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Special Events at The Grande

The Grande Golf Club hosts many special events throughout the year. From fun scrambles to competitive outings & tournaments, view our event calendar below to find the right event(s) for you!

May 2019

May 1

Senior Scramble

We had 23 players for the final Senior Scramble of the 2018 season. Since we had less than 40 players, only skins and closest to's were paid out. There was $92 in the skins pot, and there were seven skins!

Winners: x

Closest To's: 2 - Strong, 5 - Pelham, 12 - Pelham, 17 - VanDriessche

Skins: 1 - Fugere/VanDriessche, 2 - Berry/Davis, 3 - Gant/Strong, 4 - Gant/Strong (eagle), 7 - Berry/Davis, 9 - Rollins/Dwyer (eagle), 14 - Rollins/Dwyer

Thank you to everyone that played this season. Your friends at The Grande wish you all a healthy, happy holiday season, and we hope to see everyone back for the first Senior Scramble on 2019 on Wednesday, May 1st! There will be some exciting changes to the scramble in 2019, for more information on those changes, please call Steve at (517) 768-9494.

Cost: $39 (includes 18-holes of golf w/cart, prize money, and breakfast). Members pay $10.
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

May 3

Spring Kickoff Scramble

The Spring Kickoff Scramble will take place on Friday, May 3rd! Open to the first 30 4-person teams to sign up. 18-holes of fun-filled scramble action for just $35 per person. There will be an additional skins pot of $35 per team (full field would result in a skins pot of $1,050). The Grande will be awarding the first place team $400 in gift certificates. All ties will be decided with a scorecard playoff. In the event of zero skins, the skins pot will go to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams (50-30-20). Your team is not signed up until the $140 entry fee is paid. First 30 paid entries will have a spot!

1:00 PM Shotgun Start

Cost: $35 per player ($175 per team covers all four golfers and skins)
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

May 4

Jackson Christian

18-hole scramble to benefit Jackson Christian School.

Contact: Laura McNeil
lmcneil@jacksonchristianschool.org
(517) 783-2658

May 7

Onsted Invitational

The 13th annual high school golf tournament hosted by the Onsted Wildcats.

Contact: Damien Hiram
hiram.d@onstedschools.us
(517) 467-2171

May 31

Couples League

2019 Friday Night Couples Golf League

8 Friday Nights During the 2019 Golf Season:

Men 49 and under will play the blue tees, men 50 and over will play the white tees, and all ladies will play the red tees.

All events will be a 4 person 9- hole scramble. You and your partner will pick another twosome to play with, or The Grande/Calderone will pair you with another couple if possible. In the event where you are unable to find another couple to partner with you, you will be able to play on your own.

Prizes:

Weekly closest to the pin prize for men and women. Weekly prize for winning team.

End of the year prize for the First and Second place team for the league. You are not required to play every week, that just gives you a better chance to earn points.

Point system:

Each week couples will accumulate points based on their performance during the week. First place couples will receive 25 points, 2nd place couples will receive 10 points, and all other participating couples will receive 5 points on a weekly basis. The couple/couples with the most points after the 8 weeks will be our winners. You are not required to play every week, however the more weeks you play the better chance you have to earn points.

Meals:

The Grande/Calderone will be supplying a main course, plates and silverware for each night. Each couple will be responsible for purchasing their own beverages, as well as bringing their favorite dish to pass for the group. Refrigeration and outlets are available to keep your food fresh. We will eat, following golf, in the tent or patio.

Menu/Dates:

  • Week 1 (Grande Golf Club) May 31 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 2 (Calderone Golf Club) June 14 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 3 (Grande Golf Club) June 28 – Grilled Chicken Fajitas
  • Week 4 (Calderone Golf Club) July 12 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 5 (Grande Golf Club) July 26 – Steaks
  • Week 6 (Calderone Golf Club) August 9 – Taco Bar
  • Week 7 (Grande Golf Club) August 23 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 8 (Calderone Golf Club) September 6 – Steaks

Tee Times:

  • The cost is just $60 per couple.
  • Shotgun start 5:30 PM, we ask that you please arrive early to check in or hit range balls.
  • Announcements will take place on the patio at 5:25 with a prompt shotgun start to follow at 5:30. Starting hole assignments will be made when you check in.
Cost: $60 per couple
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Jun 2019

Jun 8

GolfWeek Amateur Tour (Round 1)

