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].


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The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren

Seventy-eight PGA Tour Champions professionals will compete for a $2 million purse at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc Aug. 22 – 25, 2024. 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 24. 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. For more information,

Boyne Golf

10 spectacular courses, including The Heather, the site of the 113th Michigan Amateur in June. This Robert Trent Jones, Sr. classic was the 2019 National Golf Course Owners Course of the Year. 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 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 in Bloomfield Hills or Plymouth (one discount per GAM member per day), featuring TrackMan Range. Visit Michigan’s Premiere Golf Store – 66 years of one customer at a time. For details or to shop online, visit . 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 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 2024 GAM Membership Card.  Visit *Some restrictions apply.

The Grand Hotel

The Jewel at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island is one of the most unique golf courses in the country featuring spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac and features a horse-drawn carriage rides between the nines. Located in Northern Michigan, Grand Hotel welcomes you to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. Experience endless activities, elegant meals, timeless traditions and connect in new ways with family and friends. Visit for more information.

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.

Michigan Golf Live!

The state’s leading golf program celebrates its 25th season with MGL-TV every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Bally Sports Detroit and MGL Radio Saturdays across the state and Sundays at 7pm on WJR in Detroit. Visit 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]

Rocket Mortgage Classic

The annual Rocket Mortgage Classic is back in its sixth year at Detroit Golf Club, June 24 – June 30, 2024 featuring 156 of the world’s top players. Over the years, the tournament has raised more than $8.4 million for local charitable organizations, including more that $4.3 million through its landmark Changing the Course initiative to connect Detroit residents to high-speed internet, digital devices and digital training.  Find more information at 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

 Saint John’s Resort

Saint John’s Resort is a premier resort destination just 20-minutes outside of Detroit. The property features 200 acres including luxurious hotel accommodations, expansive meeting and event spaces and world-class cuisine including a full-service restaurant and wine bar. The report is part of the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation and 100% of the net profits from the resort are donated to initiatives from Metro Detroit and around the globe. 

Shanty Creek Resort

Not just bigger, better. With five championship courses-including the recently acquired and much celebrated Hawk’s Eye GC paired with Weiskopf’s Cedar River GC and Palmer’s The Legend GC – it’s no wonder Shanty Creek has been named amongst the top golf resorts in the world. It’s time to discover Northern Michigan’s new golf mecca in Bellaire and online at Book your stay and play package or make a tee time by calling 866.695.5010.


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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

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

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. 2024 golf packages are selling fast, book now for best availability and rates.