Tenacity vs Persistance

(First, a huge shoutout to everyone who’s started tossing their broken tees next to the tee markers, and not in the roughs. Absolutely lovely to see an immediate impact, bravo!) Persistence is a big part of what we do in taking care of your golf course. It’s the constant in our line of work to […]

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Tossers

Let’s stay on the topic of tees. First, the golf shop has made the switch to wooden tees, away from plastic. The wood tee has a nice classy vibe, especially with the logo They are natural, and will actually break down in the ground if they can’t be retrieved They’re less prone to mimic miniature […]

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Quick Posts

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be doing shorter posts that focus on one specific topic. Hopefully they will be educational and/or useful for you. First topic is the where you usually start your round, on the range tee. In October of 2022 we re-leveled and re-sodded the tee. Being that the sod is young, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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