Howard J. “Jake” Carey

Contributor to the Game


“Jake” as he is fondly known by friends, directed the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association beginning in 1950. He has been a charter member of Prairie Dunes Country Club since its opening in 1937. In 1975, he was elected to the USGA Executive Committee. As president of one of the United States’ largest “salt” companies, he received his law degree in 1941 from the University of Michigan. Hutchinson is home for Jake Carey until he passed away in April 2007 at the age of 89.