Eric “Scott” Hilbert | 1947 – 2018 | Obituary

Posted on December 26th, 2018
Eric “Scott” Hilbert, age 71 of Howell, passed away unexpectedly at his home early Saturday morning, December 22, 2018. Born in Plainwell, Michigan on July 29, 1947, he was the son of the late Frederic and the late LaVerna (Leggett) Hilbert. Scott is a long-time Howell resident and the owner of R

Monarchs In The Rough

Posted on December 14th, 2018
Monarchs in the Rough is a partnership between Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund. The program connects and supports superintendents and other golf course staff as they plan, install, and manage habitat projects for the monarch butterfly on their courses. Monarchs in the Rou…

2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic Agronomy Volunteer Registration

Posted on December 14th, 2018
Welcome to the volunteer application for the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club June 24th – 30th, 2019. We are extremely excited that you are interested in signing up to volunteer for our tournament. Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2019, at that time we will

December Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on December 11th, 2018
    Highlights include golf travel in the south, memories of Arnold Palmer, honoring Pete Dye, 2019 Rules VIDEOS plus indoor golf in Michigan.

2018 Heritage Scholarship Winners

Posted on December 11th, 2018
The winners of the 2018 Heritage Scholarship have been chosen. 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 children of our current members who are enrolled in a post high school educatio…

The Most Passionate Man in S.W. Michigan Golf Has Died

Posted on December 7th, 2018
By Pat Moody | Posted December 5, 2018 | Eau Claire’s Bruce Dustin was so passionate about the game of golf…so dedicated to it…so consumed by it that even as he owned and operated his own golf course at Pipestone Creek, he spent eight full years as the gro…

SiteOne® Launches New E-Commerce Website

Posted on December 6th, 2018
Customers receive five percent off their first order placed by year’s end   ROSWELL, Ga. (December 4, 2018) – SiteOne Landscape Supply launched a mobile-friendly e-commerce website that allows customers to place orders from anywhere at any time. Customers can search product av…

Raymond Hearn Golf Course Designs Wins ASGCA Design Excellence Award

Posted on December 6th, 2018
HOLLAND, Mich. – Raymond Hearn Golf Course Design’s renovation work at Water’s Edge Golf Club in Fremont, Mich. has been recognized by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) with a 2018 Design Excellence Recognition Award. It is the fourth ASGCA Design Excellence Award won…

Fall Wrap-Up and Snow Mold Applications

Posted on December 5th, 2018
Dr. Kevin W. Frank and Dr. Joe Vargas, Jr.
Michigan State University
As the end of 2018 draws near many turf managers will be happy to put this year in the rear-view mirror. Many have commented that this year we had winter, summer, and then winter again with our hopes of a gradual spring warm-up and gradu
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