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Archive for June 2021

Sophie Stevens & Carter Housler Michigan Junior PGA Champions

Michigan Junior PGA Championship This week was exciting for Junior Golf! The Michigan PGA Junior Championship hosted at Bedford Valley Golf Club gives juniors all over the state of Michigan a chance to compete for two spots in the National Junior PGA

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Playoff Dramatics Help Bradley Smithson Win Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

  ACME – Bradley Smithson went wire-to-wire to win the 104th Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship at Grand Traverse Resort Thursday but walked a wire of intense final-day drama on The Bear course to do it.   “For sure it’s the

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Governor Whitmer Announces State Will Open to Full Capacity on June 22

More than nine million vaccines administered as new COVID cases fall to one-year low. Governor Gretchen Whitmer today accelerated the end of all COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masking as COVID-19 cases continue to plummet following

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Smithson Maintains Slim Lead in Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

  ACME – The lead isn’t as big for Bradley Smithson, but the Michigan State University golfer from Grand Rapids remained on top for a third consecutive round in the Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship.   “I’m sticking to my plan

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Bradley Smithson Stays On Top at Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

ACME – Steady brisk winds blew others off course, but Bradley Smithson moved five shots in front at the Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship. The Michigan State University golfer from Grand Rapids shot a 5-under 67 on The Bear course

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Bradley Smithson’s Sizzling 66 Leads Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

   ACME – The first time was a charm for Bradley Smithson. The Michigan State University golfer from Grand Rapids played The Bear course at Grand Traverse Resort for the first time in competition and set the pace through one round of the 104th

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Kurmel and Ellis go back-to-back at the Adidas State Pro Am at Boyne Highlands

Harbor Springs, MI – It did not take long for the team of professional Chad Kurmel and his amateur partner Dan Ellis to pick up where they left off last year. After three strait pars to start the tournament they made 5 birdies and an eagle on the

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GOLF DAY AT THE CAPITOL: Legislators Learn Golf’s Community Impact

GOLF DAY AT THE CAPITOL: Legislators Learn Golf’s Community Impact…LANSING –  Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist came out to the large tent on the front lawn of the Capitol to proclaim June is Michigan Golf Month, and Rep. Stephanie Young,

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Memorial Day VA Tournament

Memorial Day VA Tournament…Memorial Day is a time to reflect and to honor our fallen heroes. It also marks the unofficial start of summer and for the Western Chapter of the Michigan PGA, it means a chance to give back to Veterans. For the last

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