Round 1 of the GolfWeek Amateur Tour Major hosted by the Grande Golf Club. For more information, visit https://www.amateurgolftour.net/

Contact: Jamy Gillan
eastmi@amateurgolftour.net

Jun 9

GolfWeek Amateur Tour (Round 2)

Round 2 of the GolfWeek Amateur Tour Major hosted by the Grande Golf Club. For more information, visit https://www.amateurgolftour.net/

Contact: Jamy Gillan
eastmi@amateurgolftour.net

Jun 18

Napoleon Lions Club Fundraiser

The annual Napoleon Lions Club Fundraiser outing is coming to The Grande. All are welcome to sign up! Door prizes and cash prizes as always for first and second place. We are looking for a full field for 2019, so come out and support The Napoleon Lions at this golf scramble!

Contact: Levi Kimball
l-k-nc@hotmail.com
(517) 812-2794

Jun 21

Summer Double Scramble

The Summer Double Scramble will take place on Friday, June 21st! There will be a 7:00 AM shotgun start and a 2:00 PM shotgun start. Both the morning, and afternoon, shotguns are open to the first 30 4-person teams to sign up. 18-holes of fun-filled scramble action for just $35 per person. There will be an additional skins pot of $35 per team (full field would result in a skins pot of $2,100). The Grande will be awarding the first place team $600 in gift certificates. All ties will be decided with a scorecard playoff. In the event of zero skins, the skins pot will go to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams (50-30-20). Your team is not signed up until the $140 entry fee is paid. First 60 paid entries will have a spot!

7:00 AM Shotgun Start

and/or

2:00 PM Shotgun Start

Cost: $35 per player ($175 per team covers all four golfers and skins)
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Jun 28

Couples League

2019 Friday Night Couples Golf League

8 Friday Nights During the 2019 Golf Season:

Men 49 and under will play the blue tees, men 50 and over will play the white tees, and all ladies will play the red tees.

All events will be a 4 person 9- hole scramble. You and your partner will pick another twosome to play with, or The Grande/Calderone will pair you with another couple if possible. In the event where you are unable to find another couple to partner with you, you will be able to play on your own.

Prizes:

Weekly closest to the pin prize for men and women. Weekly prize for winning team.

End of the year prize for the First and Second place team for the league. You are not required to play every week, that just gives you a better chance to earn points.

Point system:

Each week couples will accumulate points based on their performance during the week. First place couples will receive 25 points, 2nd place couples will receive 10 points, and all other participating couples will receive 5 points on a weekly basis. The couple/couples with the most points after the 8 weeks will be our winners. You are not required to play every week, however the more weeks you play the better chance you have to earn points.

Meals:

The Grande/Calderone will be supplying a main course, plates and silverware for each night. Each couple will be responsible for purchasing their own beverages, as well as bringing their favorite dish to pass for the group. Refrigeration and outlets are available to keep your food fresh. We will eat, following golf, in the tent or patio.

Menu/Dates:

  • Week 1 (Grande Golf Club) May 31 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 2 (Calderone Golf Club) June 14 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 3 (Grande Golf Club) June 28 – Grilled Chicken Fajitas
  • Week 4 (Calderone Golf Club) July 12 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 5 (Grande Golf Club) July 26 – Steaks
  • Week 6 (Calderone Golf Club) August 9 – Taco Bar
  • Week 7 (Grande Golf Club) August 23 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 8 (Calderone Golf Club) September 6 – Steaks

Tee Times:

  • The cost is just $60 per couple.
  • Shotgun start 5:30 PM, we ask that you please arrive early to check in or hit range balls.
  • Announcements will take place on the patio at 5:25 with a prompt shotgun start to follow at 5:30. Starting hole assignments will be made when you check in.
Cost: $60 per couple
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Jul 2019

Jul 12

Experience Jackson Ultimate Scramble

Experience Jackson Presents: The 1st Annual Experience Jackson Ultimate Scramble


Friday, July 12

1:00 PM Shotgun @ Grande Golf Club (Includes lunch at the turn)


Saturday, July 13

9:00 AM Shotgun @ Arbor Hills Golf Club (Includes lunch at the turn)


Sunday, July 14

9:00 AM Shotgun @ Calderone Golf Club (Includes lunch at the turn)

(Awards/Prize Payouts to follow)


About the event:

-Each day will be an 18-hole, 4-person scramble.

-Open to the first 30 teams.

-Cost is $1,000 per 4-person team.

-Golfers will play in 8-somes.

