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Yes, yet another record month for rounds played

October 23, 2020
We’ve said it before, that “Autumn is golf’s best season.” This year it could literally be true.
The September numbers are in and Golf Datatech is reporting almost a 26% jump in rounds played versus a year ago. Percentage-wise, this is the largest YOY increase so far this year and represents about 12 mi…

Support for the GAM Foundation

October 20, 2020
The Golf Association of Michigan Foundation Inc. was established to provide access to golf for the people of Michigan. We have found a unique, proven program called Youth On Course that began in Northern California and is spreading across the nation BECAUSE IT WORKS! The program provides young

Slow and expensive

October 19, 2020
This week’s message features David Lorentz, NGF’s Chief Research Officer. In a recent article about pandemic winners and losers, New York Magazine described golf – one of its winners – as “slow and expensive.”
These are just two of the game’s unflattering perceptions (there’s also “dif…

Stoatin Brae Named 2020 Michigan Golf Course of the Year

October 19, 2020
EAST LANSING – Developed in 2016, Stoatin Brae has become the jewel of the Gull Lake View Golf and Resort collection in Augusta, Mich. Accolades have been many for the young golf course and the latest is its selection as the 2020 Michigan Golf Course of the Year by the Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA). “We ar…
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