangolfer.tv/2005shows/mgcoaleaguetournament/
Slice of Life-Terry Moore
Terry Moore takes us through a tour of his golf bag and muses about the decisions he has made in creating an awesome arsenal of worthy weapons for golf's challenges.
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