Award-Winning Golf Course Architect Raymond Hearn Launches Blog

Posted on May 31st, 2019
HOLLAND, Mich. – Raymond Hearn Golf Course Designs has added Ray’s Blog as a new website feature to connect with existing and potential clients, students, design enthusiasts and others in the golf industry. “I felt it was time to share my professional insight,” he said. “With my educati…

Up to Speed: Should volunteers at golf’s majors get a paycheck?

Posted on May 31st, 2019
Thomas A. Nikolai, Ph.D. of Michigan State University was awarded the Merit 2019 TOCA Communications Award for his Up to Speed column in GCM for the calendar year 2018. In the 2019 May issue of Up to Speed Nikolai requests input regarding the subject matter. For those that subscribe to GCM please take…

New Website Launch Part of Big Michigan Golf Hall of Fame Weekend

Posted on May 30th, 2019
BIG RAPIDS –  A new class, a new website, a new home and raffle winners make for a big Michigan Golf Hall of Fame weekend ahead.   Go now to  to see the new official website of the Hall of Fame.   Go to and order tickets before t

Are you ready for a MIOSHA Inspection?

Posted on May 23rd, 2019
There have been multiple reports of Golf Course inspections from MI Occupational Safety & Health around Michigan. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration strives to work collaboratively with employers and employees to better prevent workplace injuries…

Eye On Detroit – First Green

Posted on May 16th, 2019
On May 13th Class A MiGCSA Member Terry Poley hosted the 5th grade class from from St. Joseph School in Lake Orion for the first ever First Green Field Trip in Michigan. Thank you to Jackie Paige from CBS Detroit 62 for covering the story in the piece below.

Winterkill on golf course update from northern Michigan

Posted on May 15th, 2019
May 15, 2019 – Author: Kevin Frank, Michigan State University Extension, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
Last week, I toured several golf courses in northern Michigan that suffered winterkill. Ice cover appeared to be a problem again this year as many report…

May Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on May 9th, 2019
  • Pro Golf Tours Flood Michigan
  • Why Doesn’t My Course Look Like the One on TV?
  • MSU Golf Survives Cancer: TWICE
  • Tiger United U.S. In Masters Victory
  • Q&A with LPGA’S Brooke Henderson
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