BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A country club in Oakland County caught fire on Thursday.
Video from the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township shows the massive building on fire, despite wet weather sweeping across Southeast Michigan.
You can see videos and photos of the fire above and below.
So far, authorities have not disclosed any details about the fire or what caused it.
The club opened in 1916, and the South Course opened for play in 1918.
Club members were stunned by the fire.
“There’s so much history, so much wonder here,” Rebecca Robinson told Local 4.
The Oakland Hills Country Club hosted several major golf events, like the 2008 PGA Championship won by Padraig Harrington. Team Europe defeated Team USA, led by Hal Sutton, in the Ryder Cup at the club in 2004. Tiger Woods played for the Americans.
In 2004, Team Europe, led by Bernhard Langer, defeated Team USA, led by Hal Sutton, in the Ryder Cup. Tiger Woods played for the Americans. The club was set to host the U.S. Women’s Open in 2031 and 2042.
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