GRAND BLANC TWP. — The 2019 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren has teamed up with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to offer local families a new event featuring a PGA TOUR Champions Professional visit and golf stations conducted by The First Tee of Eastern Michigan.
This Family Fun Night will take place on Friday, September 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Fan Zone (presented by C&L Ward) adjacent to Hole No. 17 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club.
Admission and parking are free for this sure to be fun, family-friendly event. Parking is located at Grand Blanc High School with complimentary shuttle service provided. It will feature free pizza and drinks for those 18 years old and younger, a DJ dance party, a special visit by a PGA TOUR Champions professional from the tournament field at The Ally Challenge, and Golf Stations conducted by The First Tee of Eastern Michigan.
The Golf Stations will include: Island Green – Hit a wedge shot to an island green located in the pond adjacent to the 17th green at Warwick Hills, Bunker Challenge – Hit out of real sand in the McLaren Bunker Challenge, The First Tee Coloring Wall – Help color a massive Mural which will go on display at The First Tee of Eastern Michigan’s homesite at IMA Brookwood, Golf-Zilla and Spoke Target – Use SNAG equipment to hit shots at a giant T-Rex Dinosaur and score points for hitting SNAG balls into an inflatable spoke target, STEM Station – Conduct an experiment with kinetic and potential energy by bouncing balls off a hard surface and measure the results.
The Ally Challenge runs Sept. 9-15, and will be one of the premier Regular Season events on PGA TOUR Champions in 2019, which will give way to the third-annual Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs—a season-ending, three tournament series used to determine the Tour’s season-long champion.
All three rounds will be broadcast on Golf Channel. For more information about The Ally Challenge, please visit theallychallenge.com or on social media, visit @AllyChallenge (Twitter and Instagram) and on Facebook at Facebook.com/ AllyChallenge. — P.S.