Scrap tire grants available for 2021

Posted on February 22nd, 2021
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is pleased to announce the availability of grants that promote and support the cleanup and reuse of scrap tires in Michigan.  EGLE is also pleased to announce the availability of grants for the development of markets tha…

2021 TT4Turf Course Donation

Posted on February 18th, 2021
The Michigan Turf Foundation invites all golf courses to participate in the Annual TT4Turf online golf auction. Proceeds from Auction to support MSU Turf Program and Turf Research. Please consider making your course one of the many to contribute to Turf Research at Michigan State University.


Who wants “In”?

Posted on February 12th, 2021
A year ago today, the World Health Organization officially named the disease caused by the coronavirus, COVID-19 (COronaVIrus Disease-2019), and what a year followed.
Last issue I shared the big picture of what happened to golf in 2020: a huge jump in rounds, six million new and returning on…

REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Enter GAM Championships, Golf Days and More

Posted on February 10th, 2021
FARMINGTON HILLS – Registration for GAM tournaments and Golf Days is open at As in recent years registration is available to members through the website for 30 championships, including the multiple GAM qualifiers for the Michigan Amateur Championship and GAM Championship, as well as…

Forward Tees – Location, Location, Location, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on February 9th, 2021
February 05, 2021 Paul Jacobs, agronomist, Central Region
All courses have a set of forward tees, although they may differ in name, marker color, size and yardage. The variability in forward tees can be significant between different courses and so can their level of use. As discussed in the USGA art…

Michigan Golf Journal, February Edition

Posted on February 9th, 2021
This FEBRURY edition features a huge list of fun and informative stories for the golf lover in you: a Q&A with PGA Tour pro Hale Irwin, new equipment and golf balls to discover, the top golf movies to watch while the snow falls, supporting our military veterans through the game, Tiger’s son…

Albaugh Acquires Prime Source Turf and Ornamental Business

Posted on February 2nd, 2021
Ankeny, IA. – December 23, 2020 – Albaugh LLC, a global leader in manufacturing and supply of crop protection and specialty products announced today it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Prime Source from Excelsior Equity, bringing together state of the art manufacturin…

Advanced Turf Solutions Launches Virtual Education Series

Posted on February 1st, 2021
Participants can earn continuing certification credits during the month of February Advanced Turf Solutions is now offering free online courses and live virtual seminars to support continuing education for turfgrass managers. The Virtual Education Series is free and available to the public.…
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