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July 22, 2011

Vol. 11, No. 29

Buck’s Run Golf Club

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Photo by Jennie McCafferty

• http://bucksrun.com/golf/proto/bucksrun/ • Tour the Course Video with Jerry Matthews http://youtube.com/watch?v=qxuMfR0vN3o

Steve Williams caddies for Tiger Woods at the Buick Open, August, 2009.

LochenHeath Golf Course • •

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Sandy Ridge Golf Course • •

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Treetops Resort - Celebrating R.T. Jones Masterpiece 25th Anniversary • •

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Michigan Golfer Television Thunder Bay Resort with John Kuzewski Ladies Golf School at Treetops with Judy Mason Rick Smith Golf Academy with Henry Young Jack the Antler Guy at Thunder Bay Resort Treetops Cup Wrapup A Mixed Bag: By Jack Berry On the Road in Northwest Michigan: By Terry Moore Fieldstone Golf Club: A Tour of the Course & Morning Comes to Fieldstone http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/fieldstone/ At Oakland Hills, the Kids are Alright: By Tom Cleary Oakland Hills Country Club Selected as Site of 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship Cairns and Olsen Earn Berth in 93rd PGA Championship Michigan Golfer Magazine Summer Issue Now Online Minzey's Musings The Caddies of Tiger Woods: By Brent Kelley of golf.about.com Are Rory McIlrory and Caroline Wozniacki Dating? By Brent Kelley golf.about.com Devine Thoughts Willie Mack III - Faces in the Crowd Michigan Golfer Television Channel - 2011 Shows Michigan Golf Calendar Michigan Golfer Archives http://michigangolfer.com/mgn/archives.html Michigan Golf History http://michigangolfer.com/mgn/history.html Michigan Golf Association Links http://michigangolfer.com/mgn/associations.html Michigan Golf Hall of Fame http://michigangolfer.tv/2005shows/ghf/


Michigan Golfer Magazine Past Issues http://michigangolfer.com/#pastissues Michigan Golfer Television http://michigangolfer.tv Editor: Art McCafferty Associate Editor - Jennie McCafferty _============================================================================ MICHIGAN GOLFER TELEVISION -NOW APPEARING ON IPAD SCREENS EVERYWHERE ============================================================================= Thunder Bay Resort with John Kuzewski John Kuzewski has been with Thunder Bay Resort for over a decade and has carved out a niche for himself while there. He handles the course operation and has also built up a nice clientele in his teaching business. We take a quick overview of the resort and then turn over the show to Kuzewski. http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/thunder_bay/ ******* Ladies Golf School at Treetops with Judy Mason Judy Mason, Director of Golf for Michaywe, also serves Treetops Resort as the lead instructor of their Ladies Golf School. We did a show with Mason a number of years ago, and it is our most viewed instructional golf show on our channel. Our show this time around features Mason welcoming the new class and then we see some of the new features of the program, yoga and a new video system to name a couple. Mason is the pied piper of women's golf in Michigan. She has developed a following during her storied career at Michaywe, Boyne, Otsego Club, Wild Bluff, Candlestone and Treetops. Her expertise and easy manner keeps bringing students back for yearly refresher courses. Enjoy http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/judy_mason/ ******* Rick Smith Golf Academy with Henry Young The Rick Smith Golf Academy has received its share of accolades over the past 20 years. He first established it at Treetops and then branched out to Florida. Henry Young, the academy's fixture at Treetops is in his 23 year there. We caught Henry a couple of years ago, just as he was closing up for the year. He normally starts in April and closes in October. We did a very brief show with Young in 2007 and nearly a thousand viewers have logged in to see the show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGY7_h-0Fpc . The show we have just put up is anything but brief, running just over 20 minutes. However, I was fascinated by his instruction and his use of instructional tools. Rather go into a full description of the video, just click on http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/henry_young/ and discover what thousands of his students know, that he is one of the best in the country. ******* Thunder Bay Resort We did a couple of shows at Thunder Bay, the John Kuzewski described above, but also a couple with owner Jack Mathias. The first show deals with his resort being selected as one of the Top 10 Currier and Ives settings, which focuses on their winter sleigh rides through the woods and to their elk

