Golf Outings



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to publisher’s discretion and space available.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

The Olivia J. Murray Foundation outing will be at 1 p.m. July 9 at METAMORA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB. Cost is $85 for golf, dinner, closest to pin and long drive contests. 50/50, silent auction and raffles. Contact Rob Murray at 248-310-8791.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

The Sullivan Scramble will be held July 9 on the Forest Akers West Course at Michigan State University. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. The outing benefits the Sullivan family, whose son John was struck by lightning 31 years ago while playing Forest Akers in a junior invitational high school event which left John paralyzed from the neck down. Cost is $400 per team, which includes golf, cart, lunch and team photo. Awards for top three teams, men’s and women’s longest drive and closest to the pin, putting contest, beat the pro and a hole-in-one contest (car). Raffles, auctions and sponsorship opportunities available. Entry deadline July 1. Contact Tammy Wendt at 248-824-9079 or tammy@sullivanscramble.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

The Imlay City Volleyball Fundraiser Golf Outing will be held July 9 at CASTLE CREEK. Registrationisat8a.m.,witha9a.m.start. The four-person scramble costs $65 per golfer, which includes golf, hot dog at the turn, dinner and prize raffles. Dinner held at the Purvis home. Extra meal tickets are $10. Proceeds go to the Imlay City volleyball program. Registration due by July 1. Contact Dan Purvis at 810-614-2277 or purvisd53@gmail.com or Carol Purvis at 810-614-3161.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

The Doug Halstead Memorial Knickers and Kilts Open will be held July 16 at SUGARBUSH in Davison. The four-person scramble is also the 10th annual Burton & Davison/Richfield Fire/Rescue Outing and was re-named for longtime Burton Fire Chief Halstead, who died in March 2014. Cost is $75 per person or $300 per team. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., free lunch at the turn and dinner and prizes to follow. Knickers and kilts are not required but they are a lot more fun. Deadline to enter is July 9, with the first 36 teams accepted. RSVP to Kirk Wilkinson at 810-955-7493 or golfburtonfire@gmail.com. Make checks payable to B.F.D. Charities and mail to 4090 Manor Dr., Burton, MI 48519.

MONDAY, JULY 18

The Lapeer Kiwanis “String Tournament” will be at 10 a.m. July 18 at METAMORA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB. Cost is $95 for golf, lunch and dinner. Special events include closest to pin, longest drive, hole in one and putting contests. Contact Craig Watson at 810-441-7336.

MONDAY, JULY 18

The fifth annual Redwood Charity Golf Classic will be played July 18 at SPRING MEADOWS. Check-in and lunch is from 11 a.m.-noon, with a shotgun start at noon. Cost is $125 per player or $500 per team, with payment due by July 11. All proceeds benefit the Flint Junior Golf Association. Prizes for first and second place, longest drive and closest to the pin. Two drink tickets, team photo, and dinner and awards following golf. Skins contest, door prizes, 50/50 raffle and auction items. Contact Brian Silpoch at 810-240-8488 or bsilpoch@comcast.net, or Loyd Walter at 810-252-7091 or wloteri32@aol.com.

MONDAY, JULY 25

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan is hosting its 15th annual “Drive to End Hunger” Golf Outing on July 25 at SAGINAW COUNTRY CLUB. The four-person scramble will have a shotgun start at 10 a.m. sharp. Games, prizes, awards, hors d’oeuvres are included. Registration is available for teams as well as sponsorship opportunities. All proceeds will support the hungry in our community. For more information visit the Food Bank website at www.fbem.org or contact Tracy Fowler-Johnston at 810-396-0214 or tfjohnston@feedingamerica.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

The 13th annual golf outing to benefit Make- A-Wish Michigan will be held Aug. 6 at HADLEY ACRES. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Prizes for first, second and third place, plus a silent auction, door prizes, Vegas hole, longest drive (men and women) and closest to pin. Cost is $75 per person which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dog at turn and a steak dinner. $40 for golf and dinner and $35 donated to Make-A-Wish. Call 810-797- 2113 or 810-441-2978.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

The Rosenwald Harlanites, Inc. eighth annual Scholarship Golf Outing will be held Aug. 13 at the CAPTAIN’S CLUB OF WOODFIELD in Grand Blanc, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Registration fee is $75 by July 15 and $80 after, and includes lunch. Sponsorships are $100 or (new this year) $500 major sponsorships. There will be a hole-in-one contest plus 50/50 raffle, closest to the pin and longest drive contests. Mulligans and skins available, plus a silent auction and door prizes. Everyone is invited to join Les and Rhoda in their back yard for food, fun and prizes at 2 p.m. RHI has awarded $31,500 to college students since 2010, including $4,000 to three students last year. Contact Les Williams at 810-953-9041 or 810-624-7701 or email awilliams9041@att.net.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

The VFW Golf Outing will be held Saturday, Aug. 13 at ROLLING HILLS. Registration at 8:15 a.m. with a 9a.m. shotgun start.There will be longest drive, closest to pin, a Vegas hole and 50/50 hole, with $1,500 in cash prizes based on 36 teams. Cost is $220 per team for 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dog at turn, door prizes and dinner at the VFW Post 4139 Hall following golf. Entry deadline is Aug. 9. Contact Doug at 810- 667-1577 or dpc920@aol.com.


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