Jim Furyk, John Daly + Others Onboard for This Year’s Ally Challenge
Jim Furyk will be in Grand Blanc again this year to defend his crown as champion of the Ally Challenge. Furyk will be joined by other PGA greats like John Daly, Retief Goosen, Mark O’Meara, and 2019 tournament winner Jerry Kelly who have all made commitments to play in this year's tournament.
The fourth annual Ally Challenge tournament is scheduled for the week of August 23rd through the 29th at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc.
Furyk Has Several Wins Under His Belt
Jim Furyk became the 19th player in PGA tour champions history to win his debut appearance at last year's Ally challenge. He and Bruce Fleisher are only players to win their first two starts on the senior circuit after his Pure Insurance Championship win. Furyk is fresh off his latest win grabbing a PGA tour championship title at the 2021 US Senior Open Championship last month. Furyk also took the win in Grand Blanc at the 2003 Buick Open.
Other Pros Filing Into Grand Blanc This Year
Jerry Kelly is a relative newcomer in the PGA world, making his debut in 2017 and winning the Rookie of the Year title. This will be his fourth year at the Ally Challenge.
Retief Goosen is a two time US Open champ, making his third appearance at the Ally Challenge.
Mark O’Meara has recorded 16 PGA tour titles, including two majors, and was the PGA tour player of the year in 1998. He's appeared every year at the Ally Challenge.
The Ally Challenge is presented by McLaren. Last year's tournament raised $801,563 for various charities throughout Southeast Michigan. This year's concert entertainment will feature country supergroup Little Big Town.