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The Lapeer Optimist Club will hold the 41st annual Douglas A. Henley Memorial Golf Outing on May 7 at Metamora Golf and Country Club, with a 9 a.m. start. The event is a tribute to Doug Henley, a charter member of the Lapeer Optimist Club in 1958 who died in 1975. It was Henley’s vision in the 1970’s that transformed the First Baptist Church into the Henley Recreation Center, which was the forerunner of the current Lapeer Community Center. Contact Mike Butterfield at 810-245-5790.


The North Branch Bronco Athletics Golf Scramble will be held May 14 at Washakie Golf Course in North Branch, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Longest drive and closest to the pin prizes, 50/50 drawing, lunch at the turn, water and pop provided. Contact Steve Sippell at 810-441-8380 or Washakie Golf Course at 810-688-3235 for information or to reserve your spot. Proceeds to benefit North Branch Broncos Athletics.


The Andy Verplanck Memorial Golf Tournament will be held May 21 at Castle Creek Golf Course in Lum. Tee time 9 a.m. sharp. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. Four-man, four-woman or mixed teams welcome. Door prizes. Lunch provided – Hot dog at the turn. Hole sponsorships $100. The event benefits Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Abuse. Entry deadline May 14. Register on-line at lacada.org or contact Dan Russell at 586-808-5868 for more information.


The Bendle Football Program will hold its second annual Bendle Football Golf Scramble on June 4 at IMA Brookwood with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 a player or $200 a team. Multiple sponsorship options are available. Contact Brandon Chapman (bchapman@bendleschools.org) 810-730-1793 or Jason Beverly (jbeverly@bendleschools.org) 810-223-2984.

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