Kalamazoo Country Club, home of the KCC Invitational
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This year, the KCC Invitational will be held on Wednesday, July 25 – Sunday, July 29, 2018. Consider this year’s schedule; KCC 2017 Invitational Schedule of Events. One of the top amateur events is right here at KCC, this 60+ year collegiate showcase attracts some of the top amateur golfers in the world. It is a Four-Ball Match Play event contested at scratch. Thanks to the generosity of our members, the Kalamazoo Country Club annually hosts this event. This is a great spectator event that is free and open to the public. The event is traditionally held in late July each summer. The Invitational donates the proceeds from the tournament to the KCC Caddie Scholarship Fund administered by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
Strong Connection to the PGA Tour Stars
PGA Tour players including David Love III, Camilo Villegas, Dan Pohl, Rick Fehr, Len Mattiace, David Sutherland, Kevin Sutherland and US Amateur winner Bubba Dickerson have played in the KCC Invitational.
Absolute Video & Multimedia provides a live webcast and scoring at www.kccinvitational.com. In addition, at this site, we have profiled all of the outstanding collegiate contestants. This provides our community with an inside look at our beautiful club.
Traditional Schedule of Events
On Wednesday, the Golf Course will close at noon for the practice round event and reopen at 6 p.m. The Golf Course is open to Members after 12:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, noon on Saturday, and after 10:30 a.m. on Sunday during the Invitational. The first tee will also be closed for the finals beginning at 1 – 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Please contact the KCC Golf Shop for more information.
We encourage members and their families to come out to watch and participate in all events. All members are invited. The Member-Contestant tournament at noon on Wednesday afternoon will give you an opportunity to play with a team from the Invitational. The event is one best ball from the contestant team and one best ball from the two members, with full handicap. Please sign up at the Pro Shop. After the round, you’re invited to join us at 7 p.m. for appetizers and cocktails sponsored by Greenleaf Trust followed by a Semi-Formal dinner in the clubhouse beginning at 8 p.m. Immediately following dinner, we’ll announce the draw for the Invitational. Members who do not play in the event are also invited to dinner. Please make your reservations in the Pro Shop.
On Friday evening, we’ll host a fun-filled family night. On the 18th hole, there will be a Junior Golfer / Contestant Shoot & Putt contest beginning at 5:30 p.m. This competition will showcase some of the best collegiate golf talent in the nation paired alongside KCC’s up and coming junior golfers. There will be entertainment for all and a bouncer toy for the younger crowd. A delicious barbeque buffet will be set up around the events for your eating pleasure and we will be offering complimentary beer for members of age. This event is geared toward our junior golf program and children, so we encourage members to bring their whole family and stay for dinner.
In addition, all members are encouraged to attend the Skills Challenge on Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. The Skills Challenge will include a number of entertaining shots and tricks, including a long drive contest and a “Big Break” chipping contest where the contestants will be hitting over a wall to the green. This will be followed by an outdoor dinner party with live music at Whites Lake Tavern at 7 p.m. Please make your reservations in the Clubhouse.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us at 269-344-0752.