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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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