Dear Crabby, Do You Play Golf?

Dear Crabby, Do You Play Golf? Sincerely, Ace Dear Ace, I have been known to participate in playing golf, with other people, while keeping score - but I wouldn't say that I golf, that just wouldn't be right. Golf is a four-letter-word, even for those quite familiar with the game. The idea of a long, skinny stick with a small club head on it, designed to hit a tiny, hard ball into the air for 200 yards seems outrageous to me. But you know what ... it can be done! Certainly, we see … [Read more...]

Michigan Senior Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony is scheduled to take place Friday, August 10, at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Bring the family and come join them for this free event. It includes the torch arrival ceremony, music by Captain Fantastic (Elton John Tribute Band), free food from local food trucks including Detroit BBQ Company, The Mean Weenie, Hero & Villain, Buffy’s Mex-Casian Grill, and Treat Dreams. There will also be face painting, kids’ games, vendor tables, giveaways, … [Read more...]

Deerfield Elementary Student Shines at TGA Invitational

Avondale School District Deerfield Elementary fifth-grader Ria Narang traveled to Sarnia, Ontario to compete in the 2016 TGA Junior Golf Invitational with nineteen teammates. The group took first place, winning eight two-team scrambles, and brought home the top prize – the Blue Water Cup. Ria, who has only been golfing for two years, is hooked on the sport even if she doesn’t always finish first. “I love the game, even if I don’t win,” she said. “Since the first time I tried it in my backyard. I … [Read more...]

Arnold Palmer dies at 87

According to "Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, the United States Golf Association confirms. We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf’s greatest ambassador, at age 87." Photo by CBS — USGA (@USGA) September 25, 2016 … [Read more...]

Crittenton Home Care Sponsors Putting Green Contest at 33rd Annual Golf, Tennis and Fun Walk

Join Crittenton Home Care at the 33rd Annual Golf, Tennis and Fun Walk held at Great Oaks Country Club on June 18 and enter to a win golf bag courtesy of Jeff Goble, gift certificate for a driver/iron fitting and catered in-home dinner during the Putting Green Raffle. All proceeds from the raffle benefit the Crittenton Foundation’s Cornerstone Campaign. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Crittenton Home Care has been providing Certified and Private Duty home care services for … [Read more...]

Visit the U.S. Virgin Islands this Winter

Get Ready to Go! Pack your camera, sunglasses, sunscreen (and that new bathing suit you bought in the spring that you did not use enough of this summer) and be ready for hot sun, warm water and cool drinks. Daily non-stop flights are available from Detroit. You’ll land on St. Croix or St. Thomas, the two bigger islands, and claim your bags. No immigration and no customs to go through, but you will have to prove you’re American when you leave. So take your passport or birth certificate and … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Announces 27th Annual Golf Outing

Do you love to golf? Rochester Rotary is hosting their 27th annual charity golf outing to benefit Oakland University Center for Autism Research Education & Support, as well as Rochester Rotary Charities. You can be a part of this charity event by being a sponsor or making a donation. A donation of $3000 includes a golf foursome, name on all the outing materials, premier signage at the course, program recognition, box lunch, dinner, four drink tickets, plus four mulligans. A donation of $2000 … [Read more...]

Crittenton’s Golf, Tennis & Fun Walk Benefit

ROCHESTER, MI – Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is pleased to announce its 32nd annual Golf, Tennis & Fun Walk benefit will take place at Great Oaks Country Club on Monday, June 20.  The event is a fundraiser hosted by the Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Foundation to benefit Crittenton’s Cornerstone Campaign to raise funds for a new patient tower.   “The new patient tower will add much needed space for patient care as well as additional facilities for medical education,” said … [Read more...]

Country Club Duds is Now Open!

Country Club Duds, an upscale, affordable sportswear outlet, recently opened in Rochester Hills. Mary Piper, a golf sales representative for many years, offers merchandise from country club pro shops and sales representatives' samples from previous seasons. All merchandise is new and marked down 50 to 70 percent off retail. The store offers many popular lines for both men & women: EP Pro, Tail, Jamie Sadock, Sport Haley, Nike, Polo, Greg Norman, Jack Nicklaus, Zero Restriction. Piper also … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek Golf Falls Short of Title Goal

YPSILANTI — Saturday was bittersweet for Devon Compton. The senior golfer from Rochester Stoney Creek ended her high school career with an individual state championship, but her team came up an agonizingly three strokes shy of a state title. Compton, a four-time state qualifier had to play an extra hole for a tiebreaker with Holt’s Mariah Massa, edging Massa by a stroke on the playoff round at Eagle Crest Golf Resort in Ypsilanti, which hosted the two-day Division 1 state … [Read more...]