-Teams will be repaired, each day, based on standings.

-All prize money will be paid out on Sunday, following the final round.

-Men will play approximately 6,500 yards, and women will play approximately 6,000 yards.


Prize Money (Based on a full field):

-Each closest to the pin will be worth $100

-$3,000 1st Place

-$1,500 2nd Place

-$750 3rd Place

-$500 10th Place (2nd Flight Winner)

-$500 20th Place (3rd Flight Winner)

-$4,450 Skins Pot

Cost: $1,000 per 4-person team (includes golf with cart, prizes, and lunch each round)
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Jul 16

Battle Creek Area Senior Golf Association

The Grande is pleased to host the Battle Creek Area Senior Golf Association for a one-day event. More information can be found by visiting the website at https://www.bcasga.org/

Contact: Michael Oliver
mophotos1962@gmail.com
(269) 830-8041

Jul 26

Couples League

2019 Friday Night Couples Golf League

8 Friday Nights During the 2019 Golf Season:

Men 49 and under will play the blue tees, men 50 and over will play the white tees, and all ladies will play the red tees.

All events will be a 4 person 9- hole scramble. You and your partner will pick another twosome to play with, or The Grande/Calderone will pair you with another couple if possible. In the event where you are unable to find another couple to partner with you, you will be able to play on your own.

Prizes:

Weekly closest to the pin prize for men and women. Weekly prize for winning team.

End of the year prize for the First and Second place team for the league. You are not required to play every week, that just gives you a better chance to earn points.

Point system:

Each week couples will accumulate points based on their performance during the week. First place couples will receive 25 points, 2nd place couples will receive 10 points, and all other participating couples will receive 5 points on a weekly basis. The couple/couples with the most points after the 8 weeks will be our winners. You are not required to play every week, however the more weeks you play the better chance you have to earn points.

Meals:

The Grande/Calderone will be supplying a main course, plates and silverware for each night. Each couple will be responsible for purchasing their own beverages, as well as bringing their favorite dish to pass for the group. Refrigeration and outlets are available to keep your food fresh. We will eat, following golf, in the tent or patio.

Menu/Dates:

  • Week 1 (Grande Golf Club) May 31 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 2 (Calderone Golf Club) June 14 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 3 (Grande Golf Club) June 28 – Grilled Chicken Fajitas
  • Week 4 (Calderone Golf Club) July 12 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 5 (Grande Golf Club) July 26 – Steaks
  • Week 6 (Calderone Golf Club) August 9 – Taco Bar
  • Week 7 (Grande Golf Club) August 23 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 8 (Calderone Golf Club) September 6 – Steaks

Tee Times:

  • The cost is just $60 per couple.
  • Shotgun start 5:30 PM, we ask that you please arrive early to check in or hit range balls.
  • Announcements will take place on the patio at 5:25 with a prompt shotgun start to follow at 5:30. Starting hole assignments will be made when you check in.
Cost: $60 per couple
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Aug 2019

Aug 6

SOMI Chapter of Credit Unions

The Southern Michigan Chapter of Credit Unions will be hosting their annual golf event, at The Grande, for the first time. We are looking forward to a outstanding event!

Contact:


Aug 10

Golf Channel Amateur Tour

One-day event on the Golf Channel Amateur Michigan Tour schedule. For more information on the tour, visit http://gcamtour.com/

Contact: Phil Sandula
detroit@gcamtour.com
(810) 625-0622

Aug 16

SAU Open

An annual fundraiser golf outing to benefit the Spring Arbor University Men's & Women's golf programs.

Contact: Jacob Leyrer
jacob.leyrer@arbor.edu
(517) 974-6238

Aug 23

Couples League (Week 4)

2019 Friday Night Couples Golf League

8 Friday Nights During the 2019 Golf Season:

Men 49 and under will play the blue tees, men 50 and over will play the white tees, and all ladies will play the red tees.

All events will be a 4 person 9- hole scramble. You and your partner will pick another twosome to play with, or The Grande/Calderone will pair you with another couple if possible. In the event where you are unable to find another couple to partner with you, you will be able to play on your own.

Prizes:

Weekly closest to the pin prize for men and women. Weekly prize for winning team.

End of the year prize for the First and Second place team for the league. You are not required to play every week, that just gives you a better chance to earn points.

