Stroke Reduction Golf Classic

stroke reduction golf classic

2018 Event Details

May 14th, 2018

The 2018 Stroke Reduction will take place on Monday, May 14th, at Watermark Country Club and Thousand Oaks Golf Club.

The event begins with a Game Improvement Clinic to help reduce strokes in your golf game. Since it is early in the golf season, the clinic will give you an excellent start to your year of golf.

After the round we will serve a strolling dinner and hand out awards and prizes. Don't miss your chance to win some incredible prizes in our Live Auction and Raffle.

Schedule of Events

Thousand Oaks Watermark
Registration & Driving Range Open 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mike Bender Game Improvement Clinic 12:00 - 1:00 PM 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Shotgun Start 1:00 PM Noon
Cash Bar Open, Live Auction and Raffle Results at Thousand Oaks 4:30 to 6:00 PM
Strolling Dinner, Awards and Prizes 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Game Improvement Clinic


Mike Shannon, a Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor and putting coach for many tour pros will be offering Putting Improvement clinics this year, one of the most effective ways to reducing strokes in your golf game. It is a great opportunity for participants to have a chance to learn from the best at this event. Mike will offer one hour putting clinics prior to the shotgun start at both Thousand Oaks and Watermark. In addition there is a sponsorship opportunity to play in Mike’s foursome. We feel very fortunate to have one of the best putting instructors in the world return our event.


Live Auction

During the Strolling Dinner, we will conduct a Live Auction featuring many great prizes. Prizes available in the auction include:

  • A package of tickets to the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs, including 4 luxury seats in the Assurance Club at Wrigley Field,  Mezzanine Level along the Third Base Line behind the Cubs bullpen, with all-inclusive food and beverage and 2 parking passes.
  • A two-night stay and play package at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Sarasota and the Ritz Carlton Member’s Club, Bradenton, FL.
  • A Detroit Tigers Package for four.
  • Various autographed memorabilia. 

Check back here for more prize updates.


Watermark Country Club

5500 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Thousand Oaks Country Club

4100 Thousand Oaks Drive
Grand Rapids, MI 4952



Learn More

Visit our About Us page or download the Stroke Reduction Golf Classic Brochure to learn more about our outing and our support of the Spectrum Health Foundation.


Register for the 2018 SRGC online. Visit our registration page and sign up today!


The SRGC would not be possible without our generous sponsors that support this great cause. Click here to learn about opportunities to sponsor the Stroke Reduction Golf Classic. Contact Steve Field at to learn more.

Spectrum Health Foundation

The Stroke Reduction Golf Classic supports the Spectrum Health Foundation, and specifically the Spectrum Health Stroke Prevention Team, seeking to raise awareness of Stroke and improve outcomes for Stroke patients. Visit their website to learn more about the impact the Spectrum Health Foundation is making.