18th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic

The 18th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic, played Aug. 2 at the Detroit Golf Club and attended by around 280 people, raised $455,000 for The Children’s Foundation, Detroit PAL, The Children’s Center, and Variety, the Children’s Charity of Detroit. Since its founding in 2004, the outing has raised a total of $7.7 million to support programs that impact the lives of 55,000 youth. The title sponsor was News/Talk 760 WJR, and Ford Motor Co. was the tournament sponsor. Presenting sponsors included Blue Cross Clue Shield of Michigan, DTE Energy Foundation, General Motors Co., Lear Corp., Stellantis, and Toyota Motor Sales, USA. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria