2019 Event Calendar

Posted on February 22nd, 2019
The full 2019 events schedule is ready! Mark your calender’s for the 30 great opportunities to network with your fellow members, support scholarships, turf research, education and tournament volunteer options. Printable version here:…

Proven Putting Green Protection, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on February 20th, 2019
Recent temperature swings of 30 to 40 degrees have many superintendents questioning what winter’s impact will be on putting green health. Attention is usually focused on how single-digit temperatures and prolonged ice cover can cause winter injury, but the risk of injury is compounded when wi…

Announcing the 2019 Wee One Event

Posted on February 20th, 2019
Franklin Hills Country Club, Monday, May 20, 2019 The Michigan Wee One Committee is excited to announce the 2019 Wee One fundraiser will be at the beautiful and historic Franklin Hills Country Club in Franklin, Michigan. This is a great opportunity to golf this exclusive, Donald Ross designed cour…

Support the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame; 2019 Raffle Features Six Super Prizes

Posted on February 14th, 2019
Six prizes mean six winners in the 2019 Michigan Golf Hall of Fame Raffle, which means it has never been more fun to make a six. Play at Crystal Downs, Arcadia Bluffs or Barton Hills, and watch the PGA and play at Detroit Golf Club, or the LPGA at Blythefield Country Club or the PGA Tour Champions at Warwic…

The Current Situation of Ice on Putting Greens

Posted on February 11th, 2019
11 Feb 2019 2:18 PM | Kevin Frank Here in mid-Michigan winter was late to arrive but has certainly made its presence felt in the last several weeks. However, from Minnesota to Ontario I’ve been fielding questions since mid-December on ice cover on putting greens and what should or sho

Doug Johanningsmeier, DSR Harrell’s LLC Elected President MTF

Posted on January 31st, 2019
Doug Johanningsmeier, Southeast MI Territory Manager for Harrell’s LLC one of the nation’s largest distributors of branded fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides has been elected President of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation at the Foundations annual meeting Jan 22nd in East Lansin…

LaVern “Tump” Roy Dingman – December 20, 1944 – January 29, 2019

Posted on January 30th, 2019
LaVern “Tump” Dingman, age 74, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Hurley Medical Center in Flint after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Cancer. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, February 1, 2019 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel. D…
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