The shotgun golf tournament will begin promptly at 1 p.m. on Friday,
June 17, at the resort’s “Bear” course—designed
by Jack Nicklaus. Golfers of all skill levels—beginners
too—are encouraged to play. Greens fees are $125 per person
(includes cart). To play, mark the appropriate box on the registration
form, indicate your handicap and include payment. Lunch will be provided
at 12 noon.
For guests and attendees not participating in the golf tournament, an
old fashioned all-you-can-eat cookout picnic will be offered on Friday,
June 17, at 12 noon. Bring the kids (young and old) for burgers, hot
dogs, ice cream and beverages. Kid-friendly entertainment will be
Fly Fishing Masterclass and Float Trip
Whether you want to get started fly fishing or are a “seasoned
ol’ pro,” This clinic promises fun for everyone. From basic
fundamentals to advanced fly casting techniques and analysis, Dave
Leonhard, master certified casting instructor and director of
instruction at the Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing School will improve your
fly fishing skills. Following your lesson, you will get to try out your
new-learned techniques on the water as you float the blue ribbon
Manistee River in search of elusive troply rainbow and brown trout.
Saturday, June 18, 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., $295 fee includes one-hour
instruction, lunch, transportation, guide fees and equipment.
Tall Ship Wine Tasting Cruise
Join us aboard the schooner Manitou, one of the largest sailing
vessels on the Great Lakes Saturday, June 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a unique adventure back in time as you discover the beauty of
Grand Traverse Bay from the deck of this majestic sailing vessel. The
Tall Ship Manitou is a replica of an 1800’s “coasting”
cargo schooner, similar to those that sailed the Great Lakes and the
Atlantic Ocean. While aboard, you will sample a medley of wines from
Leelanau Cellars and dine on the savory Mediterranean cuisine of Silver
Swan Homemade Foods. Gifts from Leelanau Cellars will be raffled at the
end of the cruise. $75 per person.
Dessert Reception and Rock-N-Roll Dance Party
This free dessert reception and rock-and-roll dance party, Saturday,
June 18, 9:00–midnight, will feature the “Indubitable
Equivalents.” The world’s only all-ABI member rock-and-roll
band, The “Indubies” features Mitch Ryan, Lead Vocals (CPT
Group Inc., Irvine, Calif.); Michael Richman, Keyboards (Mayer, Brown,
Rowe & Maw LLP; New York and ABI President); George Kelakos, Lead
Guitar (ICMB Ocean Tomo, Greenwich, CT and ABI Director); Jack Esher,
Rhythm Guitar and Bass (Riley & Esher LLP/JAMS, Boston); Tom
Salerno, Percussion (Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP; Phoenix and
former ABI VP–Development); and John C. Good (ABI Meeting
Planner). Plus great artists galore! Stop by for dessert and a nightcap,
let your hair down, and shake, rattle and roll to your favorite rock classics!