Events Calendar

The Grass is Always Greener

June 23
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kent Country Club
1600 College Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505


On Monday, June 23, The Porter Hills Foundation will hold their first annual golf classic; The Grass is Always Greener.  Join us at Kent Country Club to kick off your summer with an afternoon of friends, fun, and laughter while experiencing the myriad of reasons why The Grass is Always Greener with Porter Hills.

Registration will begin at 11am with a shot gun start at noon.  Boxed lunches will be provided with refreshments on the course. In the late afternoon enjoy a 19th hole reception in the clubhouse with heavy hors’deuvres and a cash bar. The Grass is Always Greener is presented by Buiten & Associates Insurance and will feature local celebrities including Judge Sara Smolenski and John Varineau.

Individual tickets cost $150 and can be purchased by calling 616-949-4975 EXT. 20434.  All proceeds from this event benefit the Porter Hills Foundation.

Golf Classic Sponsors

 Presenting Sponsor:




Ace Sponsor:



Eagle Sponsors: 

Medline Industries, Inc.

Dick and Barbara Young


Birdie Sponsors:

Applied Imaging

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Carelinc Medical

Custom Printers

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Hooker Dejong Inc.

Kuiper Orlebeke

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Mike Meyers Beckett & Jones

Plante Moran

Jim and Marie Preston

Trivalent Group Inc.

Verhey Carpets


Par Sponsors:

Airway Oxygen Inc.

Berends Hendricks Stuit Inc.

Creative Dining Services

McKesson Medical Surgical

Norris Perne & French, LLP/Wrigley & Hoffman

OST (Open Systems Technologies)

ProCare Landscape Management Inc.