2021 VAI Golf Outing


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2021 VAI Golf Outing

September 13 @ 8:30 am - September 15 @ 12:00 pm

Please join us Monday, September 13, for Van Andel Institute’s 14th annual golf outing. Held at the majestic Wuskowhan Players Club in West Olive, Michigan, this year’s event will feature a scramble tournament, lunch, dinner and brief award presentation. The structure of the day also will take into account applicable health and safety guidelines. Proceeds benefit biomedical research and K–12 and graduate education at VAI.

VAI is continuing to monitor applicable health and safety guidelines and will update the event format if necessary. Any changes will be noted here.

Men’s Division  – tie, 1st Place (Score of 49)

Jim Primus

Mark Stuit

Zack VandenBerg

Martin Balk

Men’s Division  – tie, 1st Place (Score of 49)

Dave Van Andel

Kyle Van Andel

Jack Doles

Kurt Hassberger

Mixed Division – 1st Place (Score of 49)

Kurt Hazlewood

Jay Ertl

Dennis Adama

Barbara Adama

Women’s Division – 1st Place (Score of 51)

Carol Van Andel

Madelon Hassberger

Beth Van Portfliet

Susan Shaw

Championship Division – 1st Place (Score of 54)

Greg Schmidt

Greg Kilby

Dustin Sentz

Matt Klein

Men’s Closest to the Pin – #4

Kurt Hassberger

Women’s Closest to the Pin – #6

Carol Van Andel

Women’s Longest Drive – #7

Traci Simon

Men’s Longest Drive – #9

Thomas Stuit

Women’s Longest Drive – #10

Deb DeGraaf

Men’s Closest to the Pin – #13

Thomas Stuit

Women’s Closest to the Pin – #15

Anissa Dyer



Host Committee

Driving Directions


8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Driving Range Opens


Breakfast and Coffee available on patio

9:45 a.m.

Golfers make their way to the start

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Remarks & program at the start

Welcome and Golf Outing overview by Carol Van Andel

Van Andel Institute update by David Van Andel

Introduction of guest speaker by Jack Doles

Remarks by featured guest speaker Greg Meyer

Overview of rules & shotgun start by Kirk Scheerhorn

10:30 a.m.

Shotgun start

Available on the course throughout the day:

· Lunches available starting at 11:00 a.m.

· Two full bars for beverages

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Golfers return to clubhouse for winner announcement and grab their to-go gourmet snack bag

Continental Breakfast

Assorted Coffeecake & Blueberry Scones
Assorted Bagels with Cream Cheese
Assorted Power Bars
Ferris Nitro Cold Brew Coffee


Grilled Cheeseburger or BLTA Wrap
Fruit Cup
Bagged Chips

Dinner (to-go)

Founder’s Brewing Beer Cheese with Pretzels
Creminelli Fine Meats Pack (consist of quality meat, cheese & crackers)
Ferris Berry, Cherry & Nut Cups
Ferris Plantain Chip Cups
Beef Jerky
Walker’s Shortbread Cookies
Gourmet Chocolate Bar
COCO5 Coconut Water

Marcus Bradman

Todd Custer

Jefra Groendyk

Lynne Jarman-Johnson

Tim Long

Carol Van Andel

Brian and Lori Vander Baan

Dave and Beth VanPortfliet

Take I-196 W toward Holland. Exit the Holland/Zeeland EXIT 55. Merge onto US-31 N toward Muskegon. Continue for 6.7 miles. Turn a Michigan-Left onto US-31 S and turn RIGHT onto Port Sheldon Street. Travel Port Sheldon Street for 1.8 miles. Turn RIGHT onto 152nd Avenue for 0.5 miles. Turn LEFT onto Blair Street. Travel 1.1 miles and arrive at Wuskowhan Players Club, 16111 Blair Street, West Olive, Michigan.

ROUTE 2 – no highway travel
Travel SW on Grandville Avenue/I-196 BR. I-196 BR becomes Chicago Drive SW. Turn RIGHT on Port Sheldon Street. Travel 16.6 miles. Turn RIGHT onto 152nd Avenue for 0.5 miles. Turn LEFT onto Blair Street. Travel 1.1 miles and arrive at Wuskowhan Players Club, 16111 Blair Street, West Olive, Michigan.

Contact Sarah Rollman at 616.234.5712 or via email for more information.

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September 13 @ 8:30 am
September 15 @ 12:00 pm
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Wuskowhan Players Club
16111 Blair St
West Olive, MI 49460 United States