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August 7, 2013

Sports in Brief: 08/07/2013

Sunday golf scramble will benefit Benzie football

BENZONIA — A four-person golf scramble to support Benzie Central football programs will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at Crystal Lake Golf Club.

The cost is $45 per person and includes lunch. There will be raffle items and special prize items for longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt.

For more information contact Butch at 231-632-8824 or

Two free golf clinics offered

TRAVERSE CITY — The First Tee of Northern Michigan will be hosting two golf clinics in Traverse City.

The free clinics will be available to those 7 and older and will focus on all aspects of the game as well as introduce participants to The First Tee experience.

The clinics will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Bay Meadows Golf Club on Tuesday Aug. 13 and from 5:30-7 p.m. at Grand Traverse Resort Golf Academy on Wednesday, Aug. 14. First Tee trained coaches, including PGA professional John Myers, will lead the clinics. Traverse City Junior Golf Association is partnering with The First Tee with the clinics.

Participants should register by Aug. 11. For more information e-mail or or call The First Tee at 526-3168.

All golfing abilities are invited as well as those wanting to learn the sport. First Tee will have some golf equipment available at each clinic for those that may not have clubs.

First Tee is a youth development organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Kingsley Club holds fundraiser

KINGSLEY — The Kingsley Club will be hosting a fundraising event Sept. 20 to benefit The First Tee youth development organization.

The cost is $1,000 per player. To reserve a foursome, contact The First Tee of Northern Michigan at or 526-3168.

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