DETROIT GOLF CLUB

Paul W Smith Golf Classic 18th annual logo benefiting children's charities

AUGUST 2, 2021

FORE!

TO BENEFIT

The Childrens Center
Childrens Foundation
Variety Childrens Charity of Detroit

TITLE SPONSOR

WJR

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR

Ford Blue Oval

PRESENTING SPONSORS

Blue Cross Blue Shield
DTE Energy
General Motors Blue Gradient logo
LEAR
Toyota
Stellantis logo

WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE

WJR AND PAUL W. SMITH

The Great Voice of Mornings on the Great Voice of the Great Lakes

Paul W. Smith
5:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

ITINERARY AND GAME RULES

ITINERARY

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration, Driving Range, Breakfast available
10:00 a.m. North Course Shotgun
10:30 a.m. South Course Shotgun
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch served on the course at the Halfway House and outside the sunporch at the Clubhouse. Refreshments available on the course
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Reception and Awards Presentation on the Clubhouse patio

THE FORMAT IS TRADITONAL
4-PLAYER SCRAMBLE

  • Each player hits their own ball from the tee.
  • The ‘best’ drive of the foursome is chosen for play on each hole.
  • All golfers play their second shot from the spot of the selected drive.
  • The ‘best’ of the second shots is determined, and all golfers then play their third shots from this selected spot.
  • Team should continue this format until the ball is holed.
  • The team records its score and maintains this format
    for all 18 holes.
  • Golfers are asked to pick up at par.

North Course
Men’s Tees: Blue  |  Ladies Tees: White
South Course
Men’s Tees: Blue  |  Ladies Tees: White

Please turn in scorecards at the registration desk immediately following the round.

CONTESTS AND CLUB MAP

NORTH COURSE:

Hole 2 – Straightest Drive
Grand Hotel
accommodations package

Hole 3 – Closest-to-the-Pin
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

Hole 8 Longest – Drive Men’s/Ladies
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

Hole 15 – Closest-to-the-Pin
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

SOUTH COURSE:

Hole 2 – Straightest Drive
Grand Hotel
accommodations package

Hole 3 – Closest-to-the-Pin
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

Hole 10 – Longest Drive Men’s/Ladies
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

Hole 17 – Closest-to-the-Pin
edmund t. AHEE jewelers
gift certificate

Detroit Golf Club Map

THANK YOu From these benefitting charities

The Childrens Center

THE CHILDREN’S CENTER

Since 1929, The Children’s Center has been empowering Greater Detroit children and families to shape their own futures. Annually, nearly 7,500 children and families receive evidence-based therapeutic mental and behavioral health services from The Children’s Center. Generous supporters help children and families overcome emotional and intellectual challenges, trauma from abuse, neglect and poverty. Learn more about The Children’s Center’s 20+ inter-related services at:

Debora says thank you
Childrens Center sponsor ad

THE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION

The Children’s Foundation, an independent community foundation for children, is the largest funder dedicated solely to advancing the health and wellness of children in the state of Michigan and beyond. Through fundraising, grant-making and advocacy The Children’s Foundation enables researchers and community organizations to identify and implement innovations capable of advancing children’s health and wellness. Since 2011, the Foundation has distributed more than 52 million dollars in grant funding to more than 66 partners throughout the state. Current initiatives of The Children’s Foundation include, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, The Jamie Daniels Foundation, Healing Kids Foundation and the Paul W. Smith Golf Classic. Current areas of focus for the Foundation include mental health, nutritional wellness, abuse and neglect, oncology and cardiology research and injury prevention.

Children Foundation welcome letter with Paul W Smith golf header
Children's Foundation sponsor ad

DETROIT PAL

Detroit PAL was founded in 1969 in an effort to build positive relationships with the police department through sports and youth enrichment programs. This foundation has led to the creation of a youth sports and enrichment organization that positively impacts more than 15,000 children each year to find their greatness through athletics, academics and leadership development programs.

Robert Letter
Detroit PAL ad
Variety-Logo

VARIETY THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY OF DETROIT

Variety is a children’s charity—simply helping kids no matter the need—by providing vital medical and therapeutic services, essential support, and recreational and educational opportunities for children with unique and special needs. Since 1932, Variety Detroit has been changing the lives of children through core programs to foster inclusion and independence. Whether with the provision of nutritious food or through the mobility that a prescriptive bike or equestrian therapy enables–or even by giving a child a prosthetic arm–Variety services more than 20,000 children annually.

