Michigan News & Events

  • Mack Makes History as First African American Michigan Amateur Champion

    HARBOR SPRINGS – From the first tee shot of the final round of the 100th Michigan Amateur it was Willie Mack III’s day. With precision drives and savvy putts Mack (Flint) defeated defending champion and hometown favorite Joey Garber (Petoskey/University of Michigan) 4 & 3 to become the first African American to win the Michigan Amate ...

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  • Mack is First African American to Appear in Michigan Am Final

    HARBOR SPRINGS -- Willie Mack III (Flint) defeated Matt Thompson (Battle Creek) 1-up to become the first African American golfer to advance to the final of the Michigan Amateur golf tournament. Mack is making history in a historic year for the tournament as it is its 100th anniversary. Thompson played well in the round but Mack was like a hurricane blowing ...

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  • 11th Annual Wendy's Charity Classic

    August 7-8, 2011 Country Club of Jackson Jackson, MI Featuring 24 Legends of the LPGA now competing on The Legends Tour, official senior tour of the LPGA. Sunday, August 7, tee times start at 12:00 p.m. 18-hole event with pros competing for $15,000 first prize and the title. Field includes Pat Bradley, Rosie Jones, Cindy Figg-Currier, Elaine C ...

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  • Bob Krause Golf Academy Set for Majestic, Fieldstone Golf Clubs

    Bob Krause, who ranks among the country’s top golf instructors, announces the creation of a permanent Bob Krause Golf Academy at the Majestic Golf Club in Hartland, Michigan, with a second teaching location at the Fieldstone Golf Club in Auburn Hills. Krause, 40, is also an eight-year veteran of the PGA mini tours who has built a reputat ...

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  • A tradition of drama at No.18 in the MWO

    Michigan PGA Women’s Open set to return to Crystal for a ninth year. THOMPSONVILLE, MICH – Top women professional and amateur golfers from as close as Traverse City and as far away as Los Angeles, California are set to converge on Crystal Mountain’s signature Mountain Ridge course for the Michigan PGA Women’s Open, June 27 ...

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  • Chuck Pohl wins the 2011 Club Car Senior Open

    Chuck Pohl was able to follow up his (-5) 67 on Tuesday with steady round of 73 in tough wet playing conditions on Wednesday to hold off this very strong field at Bedford Valley Golf Club and win his first Club Car Senior Open. Chuck’s (-4) under par total was good for a three shot victory over Charles Pasco and Lloyd Fisher. Chuck is an amateur from ...

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  • Military Only Qualifier Results - Michigan Open Championship

    This past Monday Selfridge Golf Club hosted a Military only qualifier for the Michigan Open Championship presented by Lincoln / DTE Energy. This qualifier was open to all active / retired / and members of the reserves. This was the first year that the Michigan PGA and Selfridge has held this qualifier. The winning score was an even par 72 shot by Char ...

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  • Dave Kendall and Casey Baker win the 2011 Nike Golf State Pro Am

    Harbor Springs, MI - It took another great round as Dave Kendall and Casey Baker from the Kendall Academy and Miles of Golf in Ann Arbor followed up there 64 the first round with a 65 the second round to win the Nike Golf State Pro Am by two shots. The team of Brian and Michael Cairns made a strong charge the second round with a 63, but fell two shots shor ...

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  • LochenHeath Golf Club Re-Opens, names Mike Husby GM-Director of Golf

    Williamsburg, MI – One of Michigan’s most versatile golf professionals, Mike Husby, has been tapped by a group of investors from Traverse City to revive the defunct LochenHeath Golf Club, once among the top ten new courses in the country when it opened in 2001.  Husby, a 36-year veteran PGA professional, is also an accomplished cours ...

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  • Jason Guss Golf Academy At Otsego Club Opens This Week

    One of Golf Digest Magazine's Best Young Teachers excited about launching his new golf school at one of northern Michigan's top resort destinations Gaylord, MI - Jason Guss, a rising star among the country's young PGA golf instructors and the 2011 Northern Michigan PGA Teacher of the Year, is excited to announce the opening of his new golf academy at ...

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