2019 Flygirlz Adventure: Golf at Treetops
August 16-18, 2019
All women of the church are invited to join our eleventh annual “Flygirlz” adventure on August 16-18, 2019. These annual trips allow us to make new friends and reconnect with old friends, participate in a physical adventure that exposes us to a new skill and pushes us just beyond our comfort zone, and prepares us for working together as women of the church in the upcoming year. Our former trips have included:
2009–Fly fishing at the Homestead
2010–Biking and Wine Tasting in Traverse City
2011–Ranch Rudolf; horseback riding, fishing, and tubing in Traverse City
2012–Navigation Expedition with Orienteering and Geocaching in Indianapolis
2013–Niagara on the Lake Theatre with biking to the wineries
2014–Camping and hiking at Rattlesnake Park, part of the Niagara Escarpment near Milton, Ontario
2015–Foodie Agritour in Saugatuck
2016–Biking in Cuyahoga National Park in Ohio
2017–Biking and exploring Empire, Michigan, and Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore
2018–Outdoor adventures in Hocking Hills, Ohio
Further details about our 2019 trip:
Our 2019 FlyGirlz adventure: Learn to Golf or Improve your Game at Treetops in Gaylord, Michigan
When: August 16-18, 2019
Lodging: 1518 Marquardt Road in Gaylord, MI (Website Listing)
Base cost depending on 25 people: ($160) $60 for lodging for two nights and $100 for food/miscellaneous to include 2 dinners ($50), 2 lunches ($30), 2 breakfasts ($20)
Optional adventure costs: ($120 for golfing) This includes 2 hours of group golf lessons and 4 hours on “Threetops”, their famous Par 3 golf course at Treetops. This does not include club rental fees.
Itinerary for Flygirlz 2019 (Golf at Treetops)
Friday, August 16
4:00pm: Check in at Group House at 1518 Marquardt Road in Gaylord, MI
Website listing: https://www.vrbo.com/766760
6:30pm: Catered dinner at the house to be determined.
8:00pm: Night program by our own entertainment crew.
Saturday, August 17
7:00am: Optional yoga/gentle stretching at the house/lawn
7-8:00am: Breakfast at the house
8:30am: Leave the house in cars to be determined.
9:00-9:20 am: Meet at Treetops North Golf Shop and go over agenda, introductions
9:20-10:30 am: Breakout session #1
Half of the group will be working on short game to include putting, chipping and pitching
Half of the group will be working on full swing to include iron shots and tee shots
10:30-10:45 am: Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Breakout session #2
Groups will flip flop from where they were in the morning
12:00-2:00pm: Lunch at Treetops Golf Course
2:00-5:00pm: Golf on Threetops course with tee times starting at 2pm
Please note that these are tee times so not everyone will be starting at the same time, it will be one group at a time with 10 minute intervals until 2:50 pm. Groups will start finishing around 3:45pm with the last group finishing between 4:30 pm and 5:00pm.
9:00-5:00pm: Alternate “gentler” activities including shopping, reading and napping can be done with no additional cost instead of golfing.
5:00-6:30 pm: Return to house and shower, stretch
6:30pm: Catered dinner at the house
8:00pm: Night program by our own entertainment crew
Sunday, August 18, 2019
7:00: Morning yoga and gentle stretching
7:00-9:00: Breakfast time and clean up
9:00: Morning worship service
9:30: Group photo
10:00: Group activity options (to be determined)
12:00: Lunch at the house (typically cleaning out leftovers) if I can get a late checkout. If not, we will have lunch in Gaylord.
Leave for home after lunch
Maximum trip capacity is 24. If we have more we will try to squeeze you in or start a wait list.
May 1st: Registration starts with receipt of a non-refundable $150 deposit, prefer that you use the Paypal Link to pay rather than a personal check. If you cancel you may find a person to take your spot but the deposit may not be refundable depending on the circumstances. As soon as you are registered and sent your money, please sign up for a helper role on our signup genius for the trip. The final payment of approximately $130-150 will be due after the trip is over and the prices are set.
Registration Link at: https://forms.gle/yDBwTAFAaEFwsgcP6
Payment Link at Paypal: paypal.me/KimberlyGarver
Signup Genius Link for helper roles: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054CADA7292-flygirlz2
Sisterhood Meetup Website to see who’s coming: https://www.meetup.com/First-United-Methodist-Church-of-Ann-Arbor-The-Sisterhood/
Questions? Ask Kim Garver, Chief Fly