Michigan News & Events

  • Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger Donates $350,000 to Charity

    The Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger LPGA golf tournament distributed $350,000 to 15 Northwest Ohio children’s charities in December as a result of the 2008 tournament. Checks were presented to the charities during the tournament’s annual charity luncheon at Owens Corning’s World Headquarters. “We are pleased ...

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  • Lorena Ochoa to Play in 2009 Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic

    TOLEDO, Ohio - Lorena Ochoa, the world's No. 1 ranked women’s golfer announced her 2009 playing schedule this week and it includes the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic presented by Kroger. This year’s tournament will be held the week of June 29th - July 5th at Highland Meadows Golf Club, marking the “25th Anniversary” of the tournam ...

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  • Award-winning Crystal Mountain Instructors to Teach Clinic at Michigan State

    THOMPSONVILLE - Adam Schriber, instructor to the PGA Tour's Anthony Kim and LPGA's Morgan Pressel and Candie Kung, and Brad Dean, two-time Michigan PGA Teacher of the Year who played in the 2008 PGA Championship at Oakland HiIlls, will bring Crystal Mountain's award-winning Junior Golf Academy to Forest Akers Golf Course at  Michigan State University ...

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  • USGA Announces Sites For 2010 And 2011 U.S. Junior Amateur Championships

    FAR HILLS, N.J. - The United States Golf Association announced today that Egypt Valley Country Club in Ada, Mich., will host the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship and Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash., will host the 2011 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur at Egypt Valley will be played on the inward nines of bot ...

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  • Golf US.com Gift Certificates Arrive in Time for the Holildays

    HILTON HEAD , SC - GolfUS.com, the premier online resource for discounted tee times and golf packages, has expanded its inventory to include gift certificates worth $25 and $50 that can be used toward purchases on its Web site. Discounted tee times and golf packages are being offered for golf courses in Florida, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ken ...

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  • State Of Michigan Hosts Golf Channel's Big Break

    Golf in the state of Michigan will once again be in the national spotlight over the next few months as Big Break X: Michigan, will be featured on the Golf Channel. The Golf Channel's most popular series celebrates its 10th anniversary by returning to the destination where it all began, Northern Michigan, known as "America's Summer Golf Capital." ...

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  • Sweetgrass Golf Club Receives USGA Course and Slope Ratings

    HARRIS, Mich. - The Island Resort & Casino recently announced that course and slope ratings for the brand new Sweetgrass Golf Club have been determined. Owned and operated by the Hannahville Band of the Potawatomi Nation, Sweetgrass opened for play in July. The United States Golf Association determines the slope rating as a measurement of the diffic ...

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  • Tullymore Golf Club Opens its New $7 Million Clubhouse

    STANWOOD, MI. - Tullymore Golf Club , the award-winning Jim Engh design located at St. Ives Resort in Stanwood, Michigan will open its new $7 million clubhouse on August 22. The opening of this new clubhouse marks a major step in the development of the residential Villages of Tullymore. The beautiful 13,000 square foot stone, glass, and wood clubhouse i ...

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  • Crystal Mountain's Brad Dean to play in PGA Championship

    THOMPSONVILLE, Mich. - Crystal Mountain Director of Golf Brad Dean is about to realize a lifelong dream as he plays in the 90th PGA Championship at Oakland Hills Country Club. Brad will open the Championship by hitting the first ball off of the first tee at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning with Briny Baird and Alastair Forsyth. Dean qualified for his firs ...

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  • Study Reveals Michigan's Golf Industry Has Major Impact

    BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - With the eyes of the world turning to Michigan this week for the 90th PGA Championship at Oakland Hills Country Club, results of an independent study were recently released highlighting the importance of golf to the economy of Michigan. As a leader in the country for golf, the study found that in 2006, golf in Michigan gene ...

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