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compound. http://michigantravel.tv/2011thunder_bay/ The second show highlights the role of Mathias as the Antler Guy. As part of the elk products found at Thunder Bay Resort, one is called the Velvet Antler, a nutrition product that Mathias has used and has converted. After being a cynic of the product for seven years, he tried it to alleviate some problems he was having and it cured them. Anyway, our opening scene of the show has Jack the Antler Guy with his elk bugle. http://michigantravel.tv/2011thunder_bay/ ****** Treetops Cup Wrapup http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/treetops_cup/ Last week, we brought you two of three shows on the 3rd Annual Treetops Cup; Treetops Cup Day 1 and Treetops Cup Day 2. We complete the trilogy with the 3rd installment, Treetops Cup Interviews. We interview both the American and Canadian captains http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/treetops_cup/ ****** Treetops Swinging for a Wish with Michael Rey http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/make-a-wish/ Mike Rey, Head Golf Professional at Treetops North, started the Treetops Swinging for a Wish charity outing three years ago and it has grown each year. This year's recipients , a brother and sister, will win a Monster Truck outing and a visit to Disney World visit, respectively. ****** Treetops signature 6th Hole is aced and discussed http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/treetops_ace/ Alex Hughes, Assistant Golf Professional at Treetops, describes his hole-in-one at Treetops icon hole, No. 6, Robert Trent Jones' Masterpiece. ========================= A MIXED BAG: By Jack Berry ========================= OPEN REFLECTIONS: Weather forecasters in Britain sum it up neatly: A Mixed Bag. It was all of that at Sandwich for the Open Championship. It was wind that stretched the flags and held them as if they were starched. It was driving rain coming sideways. Finger-numbing cold and then sun-screen-required pure blue skies. I loved it all on my new HDTV as I joined the 21st Century. I covered four Opens, two at the Old Course won by Jack Nicklaus and Nick Faldo, and two at Muirfield, won by Lee Trevino and Tom Watson, and never had weather anywhere near what they've had the last few years. It was appropriate then that a Northern Irishman, Darren Clarke, who glories in foul weather and whose home course is Royal Portrush, right on the North Atlantic Ocean, should conquer the weather and the field with three subpar rounds and one at par. He loved every minute of that mixed bag. Oddly enough, two of his younger countrymen, who won the last two United States Opens without full P. 4

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rain gear, didn't appreciate it at all. Graeme McDowell missed the cut and Rory McIlroy said he missed America's 80 degree weather and manicured courses. Could that have been the stand up and take it, freckle face, mop haired kid who behaved so unbelievably strong after blowing the Masters Tournament on the last nine holes? It was and he's sure to regret it as Clarke, his boyhood hero, owned up to some of his earlier actions. Borrowing a line from the late radio host Paul Harvey, here's The Other Side of the Story: Two Northern Irish friends of mine, one a journalist and one a media relations person, didn't find Clarke being The Smiling Irishman. “He was not my favourite, arising from a brush with him at the Masters years ago,” one said, while welcoming Clarke's victory Sunday as another boost for Northern Ireland golf. The media person was in the business of promoting Irish golf and was treated rudely. Times have changed. On Monday the London-based Guardian newspaper wrote that Clarke, post allnight celebrating, looked fulfilled – a changed man. "I used to give myself airs and graces when I was younger," he said in the glow of victory. "I have to admit I was a prat. I was rude to people if I'd had a bad round, and it wasn't right. But I like to think I have learned from my mistakes.” Now the mature, gray-hired Champion Golfer will pass on some attitude advice to 22-year-old McIlroy who he mentored in the past. A PORTRUSH OPEN? That was the buzz after the small province of Ulster saluted its third major champion in 13 months. Take that Scotland and England and Wales! “Portrush is a wonderful course,” said Peter Dawson, executive officer of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews who promised the R&A would take a look at it. “It's a big strong course.” It's also the only course outside Scotland and England to hold an Open. That was way back in 1951. To its credit, it hosted the British Senior Open six times, starting in 1995, and champions include Gary Player, Christy O'Connor Jr., and Brian Barnes. But they didn't draw the kind of crowds the Open does – more than 180,000 last week. “An Open is not just the golf course,” Dawson said. “It's about the infrastructure, the hotels, the roads, is there room for the tented village and so? We're not stupid at the R&A. We do hear the emotion. We hear the pressure and we are ready to take a look at it.” My journalist friend, who belongs to two clubs and has a slap shot swing perfect for the gales, said the Open going to Portrush or Royal Co. Down “doesn't have a snowball's chance in hell. Leaving aside all the logistical issues, would you risk scheduling a major sporting event in Northern Ireland at least five years in advance?” Portrush is a lovely small town, with typically small hotels and B&B's lining the coast. Belfast, the biggest city in Northern Ireland, is two hours away. The elephant in the room is the month of July, a major holiday month in Northern Ireland and it's the

