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Mason Doerr  | Published on 6/26/2020


This year’s annual MLBA PAC Golf Outing will take place on Monday, August 10, at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club, in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

“Our annual golf outing is our largest fundraiser for our political action committee, which allows us to have a greater presence with the legislature,” MLBA Executive Director Scott Ellis said. “Not only are we going to need more support this year than ever to get things back to normal after the shutdown, but it’s also an election year.”

The outing will kick off with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m.

The funds raised from the event will go directly toward fighting legislatively for the hospitality industry.

“I wish it wasn’t true, but the reality is that politics is a pay to play system so we need as much support as we can get from our members,” Ellis said. “We also get a ton of support from our sponsors and other industry partners on that day and that’s been tremendously helpful for us, too.”

So, whether you’re a scratch golfer or you only play a couple of times a year, this golf outing will be a fun time for everyone.

“We’re also excited to be playing at this venue this year,” Ellis said. “Mt. Pleasant Country Club is a great course and I think the players are really going to enjoy it here.”

The format of the outing is a four-person scramble, which means that as long as your team works well together, you’ll have a shot at clinching the win.

“We usually have a really great crowd of players who show up to support our PAC each year. And it’s exciting to see new faces, as well,” Ellis said. “In the end, it’s a fun day filled with golfing, drinking, socializing with other industry professionals and supporting the hospitality industry in Michigan.”

Dinner will be served immediately after the outing at Cheers Neighborhood Grill, so those in attendance can expect a delicious dinner after a fun day of golfing.

From Mt. Pleasant Country Club’s website:

“Since 1921, members and guests at Mt. Pleasant Country Club have enjoyed this beautiful design set amongst majestic hardwoods along the banks of the Chippewa River. From the championship tees, the 6300 yard, par 70 design is made even more challenging by the perfectly manicured bent grass greens that have been praised for their true and quick roll.”

We hope to see you there!

Please visit the link below to register a team or be a sponsor at our biggest fundraising event of the year!