Michigan News & Events

  • MATTHEWS SET TO DEFEND 20th BOYNE TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

    BOYNE FALLS, MI - Defending champion Andy Matthews of Ada leads a field of major golf tournament winners in the 20th annual Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain, August 1-3, 2011. This unique 54-hole event pits men, women, juniors, seniors, professionals and amateurs against each other. They all have won a Michigan major golf tournament. ...

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  • First Round Results from the 95th Women's Amateur

    95th GAM Women’s Amateur Prestwick Village First Round Results ...

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  • Australian Hickory Golfer Captures United States Hickory Open Championship at French Lick Resort

    French Lick, IN - To say that Alan Grieve has a passion for hickory clubs is an understatement. The Queensland Australian native was the very first person to sign up for the United States Hickory Open Championship and traveled over 36 hours and nearly 10,000 miles to participate in the event at French Lick Resort in southern Indiana. The trip ...

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  • Shanty Creek Resorts Names New General Manager/Chief Operating Officer

    Bellaire, Michigan – Shanty Creek Resorts today announces Pete Bigford as its new General Manager and Chief Operating Officer. Bigford, who was born and raised in Niles, Michigan, returns to his home state to oversee the premier northern Michigan resort destination. Bigford brings over 20 years of experience in the resort and golf develo ...

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  • Hutchison wins Michigan Open

    WASHINGTON – Randy Hutchison saved the best for last. The 24-year-old mini-tour professional from Traverse City made a dramatic birdie on the 18th hole to win the Michigan Open Championship Thursday at The Orchards Golf Club. “I knew I had to make a birdie, and I didn't expect him to make a bogey,” he said of the final hole dram ...

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  • Hutchison's 65 Good for second round Michigan Open Lead

    WASHINGTON, MI - A couple of eagles pushed long-hitting Randy Hutchison into the second round lead at the Michigan Open presented by Lincoln and DTE Energy. Hutchison of Traverse City is now 10-under par after shooting a second round 7-under par 65 and has a two-stroke lead over Matt Thompson of Battle Creek. “I hit 17-greens in regulatio ...

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  • Cairns Grabs First Round Michigan Open Lead

    WASHINGTON, MI - Brian Cairns, a 47-year old Teaching Professional at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center has a one-shot lead after the first round of the Michigan Open. Cairns carded a 4-under par 68 at The Orchards. “It was a pretty stress free round,” Cairns said. “I’m driving it so well, so straight that I can just aim a ...

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  • Kueny Wins Michigan PGA Women's Championship

    CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT, MI –- Laura Kueny of Whitehall shot a final round 69 to win the Michigan PGA Women’s Open at Crystal Mountain Resort. The 23-year old touring professional earns her first win just 13 months after leaving Michigan State University where she earned Big Ten Player of The Year honors as a senior. “It was another ...

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  • Hartigan Wins Girls Junior

    EAST LANSING – Kelly Hartigan (Clinton Twp. /Chippewa Valley) won the 33rd Michigan Girls Junior State Amateur at Forest Akers - West Thurday afternoon defeating Kelsey Murphy (Plymouth/Plymouth HS) in 22 holes in the match play final. "I don't feel like I played exceptionally well but I played solid," said Hartigan. "Ther ...

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  • TAIT TAKES OPENING ROUND MICHIGAN PGA WOMEN'S OPEN LEAD

    CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT, MI –- Ashley Tait of Littleton, Colo., shot an opening-round 3-under-par 69 Monday to take the lead in the 54-hole, $35,000 Michigan Women’s Open. Tait, 24, leads Michigan State University standout Caroline Powers and Scottsdale, Ariz. professional Julie Tomlinson by one stroke. “I like playing here,” s ...

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