Golf outing scheduled for annual Korhorn scholarship fundraiser

Cedar Chase Golf Course in Cedar Springs will host this year’s Korhorn fundraiser. (Supplied)

WKTV Staff


Registration is still available for the Rod Korhorn Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing, a four-person scramble at Cedar Chase Golf Course, will be held Wednesday, July 19.


The Korhorn event is an effort of the Midwest Michigan APWA (American Public Works Association).


Rod Korhorn was born and raised in Grand Rapids, graduating from Grand Rapids Christian High School and gaining his civil engineering degree at Michigan Tech University. With Nathan Vriesman, Korhorn owned the engineering firm Vriesman and Korhorn. Her died in 2014, and a scholarship fund was set up in his name.


“The scholarships are not for a particular school,” said Jim Wolford, City of Kentwood Department of Public Works, who is the event director. “There is criteria we use for the recipients and a committee reviews the applicants.”


Cedar Chase golf course is located at 7551 17 Mile Rd NE, Cedar Springs.


The event begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. the cost is $70 per person or $250 per foursome which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch during play and dinner following the outing. (Foursomes must sign up and pay as a foursome to receive discounted price.) Deadline for registration is July 8.


For registration and more information contact Wolford at 616-656-5311 or