Registration is now open for the 100th playing of the Michigan Open Championship presented by LaFontaine Automotive

Bath, MI – The Michigan PGA Section is excited to announce that registration is now open for  100th Michigan Open Championship presented by LaFontaine Automotive Group. Please mark your calendars as the Championship returns to Prestwick Village Golf Club in Highland, MI and will take place on June 12-15, 2017. I encourage you to look at qualifying in what will be the historic 100th playing of this event

Championship Site
We are excited as this will be the fourth year that the Championship will be held at Prestwick Village Golf Club, which is located just north of Milford in Highland Township. Prestwick Village Golf Club provided a great championship atmosphere the last three years and will do the same again this year. Award-winning and internationally renowned architect Ron Garl designed the championship course. The club’s stellar and expansive 26-acre practice facility was selected as a 2012 Golf Range Association of America Top 50 Range in the Private Category by PGA Magazine.

Championship Sponsor
We excited to announce that LaFontaine Automotive Group in Highland, MI one of 18 LaFontaine Automotive Group franchises in nine locations across southeast Michigan – is once again the presenting sponsor of the event. LaFontaine will once again be adding to the Championship experience by providing lunch to all the players and caddies at Prestwick Village Golf Club.

The LaFontaine  dealership is located at 4000 West Highland Road in Highland Township, features the famous “LaFontaine Family Deal,” which offers its customers more than the best price on a new or pre-owned vehicle. It also offers the attitude and approach to business developed and nurtured by the LaFontaine family since the company founding in 1980.

For more info on LaFontaine Automotive Group please visit their website at www.familydeal.com .

Qualifying / Entry Info
For online registration, click HERE. Please make sure that you click on one of the Qualifier and not the actual Championship to register.
Please note the following qualifiers:

Sunday, May 21
Eagle Eye Golf Club ,Bath

Tuesday, May 23
Country Club of Lansing
Oakland U – Sharf, Rochester

Tuesday, May 30
Detroit Golf Club – North Course

Wednesday, May 31
Quail Ridge Golf Club, Grand Rapids
Forest Lake Country Club ( PGA Members Only)

Sunday, June 4
Black Lake Golf Club, Onaway

Saturday, June 10, (3 Spot Qualifier)
Flint Elks Golf Club
(Can be used as 1st or 2nd Attempt – 2nd Attempt is $105)

The entry fees are as follows:
Amateur – $180
PGA Professional – $205
Non-PGA Professional – $355

Entry Procedure:
Due to PCI Compliance (secure handling of credit card information) no credit card information can be entered by staff into the Section computer system. Below are the ways in which you can enter :

• Enter online through www.michiganpgagolf.com
• Mail in the entry form and a check to the PO Box listed on the entry form

The Entry Deadline is Wednesday, May 17 at 5:00pm (No Exceptions).

Eligibility:
Male Golfers who have established and maintained a Domicile in the State of Michigan (60) sixty days prior to the Championship or any Michigan Section Member in good standing having been employed for no less than (60) sixty days at a recognized golf facility prior to the Championship. Life Member / Retired Member must be a member of the Michigan Section 60 days prior to the Championship. Upon request, must provide three (3) documents to prove Domicile.

For more information and a printable entry form click HERE

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