Saturday, June 8, Oak Pointe Championship Course, Brighton MI

May 24 2013 The Michigan Women’s Golf Association (MWGA) President’s Stroke Play competition will be played on the Championship Course at Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton, MI on Saturday, June 8. Widely regarded for the Arthur Hills and Jerry Matthews-designed golf courses, Oak Pointe Country Club has been one of the top private clubs in Livingston County for nearly two decades.

The competition is handicapped and flighted. A USGA index is required or women will play at scratch. Contact Barb Coury for additional information at [email protected]. Registration is open online at Deadline for entry is May 29, ten days prior to the competition.

Play will begin with a 1:00pm shotgun from tees at 5039 yards with a rating of 68.7 and slope of 121. Golfers will play in pairings of three. The member fee for 18 holes, cart, range balls and prizes is $63; non-member $83; plus an optional $10 to participate in contests such as chip-ins and closest to the flagstick. Women playing as non-members will receive a $20 certificate that may be used during 2013 toward membership or other MWGA events.

A new membership in MWGA costs $35/year and offers the opportunity to meet and golf with a variety of women golfers plus many other benefits:

  • Rules and skills clinics
  • Discounted entry fee into 10-12 golf competitions
  • Member discounts with Bob Krause Golf Instructor, Chris Darakdjian Club Builder/Fitter and Dave Davis Golf Fitness Instructor at Pure Impact Golf Studio, Commerce Twp.
  • Match Play League
  • The NEWSLINX, the MWGA newsletter
  • Golf Association of Michigan membership, including the GAM gold discount card

and Michigan Links Course Directory

  • USGA handicap index
  • USGA Rules of Golf book

Other upcoming MWGA events include:

  • June 22       Best 2 of 4 Stroke Play, Huron Meadows Metropark GC, Brighton, 8am
  • June 25 – Aug 13 — MWGA-LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program – golf instruction and on-course play for girls (and related boys) ages 7-14 at Rouge and Chandler Park Golf Courses, Detroit
  • July 8          2-Woman Scramble, Edgewood CC, Commerce Twp., 9am
  • July 20-21   MWGA State Championship, The Medalist, Marshall, MI

To learn more about the Michigan Women’s Golf Association, visit them on Facebook and their website at