Apsey wins MiGCSA State Championship

Posted on August 30th, 2018
The Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association (MiGCSA) has a new State Champion. On August 29th MiGCSA Members came to Hawk Hollow Golf Club in Bath, MI to compete in the 10th annual MiGCSA State Championship. The host Superintendent at Eagle Eye is Jeff Zeman along with host MiGCSA Members

Hunter Johnson Invitational

Posted on August 27th, 2018
Hunter Johnson is the sixteen year old son of Gary and Dawn Johnson. Hunter was involved in a horrible hunting accident last Fall. He suffered major facial trauma, which will necessitate multiple surgical procedures over the coming months and years. Hunter has undergone 13 surgeries to date, yet s…

The Goldilocks Principle For Sand Topdressing, USGA Central Region

Posted on August 22nd, 2018
Light and frequent sand topdressing is crucial to maintain a healthy growing environment and smooth, firm putting surfaces. The key is to apply enough sand to keep pace with turf growth so that organic matter accumulation does not become excessive. Regular topdressing is also a best management pr…

2018 MiGCSA T-Shirt Fundraiser

Posted on August 9th, 2018
The MiGCSA Board of Directors have approved the use of these funds to sponsor one MiGCSA Class A or B Member to attend the 2019 Golf Industry Show with all expenses paid if they meet these criteria.  1. You must have not attended a GIS in the past 5 years as a class A or B (SM) Member
2. You must be a curre…

When Turf Loss Follows Tree Loss, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on August 6th, 2018
Tree removal is a frequently discussed topic between golf course superintendents and other decision-makers. Obtaining approval to remove a high-quality tree that causes shade issues often requires some strategic lobbying. In the long run, increasing the amount of direct sunlight that turf re…
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