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Last Weekend, Last Frost

Unfortunately the last Saturday of the golf season will be a frost delay, and more than likely, a lengthy one. With temperatures at 29 degrees right now, and more than likely dipping lower as the sun rises, it will be several hours until we’re clear to play. We will forego any maintenance other than essential […]

First Frost

Seems a little early, but we’ll experience our first frost of the Fall season. At this time, we’ll reevaluate at 9:00. We will be mowing greens and fairways today, in preparation for starting the sodding process on the putting green tomorrow, and freeing up all staff. When the frost lifts, we will need time to […]

Fairway Expansions

Midland Members, As part of the golf course Master Plan, the new fairway expansions on 3, 8, 11, 12, 14, and 17 were seeded and topdressed on Monday. It is imperative that we keep electric carts off these areas. Bentgrass seedlings are extremely fragile and will not survive under cart traffic. All seeded areas are […]

Short Weather Delay

A quick line of lightning, and much needed rain, is making its way through the metro right now. We won’t get much rain out of it, but anything counts with as dry as it’s been. As our staff waits for it to clear to be safe, we will be delayed in starting our preparation of […]

Continual Progress

As there continues to be questions regarding this Fall’s Master Plan work, I am putting the same information that was physically mailed to all members in March, on the blog, as it should be a helpful reminder of the scope of work, and to eliminate any misinformation. Please feel free to reach out with questions […]

2022 Golf Season – First Round Experiences

The beginning of the golf season has taken awhile to arrive, and its preceding weather to has been anything but conventional. So here’s a few things you can expect to encounter if you’re playing your first round of golf this opening weekend:   Deep tine holes on greens, tees, and fairways. We deep tine playing […]

Winter Trails Groomed for Weekend

After a few chilly days, Justin and Tina have completed a fresh groom of the winter trails. The weather looks to have made a turn away from fridgid temperatures, so we hope to see you out there enjoying! Mike Manthey

A Chilly Groom

Yes, it’s bone chilling out, but Justin groomed the winter trails yesterday. The abundant sunshine all day packed the snow tight with the groom, so the trail set up nicely. Once the temperatures warm up to your threshold, we hope you can make it out to enjoy. Mike Manthey

Fresh Groom

The last few snow events, followed up by extremely cold, dry air, has resulted in the winter trails blowing over quickly. Yesterday’s snowfall had little moisture content, so it’s expected that the snow will again be mobile once the wind picks up. Assistant GCS, Tina Rosenow, has just finished grooming the trails so they’re ready […]