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parading season which raises the tempers of the two sides that turned Northern Ireland into a war zone for decades, the Troubles. Bombings, assassinations, kidnappings, beatings, arson. The official holiday is the 12th, the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne when Protestant William of Orange defeated the Catholic king, James II, in 1690. You think the Israelis and Palestinians have been going at it for a long time? And there was some rioting and burning last week although far from what it was in the past. Portrush will get a look from the R&A but I wouldn't bet on it winning. While golf is big in Ireland and, to me, the best links courses in the world, commercial sponsoring it isn't as big. The Irish Open doesn't have a sponsor this year. Padraig Harrington has been working on it and was quoted as saying he thinks they'll have a sponsor next year. So this year Tourism Ireland, the government, is sponsor. The Irish Open is held in the Republic and has been played on good courses – Killarney Golf & Fishing Club this year – Adare Manor, Co. Louth, and Portmarnock among them. But the purse is far less than most European Tour purses. SHORT STUFF: McIlroy, 5-foot-9, dropped his childhood girl friend and now is 'friendly' with 5-foot10 blond Caroline Wozniacki, 21, Denmark's World No. 1 in tennis. They met July 2 at the heavyweight championship fight in Hamburg. Great YouTube hit is Miquel Angel Jimenez's flexibility drill on the range. He's my second favorite Spaniard (Penelope Cruz is far and away No. 1) and I liked that Mike Tirico called him The World's Most Interesting Golfer. I borrowed that line from Dos Equis last month and made him the World's Most Interesting Person. Stay Thirsty my friend. Didn't hear much about World No. 1 and World No. 2 after Luke Donald and Lee Westwood missed the cut. And so much for winning the week before a major. Donald's out and Steve Stricker never contended. Rickie Fowler did what he hadn't done in previous big events – did not make a double bogey. He outplayed McIlroy in the three rounds they were together including their worst weather days. Now if he can just build on that. I think he's much more into the game than Dustin Johnson, who the magazine writers love, and Anthony Kim who may still be feeling the effects of his thumb surgery last year. McIlroy meanwhile had two double bogeys, one of them going out of bounds on the 14th, the hole that ended Johnson's chance on Sunday. Johnson has a knack for losing in the majors. McIlroy was a winner for the R&A in one important aspect. After he won the Open at Congressional, ticket sales shot up 20% for Royal St. George's. I thought ESPN did a terrific job on the telecast. I think Tirico is the best and I like the supporting cast, especially Paul Azinger and Curtis Strange. ESPN put together, in a hurry, a nice highlights package including Clarke's many facial expressions, for Rick Reilly's closing piece. Too bad ESPN only does one major but it does the most telegenic one. And it's so good on HDTV.

