Michigan News & Events

  • Matthews Flies into First at Boyne Tournament of Champions

    Andy Matthews of Ada has a two-shot lead after the first round of the Boyne Tournament of Champions. Matthews, a Canadian Tour player had nine birdies and two bogeys shooting a 65 on a picture-perfect day featuring soft greens and calm winds. In all, 26 players shot below par. “I gave myself a lot of chances today and watched a lot of putts go in, ...

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  • 19th Annual Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain July 26-28

    BOYNE FALLS - Six past champions are returning for the 19th annual Tournament of Champions, July 26-28, at Boyne Mountain Resort. Scott Hebert is the defending champion. Hebert will be joined by the tournament’s first winner, Dan Olsen, who won the event in 1992. Other past champions scheduled to compete include Stacy Olson (Snider), John Dal Cor ...

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  • Strom Storms from Behind to Win Michigan Women's Open

    CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Lisa Strom of Huntersville, NC came from three shots behind to win her second Michigan Women’s Open Championship at Crystal Mountain. Strom, 33, edged first and second round leader Suzy Green-Roebuck by a shot with a clutch 8-foot birdie putt on the last hole for a final round 71 and a tournament total of 2-under, 214. Green-Ro ...

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  • 2010 Michigan Women's Open Pro-Am Commits to Clean Enery

    THOMPSONVILLE – This year’s Michigan Women’s Open Pro-Am, July 9-11 at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, will be powered by renewable energy thanks to a sponsorship by the Rehmann  accounting and consulting firm of Traverse City. Rehmann has pledged its support as the first Green Sponsor of the Michigan PGA Women’s Open, no ...

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  • Crystal Mountain Welcomes National Field for Women's Open

    THOMPSONVILLE - Three former champions will be paired in the same group when the first round of the Michigan PGA Women's Open gets underway on Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa's signature Mountain Ridge course. The event is scheduled for July 12-14. Two-time champion Elaine Crosby (2001, ‘02), Lisa Fernandes (2007), and Connie Ross (2008) have a ...

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  • Motor City Golf

    The Motor City has always been known for its cars. But there is another type of fourwheeled vehicle used to find pure bliss in metro Detroit these days… hop behind the wheel of a golf cart to drive any of the region’s outstanding public golf courses. Detroit’s auto industry built a country club town – mainly the venerable ...

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  • Boyne Academy Student Earns Michigan Amateur Championship

    HARBOR SPRINGS – Joey Garber’s drive to become the best amateur golfer in Michigan began at the Boyne Golf Academy 14 years ago when Brian O’Neill, Boyne’s director of golf instruction, reluctantly agreed to give a precocious four-year-old his first lesson. Since then O’Neill, who is in his 20th year with Boyne, has been de ...

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  • The Loon Golf Resort Partners with Butch Harmon

    GAYLORD - Acclaimed instructor Butch Harmon is coming to The Loon Golf Resort this summer. Harmon, one of the game's leading golf instructors and teacher to Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, will host the inaugural Butch Harmon Pro-Am at the Loon, July 30 – August 1. In addition, Harmon will also develop and launch his top golf school at the resort th ...

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  • Demarois, Dinh Capture Michigan Section Junior PGA Championships

    EAST LANSING - David DeMarois of Brighton and Kimberly Dinh of Midland won the 2010 Michigan  Junior PGA Championship Thursday, June 24 at Bedford Valley Golf Club in Battle Creek. By winning the boys’ and girls’ divisions respectively, DeMarois and Dinh qualified for the 35th Junior PGA Championship, Aug. 2-5, 2010, at Sycamore Hills G ...

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  • Garber Wins 99th Michigan Amateur Championship at Oakhurst G&CC

    CLARKSTON, MI – Surrounded by a near-record crowd of family, friends and club members, 18-year-old Joey Garber of Petoskey won the 99th Michigan Amateur Championship at Oakhurst Golf & Country Club, 2 & 1 over Eric Lilleboe of Okemos. Garber took control of the match right out of the gate by winning the first three holes. ...

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