Briefs

Bay College Swing

for Scholarships

ESCANABA — The 29th Bay College Swing for Scholarships golf event is Thursday at Escanaba Country Club. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and golf starts at noon.

The event includes lunch, hospitality on the course, live and silent auctions, course contests, and a steak and shrimp dinner to follow.

All proceeds will be used to support student success through scholarships. This event has helped nearly 300 academically deserving students achieve their educational goals at Bay College.

The format is a four-person scramble, choosing the best ball of your team for each shot. Anyone who hits a hole-in-one on hole 13 wins a brand new Chevy Equinox. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

To register or sponsor, call (906-217-1700), email foundation@baycollege.edu or visit baycollege.edu/golf.

Big Cup Golf Scramble

helps local charities

GLADSTONE — The Irish Oaks Golf Course sponsored a 3-woman Big Cup Golf Scramble June 27, with proceeds donated back to Delta County community charities. $3,000 was donated recently to the following charities, including who the money was donated by:

Community Action Walk for Warmth — Naomi Fletcher, Weatherization Program Director; St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry — Barb VanErmen and Debbie Peterson from Irish Oaks Golf Course; U.P. Honor Flight — Paula Waeghe; Salvation Army Food Pantry — Captain Aimee Norton and Stephanie Osterhout, Irish Oaks Pro Shop Manager; Pregnancy Services of Delta Country — Audra Buchmiller, Executive Director; Tri-County Safe Harbor — Erin Viau, Executive Director.

Irish Oaks

couples tournament

GLADSTONE — Tom Zeni and Syd Wells shot a combined 125 to win the Irish Oaks couples tournament this past weekend. Dave and Barb Nielsen won the first flight with a 143, Tom and Julie Froberg won the second flight with a 148, and Dave and Kari Fassbender won the third flight with a 153. Names of the rest of the top finishers in each flight weren’t available.

Mackowiak gets ace

HYDE — Jayne Mackowiak shot a hole-in-one on the 140-yard No. 8 hole at the Highland Golf Course during Wednesday’s Women’s Golf League. She used a 5-wood and her ball bounced on the green and landed in the cup. This is her first career hole-in-one in 15 years of golfing.

COMMENTS