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OAKLAND HILLS is back in line for another United States Open. The club will sponsor the 2016 U.S. Amateur and it marks the club's centenary. It also is a stepping stone to hosting the Open and right now that's booked to 2019. Some at Oakland Hills wanted to have the 2016 Open but when that conversation was going on, the economy nose-dived, especially the automotive industry and one guess as to how many OHCC members are in that business. Oakland Hills always has balanced its relationships with golf's two major organizations, the U.S. Golf Association and the PGA of America. It has hosted a PGA Championship, won by Padraig Harrington, and the Ryder Cup since its last Open in 1996. It did host the 2002 U.S. Amateur with Ricky Barnes beating Hunter Mahan in the final. ====================================================== ON THE ROAD IN NORTHWEST MICHIGAN: By Terry Moore ====================================================== After visiting Manitou Passage Golf Club in Cedar last week I’m happy to report it continues to improve as an attractive golf option for visitors to northwest Michigan. As you may recall, Manitou Passage is the old King’s Challenge designed by Arnold Palmer which opened in 1997. It was a playable layout, a lasting trademark of Palmer design, but never given the proper marketing support by its then owners. Mirroring the troubles of nearby Sugarloaf Resort, the course went into a downward spiral for a number of years and its conditioning was sadly neglected. Thankfully, a group of investors headed by The Homestead’s Bob Kuras bought the property two years ago and last summer it reopened as Manitou Passage. A host of improvements were made to the course in terms of tees and bunkers and course maintenance. The clubhouse was also handsomely redecorated and accented with many excellent Palmer photos. Attending the Media Day last summer, I was glad to see the course in capable hands. The tie-in to The Homestead, a first-class resort and residential community, always made sense to me. Unfortunately on June 5 at Manitou Passage there was a fire in the pump house for the irrigation system. Starting as a mechanical fire, the pump house burned to the ground and left the course without water for five days until a temporary pump was installed. Without any significant rainfall, the course took it on the chin with some burn-out areas. But stuff happens and overall the conditioning is still fine. The new pump was being installed the day we played so everything is now back to normal. With friends in Glen Arbor, I’m very pleased with the progress seen with Manitou Passage. It’s a solid, eye-pleasing golf course with accommodating open-approaches to the greens and no watery cross hazards. The par-five eighth hole with its elevated tee and a majestic view out to Manitou Island remains a delight. Suggestion: mount some naval or vintage coin-operated binoculars at this tee and let golfers enjoy the sights. As shared by my playing partners it would be nice to see some of the dense fescue cut back and thinned out in the rough. Currently on many holes, particularly on holes no. 5-6, the rough is so thick, penal and gnarly it’s an automatic lost ball. Not only too penal it also slows play. ‘Player friendly’ should be the watchwords going forward. But maybe this is another work-in-progress item that will be addressed in the future. Again, there’s much to like and to enjoy at Manitou Passage. It doesn’t take binoculars to see it’s on the right course. Visit http://www.manitoupassagegolfclub.com P. 10

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====================================================== AT OAKLAND HILLS, THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT: By Tom Cleary ====================================================== (Birmingham, Michigan)----It wasn’t all that long ago some clever soul at the United States Golf Association figured out the linkage that would help amateur golfers visit the clubs where their presence wasn’t exactly welcomed like returning war heroes. The USGA simply required an unspoken agreement with clubs hoping to host the U.S. Open to first (or at some point) take on the U.S. Amateur championship. It was a move that helped the latter tremendously without damaging the former. Actually, you could hardly blame the USGA for using its leverage to gently pry open the doors for amateurs at some places that only coveted the Open. But the arrangement has proved valuable for other reasons. Because now some top clubs no longer view hosting the U.S. Amateur the way they regard the return home of sons and daughters from college each summer. A case in point is Oakland Hills. After a long history of hosting the U.S. Open and PGA Championship, the clubs shifted gears a decade ago and took on the 2002 Amateur. And despite some anxiety, the event was an unqualified success. Maybe not the moneymaker or publicity machine past major championships had been, but a tournament members could get their arms around and hug. USGA championships for amateur golfers are decidedly less haughty and restrictive as any of the Open championships; fans and patrons can get up close and even walk the fairways with the competitors. It’s a throwback to the days of spectator civility and it’s becoming popular here in Michigan and elsewhere. Not only were fans in 2002 treated to a Ricky Barnes-Hunter Mahan match-play final, they also got an eyeful from future PGA TOUR stars like Camilo Villegas, Kevin Stadler, Bill Haas, Anthony Kim and D.J. Trahan. And even though most of the week was spent out of the view of the national media, nobody seemed to mind watching the generation that was about to follow the likes of Woods, Mickelson, Els and Furyk. Oakland Hills’ Club President Terry Donnelly was among those at the news conference announcing the club’s successful bid to host the 2016 U.S. Amateur and talked excitedly about the experience of 2002. “My wife and I walked the 35 holes of the final with Barnes and Mahan,” he said. “We saw Hunter make that eagle after a 3-iron shot (his approach on the 30th hole), and it’s something I will never forget.” At the July 20 news conference, the USGA’s Tom O’Toole emphatically made the point Oakland Hills hasn’t been promised anything (like, say, the 2020 U.S.Open) as a result of its bid to host the 2016 U.S. Amateur. And at the same time, he acknowledged the fondness the USGA has for Michigan’s bestknown club, ticking off the names of the legendary players who have won at Oakland Hills in the past: Hogan, Palmer and Nicklaus among them. From his statement, it was easy to infer the Open will be returning to Michigan some time in the next decade. But that’s not to say the members at Oakland Hills are looking past 2016. When asked about the reaction of membership to 2002 Amateur, Donnelly said he was certain most members “ranked it right up there at the top of the list of the best championships we’ve hosted.” Not a word was said at Oakland Hills about unruly crowds, obtrusive television coverage or costly

