A picture-perfect fall day in Western Michigan was in store for the 115 MiGCSA Members and friends took part in the 2022 Western Golf Day Fundraiser at Egypt Valley Country Club on Tuesday September 27th. This event is the second of the three fundraisers the MiGCSA has every year. All of the proceeds from these events go to fund the future of our industry by the way of scholarships, philanthropic causes related to turf and funding turf research.
A very special thank you to our Hole Sponsors Revels, Standard Golf, The Golf Association of Michigan, Golf Cars Plus, Rhino Seed, Syngenta, Harrell’s, BASF, EZGO, Baker Vehicle, Spartan Distributors, Target Specialty Products, SiteOne Golf, Bio Health Systems, GLT Outdoors, Porous Pave, Bayer, Nufarm, Helena, Matt LaFontaine Automotive & Trimax/Timber Wolf Turf. Special thanks to beverage sponsor: David Herman & Associates.
Thank you to Golf Course Superintendent Jeff Holmes, CGCS, Kevin Thielke, Aaron Kahny, Craig Hoffman and Kevin Vulpetti. Also special thanks to PGA Professional Mike McGonigal, Mike Pangle, Director of Food & Beverage, Ben Stinson, Executive Chef and Kyle Lundy, General Manager along with the members of Egypt Valley Country Club.
Congratulations to all of the winners!
Long Drive – Blake Thomasma
Longest Putt – Craig Hoffman
Closest to the pins – Rod Leversee, Dylan Barry, Josh Teitsma & Don Underwood
1st place – Brett Roberts, Brian Roberts, Clayton Simmons & Casey Swan
2nd place – Kent Turner, Dylan Barry, Shawn Pranger & Corey Parmalee
3rd place – Josh Teitsam, Kevin Haack, Jason Schweieters & Patrick Tighe
Brett Roberts, Brian Roberts, Clayton Simmons & Casey Swan with an Eagle on #17.