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Opening Day Frost 🙁

We’ve been having frost everyday this week, and today is no different. If you are playing before 9:30am today, contact the golf shop for updates. Spring is dragging its feet, regardless, here’s to a great 2023 golf season! Our team is excited to see everyone back out on the course, Mike Manthey

Putting Green Orientation

Yes, we still have some time until the 2023 golf season…we’re working feverishly to get the golf course cleaned up and playable. Remember, the preparation work that needs to take place to prepare the golf course doesn’t know the temperature. There are still bunkers with 4 feet of snow in them, there are sticks and […]

History – Of a Logo

Another round of snow and winter are headed our way, delaying all of us from breaking dormancy….so let’s discuss some history of Midland (and its logo). History of Midland’s and Classic Golf Course Logos –  Bradley Klein – Golf Course Historian, writer, author, journalist, political scientist, and consultant states: “The founding individuals of Classic Golf […]

Spring Update

First, AGCS Justin Hemauer has put a fresh groom on the winter trails yesterday, and they’re set up really well. I’m not sure how many more grooms we have left this season so I recommend you take advantage of a nice week before the “big melt” looks to start next week. Obviously we’ve had a […]

Midland Heads to the Genesis Invitational

Normally we attend the Golf Course Superintendent Association Golf Industry Show, as our flagship educational event of the year. Being in a science-based industry, there is constantly new and emerging technology, turf research updates, and leadership/management classroom events. There’s also the traditional trade show, unveiling new equipment/technology, as well as a way to study equipment […]

Fresh Groom

The winter trails have been groomed ahead of the warm up this weekend. Hope you can make it out to enjoy. Mike Manthey

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 […]