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tickets. The U.S. Amateur-as well as events like the U.S. Junior Amateur, held in 2010 at Egypt Valley near Grand Rapids-are as family friendly as it gets. There’s not much for a club in the way of financial gain, but there’s less opportunity, too, for monetary pain. And considering the quality of the golf played now the highest levels of the amateur game, it’s an opportunity to witness the stars of tomorrow as they begin their ascent. Ten years ago, Oakland Hills might’ve had a little trepidation about a visit from 312 mostly teenage and college golfers. In 2016 they’ll greet the new version of that group with (U.S.) open arms. ================================================================================ OAKLAND HILLS COUNTRY CLUB SELECTED AS SITE OF 2016 U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP ================================================================================= Oakland Hills Country Clubhas been selected by the United States Golf Association as the site of the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship are Aug. 15-21, 2016. The North and South Courses will be used for stroke-play qualifying and the South Course will be used for match play. “The USGA is very excited to return to Oakland Hills for the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship,” said Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., chairman of the USGA championship committee. “To have the opportunity to conduct the U.S. Amateur, our oldest championship, at a club that has hosted six U.S. Opens is truly special. Many historic golf moments have occurred at Oakland Hills and we expect the 2016 U.S. Amateur will add to that history.” The 2016 championship will be the second U.S. Amateur and 11th USGA championship to be hosted by the club. The 2002 U.S. Amateur, won by Ricky Barnes over Hunter Mahan, was the most recent USGA championship at the historic layout designed by Donald Ross. The six U.S. Opens at Oakland Hills, all of which took place on the South Course, were played in 1924 (won by Cyril Walker), 1937 (won by Ralph Guldahl), 1951 (won by Ben Hogan), 1961 (won by Gene Littler), 1985 (won by Andy North) and 1996 (won by Steve Jones). In addition, the 1929 U.S. Women’s Amateur (won by Glenna Collett) and the 1981 and 1991 U.S. Senior Opens (won by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, respectively) were played on the South Course of the club in suburban Detroit. “Oakland Hills has been privileged to host 10 United States Golf Association championships,” said Oakland Hills Country Club President Terry Donnelly. “We are delighted to have been selected to host the USGA’s oldest championship in the year in which we will be celebrating the club’s centennial. 2016 will truly be a special year at Oakland Hills.” In addition to its long association with the USGA, Oakland Hills has a rich history of hosting other major championships, including three PGA Championships, in 1972, 1979 and 2008. Oakland Hills also hosted the 2004 Ryder Cup Matches, in which the European team prevailed over the United States. Taken and edited from a USGA Pete Kowalski release

