About MSGA
Join MSGA
Tournaments
Tournament Results
MSGA Championship
Brady Cup
Handicap Central
Photo Gallery
Resources & Links
Contact Us
Members
Home
Welcome to Michiana Seniors Golf Association

Member Notes:

SPRING HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!!!

We certainly hope so as the Opening Day tournament is coming up soon.  We will open the 2015 schedule at Whittaker Woods GC in New Buffalo, MI on Monday May 11th.

The 2014 season was very successful year for the MSGA with average attendance at 103, the fourth consecutive with average attendance above 100.  We expect 2015 to have similar participation with the excellent schedule.

All membership renewal information has been mailed to all new members and last year’s members.  If you have not yet received your renewal packet, please call Bruce Fisher at 219-363-7466.

If you have not already done so, it’s never too early to get your entries mailed.  The first event of the year is always a very popular event and will be limited to the first 128 entries receivedEntries are due by May 4th.  We last played at Whittaker Woods in 2013 and 2011 with players numbering 120 and 129 respectively.

The day includes lunch, golf and dinner.  You can sign up as a foursome, or as an individual and we will place you with others to form foursomes.   It’s a great way to meet others who also enjoy the game of golf on a very competitive course.

You should also be aware of the second event at Meadow Valley GC in Middlebury, IN on Wednesday May 27th.  Meadow Valley is the first of two Guest Days for the 2015 season, so invite your friends to join you and introduce them to the MSGA.  Your entry includes lunch and golf, but no dinner.

After testing during the 2014 season, we will continue to have a fifth flight (Flight E) where some players will play from the front tees in individual tournaments.  The Board received many positive comments about Flight E making the golfing experience more enjoyable for players.  As a side effect, play was sped up for all players. 

All players whose age plus handicap equals 95 are eligible to choose to play in Flight E.  If a player chooses to play in Flight E, they must continue in the Flight E for the remainder of 2015 season.  Players are encouraged to continue playing with their regular groups even though players may be playing from different tees.  For more details, click on the Tournaments tab above.

2015 Tournament Schedule

May 11 Whitaker Woods GC New Buffalo, MI (opening day)
May 27 Meadow Valley GC Middlebury, IN (guest day)
June 8 Sand Creek CC Chesterton, IN
June 22 Tippecanoe Lake CC Leesburg, IN
July 8  Island Hills GC Centreville, MI (guest day)
July 20 Briar Ridge CC Schereville, IN (first time course)
August 3 White Hawk CC  Crown Point, IN
August 17/18 Swan Lake Resort   Plymouth, IN (MSGA Championship)
August 31 Pottawattomie CC Michigan City, IN
September 9 Bent Oak GC Elkhart, IN
September 21 Knollwood CC Granger, IN (final event)

*More details of each event will be posted later.

Next Tournament:      Whitaker Woods G. C. – May 11, 2015!

Visitors and Guests:

Welcome to the website of the Michiana Seniors Golf Association (MSGA).  The organization is made up of amateur senior players (age 50+) who love and enjoy the game of golf and a little competition and fellowship on some great golf courses.  The Michiana area includes Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan.   

If you are a senior amateur player who enjoys playing golf on some of Michiana’s premium golf courses, the MSGA is the organization for you.  Click on the tabs above to learn more about the MSGA.  If you have any questions or need more information about the MSGA, please contact Bruce Fisher or any of the Board of Directors.

Walt Ailes, President

2015 Information:

The 2015 season is the 17th year for the MSGA and includes eleven (11) tournaments played from May thru September.  Of the 2015 tournaments, six will be played at private country clubs and five at public golf courses throughout the Michiana area.  We will open the schedule at Whitaker Woods G. C. on May 11th and close the season at Knollwood C. C. on September 21st. 

In between, we have guest days at Meadow Valley G. C. in Middlebury, IN and Island Hills G. C in Centreville, MI and the MSGA Championship at Swan Lake Golf Resort in Plymouth IN. 

We have one course new to the MSGA in 2015.  That tournament will be played at Briar Ridge C. C. in Schereville, IN on July 20th.

After testing during the 2014, we will continue to have a fifth flight that will play from the front tees in all individual tournaments.  Players whose age plus handicap equals 95 may choose to play in the fifth flight.

The Board of Directors is looking forward to another great year in 2015.

Welcome New Members for 2015 Season!

Tim Holmes Valparaiso, IN
Bryan Boettger Crown Point, IN
William Perkins Niles, MI
Fran Laliberte Leesburg, IN
Dave Van Vlack Michigan City, IN
Phil Collins Chicago, IL
Mike McFerron South Haven, MI
Scott Kistler Michigan City, IN
Kevin Coleman Long Beach, IN
Bob Hartmann Chesterton, IN
Terry Bronowski Crown Point, IN
Joe Simanski Plymouth, IN
Greg Scheetz Plymouth, IN
John Hampton Plymouth, IN

Welcome Returning Members!

Frank Stimson Ogden Dunes, IN
Jack Niland Valparaiso, IN
Louie Slabach Shipshewana, IN
Wayne Slabach Wolcottville, IN
Dick Sierra Valparaiso, IN
Seth Moseley Valparaiso, IN

Bob Brady (left) receiving Recognition Award for his 16 years of Dedicated Service and Leadership to the MSGA
Bob Brady (left) receiving Recognition Award for his 16 years of Dedicated Service and Leadership to the MSGA

Bob Brady (left) presenting Tom Stefaniak with the first place award for the 2014 Brady Cup competition
Bob Brady (left) presenting Tom Stefaniak with the first place award for the 2014 Brady Cup competition

Bill Murray (right) congratulating 2014 Championship Winners (from left) Bill Gustin and John Becking and Runners-up Roger Stevens and Bruce Fisher
Bill Murray (right) congratulating 2014 Championship Winners (from left) Bill Gustin and John Becking and Runners-up Roger Stevens and Bruce Fisher

Dan DeMartinis (right) receiving congratulations from Bill Murray on his Hole-in-One at Sandy Pines on July 9th
Dan DeMartinis (right) receiving congratulations from Bill Murray on his Hole-in-One at Sandy Pines on July 9th


About MSGA | Join MSGA | Tournaments | Tournament Results | MSGA Championship
Brady Cup | Handicap Central | Photo Gallery | Resources & Links | Contact Us | Members
Privacy Statement | Legal Notice | Site Map | Home

Copyright © Michiana Seniors Golf Association
Web Site Design, Hosting & Maintenance By Catalyst Marketing / Worryfree Websites