Local Assistant Named to Green Start Academy Class of 2018

Posted on October 24th, 2018
Sloan Egan, Assistant Superintendent at Oakland Hills Country Club, is 1 of 50 elite members selected to attend the premier educational and networking event for golf course superintendents.   John Deere Golf and Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science, have announced…

The Heather Named 2018 Michigan Golf Course of the Year

Posted on October 23rd, 2018
HARBOR SPRINGS – Boyne Resorts’ very first golf course, The Heather, has been named the 2018 Golf Course of the Year by the Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA). Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and opened in 1966, The Heather was the landmark golf course for Boyne Golf, and is considered t…

Make Plans To Outfox Foxtail, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on October 22nd, 2018
Some weed species, such as dandelions, are a problem you can count on seeing every spring. In contrast, many courses have good years and bad years dealing with crabgrass or goosegrass based on the weather. Unfortunately, foxtail is an annual grassy weed that has been particularly troublesome in ta…

2018 Match Play Championship Results

Posted on October 19th, 2018
The inaugural MiGCSA Match Play Championship concluded on October 4th at Muskegon Country Club. The championship match came down to the team of Bill O’Connell and Kevin Haak who advanced from the Western Bracket defeating the Detroit/Mid team of Greg Pattinson and John Francour versus the team

2018 Heritage Scholarships

Posted on October 15th, 2018
Application Deadline is November 15th, 2018
The Heritage Scholarship is an award of $1,500 that is offered through the Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association. The award is available to the dependents of our active members who are enrolled in a post high school education curriculum. Fu

Water Wand Works Wonders, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on October 11th, 2018
Autumn is upon us. It won’t be long before acorns, black walnuts and other tree debris begin to rain down on putting greens, tees, fairways and bunkers. Tree debris can become a nuisance for golf course management, especially considering the sheer quantity of material that can litter the playing…

Dick Stewart as the 2018 Michigan PGA Hall of Fame Recipient

Posted on October 5th, 2018
EAST LANSING, MI – One new member has been inducted into the Michigan PGA Hall of Fame. Dick Stewart was announced as the sole member of the 2018 Induction Class. He will be recognized at the Michigan PGA President’s Dinner, Sunday, October 28th at The Country Club of Lansing. Stewart has been a PG…
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