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================================================================ FIELDSTONE GOLF CLUB: THE COURSE & A MORNING AT FIELDSTONE ================================================================ When attending the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame Induction at Indianwood that honored Arthur Hills this past May, Gordon Marmion, Fieldstone GC Director of Golf (http://www.fieldstonegolfclub.com) and I decided we would do a couple of videos of this Auburn Hills beauty that was designed by Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest and Associates (http://www.arthurhills.com). Actually that morphed into three shows, two of them now showing on the Michigan Golfer channel (http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/fieldstone/) with a third featuring Art Hills, at a later date. The planned show is a brisk view of the 18 hole layout of Fieldstone Golf Club, the second show occurred when we decided to use some of our video and photos of the course we shot as it was waking up to a new day. Jennie McCafferty and Gary Morgan assisted on the shoot, so with three cameras, we had some nice footage. We also added a couple of compositions from musical composer, Jamie Fallon. We feel his music gave the videos an elegant touch. We hope you enjoy our videos that showcase what the Detroit News say is the 3rd Best Golf Course in Southeastern Michigan. http://michigangolfer.tv/2011shows/fieldstone/ ========================================================== CAIRNS AND OLSEN EARN BERTH IN 93RD PGA CHAMPIONSHIP ========================================================== Brian Cairns and Dan Olsen each won one of the 20 spots available in the upcoming PGA Championship with their fine play at the 2011 PGA Professional National Championship. They will showcase their skills at the Atlanta Athletic Club this August 8-14. ====================================================== MICHIGAN GOLFER MAGAZINE ONLINE SUMMER ISSUE http://michigangolfer.com ====================================================== Table of Contents Memorable Masters - By Jack Berry Impressions of the 100th Michigan Amateur - By Terry Moore Collegiate Golf : Eastern Michigan University Eagles - By Chris Lewis Stephanie Kin Wins Island Resort Championship - By Lisa Mickey Northern Indiana Golf - By Mike Duff Michigan Golf Hall of Fame: Class of 2011 Collegiate Golf - University of Detroit Mercy Titans - By Chris Lewis ================== MINZEY'S MUSINGS ================== PONDERISMS 1. I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes. 2. There are two kinds of pedestrians: the quick and the dead. 3. Life is sexually transmitted.

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4. Healthy is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. 5. The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth. 6. Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing. 7. Have you noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they used to? 8. Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. 9. All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism. 10. In the 60's, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal. 11. How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire? 12. Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, 'I think I'll squeeze these dangly things and drink whatever comes out?' 13. If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why is there a song about him? 14. Why does your OB-GYN leave the room when you get undressed if they are going to look up there anyway? 15. If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests? 16. If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, then what is baby oil made from? 17. Do illiterate people get the full effect of Alphabet Soup? 18. Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster? 19. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle? =============================================================== MICHIGAN GOLFER TELEVISION CHANNEL -- 2011 SHOWS http://michigangolfer.tv/archives.html =============================================================== **************************** NOW PLAYING *************************** Thunder Bay Golf Resort Jack the Antler Guy Morning Comes to Fieldstone GC A Tour of the Fieldstone Golf Club's 18 Holes Swinging for a Wish Tournament

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Rick Smith Academy with Henry Young Ladies Golf School at Treetops Resort with Judy Mason The Treetops Cup Brian O'Neill and the Nike Golf Camp MGCOA Legislative Golf Day 100th Anniversary of Michigan Amateur Terry Moore Interview with Jennie McCafferty Terry Moore - Michigan Golf Hall of Fame - Class of 2010 Art Hills - Michigan Golf Hall of Fame - Class of 2010 Don Perne' - Michigan Golf Hall of Fame - Class of 2010 Jim Briegel - Michigan Golf Hall of Fame - Class of 2010 Vartan Kupelian and his Golf Writer's Association of America Presidency Practice Makes Perfect - Photography by Jennie McCafferty The Sundance Course at A-Ga-Ming: Narrated by Jerry Matthews Antrim Dells Becomes an A-Ga-Ming Property: Mike Brown Interviewed It Started with Chick Harbert: The Torch Course at A-Ga-Ming Antrim Dells GC: Narrated by Jerry Matthews Bucks Run Golf Club with Jon Conklin Arcadia Bluffs - A Top Stay and Play Experience Jason Guss Golf Academy Boyne Golf Schools and Boyne Golf Academy at King Par Tullymore Has New Leadership with the Returning Terry Schieber The Michigan Cup - Top Jr. Golfers Battle it out Ryder Cup Style Kevin O'Brien Joins True North Team 25th Anniversary Preview of the Jones Masterpiece at Treetops with Kevin McKinley and Jack Berry 25th Anniversary Preview of The Legend at Shanty Creek Resort with Brian Kautz and Jack Berry 100th Anniversary Preview of the Michigan Amateur with David Graham and Jack Berry Boyne's Tournament Season and Golf Packages with Jeff Ecceleston and Jack Berry Brian O'Neill's Quick Golf Tips LochenHeath is Back and Basking with Mike Husby and Jack Berry LPGA Futures Tour - Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass with Dave Douglas and Jack Berry Railside Golf Club @ Byron Center - Club Membership on the Rise with Jim Bultema and Jack Berry PGA Michigan and Patriot Day with Kevin McKinley and Jack Berry The Treetops Cup: USA vs Canada - Ryder Cup Style with Kevin McKinley and Jack Berry The Madness at Marsh Ridge Resort Larry Bowden and Jack Berry The Cyber-Geezer a.k.a. Thad Gutowski with Peter Fitzsimons and Al Lynch http://michigangolfer.tv/archives.html *********************** COMING ATTRACTIONS *********************** Paul W. Smith Golf Classic Stowe Mountain Golf Club U.S. Senior Open at Inverness Club California Golf

