NGF Research Bulletin: May Rounds Climb

Posted on June 25th, 2021

May rounds were up 18.1% month-over-month, and are now up 33.6% year-to-date, according to the latest National Rounds Played report by Golf Datatech, produced in cooperation with the National Golf Foundation.
Now, with summer upon us, is when it really starts getting interesting – in te

MiGCSA Member Discord

Posted on June 21st, 2021
  In order to provide a quick online chat opportunity for our members to interact we have created a discord chat room.  Discord is a VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities. Users communicate with voice calls, video calls, text mess…

Midland’s Kimberly Dinh Wins 105th Michigan Women’s Amateur

Posted on June 21st, 2021
SAGINAW – The Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship has been on the bucket list of Midland’s Kimberly Dinh since her undergraduate days as a golfer at the University of Wisconsin. The 28-year-old Senior Research Specialist for Dow Chemical checked it off Friday winning a tense 1-up title m…

Playoff Dramatics Help Bradley Smithson Win Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open

Posted on June 18th, 2021
ACME – Bradley Smithson went wire-to-wire to win the 104th Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship at Grand Traverse Resort Thursday but walked a wire of intense final-day drama on The Bear course to do it. “For sure it’s the biggest win of my life,” said the 20-year-old Michigan Sta…

Game of a lifetime? Check out these numbers

Posted on June 18th, 2021

You often hear golf referred to as the game of a lifetime. But is it?
Unlike virtually every other sport, golf participation actually holds steady across the ages. See Figure 1, which shows that while skiing and tennis start off with slightly-higher participation rates, by the time people re

GCSAA Member Admission to the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic

Posted on June 16th, 2021
Normally as a benefit of membership, GCSAA members can enjoy complimentary admission to designated golf events such as the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club June 28 – July 4, 2021. However this year the tournament will not able to offer special access programs as in previous years…

Commercial Registered Applicator Programs

Posted on June 11th, 2021
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing disruptions in pesticide applicator certification exams and the conversion of exam administration primarily to Metro Institute, many pesticide application firms are seeking alternatives for pesticide applicator certification. One option is the establi…
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