Michigan News & Events

  • Scott Hebert Wins 6th Michigan PGA Professional Championship Title

    ROCHESTER – Grand Traverse Resort head professional Scott Hebert started the day three shots off the lead and knew he needed a little help from others if was going to win the Michigan PGA Professional Championship for the sixth time in the last seven years. He got it, and helped himself along the way with a final-round 3-under-par 69 on the Katke-Cous ...

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  • Dalga Grabs 91st GAM Championship

    BENTON HARBOR – Jared Dalga’s final round at the 91st GAM Championship was just like he pictured it and ended with him hoisting the championship trophy. “I had a good game plan,” said Dalga.” I thought about what I wanted to do in bed the night before and through the first five holes I think I was two under. So everything was j ...

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  • Yurik is GAM Women’s Champion

    FORT GRATIOT – Gabrielle Yurik battled from behind on the back nine to win the 21st GAM Women’s Championship at Port Huron Golf Club Tuesday afternoon.Yurik (Oakland/Michigan State University) led after Monday’s first round but faltered on the front nine of the second round and Liz Nagel take the lead.“It was very difficult today,&rdq ...

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  • Stay at Shanty Creek Resorts in Northern Michigan, Enjoy Unlimited Midweek Golf

    Between Traverse City, Petoskey and Gaylord, Shanty Creek's backyard is Michigan's playground. An unforgettable golf vacation awaits at Shanty Creek Resorts. With four distinct courses including Arnold Palmer's The Legend, Tom Weiskopf's Cedar River, the challenging Schuss Mountain Course, and the original Summit G.C., your game just got better. One night's ...

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  • Legally Blind Golfer Finds His Game

    ACME, Mich. - Conventional wisdom suggests Dave Kelley must be a grinder. After all, the 51-year-old investment banker hit a golf ball for the first time only 15 months ago, and now he's posting scores in the 90s. Despite being legally blind.Perhaps that's why he's been so successful. Kelley doesn't focus on the results of his efforts so much as the sheer jo ...

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  • Anderson Brothers Win Senior Four-Ball

    Doug (Bay City) and Scott Anderson (Midland) survived a five-hole playoff between four teams to win the 6th GAM Senior Four-Ball Aug. 14 at Walnut Hills Country Club.The tandem shot a 9-under par 63 in the first round, then logged a one-over 73 in the second round.“When it was all said and done we were happy to be in the playoff,” said Doug. &ldq ...

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  • King Par Classic Raises $59,000 For Whaley Children's Center

    The second annual King Par Classic, which is hosted by King Par in Flushing, Michigan, is pleased to announce the charity golf tournament raised $59,000 for the Whaley Children's Center. Over the past two years, the King Par Classic has raised more than $90,000 for the Center.The King Par Classic was played June 25 on the prestigious Warwick Hills Golf and C ...

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  • Matthews, Roth, Jeppesen Tied At Top In Tournament of Champions

    Tim Matthews cold-topped his opening tee shot and eased back to the field while Champions Tour golfer JR Roth and mini-tour player Martin Jeppesen warmed to the task in the Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort Tuesday. That set the trio up in a three-way tie at 6-under-par 138 for the lead starting Wednesday’s final round in the 54-hole, $ ...

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  • Grosse Pointe Shores Golfer Wins Illinois Women's Open

    ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - Samantha Troyanovich, from Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., won the 18th annual Phil Kosin Illinois Women's Open in a one hole playoff against Samantha Postillion and Lauren Mielbrecth. At the conclusion of regulation play the three players were one-under par, 215 at Mistwood Golf Club.  Just missing the playoff by one stroke were Brit ...

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  • Golf Road Warriors Celebrate Gaylord As America's Summer Golf Mecca

    Golfers should look to the north for America's Summer Golf Mecca -- a name used to describe the 17 courses spread across four resorts and 21 hotel properties in and around Gaylord, Michigan (www.Gaylordgolfmecca.com). This week The A Position, a golf and travel network, will send four journalists and a videographer to tee it up on a collection of Gaylord's ...

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