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2018 Ally Challenge at Warwick Hills, Volunteers Needed!

Posted on September 8th, 2018
Warwick Hills G&CC is hosting the Ally Challenge next week September 10-16. Superintendent Chris Kuciemba needs some volunteers to help with maintenance tasks on the golf course.  He needs about 5-10 workers per shift, especially Wednesday September 12 – Sunday S

Crab, Crab, Goose USGA Central Region Update

Posted on September 7th, 2018
Diagnosing and controlling goosegrass early in its life cycle is the key to preventing it from spreading and evolving into a serious, chronic problem. Experienced golf turf managers in northern states have little trouble identifying and controlling crabgrass. They know when and where to apply p…

Apsey wins MiGCSA State Championship

Posted on August 30th, 2018
The Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association (MiGCSA) has a new State Champion. On August 29th MiGCSA Members came to Hawk Hollow Golf Club in Bath, MI to compete in the 10th annual MiGCSA State Championship. The host Superintendent at Eagle Eye is Jeff Zeman along with host MiGCSA Members

Hunter Johnson Invitational

Posted on August 27th, 2018
Hunter Johnson is the sixteen year old son of Gary and Dawn Johnson. Hunter was involved in a horrible hunting accident last Fall. He suffered major facial trauma, which will necessitate multiple surgical procedures over the coming months and years. Hunter has undergone 13 surgeries to date, yet s…

The Goldilocks Principle For Sand Topdressing, USGA Central Region

Posted on August 22nd, 2018
Topdressing rates and frequency should match plant growth. Light and frequent sand topdressing is crucial to maintain a healthy growing environment and smooth, firm putting surfaces. The key is to apply enough sand to keep pace with turf growth so that organic matter accumulation does not become…

2018 MiGCSA T-Shirt Fundraiser

Posted on August 9th, 2018
The MiGCSA Board of Directors have approved the use of these funds to sponsor one MiGCSA Class A or B Member to attend the 2019 Golf Industry Show with all expenses paid if they meet these criteria.  1. You must have not attended a GIS in the past 5 years as a class A or B (SM) Member
2. You must be a curre…
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