LaFontaine Receives Matthews Award

Posted on November 8th, 2018

The MTF would like to congratulate Gordie LaFontaine for being the recipient of the 2018 Matthews Lifetime Achievement Award! The Matthews Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual or organization that over the span of a lifetime has provided steadfast leadership, outstanding service and continuous commitment to the Michigan Golf Industry. The award is named after W. Bruce Matthews, the first award recipient. Mr. Matthews spread his expertise throughout the fairways of Michigan for many generations.

Mr. LaFontaine will be presented with the award during the MGB Annual Conference & Vendor Fair November 26 -28. Presentation of award will take place Tuesday, November 27th during the Annual Awards Banquet, beginning at 5:30 pm at the Somerset Inn in Troy, Michigan.

If you are interested in attending the Reception and Awards Banquet only, please contact Carey Mitchelson at 517-332-8100 or by email at

Click here to learn more about the MGB Annual Conference & Vendor Fair.

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