Sheriff’s Office to Provide Update on Oakland Hills Country Club Fire Investigation
PONTIAC, Mich. – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is set to provide an update Thursday afternoon on the fire that tore through the historic Oakland Hills Country Club last month.
Officials are expected to share details of the investigation into the Bloomfield Township fire.
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Dozens of community fire crews were on the scene all day Feb. 17, trying to put out a fire that broke out at the country club’s clubhouse. Most of the building, along with priceless memorabilia and art, was destroyed.
Club officials say they plan to rebuild the clubhouse in “due time”. It was originally built in 1922.
The Oakland Hills Country Club has hosted several major golf events, such as the 2008 PGA Championship won by Padraig Harrington. The European team beat the American team, managed by Hal Sutton, in the Ryder Cup at the club in 2004. Tiger Woods played for the Americans.
In 2004, the European team, managed by Bernhard Langer, beat the American team, managed by Hal Sutton, in the Ryder Cup. Tiger Woods played for the Americans. The club was scheduled to host the US Women’s Open in 2031 and 2042.
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