Stroke Reduction Golf Classic

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2017 Event Details

May 15th, 2017

The 2017 Stroke Reduction will take place on Monday, May 15th, at Watermark Country Club and Thousand Oaks Country Club.

The event begins with a Game Improvement Clinic from Mike Bender, a Golf Digest Top 5 instructor and coach to Masters and British Open Champion Zach Johnson.

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

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

Game Improvement Clinic

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Mike Bender, a Golf Digest Top 5 Instructor and coach to Masters and British Open Champion, Zach Johnson, as well as other PGA and LPGA players, will be offering Game Improvement Clinics this year. Take advantage of learning from the best and get a jump on your game for the 2017 season. Mike will offer a Game Improvement Clinic at Thousand Oaks at 10:30 am. All of those playing at the Watermark location are encouraged to attend Mike’s clinic at Thousand Oaks. There will be plenty of time to return to Watermark for the 1 pm shotgun start. We feel very fortunate to have one of the world’s best golf instructors at this year’s event.


Live Auction

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

  • A two-night stay plus golf for four people at the Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, GA.
  • 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 2017 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.