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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Area golf outings tee off summer

June 6
The 2011 Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is 9:30 a.m. June 6 at Fieldstone Golf Course, 1984 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills. The shotgun start is at 11 a.m. There is a buffet lunch on the course and a dinner buffet and after hours mixer 4 to 6 p.m. with an awards presentation at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $100 per golfer. To register, call 248-651-6700 or email info@rrc-mi.com.

June 6
The 21st Annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational (The Greenberg), a day-long golf, dinner, auction and social event with legendary athletes and sports celebrities to raise money to fight prostate cancer will be at 10 a.m. June 6 at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills. Attendees will be treated to golf on the South or North courses at world famous Oakland Hills Country Club, open bar, and a special program featuring Frank Robinson, Jimmy Roberts, and Emcee Jeremy Schaap in a dynamic sports panel, as well as awards presentations. The celebration will include a silent auction. Visit www.michiganjewishsports.org or contact David Blatt at dblatt@michiganjewishsports.org or 248-592-9323.

June 10
The fifth annual “Megan’s Dreams” charity golf outing is 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, June 10 at the Dearborn Hills Golf Club, 1300 S. Telegraph, Dearborn. The charity fundraiser features golf and silent and live auctions. All proceeds will benefit the Friends for the Dearborn Animal Shelter and “Megan’s Dreams,” a scholarship fund set up to help students pursue veterinary studies at Michigan State University. The cost for golfers is $125, which includes 18 holes of golf, gift package, breakfast, dinner with a 2-hour open bar and beverages on the cart, plus lunch and snacks. Nongolfers can join the post-golf dinner at $50 per person, which includes a 2-hour open bar. Visit www.dearbornanimals.org.
 

June 13
The 24th Annual Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce golf outing is June 13 at Fountains Golf & Banquet, 6060 Maybee Road, Clarkston. Registration begins at 7 a.m. It’s a Ryder Cup format, beginning with 8:30 a.m. shotgun. The cost is $150 per golfer and $600 per four-some. There will be a silent auction during the strolling dinner and awards celebration following the golf classic. Sponsorships are available. Call 248-625-8055 or visit www.clarkston.org.

June 13
The 24th Annual Women’s Golf Classic is Monday, June 13 at Great Oaks Country Club, 777 Great Oaks Blvd., Rochester. This event will have raffle items, golfer gifts, contest awards, and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Troy which offers a positive place for young people enabling them to become responsible, self-reliant, caring adults. The Golf Package is $150 and includes an 18 hole scramble with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., golf cart, continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., on-course beverages, and lunch at 1:30 p.m. For sponsorship and registration, call the Boys & Girls Club at 248-689-1687 or visit www.bgctroy.org.

June 14
The 9th annual Arab American and Chaldean Council’s Golf Outing & Scholarship dinner, “Swinging for Scholarships,” is June 14 at Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield Township. There will be lunch and the driving range will open at 10 a.m., a shot-gun start will be at 11:15 a.m., and dinner will be at 5 p.m. There are different packages available at different prices. For information, contact Kimberly Hassan at 248-559-1990.

JUNE 15
The deadline for signing up for The Troy Foundation for Educational Excellence’s 9th annual Golf Classic is June 15. The event will be Wednesday, June 22, at Sylvan Glen Golf Course, 5725 Rochester Road, Troy. Proceeds fund educational grants for students in the Troy School District. The day begins with lunch at 11 a.m., a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.., followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $500 for a foursome or $135 for individual golfers. Visit www.troyfoundation.org/ for more information on how to become a part of the activity.

June 20
The Waterford Foundation for Public Education’s Annual Golf Outing will have a shotgun start at 8 a.m. June 20 at Fountains Golf and Banquet, 6060 Maybee Road, Clarkston. The Foundation Golf Outing honors Chris Strong, a 1970 graduate of Waterford Kettering High School, this year. For golf outing ticket information or sponsorship inquiries, call 248-625-3731. All donations are tax deductible.

June 20
The Troy and Royal Oak Chambers of Commerce’s annual Tee Off FORE Troy Golf Outing is June 20, at Red Run Golf Club, 2036 Rochester Road, Royal Oak. The outing begins with lunch at 11 a.m., followed by 18-hole golf scramble at 12:30 p.m. There will be a networking reception with light hors d’oeuvres and awards afterward. The cost is $850 for foursome and $235 for individual, as space permits. There is a competitive scramble in the morning. To register, call Jaimi Brook at 248-641-0031 or email jaimi@troychamber.com.

June 24
The Pontiac Regional Chamber Challenge Cup is June 24 at Pontiac Municipal Golf Course, 800 Golf Drive, Pontiac. The golf outing begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The outing with dinner is $125 per person. Dinner only is $25. Call 248-335-9600 or visit www.pontiacchamber.com. The golf outing offers golfers a format like that of the popular Ryder Cup. Dinner will begin concluding the Challenge Cup and will be served in the Pontiac Municipal Golf Course Club House. In addition to awarding the cup at the dinner, there will be a raffle, other awards, silent auction and networking.

June 24
The Macomb County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers’ Ninth Annual Charity Golf Outing (our person best ball scramble) will begin at 10 a.m. June 24 at Selfridge Golf Course, on the grounds of Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Township. The cost is $150 per golfer or $40 per person for the dinner/auction only. Must register by June 17, call 586-757-5551 or visit www.mcivc.org.

June 27
Michigan Women's Hall of Fame’s golf outing and picnic dinner will be at noon June 27 at the Country Club of Lansing, 2200 Moores River Drive, Lansing. Sign-up as a foursome, a sponsor, or individually and you will matched with a group. If you don’t golf, attend the dinner, reception and raffle. Dinner is $40; raffle tickets are $5 or 3 for $10; the grand prize is a two night stay at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and there are over 40 additional prizes-baskets, gift certificates, tickets, memberships, and more. For reservations, visit http://www.michiganwomen.org/.

Aug. 11
The Auburn Hills Chamber’s 16th Annual Golf Outing is Aug. 11 at Fieldstone Golf Club, 1984 Taylor Road in Auburn Hills. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shot gun start at 10 a.m. followed by lunch on the turn and a steak dinner in the late afternoon. The golf outing includes 18 holes, golf carts, a continental breakfast, lunch on the turn, an awards dinner, games, prize opportunities, networking, plus four drink tickets. Hole-in-One prizes include a Rolex Watch donated by dBusiness and $10,000 cash sponsored by the OU-MSU Federal Credit Union. Golf fees are $165 per person, or $600 for a four-some. To register, visit www.auburnhillschamber.com or call 248-853-7862.

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