In photo: Henry Do of Canton hits a shot at No. 17 on Eagle Eye
during last year’s Michigan Amateur Championship. Henry won the 2014 Michigan Amateur.
Registration for Golf Association of Michigan tournaments –
including the Michigan Amateur Championship at Egypt Valley in Ada and the
Michigan Women’s Amateur at Saginaw Country Club, the popular net championships
and more – opened on Feb. 8.
Sites and dates for GAM Championships, as well as qualifiers, are available
by clicking on the Championships
section at gam.org and then clicking on the championship’s individual page.
Follow directions on line to register.
Founded in 1919, the Golf Association of Michigan is the governing
body for amateur golf in the state. As a not-for-profit organization, the GAM’s
purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf.
The GAM, served by over 250 dedicated volunteers as well as nine
full-time staff, provides membership to more than 60,000 golfers and more than
470 Michigan golf courses, conducts over 30 amateur championships, oversees 18
USGA qualifying events, administers the GAM/USGA Handicap System and measures
and rates almost 70 courses a year for the USGA.
The GAM seeks to provide competition for all golfers in the state with a GAM/USGA handicap index. Be sure to renew your membership, too. All info is at gam.org.