Point system:

Each week couples will accumulate points based on their performance during the week. First place couples will receive 25 points, 2nd place couples will receive 10 points, and all other participating couples will receive 5 points on a weekly basis. The couple/couples with the most points after the 8 weeks will be our winners. You are not required to play every week, however the more weeks you play the better chance you have to earn points.

Meals:

The Grande/Calderone will be supplying a main course, plates and silverware for each night. Each couple will be responsible for purchasing their own beverages, as well as bringing their favorite dish to pass for the group. Refrigeration and outlets are available to keep your food fresh. We will eat, following golf, in the tent or patio.

Menu/Dates:

  • Week 1 (Grande Golf Club) May 31 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 2 (Calderone Golf Club) June 14 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 3 (Grande Golf Club) June 28 – Grilled Chicken Fajitas
  • Week 4 (Calderone Golf Club) July 12 – Grilled Chicken & Pulled Pork
  • Week 5 (Grande Golf Club) July 26 – Steaks
  • Week 6 (Calderone Golf Club) August 9 – Taco Bar
  • Week 7 (Grande Golf Club) August 23 – Burgers & Brats
  • Week 8 (Calderone Golf Club) September 6 – Steaks

Tee Times:

  • The cost is just $60 per couple.
  • Shotgun start 5:30 PM, we ask that you please arrive early to check in or hit range balls.
  • Announcements will take place on the patio at 5:25 with a prompt shotgun start to follow at 5:30. Starting hole assignments will be made when you check in.
Cost: $60 per couple
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Aug 23

JCWGA One-Day Meet

The Jackson County Womens Golf Association hold their annual event at The Grande. We are happy to host you, Ladies!

Contact: Kathy Gabriel

(517) 783-5072

Sep 2019

Sep 8

VCL Softball

The "Jayhawk Challenge" is back again in 2019! Benefits from this fun event will help fund the Vandercook Lake High School Softball program.

Contact: Tim Hoffman

(517) 740-1650

Sep 25

Senior Scramble Championship

Our annual Senior Scramble Championship. All of the winners from that calendar year's Senior Scramble events compete for the title of "Senior Scramble Champions." You do not need to be a previous winner to play in the scramble, however. Everybody playing in the Senior Scramble that week will tee off in a 10:00 AM shotgun start, with a lunch after the round.

Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Sep 27

Fall Finale Craft Beer Open

Friday, September 27th, we will be hosting the Fall Finale Craft Beer Open. This event is a 1:00 PM shotgun start. It will be open to the first 36 4-person teams to sign up.
  • Men will play the blue tees, seniors 60+ will play the white tees, and ladies will play the red tees.
  • 18-hole scramble that costs $50 per player and includes five tickets to sample beer at the various sampling stations. There will also be snacks provided at each sampling station.
  • There will be a skins pot of $50 per team. The winning team will be awarded $400 in gift certificates from The Grande Golf Club. If no skins are won, the skins pot will be divided amongst the top 3 teams (50-30-20). All ties will be decided by a scorecard playoff. A full field would result in a skins pot of $1,800!
  • The first 36 teams to pay the entry fee of $200 will be entered.
  • The team skins of $50 per team will be paid the day of the event.
Cost: $50 per player ($250 per team covers all four golfers and skins)
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Oct 2019

Oct 2

Par 3 Shootout

The Grande will transform into an 18-hole Par 3 course for our annual Par 3 Shootout! The course will be set up challenging, with some interesting pin positions. It will be a 2-person scramble for just $40 per person (includes golf, lunch, skins, and prizes). Tee times before 10 AM will be open to our weekly Senior Scramble, with all tee times after 11 AM being open to anyone, so call and book your tee time for this fun event today!

Cost: $40 (includes golf w/cart, lunch, skins, and prizes)
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494

Nov 2019

Nov 29

Black Friday Scramble

Black Friday Scramble

While your spouse is out shopping, why not play a little golf?

What: 4-person scramble with men playing the blue tees, seniors (60+) playing the white tees, and ladies & kids (12 and under) playing the red tees.

When: Friday, November 29th with an 11:00 AM shotgun start.

Cost: $40 per player (includes golf, lunch, & prize money). Members pay just $20.

This event is designed to be played at a good pace of play, and to be fun for all that participate. It will be open to the first 36 teams to sign up, so don't wait! Unless there is snow on the ground, the Black Friday Scramble WILL be played.

Cost: $160 per 4-person team (includes golf, lunch, & prize money). Members pay just $25.
Contact: Steven Saari
stevensaari@grandegolfclub.com
(517) 768-9494