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Thank you for making the Summer Golf Classic 2016 a great day of golf, food, networking and prizes!

The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Summer Golf Classic was a hot and clear day at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Howell. Over 150 golfers and members enjoyed this fantastic networking event and competed in a friendly 18-hole scramble on Wednesday July 20th, competing for trophies, prizes and give-aways.

The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic 2016 winners:
1st Place Mens’ Team: Greenstone Farm Credit Services: James Cole, Lance Knopp, Andy Garecke and Robert King.
1st Place Mixed Team: Hubbell, Roth and Clark: Andy Malczewski, Nancy Faught and Jeff Hansen.
2nd Place Men’s Team: Financial Plus Credit Union: Michael Nickola, J.R. Gill and Josh Palletta.
2nd Place Mixed Teams [TIE FOR 2nd PLACE]:
Bob Maxey Ford (Mixed Team): Dan Retherford, Scott CLowers, Kelly Holloran and John Walsh.
First National Bank/Metro-Studios: Britt Stockley, Alex Benedict, Laura Carpenter and Lauren Ward.

Contest hole winner for the longest drive: Nancy Faught (Hubbell, Roth & Clark), with prizes sponsored by Thai Summit.
Closest to the pin winner: Erv Suida (Hubbell, Roth & Clark; City of Howell), sponsored by Burkhart Ridge.
Marshmallow Masher Winners: Mikayla Farhart-Tomaszewski of Lake Trust Credit Union Team (35 yards) and Steve Pencola of Faulkwood Shores Team (44 yards), sponsored by Aubree’s Pizzeria.
The Summer Golf Classic also awarded Putting Contest Winners, Chipping Contest Winners Three 50/50 winners, “Know your Sponsor” contest, specialty prize drawings, Club Cover Contests, restaurant card raffle, “Be Merry” basket raffle and so much more!
Thank you to Premier Sponsor, Advanced Disposal, for your support of the Summer Golf Classic 2016.
LOC Federal Credit Union sponsored the fabulous dinner Banquet (catered by C.C. Catering).
2016 Summer Golf Classic Hole Sponsors:
Amerigas, Ann Arbor SPARK, Backhuus Auto Sales, Brookdale Brighton, Cleary’s Pub, Drs. Fuhst-Wylie & Kahn Family Dental Care, Hatch Stamping, in memory of John Draganov, John W. Connell & Associates PC CPA’s, Lansing Ophthalmology of Howell, Lewis & Knopf CPA, PC, Livingston Concrete, Patrick Financial Group, Roy’s Autoworks, Tribar Manufacturing, Vista Spring Living of Howell.

Super Sponsors:
Bob Maxey Ford in Howell, Champion Automotive Group, Hubbel, Roth & Clark, Inc., Brighton Ford, Jonna’s Market, St. John Providence, Plymouth Physical Therapy, Grace & Porta Benefits, Bishop International Airport, LaFontaine Automotive Group, Cleary University, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, LOC Federal Credit Union

Additional Sponsors and contributors:
The Salvation Army, Howell’s Main Street Winery, Eternity Brewing, Courtyard by Marriot in Brighton, Beauchamp Water Supply & Treatment, Pepsi, First Impression Print & Marketing, Grace & Porta Benefits. State Rep., Dr. Hank Vaupel, Livingston County Treasurer Jennifer Nash, Bredernitz, Wagner & Co., PC, Plymouth Physical Therapy Specialists, Grace & Porta, Flint Bishop International Airport, LaFontaine Automotive Group, Cleary University and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Howell & Baymont Inn Howell (Pack of four Detroit Tiger tickets with parking), Chemung Hills Golf Club, Faulkwood Shores, Hunters Ridge, The Golf Club at Mt. Brighton, Jonna’s, Heart of Michigan, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tomato Brothers, Mainstreet Winery, Diamond’s, Mr. B’s, Tony Sacco’s, Mark’s Midtown Coney, Firewood Grill, Jimmy John’s, Duke’s Pizza, Bella’s Market, Smokin’ Hot BBQ, Akin & Akin, Applebee’s, Basic Communications, Carlisle Wortman Associates, Cleary’s Pub, Diamond’s Steak & Seafood, Flagstar Bank, Key Properties, Livingston Veterinary Clinic, McDonalds, Richard Lim Photography, Rockstar Pet Salon, Rottermond Jewelers, Schafer’s House of Music, Silverstone Jewelers, The Great Foodini, Tomato Brothers, Work Skills Corporation, Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Brighton

“The golf committee has been planning for several months to bring a fun-filled day of great golf, delicious food, fair and friendly competition, great prizes, awards and many extras” said Colleen Hunter, Golf Classic committee chairperson. “We value our golfers’ time and hope these hours spent away from the regular routine were enjoyable and rewarding. We would not be able to have such a great outing without committee’s dedication and commitment to the Howell Chamber Summer Golf Classic. We thank our sponsors for their support and upping the fun factor, and special thanks to all of those who golfed and volunteered!”
Members of the Annual Summer Golf Classic committee are:
Colleen Hunter of Chase Bank
Debra Leonard of Flagstar Bank
Christine Bennett of Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Howell
Kim Esper of the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce
Jon Booth of Hubbell, Roth & Clark
Anthony Redilla of Monroe Classic, Inc.
Matt Mataya Associate Member
Susan Dunn of Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Brighton
Erica Stevens of Gal Friday/The Warehouse Rocks
Janet Miesle of Hunters Ridge Golf Course
Pete Morris of Amerigas
Patrick Wasdyke of Amerigas


To view general Golf Classic Photos: CLICK HERE

To view Golf Classic Team Photos (courtesy of Diana Birdsall at St. John Providence): CLICK HERE

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