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NWOGCSA Wee One Golf Scramble at Catawba Island

Posted on July 31st, 2019
The NWOGCSA will be hosting a golf outing at Catawba Island Club on October 2 to benefit the Wee One Foundation and the Glorioso family. Tim was recently diagnosed with encephalitis and while the initial treatments have helped, his road to recovery is still ongoing. As could be expected he has incurr…

September 12th, ASM Chain Saw Safety and Cutting Techniques Course

Posted on July 29th, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
8:30am-2:30pm Register with the Arborcultre Society of Michigan Here Instructor: Dustin Brighton, CTSP, ISA Certified Arborist, Adjunct Instructor at Bay College of MI
Owner, Ropes and Rigging Tree Service, LLC
With a vast arr…

Making Yardage Accessible For All, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on July 22nd, 2019
A great way to speed up play and increase golfer satisfaction is listing the distance to the green on the top of irrigation sprinklers. While this is certainly not a new idea and many golf courses provide this information on their sprinklers, not all courses provide distances on heads that are less th…

Pythium Root Rot Diseases on Golf Courses

Posted on July 22nd, 2019
Dr. Joe Vargas, Jr.
Michigan State University
Thanks for your continued support of the MSU Turf Team and the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation. As the summer heat ramps up, we continue preparation for the Michigan State Field Day on August. 14 at the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center. There wil

Doug Kreis, David VanLoozen Headline 2019 Michigan PGA Special Award Recipients

Posted on July 17th, 2019
EAST LANSING, MI – Doug Kreis, Head Golf Professional at Battle Creek Country Club, has captured the 2019 Michigan Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year award. This prestigious honor is awarded to the professional that has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership and strong moral…

MSU names new chairperson for Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

Posted on July 17th, 2019
Brian Horgan has been named chairperson for the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (PSM) in the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), effective September 2019. Since 2001, Horgan has been a faculty member at the University of Minneso…

July Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on July 16th, 2019
Welcome to the JULY edition of MICHIGAN GOLF JOURNAL featuring: Jack Nicklaus stories, Superior Upper Peninsula golf, Michigan Golf News, Mackinaw Island Travel … and so much more. Click on Cover below to Read        …

Crabgrass control during a hot summer

Posted on July 11th, 2019
Dr. Kevin W. Frank
Michigan State University
Thanks for your continued support of the MSU Turf Team and the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation. As the summer heat ramps up, we continue preparation for the Michigan State Field Day on August. 14 at the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center. There will

Avoiding Course Preparation Slowdowns, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on July 9th, 2019
Most golf facilities do not have the equipment and labor to complete all maintenance tasks ahead of play on both the front nine and back nine at the same time. Superintendents develop an efficient strategy for working through the golf course every morning to deliver quality, consistent conditions…

Classic Saginaw Country Club Hosting 28th GAM Women’s Championship

Posted on July 3rd, 2019
SAGINAW – The top women golfers in the state are once again being showcased on one of the state’s oldest classic golf courses at historic Saginaw Country Club.    The 28th GAM Women’s Championship presented by Global Golf Post will take to the 121-year-old club’s course on Monda
Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association
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