Dam Scary To Remove Ice, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on March 22nd, 2019
It’s hard to imagine opening a golf course to play when putting greens are still buried in snow, but spring is coming soon. Anxious turf managers at courses where playing surfaces are dominated by Poa annua have reported localized areas of turf under dense ice cover for at least 70 to 8…

Traverse City Golf and Country Club: Serving its Membership, Year after Year

Posted on March 22nd, 2019
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Chris Whitten to Succeed David Graham as GAM Executive Director

Posted on March 15th, 2019
FARMINGTON HILLS – Chris Whitten, the University of Michigan Men’s Head Golf Coach since 2011, has been hired to succeed David Graham as Executive Director of the Golf Association of Michigan. “I am honored to have this opportunity to lead and contribute at the Golf Association of Michigan,

Michigan Golf Journal – March 2019

Posted on March 14th, 2019
· Buddy Trips: French Lick Resort · Caddyshack Parables · College Recruiting Tips from MSU · Drive, Chip and Putt Sign-up · Learn to Build Golf Clubs · The new sage Run in U.P. … And more in Michigan’s only monthly golf news publication.

2019 GAM Superintendent Award of Merit

Posted on March 12th, 2019
Nominations are Open, Deadline of March 28th Receiving the GAM Superintendent Award of Merit is a special honor bestowed upon a Superintendent who has demonstrated leadership, professionalism, good character and high standards of conduct through pursuits associated with Golf Course Grounds

Jack Harrell, Jr Provides Insights on Decision to Stop Selling Glyphosate

Posted on March 11th, 2019
Lakeland, Florida, March 11, 2019- A letter from Jack Harrell, Jr. CEO of Harrell’s regarding recent decision to discontinue distribution of glyphosate products. There has obviously been some discussion and concern about our decision to stop selling glyphosate products. I apologize for any…

Get It While The Getting Is Good, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on March 11th, 2019
Timing and persistence are the keys to successful weed control. When it comes to post-emergent treatments, this means applying the product as soon as weeds begin to appear. Mature, established weeds are always going to be much more difficult to eliminate compared to juvenile weeds. Therefore, sp…

2019 Match Play Championship

Posted on March 1st, 2019
Click Here for the Championship Bracket Click Here for the Consolation Bracket FORMAT: 1. The Two Man Team Match Play event is an ongoing single-elimination tournament in which two teams play match play (best ball net, aka Four Ball Match Play), during each round. The winning team advances to the ne…

2018 MiGCSA State Champion, Jim Apsey to Play in Michigan Open

Posted on February 26th, 2019
The Michigan Section of the PGA has extended and invitation to the 2018 MiGCSA State Champion Jim Apsey to compete in the Michigan Open. The 2019 Michigan Open will be played at The Bear at Grand Traverse Resort on June 10 – 13. This invitation will be available to all future MiGCSA State Champions an…
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