Kingsley Club & Belvedere Are Northern Michigan Standouts

Posted on July 23rd, 2020
Steve Habel  
Kingsley Club Michigan  

Spring Lake’s Anna Kramer Charges to Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship

Posted on July 22nd, 2020
EAST LANSING – Spring Lake’s Anna Kramer lost the first hole of the championship match Wednesday afternoon, but tied it up on the second hole and charged on to win the 104th Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship presented by Carl’s Golfland. The 21-year-old University of Indianapolis go…

Richard M. Stewart, Mike Fay Headline 2020 Michigan PGA Special Award Recipients

Posted on July 17th, 2020
2020 Michigan PGA Special Award Winners EAST LANSING, MI–Dick Stewart, PGA Life Member and former Head Professional at Kalamazoo Country Club, has captured the 2020 Michigan Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year award. This prestigious honor is awarded to the professional that has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leader…

Why Would You Clean Up Before You Start? USGA Central Region Update

Posted on July 17th, 2020
Maintaining healthy and consistent turf near the edge of a putting green can be a challenge. The perimeter is generally the first area of a green to decline during periods of stressful weather. As such, superintendents implement a wide range of strategies to promote healthy turf in what is often ref…

Country Club of Detroit to host U.S. Senior Amateur in 2021

Posted on July 14th, 2020
By Julie Williams | Golfweek , July 10, 2020 11:13 am The U.S. Golf Association is bringing the U.S. Senior Amateur to Detroit in 2021. The announcement came as part of changes to future host sites for the event. The Country Club of Detroit, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, will be the si…

Summer Sprinkler Checklist, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on July 10th, 2020
  The combination of limited rainfall, warm temperatures and high winds is a recipe for drought-stressed turf. For golf courses in many parts of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, keeping up with water demand has been tough. Poorly maintained sprinklers can make an already difficult situation eve…

Executive Order 2020-143

Posted on July 2nd, 2020
  Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order prohibiting bars and nightclubs in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 from offering indoor service, effective 11:00pm July 1, 2020.  The order reads: To protect our state from a new wave of infections and to increase the likelihood that we can reopen sc…

Annual bluegrass weevil found in Wisconsin

Posted on July 1st, 2020
  Last week a possible case of annual bluegrass weevil was reported at a course in central Wisconsin and was confirmed as ABW last night by both UW Insect Diagnostic Lab Manager P.J. Liesch and Penn State Entomologist Dr. Ben McGraw. ABW is a serious pest of annual bluegrass that has primarily on…
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