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2022 Master Plan Review

We’re in the middle of the doldrums of winter, so it’s a nice time to see some pictures of green grass, with a trip back to the Fall of 2022. A significant difference in the 2020 Master Plan project to the 2022 project, was that we kept all holes open during construction. It was a […]

Fresh Groom

After several days of snow removal in the parking lot and clubhouse roof, we’ve finally been able to put a fresh groom on the winter trails. The 12″++ of fresh snow finally gave us a good base to produce a good product. Again, please stay on the trails, as they prevent any traffic on shortgrass […]

Winter Trails Open

We finally have enough snow to open the trail, and they are now groomed for use. The condition of the trail is not great, as it will take some time and multiple grooms, to set in. As I mentioned before, the trail begins on the driving range fairway, not on the tee. Please do not […]

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 […]