From the Minneapolis Star Tribune, By Steve Brandt Star Tribune OCTOBER 1, 2015 Minneapolis’ Hiawatha golf course has been pumping hundreds of millions of gallons of water into adjacent Lake Hiawatha without a permit, abruptly halting plans to renovate and reopen the storm-damaged course. The revelation was a significant setback for a course that has […]In Passing, Matt Zwilling
The MGCSA regrets to share that Matt Zwilling, superintendent at Fox Hollow Golf Club, has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Zwilling family. Matthew P. Zwilling age 33, of Anoka, passed away peacefully on Sept. 28, 2015. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph and Marie Zwilling, Anthony Wentland […]Pint Reclaims MGCSA Championship Title
Jeff Pint, New Prague Golf Club, took on two challengers, Mike Kelly, Bayer Environmental Science and Kevin Milbrandt, Hazeltine National Golf Club, in a sudden death play-off during the MGCSA 2015 Championship. Each individual scored a respectable 78 upon an immaculate and fairly set up Le Sueur Country Club during the official round on Monday, […]ELGA Award Nominations will be accepted through Oct. 1
2015 Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards are now open to apply You can’t win if you don’t apply! Take time to submit your ELGA application before Oct 1, 2015 and remember it is for the good of the superintendents’ profession as well as recognition for your efforts. There are many benefits to the ELGA that […]BWSR Featured Plant Name: New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
Few plant species produce an abundance of flowers like New England Aster. The species blooms from early to late fall along with goldenrods and other asters, adding color and pollinator habitat in mesic prairies, wet meadows and lakeshores. Growing up to five feet tall, the species competes well with most weeds and since it readily […]
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The Wee One
At Brackett's Crossing Country Club
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October 12, 2015
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