“Have senior event—Will travel”

Jim Jakubowski is a golf buddy whom we rib for ferreting out senior amateur events around the state. Jim’s motto should be: “Have senior event—Will travel.”

At Isle Royale, citizens debate the merits of a senior golf event

A resident of Grand Rapids and a past champion of the West Michigan Senior Championship, Jakubowski has played in senior events in Ann Arbor, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo and Muskegon to mention only a few cities. The guy has an uncanny ability to search the internet for local events catering to senior competitors. If Isle Royale announces a senior event later this summer, expect to see “JJ” there.

Anyway, Jim tipped me off about the Battle Creek City Seniors being held next Tuesday and Wednesday (July 10-11) at Cedar Creek and Binder Park golf courses. Run by respected PGA pro Ron Osborne, the competition will be a 36-hole medal play event with an 8 am shotgun start each day at the respective courses. If riding, the all-inclusive price is $100. To enter, stop by or call Binder Park at 269-979-8250.



2 Responses to ““Have senior event—Will travel””

  1. SF

    T — If I played as well as “JJ,” I would be looking for every tourney I could play in as well.

  2. Terry Moore

    You’re right, SF. JJ’s a good ball-striker and no one gets out of a fairway bunker better in tournament play.

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