November 7th, 2018 MiGCSA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Posted on November 26th, 2018
On November 7th, 2018 the MiGCSA Board of Directors convened for the Fall meeting at Bucks Run Golf Club in Mt. Pleasant hosted by Vice President Jeff Sweet, CGCS. If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please email and they will be shared with the Board.  Full Meet

MGCA Announces 2018 Award Winners

Posted on November 19th, 2018
Bernie Friedrich, Senior Vice President of Golf and Resort Sales for Boyne USA, Gordie LaFontaine, long time Executive Director of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation, and Michigan Golf Hall of Fame member, Major Dan Rooney USAF, founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation, and The Heather at Boyne Hi…

Keeping Irrigation Field Controller Cabinets Clean, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on November 16th, 2018
Winter preparations are already underway at many northern golf courses. Crews are feverishly working to complete leaf cleanup, apply preventative snow mold treatments, make final sand topdressing applications and winterize their irrigation systems. One commonly overlooked component when…

LaFontaine Receives Matthews Award

Posted on November 8th, 2018
The MTF would like to congratulate Gordie LaFontaine for being the recipient of the 2018 Matthews Lifetime Achievement Award! The Matthews Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual or organization that over the span of a lifetime has provided steadfast leadership, outstanding s…

Increase The Odds For Sod USGA Central Region Update

Posted on November 6th, 2018
Late-season renovation projects usually require sod because establishing turf from seed before winter is not an option for many northern courses. So long as the ground is not frozen, sod can be installed well into November with a good chance of surviving winter if it does not experience moisture st…

Architect Chris Wilczynski to design second course at Florida’s Lakewood Ranch

Posted on November 2nd, 2018
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL. – Five years after designing the signature course at Esplanade Golf and Country Club at Lakewood Ranch in southwest Florida, Michigan golf course architect Chris Wilczynski, ASGCA has been asked to create a second golf course at the 31,000-acre master-planned community. T…
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