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Congratulations to Josh Dirlam for his victory in the Jackson County Open at Cascades Golf Course. Dirlam and Scott Denig tied at 4-under 140 before Dirlam won the first playoff hole with a birdie. See the results above under Tournaments, and see the updated Honor Roll points list under Honor Roll. Read JTV's coverage of the tournament here: https://www.jtv.tv/dirlam-wins-jackson-county-open-playoff/ and see MLive's coverage here: http://www.mlive.com/sports/jackson/index.ssf/2017/07/western_graduate_josh_dirlam_w.html#incart_river_home.
The Jackson Golf Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2017 induction in September. Nominees generally fall into two categories, those with an outstanding playing record and those who have served the game of golf in some capacity.
The Hall of Fame committee considers all nominations from past years along with new nominations, and additional information on past nominees is welcome.
Nomination letters should include as much information as possible. Letters can be sent to Jackson Golf Hall of Fame, 2800 Fourth St., Jackson MI 49203 and are due by July 28.
Entries are now being accepted for the City Championship golf tournament, to be played Aug. 5-12 at Cascades Golf Course. The tournament is open to Jackson County amateur golfers with a handicap of 8 or less.
The qualifying round will be Aug. 5 to fill the 32-player match play bracket. The first round will be Aug. 6, with play continuing through the week leading to the 36-hole final on Aug. 12.
Entry fee is $55, or $25 for high school students. Entry can be made on-line at jacksongolf.net, and entry forms are available at Cascades Golf Course, Sharp Park Golf Course, Arbor Hills Golf Club and the Country Club of Jackson. Entries close Aug. 2. For information, contact Dave Gilpin at 688-4046.
Now on the Jackson Golf website, the tournament schedule for 2017. See "Tournaments" above for a list of the local men's and women's tournaments.
Recently updated on the "History" link above, the all-time results of the Jackson Masters. You can now view the scores for all tournaments since the Jackson Masters was started in 1949, along with the playing records for everyone who has appeared in the tournament, and all the tournament records. All scores and records are complete for the City Championship and Spring Thaw as well, and research continues on the other tournaments.