Closing Date Set

This coming Wednesday, November 11th, will be the last day of the golf season at Midland. The forecast shows winter winds and temperatures finally making it to us. We have several days of preparation before it arrives to get the greens covered properly and the course ready.  Thank you for another great year, we hope to

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Three Day Forecast

The forecast for the next 3 mornings will bring us significant frost delays. (Click on the forecast picture to expand). If you are playing this weekend, it’s likely the first tee time will be delayed until 10:00am or more because of the freezing temperatures and low sun angle this time of year. This is the first real cold weather of

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Fall Update

It’s that time of year when our department starts to shift gears. With essentially 6 weeks left in the (typical) golf season, we are shifting our focus towards golf course improvement projects and winter preparation. We are no longer spending time and energy on most of the detail aspects of course maintenance because it prevents us from

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Bad Timing

  This morning’s unexpected storms have only produced .10″ of rain. However, just like golfers, our staff cannot perform maintenance and preparation to the golf course in the lightning. Looking at the timing of the current radar, I expect that it will be safe enough to get on the golf course at the same time

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Last nights storm

We received another inch of rain last night which brings our weeks total to three inches. Carts will be allowed but please follow stakes and signs. Unfortunately, we received substantial winds as well so there is debris everywhere. Greens will not be cut or rolled as all labor will go into blowing off all playing

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Wash Out

With 2.25″ of rain yesterday a few things happened. Unfortunately, the scheduled projected of sealing cart paths around the clubhouse did not happen. The paths need to be dry for the sealant to adhere properly. With the course scheduled to be closed all day, our department missed out on topdressing greens, solid tining of all of the

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Course Update

  Wow, May and June went by fast. Really fast! Here’s an over due update on the course, common questions I’ve received,  projects we’ve completed, as well as what’s ahead for our department.         Our cultural practices on the playing surfaces, especially the greens, are showing their worth as we approach the summer months. We

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Frost Delay

There is a frost delay this morning. At 30 degrees, it’s currently too cold to water off with the irrigation system. With the sunshine this morning, I predict we will be able to get on the course around 9:00-10:00am. Check with the Golf Shop for updates.   Thanks for your patience.  

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Frost Delay

Today is the busiest golf day of the year so far, but unfortunately there will be a frost delay this morning. The irrigation system is not charged as of yet so we will have to wait for the weather to burn off the frost. Check with the Golf Shop for updates. Thanks for your patience!

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