The field of 156 golfers playing in the Michigan Open Championship presented by LaFontaine Cadillac at Prestwick Village are car shopping as they play.
Cadillacs are parked in various places around the golf course for golfers and fans to peruse even during play. The 72-hole state championship continues through Thursday.
Willie Mack hitting a bunker shot on No. 18 during round 1 of the Michigan Open Championship
The three co-leaders after one round Monday all had interesting travel stories and could have used a new Cadillac.
Willie Mack III of Grand Blanc had to drive from Atlanta after winning a mini-tour event there Sunday night.
Joey Garber of Petoskey came to make his professional debut after a stellar college career at the University of Georgia and a much-needed week off in Chicago. He hasn’t made it home yet from college, and is driving the whole way.
And Mount Pleasant native and Grand Rapids resident Ryan Brehm flew the red-eye flight from Vancouver in Canada to Chicago with a connecting flight to Grand Rapids arriving at 9 a.m. Monday, and then hopped in a car to drive to Prestwick Village and play.
They shared the lead through the first round of the 97th Michigan Open with rounds of 7-under-par 65.