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=============================================================== THE CADDIES OF TIGER WOODS: By Brent Kelley of http://golf.about.com =============================================================== Question: Who has worked as one of Tiger Woods' caddies? Answer: Only two men have served significant stints as Tiger Woods' caddie - at least, pending Woods' replacement of the second of those two men. The two primary Tiger Woods caddies to date are: Mike "Fluff" Cowan: Fluff Cowan was hired by Woods as caddie right at the beginning of Woods' professional career. Cowan caddied for Woods from his pro debut at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open through the 1999 Nissan Open. Steve Williams: After Woods dismissed Cowan, he hired Steve Williams as caddie. Woods' swing coach at the time, Butch Harmon, asked Williams during the 1999 Doral Ryder Open if he was interested in caddying for Woods. Williams interviewed with Woods (who wasn't playing Doral) shortly after and got the job. Williams' first tournament as Woods' caddie was the 1999 Bay Hill Invitational and they remained together through mid-2011, when Woods announced their split. More: http://golf.about.com/od/tigerwoods/f/tiger-woods-caddies.htm?nl=1 ============================================================================ ARE RORY MCLLROY AND CAROLINE WOZNIACKI DATING?: By Brent Kelley http://golf.about.com ============================================================================ "You know an athlete has reached a rarified level of celebrity when his or her romances - real or rumored - start making news. Or when they have to put out a press release to announce the end of a relationship. Which is what Rory McIlroy did on Monday. McIlroy's management team at International Sports Management released a statement on Monday: "Rory McIlroy's long-time relationship with Holly Sweeney came to an amicable end before the Open Championship." And did McIlroy split up with Sweeney because he has a hot new romance with someone else - someone else who is also a major sports star? McIlroy was seen in London Sunday evening out with the world's No. 1-ranked tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki. According to the Yahoo! Sports tennis blog Busted Racquet, McIlroy and Wozniacki shared dinner ... and - gasp! - a kiss! McIlroy and Sweeney's breakup is a bit of a surprise because it was just a few weeks ago that McIlroy was talking about how he "begged" Sweeney to take him back. The two had been together since their mid-teens, but took a "break" earlier this year. Then Rory, in his own words, "begged" for reconciliation. Now his management team issues a statement about the second McIlroy-Sweeney breakup. Yep, Rory is playing in the big leagues now. If McIlroy and Wozniacki are now - or later become - boyfriend-girlfriend, good for them. They won't be the first golf-tennis couple: Greg Norman and Chris Evert were married for about 18 months;

