GAM

GOLF ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN

GAM Partners

Golf Association of Michigan Partners

With the support of these leading organizations, the GAM is able to offer outstanding championships, value to members and member clubs and programs important to golfers while making golf accessible to the widest audience possible. Please support them! Interested in a partnership? Contact Executive Director Chris Whitten at 248-478-9242, ext. 115 or [email protected].

Absopure

Thirsty?  Enjoy the taste of Absopure natural spring water, Absopure steam-distilled water, Absopure Plus – with electrolytes, and more.  Absopure, a Legacy Brand founded in 1908 provides an assortment of bottled water to retailers across the country, and delivers to homes and offices throughout the Midwest. For a hole-in-one hydration experience, choose Absopure.  Learn about Absopure’s special offer for Michigan golfers by visiting: https://www.absopure.com/gam/

The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren

78 PGA Tour Champions professionals will compete for a $2 million purse at  Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc August 24 – August 27, 2023. This 54-hole stroke play professional golf tournament also includes the annual Community Concert and popular Celebrity event that will take place on Saturday, August 26. The tournament supports charities in the greater Genesee County and Flint areas and beyond and has raised over $6.2 million in favor of that mission since its inception in 2018.

www.theallychallenge.com

Boyne Golf

10 spectacular courses, including the 2019 National Golf Course Owners (NGCOA) “Course of the Year” – The Heather by Robert Trent Jones Sr.  With courses listed in Golf Digest‘s “Top 100 Public Courses” and Golfweek’s Top 200 Resort Courses designed by Arthur Hills. BOYNE Golf was named one of Forbes‘ Best Golf Resorts in America.  Visit BOYNEgolf.com or call 844.842.4419 for tee times and lodging reservations.

Carl’s Golfland

Show your GAM Membership Card and get a large bucket of balls for the price of a medium at Carl’s Golfland Bloomfield Hills or Plymouth (limited to one discount per GAM member per day). Carl’s has year-round lessons, free club fitting and TrackMan Range at both locations, where you can take on your foursome in a game of “Capture the Flag” or “Bullseye”. For details or to shop online, visit www.carlsgolfland.com . Free shipping on orders over $70/free returns.

Crystal Mountain

A family owned, four-season resort featuring two championship golf courses rated 4-stars by Golf Digest.  The Mountain Ridge Course, home to the Michigan Women’s Open, presents panoramic vistas from tee to green. The Betsie Valley course is now more playable than ever after recent renovations, but will still challenge the most talented golfer. GAM members receive 10% off regular green fees. Visit CrystalMountain.com/golf or call 855.916.3937 for tee times and lodging reservations.

Dunham’s Sports

Dunham’s Sports — with 70 locations in Michigan — offers GAM members a 10 percent discount* on all regularly priced merchandise when they show their 2023 GAM Membership Card.  Visit www.dunhamssports.com. *Some restrictions apply.

Garland Lodge & Resort

Garland Lodge & Golf Resort in Lewiston offers four championship courses on over 3,000 acres of unspoiled Northern Michigan wilderness; plus comfortable lodging flavorful restaurants, and an outdoor Tiki bar. All in one remarkable setting. 877-442-7526 or garlandusa.com.

Golf Digest Magazine

Golf Digest is the worldwide authority on how to play, what to play and where to play golf. A one-year subscription to Golf Digest magazine is included in GAM annual dues.  Existing subscribers receive a one-year extension.

Imperial Headwear

Imperial is all about the finer things in life. We consider expert craftmanship a tradition. We pay close attention to every detail and every stitch on everything we make. Classic with a twist is what we aim for, and we’ve been doing it since 1916. imperialsports.com

Michigan Golf Live!

The state’s leading golf program celebrates its 24th season with MGL-TV every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Bally Sports Detroit and MGL Radio Saturdays on 13 stations across the state. Visit www.mgltv.com for more information and to listen/watch OnDemand!

MI Golf Journal

The monthly MI Golf Journal  e-magazine provides golf news and feature stories from across Michigan.  Topics include travel, course reviews, junior golf,  tournament results, course designers, military in golf, women’s golf topics and more.  

Preferred Data Systems

PDS is GAM’s primary Information Technology provider.  Concerned about data security? Time to upgrade?  Contact our Technology Advisors now for a free consultation at (248) 522-4445 or [email protected] www.pdsnetworking.com

Rocket Mortgage Classic

The annual Rocket Mortgage Classic is celebrating 5 years at Detroit Golf Club, June 27 – July 2, 2023. The PGA Tour event features 156 of the world’s top players. The PGA Tour and Rocket Mortgage announced an extension of the title sponsorship for the Rocket Mortgage Classic through 2027. Find more information at RocketMortgageClassic.com and on social media @RocketClassic.

Rocket Tour Golf

ROCKET TOUR founder Helena Stanton has been designing bold yet classic knit headcovers for avid and competitive golfers since 2004. The Rocket Tour signature striped pom pom and tassel headcovers can be spotted on 300+ collegiate golf teams and golf enthusiasts worldwide. Whether you want to sport your school spirit or just have fun styling your golf bag, we have you covered. GAM Members be sure to use your member benefit 20% discount code valid on all Rocket Tour headcovers, no exclusions. Visit www.RocketTour.com

Stifel

Stifel is one of the nation’s leading full-service wealth management and investment banking firms.  Throughout our more than 130-year history, we’ve delivered a thoughtful approach to investing built on trust, understanding, and solid, studied advice.  Stifel offers high-net-worth investors Wall Street capabilities, such as nationally recognized equity research, but with the personal touch.  Contact us today to see how Stifel can serve your needs.  

Sullivan Golf Travel

Since 2007, Sullivan Golf Travel has been the dedicated travel partner for the GAM, providing golf experiences to Ireland, Scotland, England, Spain & Portugal. Preferred rates provided to all members of the GAM. Visit our website at sullivangolftravel.com.

Summit Golf Brands

Summit Golf Brands include EP, Fairway & Greene and Zero Restriction. We’ve combined the very best in men’s and ladies’ fashion for on and off the course, along with the best technical outerwear in the world. With a large percentage of our product manufactured in USA, all of our embroidery is completed in-house and 95-plus percent of our business is done in green grass golf shops, we are truly a great American golf company. Contact Kelli Marquette ([email protected]) to find a golf shop near you that carries Summit Golf Brands.

West Michigan Golf Show

The West Michigan Golf Show in Grand Rapids is an extraordinary gathering of Michigan’s golf industry, with 12,000 golf enthusiasts and 150 exhibitors. Supporting the golf industry for over 35 years – come be a part of it! For information to exhibit or attend, call 616-447-2860 or www.WestMichiganGolfShow.com.

Whistling Straits & Blackwolf Run

Destination Kohler’s four championship courses at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run offer an unparalleled golf experience on the shores of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin. Ranked as one of the best golf destinations in the United States by leading golf publications, the courses were designed by famous architect Pete Dye and have hosted six majors and most recently the Ryder Cup. 2023 golf packages are selling fast, book now for best availability and rates.