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Minimum Wage And Overtime Changes, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on December 23rd, 2019
Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor updated the rule regarding overtime pay for salaried workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Beginning January 1, 2020, the minimum salary an employee must be paid to be exempt from overtime is increasing from $23,660 ($455 per week)…

EGLE offers grants of up to $70,000 for EV fast chargers

Posted on December 20th, 2019
Public or private organizations can apply for up to $70,000 each toward the cost of installing direct current fast chargers for electric vehicles under a request for proposals (RFP) announced by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The rebates are aimed

Raymond Hearn Golf Course Designs Wins ASGCA Design Excellence Award

Posted on December 18th, 2019
Fifth Award in Seven Years Recognizes 2019 Master Planning for the Golf Course at Maple Lane Golf Club HOLLAND, Mich. – Raymond Hearn Golf Course Design’s master planning of the historic Maple Lane Golf Course (1926) in Sterling Heights, Mich., has been recognized by The American Society of Go…

Advantages of Fescue at Kingsley Club

Posted on December 18th, 2019
Superintendent Dan Lucas tell us about the advantages of having fescue on the fairways and roughs at Kingsley Club and explains the process of transplanting fine fescues from Oregon to a course in Michigan.  

2019 Heritage Scholarship Winners

Posted on December 18th, 2019
The winners of the 2019 Heritage Scholarship have been chosen. The Heritage Scholarship is an award of $1,500 that is offered every fall. The award is available to the children of current members who are enrolled in a post high school education curriculum. Funding for this scholarship is provided b…

Michigan Golf Journal, December Edition

Posted on December 11th, 2019
Welcome to the DEC 2019 edition … featuring Video of 18 Signature Holes in Michigan, Michigan’s best golfer you don’t know, a Blues and BBQ Golf Trip to Mississippi, 2 MSU Alums Earning LPGA Tour Cards, College Recruits, High School All-State and so much more … Click on Cov…

ASGCA releases 2019 list of ‘design excellence’ projects

Posted on December 5th, 2019
The American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) has released its 2019 list of Design Excellence Recognition Program honourees. The eighth list of its kind highlights six recent projects completed by ASGCA member-architects that address unique design challenges as well as demonstratin…
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