MSU and NBA star Greg Kelser and designer Arthur Hills come to CIC June 17th

The Michigan State University Golf Jamboree will be held at Catawba Island Club, Port Clinton, on June 17. The purpose of the event to raise money for student scholarships and also to assist Mr. Greg Kelser with his youth inner-city summer basketball camp. Kelser was a member of the 1979 MSU NCAA Championship  Basketball team and played with Magic Johnson during that season as a forward. Greg was later drafted in the first round of the NBA by the Detroit Pistons, and played six seasons in the NBA. He will be here doing a meet and greet and promoting his new book, “Greg Kelser’s Tales from Michigan State Basketball”.

The event starts off with a fun 5K run and then 10:15 a.m. Shotgun Scramble on the Arthur Hills designed CIC golf course. Mr. Hills will be in attendance to discuss the CIC golf course.

In addition, there will be an Italian wine tasting tent, craft beer tent, raffle tickets available to win an outdoor patio furniture set and many other extras. Michael and Ginger Schenk, Dave Dunn and Golf Pro Ben Moore are spearheading this all-day event of fun, sun, golf, food and drink.

Mr. Kelser will be the keynote speaker at a dinner event that night. Those who do not golf can join in for dinner only and meet Mr. Kelser.

Sign-ups are available on line at or contact Catawba Island Club at 419-797-4424 or under the Community Events tab.

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