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Adam Scott and the former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic dated for a couple years; Hank Kuehne and Venus Williams were together for a few years, beginning in 2006; Sergio Garcia and Martina Hingis dated in 2002; and back in the 1970s, Sandra Haynie and Martina Navratilova were together for a couple years." More: http://glclk.about.com/?zi=21/DEc7 =================== DEVINE THOUGHTS =================== BEST blonde joke so far in 2011....... A blonde lady motorist was about two hours from San Diego when she was flagged down by a man whose truck had broken down. The man walked up to the car and asked, "Are you going to San Diego ?" "Sure," answered the blonde, "do you need a lift?" "Not for me. I'll be spending the next three hours fixing my truck. My problem is I've got two chimpanzees in the back which have to be taken to the San Diego Zoo. They're a bit stressed already so I don't want to keep them on the road all day. Could you possibly take them to the zoo for me? I'll give you $100 for your trouble." "I'd be happy to," said the blonde. So the two chimpanzees were ushered into the back seat of the blonde's car and carefully strapped into their seat belts, and off they went. Five hours later, the truck driver was driving through the heart of San Diego when suddenly he was horrified! There was the blonde walking down the street, holding hands with the two chimps, much to the amusement of a big crowd. With a screech of brakes he pulled off the road and ran over to the blond. "What are you doing here?" he demanded, "I gave you $100 to take these chimpanzees to the zoo." "Yes, I know you did," said the blonde, "but we had money left over s o now we're going to Sea World." ===================================== WILLIE MACK III - FACES IN THE CROWD ===================================== Willie Mack III, the winner of the 100th Michigan Amateur, was one of the "Faces in the Crowd" in the July 18 of Sports Illustrated. ====================================== MICHIGAN GOLFER CALENDAR OF EVENTS ====================================== JULY 22-23 U.S. Girls' Junior / Olympia Fields Country Club (South Course) / Olympia Fields, Ill. / http://www.usga.org/ChampsSchedule.aspx?taxid=17179869201 25-26 Michigan Women's Amateur, Prestwick Village GC, Highland, MI http://gam.org 25-26 Senior PGA Championship, Charlevoix Golf & CC, Charlevoix http://michigan.pga.com J U L Y 2 2, 2 0 1 1 - M I C H I G A N G O L F E R

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AUGUST 1-3 Tournament of Champions, Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls http://michigan.pga.com 2-5 Junior PGA Championship. Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, IN http://www.pga.com/pga-america/feature/sycamore-hills-gc-selected-host-2010-junior-pga-championship 8 Pro Assistant Championship, Treetops, Gaylord 11 MGCOA Summer Golf Outing http://mgcoa.org 8-14 U.S. Women's Amateur / Rhode Island Country Club / Barrington, R.I. http://www.usga.org/ChampsSchedule.aspx?taxid=17179869201 8-14 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club, Atlanta, GA 15-16 GAM Championship, Barton Hills CC, MI http://gam.org 17-18 13th GAM Women's Mid Am, Oak Pointe CC, Brighton, MI http://gam.org 22-28 U.S. Amateur / Erin Hills / Erin, Wis. http://www.usga.org/ChampsSchedule.aspx?taxid=17179869201 29-31 Michigan PGA Championship, Eagle Eye GC, Bath http://michigan.pga.com 29-30 15th Annual GAM Women's Senior Tournament, Belvedere GC, Charlevoix, MI http://gam.org SEPTEMBER 1-2 GAM Mid-Amateur, Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs, MI http://gam.org 2-4 Patriot Golf Day Shootout, Gaylord, MI http://treetops.com 7-11 Michigan Pro-Am Golf Tournament, Shanty Creek, Mi 10-11 Walker Cup / Royal Aberdeen Golf Club / Aberdeen, Scotland http://www.usga.org/ChampsSchedule.aspx?taxid=17179869201 10-15 USGA Senior Amateur / Kinloch Golf Club / Manakin-Sabot, Va http://www.usga.org/ChampsSchedule.aspx?taxid=17179869201 12-14 Match Play Championship, Forest Akers, East Lansing http://michigan.pga.com 19-20 25th GAM Senior Championship, Spring Lake CC, Spring Lake, MI http://gam.org 22-25 The Tour Championship, East Lake CC, Atlanta, GA 22-25 41st Golf Collectors Society Meeting & Trade Show-Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest Resort http://www.golfcollectors.com/events.html 25-27 Pepsi Fall Charity Invitational, Gaylord, MI http://treetops.com P. 20

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MGCOA Golf League Championship at Hawk Hollow Golf Course, Bath http://MGCOA.org 29/10/1 2nd annual Natalie Gulbis Showcase, The Loon GC, Gaylord OCTOBER 8– 9 Toughman/Princess Scramble Gaylord, MI http://treetops.com 31 PGA Fall Meeting NOVEMBER 17-20 President's Cup, Royal Melbourne, Victoria, AUS 29/12-1 MGCOA Golf Business Conference and Vendor Show at the Somerset Inn in Troy http://MGCOA.org 2012 JANUARY 13-15 Southwest Michigan Golf Show at the Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo MARCH 2-4 Michigan Golf Show, Novi SEPTEMBER 25-30 Ryder Cup, Medinah CC, Chicago, IL

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