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 […]

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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 […]

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First Killing Frost

Last night it dipped down to 31 degrees, for our first killing frost of the season. Killing frosts will kill off the heartiest “annual” vegetation, but will also start an important process for all perennial plants as well. “Hardening-off” is a crucial step for plants to start the winter-dormancy process. Without that step, plants can […]

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First Frost

We’ll have our first frost delay this morning. Temperatures have dipped low enough, and the lack of wind last night, created the perfect situation for frost to form. As always, it’s impossible to say how the long the delay will be, but it will impact tee times this morning. We will forgo most morning maintenance […]

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