Tree Root Turmoil, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on January 21st, 2019
Tree roots can cause significant moisture and nutrient stress to turf. As such, many golf course superintendents sever troublesome feeder roots from trees at appropriate intervals to minimize stress to putting greens, tees, fairways and other key areas of the course. A variety of implements can…

Jack Nicklaus to Headline GAM Centennial Celebration

Posted on January 16th, 2019
FARMINGTON HILLS – Golf legend Jack Nicklaus will headline a gala June Golf Association of Michigan Foundation fundraiser at Oakland Hills Country Club to help honor the association’s centennial. The GAM 100 CELEBRATION on Monday, June 17, will include golf on the famed South Course, with pr…

January 8th, 2019 MiGCSA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Posted on January 15th, 2019
On January 8th, 2019 the MiGCSA Board of Directors convened for a 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 Meeting Minutes Her

Michael Fatke, Obituary

Posted on January 11th, 2019
Michael “Mike” Fatke, 55, passed away on Jan. 2, 2019, with his wife and best friend of over 32 years, Molly (Cichy) by his side. Together they fought a courageous year-long battle in hopes of conquering Mike’s cancer, and also had the support of family, friends, co-workers, col…

Golf Association of Michigan Plans Celebration Events to Mark Centennial

Posted on January 4th, 2019
FARMINGTON HILLS – A special centennial Annual Meeting in April, a June gala fundraiser that includes golf at Oakland Hills Country Club, and the passing of the leadership baton with the naming of a new executive director will highlight 2019 for the Golf Association of Michigan. “We are celebr…

Eric “Scott” Hilbert | 1947 – 2018 | Obituary

Posted on December 26th, 2018
Eric “Scott” Hilbert, age 71 of Howell, passed away unexpectedly at his home early Saturday morning, December 22, 2018. Born in Plainwell, Michigan on July 29, 1947, he was the son of the late Frederic and the late LaVerna (Leggett) Hilbert. Scott is a long-time Howell resident and the owner of R

Monarchs In The Rough

Posted on December 14th, 2018
Monarchs in the Rough is a partnership between Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund. The program connects and supports superintendents and other golf course staff as they plan, install, and manage habitat projects for the monarch butterfly on their courses. Monarchs in the Rou…

2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic Agronomy Volunteer Registration

Posted on December 14th, 2018
Welcome to the volunteer application for the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club June 24th – 30th, 2019. We are extremely excited that you are interested in signing up to volunteer for our tournament. Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2019, at that time we will
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