East Lansing’s Yurika Tanida Tops 2019 GAM Honor Roll

Posted on November 26th, 2019
FARMINGTON HILLS – Yurika Tanida is from Kanagawa, Japan, but a summer of golf in Michigan and playing for Michigan State University’s women’s golf team has her feeling thankful. “I didn’t grow up in Michigan, but everyone has welcomed me and Michigan has become a second home to me,” sh…

GAM Player of the Year

Posted on November 22nd, 2019
East Lansing’s Dan Ellis Tops 2019 Men’s Honor Roll FARMINGTON HILLS – Even if Dan Ellis of East Lansing wasn’t a collegiate golf coach and had another profession away from the game, he’s sure he would still find a way to take on the competitive challenges afforded by the Golf Association o…

Prioritizing Leaf Cleanup, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on November 15th, 2019
A quick transition from warm to cold temperatures in October has resulted in leaves falling so quickly that they seem to cover virtually every square inch of many golf courses. Maintenance teams throughout the country are working feverishly to deal with the mess. The number of hours dedicated to th…

Equipment Manager Liaison Appointed to MiGCSA Board of Directors

Posted on November 13th, 2019
At the Fall MiGCSA Board Meeting there was a unanimous vote to add an Equipment Manager Liaison to the Board of Directors. Rob Steger, CGCS MiGCSA Vice President and Equipment Managers Committee Chairman nominated Ben Beard and he was approved for this position. Ben is the Equipment Manager at Waln…

November Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on November 7th, 2019
Welcome to the NOV 2019 edition … featuring a Salute to Veterans, Drive Chip and Putt MI Qualifiers, MSU’s Golf Team Trip to Scotland, MI Golf Course of the Year, GAM #100 and much more …
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Jerry Husemann of BASF to Retire

Posted on November 7th, 2019
Long time MiGCSA Member and Sales Representative of Platinum Partner BASF will retire on December 15th. On behalf of the entire MiGCSA Board of Directors and Membership we extend our thanks for Jerry’s steadfast support. Below is a statement from BASF on his contribution to their business a…

The Back Nine Is Just Fine For A Partial Round, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on November 1st, 2019
There is nothing quite like playing a round on a nice brisk day in the fall as the leaves are starting to change color. Unfortunately, shorter days mean less time for golfers looking to take advantage of the great weather. Many golfers might only be able to squeeze in nine holes or less after work before…
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