From the Golf Association of Michigan:
Upcoming Tournament Deadlines
The Golf Association of Michigan summer schedule is quickly approaching as are the mandatory registration deadlines for many of the events.
The first tournament deadline is this week for the 97th Michigan Amateur presented by Osprey Recreational Properties to be held June 17-21 at The Moors Golf Club in Portage. Applications need to be in to the GAM office or submitted on line by Wednesday, April 16th. Players don’t need to be GAM members but must have a handicap index of 5.4 or better.
May 21st is the deadline for the GAM Women’s Mid-Am sponsored by the Buick Open, which is to be held at Midland Country Club on June 9th and 10th. This tournament is open to players who have a handicap index of 20.0 or below at the time of entry as well as reached their 25th birthday before June 9th, 2008.
The Senior Four-Ball presented by the Buick Open is set for June 2nd and 3rd at Lochmoor Club in Grosse Pointe Woods. The deadline for this event is May 14th, is open to those who have reached their 55th birthday, and whose team handicap index doesn’t exceed 20.8. Please note prizes are only awarded for gross scores only. The field is limited to 48 teams so be sure to register soon to secure your spot.
The GAM Senior Championship sponsored by Robert W. Baird & Company may not be until September 15th and 16th but players have taken note of the Point O’ Woods venue in Benton Harbor and have signed up early. As of press time only 10 spots remain for this Championship. Players need to register soon to assure themselves of entry into this tournament. Players are required to have a handicap index of 8.4 or better.
For more information on these and all of the GAM Championships please visit http://www.gam.org .