Eric Lilleboe of Okemos Wins Michigan Open; Final Round Rained Out

Posted on June 14th, 2019
ACME – Eric Lilleboe of Okemos was declared the winner of the 102nd Michigan Open Championship presented by Grand Traverse Resort & Casino/Yamaha Golf Cars Plus/Lake Trust Credit Union after the final round was rained out Thursday.   “I was ready to play today, I wanted to play today j

Spring 2019 Weather Recap and Summer Outlook

Posted on June 13th, 2019
#TurfChat to discuss the weather we have had this spring & the forecast for this summer with Dr. Jeffrey A. Andresen, Professor and State Climatologist for Michigan.  

Sun Deficiency, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on June 10th, 2019
The theme for many golf courses in 2019 can be summed up in one word: soggy. In fact, the continental United States just had the wettest 12-month stretch in the 124 years since measurements started. This unprecedented amount of precipitation has resulted in numerous challenges for go…

June Michigan Golf Journal

Posted on June 10th, 2019
Welcome to the JUNE 2019 edition of MICHIGAN GOLF JOURNAL featuring: a PGA Tour player’s fight against Muscular Dystrophy…the first-ever LPGA Tour team tournament, coming to Midland…a display of honor in high school golf…a four-generation golf resort…the ri…

GOLF DAY AT THE CAPITOL: Legislators Learn Golf Industry’s Impact

Posted on June 7th, 2019
LANSING –  State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, proclaimed “June is Michigan Golf Month” on behalf of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the state legislature, and former Lt. Governor Brian Calley, who is now the president of the Small Business Association of Michigan, coached Michigan Golf A

GCSAA Glyphosate Update

Posted on June 5th, 2019

By GCSAA Government Affairs Team | Mar 11, 2019
Last August, a state court jury in San Francisco decided Roundup caused a Vallejo, California man’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma and awarded him $289 million in punitive damages. The award was later reduced to $78 million and Monsanto has appealed. German…

2019 Northern Fundraiser Results

Posted on June 5th, 2019
With 250 combined tee times for members, friends and families taking part in the 2019 Northern Fundraiser at Arcadia Bluffs on Sunday at the South Course and Monday on the Bluffs Course the fundraising year is off to a great start. A windy and challenging day on the South Course on Sunday led to an eeril…

Foursome Inducted, GAM Honored by Michigan Golf Hall of Fame

Posted on June 5th, 2019
BIG RAPIDS – The late George Bayer, a former Detroit Golf Club head professional and PGA Tour player, Ron Beurmann, head professional at Country Club of Jackson, Bernie Friedrich, senior vice-president of golf operations and resort sales for Boyne Resorts, and Al Mengert, a former Oakland Hill…
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