December Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on December 11th, 2018
    Highlights include golf travel in the south, memories of Arnold Palmer, honoring Pete Dye, 2019 Rules VIDEOS plus indoor golf in Michigan.

2018 Heritage Scholarship Winners

Posted on December 11th, 2018
The winners of the 2018 Heritage Scholarship have been chosen. The Heritage Scholarship is an award of $1,500 that is offered through the Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association. The award is available to the children of our current members who are enrolled in a post high school educatio…

The Most Passionate Man in S.W. Michigan Golf Has Died

Posted on December 7th, 2018
By Pat Moody | Posted December 5, 2018 | Eau Claire’s Bruce Dustin was so passionate about the game of golf…so dedicated to it…so consumed by it that even as he owned and operated his own golf course at Pipestone Creek, he spent eight full years as the gro…

SiteOne® Launches New E-Commerce Website

Posted on December 6th, 2018
Customers receive five percent off their first order placed by year’s end   ROSWELL, Ga. (December 4, 2018) – SiteOne Landscape Supply launched a mobile-friendly e-commerce website that allows customers to place orders from anywhere at any time. Customers can search product av…

Raymond Hearn Golf Course Designs Wins ASGCA Design Excellence Award

Posted on December 6th, 2018
HOLLAND, Mich. – Raymond Hearn Golf Course Design’s renovation work at Water’s Edge Golf Club in Fremont, Mich. has been recognized by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) with a 2018 Design Excellence Recognition Award. It is the fourth ASGCA Design Excellence Award won…

Fall Wrap-Up and Snow Mold Applications

Posted on December 5th, 2018
Dr. Kevin W. Frank and Dr. Joe Vargas, Jr.
Michigan State University
As the end of 2018 draws near many turf managers will be happy to put this year in the rear-view mirror. Many have commented that this year we had winter, summer, and then winter again with our hopes of a gradual spring warm-up and gradu

November 7th, 2018 MiGCSA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Posted on November 26th, 2018
On November 7th, 2018 the MiGCSA Board of Directors convened for the Fall meeting at Bucks Run Golf Club in Mt. Pleasant hosted by Vice President Jeff Sweet, CGCS. If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions please email and they will be shared with the Board.  Full Meet

MGCA Announces 2018 Award Winners

Posted on November 19th, 2018
Bernie Friedrich, Senior Vice President of Golf and Resort Sales for Boyne USA, Gordie LaFontaine, long time Executive Director of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation, and Michigan Golf Hall of Fame member, Major Dan Rooney USAF, founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation, and The Heather at Boyne Hi…

Keeping Irrigation Field Controller Cabinets Clean, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on November 16th, 2018
Place an insecticide strip in your irrigation field control boxes this winter to keep unwanted insects out. Winter preparations are already underway at many northern golf courses. Crews are feverishly working to complete leaf cleanup, apply preventative snow mold treatments, make final sand t…
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