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Golf industry KPIs: 2020

Posted on January 29th, 2021
A shot in the arm: Something that has a sudden and positive effect on something, providing encouragement and new activity.
    — Cambridge Dictionary
I can’t think of a more appropriate description of the year 2020 and its effect on golf, can you? There hasn’t bee…

Dues Proposal

Posted on January 25th, 2021
Fellow members, first and foremost we thank you for your help in making Michigan a leader in the Golf Course Industry. Michigan continues to be a forward-thinking leader recognized not just locally but nationally for our innovations, our accomplishments, and success as an association. Th…

2021 MTF Scholarship Awardees

Posted on January 22nd, 2021
The Michigan Turfgrass Foundation extends congratulations to our recent  2021 MSU Student Scholarship Awardees:   Ms. Payton Perkinson – The Norman Kramer Scholar Award Mr. Colin King – The Kenyon T. Payne Outstanding Student Award Mr. Keith Koch –  The Sports and Commer

January 2021 MSU Turfgrass Alumni Update

Posted on January 19th, 2021
  Greetings from the (Empty) Land of Green and (very little so far) White, To call this past fall semester unusual would be an insult to the word unusual. My beginning turfgrass class had 16 students, 10 from the IAT programs and 6 in our BS program. (We were down from 14, since 4 decided to defer to F…

2020 Heritage Scholarship Winners

Posted on January 18th, 2021
  The winners of the 2020 Heritage Scholarship have been chosen. The award is available to the dependents of current members who are enrolled in a post high school education curriculum. Funding for this scholarship is provided by the proceeds from the 2020 Fundraisers, the Northern at…

MiGCSA 5K Team Registration

Posted on January 18th, 2021
  Let’s help GCSAA raise some additional money for their disaster relief fund and for Sam Holysz’ family. The MiGCSA board has authorized a $100 donation for each person that joins the MiGCSA 5K team with a max of $500 for both groups. You can run or walk, walk by yourself, take a family hike or…

Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program

Posted on January 18th, 2021
  2018 e header The State of Michigan has allocated $55 million to implement the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program to support the needs of Michigan businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 virus and the Gatherings and Mask Order. The application to apply will op…

Looking Back To Move Forward, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on January 15th, 2021
Zach Nicoludis, agronomist, Central Region
Each golf season delivers a unique set of challenges that test all aspects of an agronomic program. While it is understandable that people don’t want to spend time dwelling on the past, taking the time to reflect on the successes and struggles of the pas…

What’s ahead for ‘zealous’ golfers?

Posted on January 15th, 2021
As the broader U.S. economy limps into 2021 and stimulus measures work to stave off a double-dip recession, the sentiment in golf remains optimistic, although there are certainly questions about how the industry will fare amid vaccine rollouts and the eventual return to public life. On the whole,…

Get the GCSAA Now app

Posted on January 13th, 2021
The latest GCSAA app will give instant access to GCSAA news, resources and tools — available for iOS and Android GCSAA app news image 2GCSAA Now is the new mobile app to give you GCSAA news and information in the palm of your hands. Download documents, interact with fellow members, update your membership info and more. G…
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