Variety childrens charity ad

2021 SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR

WJR News Talk 760

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR

Ford Blue Oval

PRESENTING SPONSORS

Blue Cross Blue Shield
DTE Energy
General Motors blue gradient logo
LEAR
Toyota
Stellantis logo

HOLE SPONSORS

AAA logo
Aisin_logo
AAM
AURIA
Celani Family Foundation High Life Farms
Celani Family Vineyards
Children's hospital of Michigan
Clements and Church logo
CRAIN logo
Creative-Planning-Logo
Detroit Auto Dealer Association
Flex-N-Gate
Coca-Cola ad
Henry Ford Health System Logo
Howard and Howard logo
Huntington Bank
Plunkett Cooney Attorneys
Jeffrey King Interiors
Cadillac
Marathon
MotorCity Floors and coatings logo
C.S. Mott Children's hospital Michigan Medicine
Near Perfect Media
Park West Gallery logo
Others First Logo
Park West Gallery logo
Penske Logo
Piston Group
Plunkett Cooney Attorneys
PriceWaterhouse Cooper
Signal Restoration
Snetchkamp Automotive Family logo
The Parade Company
Yatooma's Foundation Logo

CONTEST SPONSORS

Ahee
Grand Hotel Mackinac Island
National Electrical Contractors Association

REFRESHMENTS SPONSOR

Absopure Water

APPAREL SPONSOR

BDA

GOLF EQUIPMENT SPONSOR

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EVENT STAFF SPONSOR

Campbell Marketing and Communications

SPONSOR

CIGAR SPONSOR

Churchill's Cigars

LUNCH SPONSOR

Comerica Logo

LOUNGE SPONSOR

Dana

HOST GOLF SPONSOR

Detroit Golf Club

DRIVING RANGE SPONSOR

DOW red diamond logo

SPONSOR

Emagine Movie Theater

PRODUCT DONATION

Coca-Cola ad

GOLF CART SPONSOR

Meijer logo

THE TURN SPONSOR

Rocket Mortgage

SIGNAGE SPONSOR

Signman_logo

DINNER RECEPTION SPONSOR

Hoot McInerney's Star Lincoln

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

BAND

BREAKFAST SPONSOR

UHY Accountants

Paul w’s caring for kids club

Caring for Kids

Formed in honor of event chairman Paul W. Smith, Paul’s Caring for Kids Club provides an additional way to support the Paul W. Smith Golf Classic benefiting children’s charities.

Now more than ever, we need your support to ensure the programs provided by Detroit PAL, The Children’s Center, The Children’s Foundation and Variety- The Children’s Charity of Detroit are not only sustained, but grow to reach more Detroit area youth each year. Become a member of the Paul’s Caring for Kids Club today and help us transform 55,000 Detroit area youth this year.

SUPPORT LEVELS

Anyone can become a member of Paul’s Caring for Kids Club with membership starting at just $8.33 a month.

Green Jacket
$12,000 or $1,000 per month for one year

Pro
$2,500 or $208.33 per month for one year

Eagle
$500 or $41.67 per month for one year

Paul’s Partner
$100 or $8.33 per month for one year

Master’s
$5,000 or $416.67 per month for one year

Champion
$1,000 or $83.33 per month for one year

Ace
$250 or $20.83 per month for one year

Thank You, Sponsors

Ford Sponsor ad
Blue Cross Blue Shield Sponsor ad
DTE sponsor ad
General Motors Sponsor ad
Lear sponsor ad
Toyota Its not just about cars
Stellantis sponsor ad
Marathon sponsor ad
The Parade Company sponsor ad
NECA sponsor ad
Others First sponsor ad
Bridgestone sponsor ad
Campbell Marketing sponsor ad
AAA Sponsor ad
Motor City Flooring and coatings
BDA Sponsor Ad
Auria is proud to support the communities in which we live and work
Children's Foundation sponsor ad
Yatooma's sponsor ad
Aisin sponsor ad
Michigan Medicine sponsor ad
Detroit auto dealer association sponsor ad
Howard and Howard sponsor ad
ITC Holdings sponsor ad
Near Perfect media sponsor ad
Penske Sponsor ad
Plunkett Cooney Sponsor ad
Absopure sponsor ad
Snethkamp sponsor ad
Rocket Mortgage Sponsor ad
Ahee Jewelers
Detroit Gold Club sponsor ad
Creative planning sponsor ad
Clements and church sponsor ad
DOW Sponsor ad
Piston Group
UHY Sponsor ad
Signman graphics sponsor ad
ChurchHills Cigars sponsor ad
Flex N Gate sponsor ad
Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling
American Axel Manufacturing
Emagine sponsor ad
Hoot Star Lincoln sponsor ad
Children's Hospital of Michigan ad
Meijer sponsor ad
Simone Vitale Band sponsor ad
Signal Restoration
Celani sponsor ad
DANA sponsor ad
Comerica bank sponsor ad
LaFontaine sponsor ad
Crain sponsor ad
JKI Interior Design sponsor ad
Pricewater cooper sponsor ad
Huntington sponsor ad
Park West sponsor ad
One Magnify ad sponsor
Henry Ford Sponsor ad
Grand Hotel sponsor ad