June 25th, 2013 12:00AM
Butch Harmon Hosting 4th Annual Butch Harmon Showcase Benefiting Harmon’s Heroes Foundation
The Loon Golf Resort announces that the games #1 golf instructor is coming to Gaylord Michigan this summer. Butch Harmon, the games leading golf instructor, and teacher to major champion Phil Mickelson, will host the 4th Annual Butch Harmon Showcase –
benefitting Harmon’s Heroes Foundation
This exciting event will be a fun filled weekend of golfing, clinics, and great food, together with meeting the games #1 instructor. The format of the event is a two-day 36-hole scramble played in a four-person team format that is flighted after the first round. Butch Harmon will also be on hand participating with private clinics for the contestants, as well as playing holes, and interacting with each group.
The cost to participate in the event is $575 per person including lodging and $375 per person without lodging. This includes practice rounds on Friday, tournament rounds, Clinics with Butch Harmon, cocktails, meals, as well as awards and prizes.
For more information and to book your team for this summer’s scramble event and meet Butch Harmon call (877) 732-4455 or visit www.loongolfresort.com.
About The Loon Golf Resort
One of the Gaylord Golf Mecca’s most popular golfing layouts is The Loon Golf Resort, which is one of the premier courses for players in northern Michigan. The Loon appeals to all levels of golfers with multiple tee areas and well-designed bunkers. Since it’s opening in 1994 this golf course has been what “Friendly Championship Golf” is all about. The Loon has generous landing areas, gently rolling fairways, large greens, and some of the most scenic views Northern Michigan has to offer.
The Loon, which is under new management, has made a substantial multi-million dollar investment into the property with expansion and renovations to both the resort and golf course. These new improvements include the development of new high-end lodging facilities, which is sure to attract golfing groups looking for generous accommodations and within walking distance of the first tee. These new town homes will offer spacious four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and all modern amenities. In addition, The Loon has also made significant renovations to its clubhouse, which includes upgrades to the resorts restaurant, as well as a massive deck expansion outside around the exterior allowing more views of what many think is one of the best finishing holes in northern Michigan. Visit www.loongolfresort.com.
About Butch HarmonButch Harmon has been involved in the golf arena for more than 42 years. His father, Claude Harmon, a renowned club and teaching professional and 1948 Masters Champion, introduced him to the game. Harmon followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming an accomplished player on the PGA TOUR in the early 1970’s. Butch has been voted as the top golf instructor in a poll of his peers as conducted by Golf Digest for 10 years running.
Harmon has been a teaching instructor to several PGA TOUR players, including currently for Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney, Adam Scott, 2009 Open Championship winner Stewart Cink, LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis. He has also worked with Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Davis Love III, Darren Clarke, Fred Couples, Adam Scott, Justin Leonard, and Mark Calcavecchia. Harmon’s students have combined for over 100 PGA, European PGA and Champions Tour victories while under his tutelage. Visit www.butchharmon.com.