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Henrik Zetterberg joins Celebrity Shootout with Jack Nicklaus, Kid Rock and Dierks Bentley - Pairings Announced

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Celebrity Shootout to benefit the tournament’s primary beneficiaries, Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Genesee County

Celebrity Shootout Auction introduced, featuring inside the ropes experiences, including the chance to caddie for the celebrities during the event

GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Officials of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren announced today that former Detroit Red Wings captain and Stanley Cup MVP Henrik Zetterberg is the fourth member of the tournament’s newest event, the Celebrity Shootout. Zetterberg joins golf’s greatest champion Jack Nicklaus, super-star recording artist and Michigan native Kid Rock, and Community Concert headliner Dierks Bentley to create a powerhouse foursome that will compete in an exhibition match to benefit charity.

The Celebrity Shootout will take place on Saturday, September 14, following the last tournament pairing of round two and beginning on Hole No. 10 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club.

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ALLY SUPPORT LANDS DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE COMMUNITY CONCERT AT THE 2019 ALLY CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY MCLAREN

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2019

New Celebrity Foursome exhibition featuring Bentley, Jack Nicklaus and Kid Rock announced    


The tournament’s annual Community Concert and inaugural Celebrity Foursome will anchor a star-studded Saturday at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club


GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Tournament officials announced today that Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will headline the second annual Ally Challenge Community Concert. The event will take place on the driving range at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club, Saturday, September 14, 2019,  following the second round of competition at The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren.


Access to The Ally Challenge Community Concert is ONLY offered via the purchase of a valid tournament ticket. For a complete listing of ticket options now available for the 2019 Ally Challenge please visit the tournament website at theallychallenge.com.

In related news, the tournament’s newest event, the Celebrity Foursome, was introduced today. This marque competition will take place on Saturday of tournament week and feature golf’s greatest champion Jack Nicklaus, super-star recording artist and Michigan native Kid Rock, and Community Concert headliner Bentley. In the coming weeks, an additional celebrity will be added to create a powerhouse foursome that will play a 9-hole team scramble exhibition match to benefit charity. The special group’s starting time will follow the last tournament pairing of round two, beginning on Hole No. 10 at Warwick Hills. Additional details, including celebrity pairings and charitable impact, will be announced soon.

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CANUSA 5K CHALLENGE

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Race set for September 14 will benefit the Greater Flint Olympian and CANUSA Games


 
 

GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Officials from The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren announced today that the tournament will host the CANUSA 5K Challenge, a run/walk event that will take place on Saturday, September 14, prior to the second round of competition at the official PGA TOUR Champions stop at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club.


The CANUSA 5K Challenge is offered by Crim Fitness Foundation in partnership with The Ally Challenge. Crim is a Flint-based non-profit organization developed for the purpose of administering funds to carry out activities and events to promote health, wellness and active lifestyles.


The race is owned and operated by Crim Fitness Foundation and will serve as a fundraiser that will benefit one of Flint’s oldest athletic traditions, the Greater Flint Olympian Games and CANUSA Games.


The CANUSA 5K Challenge will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the clubhouse parking lot at Warwick Hills and follow a route on paved roads around the perimeter of the golf course, ending near the tournament’s Main Admissions Gate on Burning Tree Drive.

 

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PRIMARY CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2019 ALLY CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY MCLAREN

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2019

Tournament proceeds to benefit Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Genesee County


GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Tournament officials announced today two non-profit organizations in the greater Flint area to be designated as the primary beneficiaries for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren in 2019.


The second-year PGA TOUR Champions event will be contested September 9-15 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.


The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren has established a legacy of giving in southeastern Michigan, including raising more than $800,000 for charity in its inaugural year. The tournament will continue to positively impact the community in Genesee County and beyond by designating net proceeds from the 2019 tournament to benefit Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Genesee County.

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Birdies for Charity presented by Ally returns for the 2019 The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019

GRAND BLANC, Mich. - Tournament officials announced today the return of Birdies for Charity presented by Ally. This grassroots charity platform is an extension of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren’s mission to positively impact non-profit organizations in the greater southeast Michigan area.

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