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New Live GCSAA Webinars in 2021

Posted on December 30th, 2020
 
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Bring in the Bees: Why and How Jan. 19 @ 10 a.m., Central Learn how native bees can help maintain healthy and resilient natural habitats at your course from Faith Kuehn, Ph.D. &

MGHoF Mourns Mary Fossum

Posted on December 29th, 2020
The Michigan Golf Hall of Fame mourns member Mary Fossum who passed away on Sunday at the age of 93. She was inducted in 2002 and is remembered fondly as a positive influence and pioneer in women’s sports at Michigan State University where she was the first women’s golf coach, and as a golfer who at a…

Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams

Posted on December 28th, 2020
Due to continued community spread of COVID-19, paper-based, in-person pesticide applicator certification exams will be suspended until MDARD determines that exams can be safely resumed. When MDARD resumes in-person exam administration, individuals who had been scheduled for previously su…

Stoatin Brae Golf Course Named National Golf Course of the Year

Posted on December 21st, 2020
EAST LANSING – The Stoatin Brae Golf Course at Gull Lake View Golf and Resort in Augusta, Mich., has been named the National Golf Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA). “Each year the NGCOA recognize those that have helped preserve the tradition of the game whi…

Michigan Golf Alliance Earns Award from National Golf Course Owners

Posted on December 21st, 2020
EAST LANSING – The 2020 pandemic efforts of the Michigan Golf Alliance have been recognized with the Champion Award by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA). “Each year the NGCOA recognizes those that have helped preserve the tradition of the game while embracing the challenge…

Check Your Stockings, Golfers

Posted on December 17th, 2020
This week’s message features David Lorentz, NGF’s Chief Research Officer… Yesterday the Commerce Department reported that U.S. retail sales dropped 1.1% in November – the second straight month of decline1 and a bigger dip than most economists predicted, with softer spending at de…

Prestwick Village to Host 100th Michigan PGA Professional Championship

Posted on December 10th, 2020
HIGHLAND – Prestwick Village Golf Club will make Michigan golf history once again by hosting the 100th Michigan PGA Professional Championship in August. The private club surrounded by a family-focused community hosted the 100th playing of the Michigan Open Championship in 2017 as well as the 9…

Site-Specific Shade Assessment, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on December 8th, 2020
By: John Daniels, agronomist, Central Region
Tree removal is arguably one of the most difficult tasks to carry out on a golf course. That’s not to say the act of cutting down and cleaning up a tree is overly complicated and beyond the abilities of the course maintenance team. In fact, most maintenan…

December Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on December 8th, 2020
3 Southern resorts calling your name …
Road Trip to Bandon Dunes …
MSU and U-M golf team recruits and high school’s Miss Golf.
Freeways and Fairways course review: Calderon Golf Club.
Bill Hobson column; a light hearted look at a Covid year.
3rd Oldest Michigan course getting a fa…

Compensation & Benefits Survey

Posted on December 4th, 2020
Thank you to more than 100 MiGCSA Class A&B Members who completed this survey.  Final results are available at the links below and will continue to update in real time as more complete the survey.  All MiGCSA Surveys
2020 Compensation Results
2020 Compensation
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