River's Edge golf course, alpena, michigan

JW never needed a good reason

to have fun, but we ​have ours!


​Fifth Annual Jeff Wallace Memorial Golf Outing

Contests and Games


Hole #1: Hole and Contest sponsored by Manfred and Bettina Muller-- -- "Dire Straights." Hit the straightest drive on this hole to win a 3-1 game table and a copy of Dire Straits greatest hits!  

Hole #2: Sponsored by Pathfinder -- "TIGER Woods Club Throw." After hitting from the tee, the person who throws their driver the furthest wins a cooler packed with some of JW's favorite beers. 

Hole #3:  Hole and Contest sponsored by Cliff Anschuetz Chevrolet -- "Hole-in-One." Be the first lucky golfer to ace #3 and win a 2017 2SS Camaro!

Hole #4: Hole and Contest sponsored by The Wallace Firm, P.C. -- "Home Run Challenge." Hit the longest-drive with a baseball bat to win two (2) tickets to a Detroit Tigers game versus the Chicago White Sox and see Alan Trammell's number be retired! 

Hole #5: Hole sponsored by Omega and Game sponsored by MI Armory -- "Fives." Play the entirety of #5 with JW's favorite club, the Five Iron; yes, that includes putting!

Hole #6: Sponsored by TnT Golfapalooza -- "Air Cannon Tee Shot." TnT Golfapalooza will be hosting this closest-to-the-pin contest where, if you choose to participate, you will tee off using an air cannon to launch the golf ball +325 yards to the green.

Hole #7: Sponsored by Bryan Strong, Edward Jones -- "Ring of Cash."  Make a bet of $5 or $10 that your tee shot will stop within the circle around the pin - complete the task and double your money.  On the green, but not in the circle?  Keep your money.  Miss the green?  Thank you for the donation!

Hole #8:  Contest sponsored by The Langs -- "No Cheeks Shortest Drive Contest."  The "winner" of this contest takes home a prize.

Hole #9:Hole and Contest sponsored by Rick and Shelli Dolly -- "Marshmallow Launch."  Ever wonder how far you can hit a marshmallow off of the tee?  Here's your chance to find out.  Play your ball from your team's best hit marshmallow.  Longest marshmallow drive wins an awesome prize!

Hole #10:  Sponsored by Besser Co. -- "Vegas Style." Once everyone in your foursome hits his/her tee shot, one member of your team will roll a die to determine which tee shot you will play your second ball from - roll a five and it's a team selection, roll a six and it's dealer's choice.  Be sure to tip the dealer!

Hole #11: Hole and Contest sponsored by The Winger Family -- "Daly Drive." This longest drive requires using a beer can as your tee, in true JD fashion. Longest drive wins a Traeger Grill: Bronson 2.0!

Hole #12: Hole sponsored by Wolverine State Credit Union -- "Closest-to-the-Pin."  Land your tee shot closest-to-the-pin for a prize! 

Hole #13: Hole sponsored by WATZ and Game sponsored by Hot Take from the Kitchen -- "Gilmore'd."   We'll let you assume what this hole entails. 

Hole #14: Sponsored by  Neil Seabase, State Farm​ -- "Hole in-10K."  Be the first lucky golfer to ace #14 and win $10,000.00!

Hole #15: Hole and Contest sponsored by Real Estate One of Alpena -- "Rolling Acreage." Blind approach to the green with a Longest Putt Contest where the winner will need to cover a lot of real estate.   

Hole #16: Sponsored by Alpena Family Dentistry​ -- "Secrest's Selfie Contest." Take a selfie with the picture of JW, then post it on FB using the hashtag #jwmemorial for a chance to win a basket of JW's favorites!  

Hole #17:  Hole and Game sponsored by Rabbit Hole -- "The Grandkid Challenge"  Play the entirety of this hole with youth clubs!

Hole #18: Hole sponsored by mBank and  contest sponsored by Isackson, Wallace & Pfeifer -- "Both Cheeks Longest Drive Contest."  When JW got a hold of a drive, he would like to say "Got both cheeks into that one."  Here, after paying an entry fee of $5, you have a chance to do just that.  Longest drive takes home half of the entry fee (other half to the cause) plus a $50 cash prize.  Last year the winner took home ~$150!

"Better than Average Golfer - Scramble Edition." Sponsored by StrataTox LLC (Ken Wallace). At the end of the day, we'll tally up all the scores and calculate the average score.  The team who scored average (or closest to without going over) wins a cash prize.

"King of the Course."  Sponsored by Bob Wallace. At the beginning of the round each team is given a colored golf ball with a number written on it.  During the round, the team alternates who plays that ball on each hole.  If your team doesn't lose the colored golf ball, it gets entered into a drawing at the end of the round.  Winning team gets a pint of Crown Royal (a JW favorite)  for each golfer.  If everyone loses the ball, Dylan wins and keeps the liquor.

NEW! "DINOmite at the Turn."  Sponsored by Andrew Kowalski, Edward Jones; The Local Basket Case; and APLEX. For $5 at the turn, try to shoot some balls into a 23-foot Dinosaur's mouth for a chance at a prize!