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Archive for May 2020

Golf Emergency Relief Fund

Apply for Phase 2 of the Golf Emergency Relief Program

As of Wednesday, May 27th, eligible workers in the golf industry, including PGA Professionals, can apply for the second phase of the Golf Emergency Relief Fund. Phase 2 is another opportunity to assist those economically impacted by the pandemic.

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Anika Dy Women's Open

Crystal Mountain Making Plans to Host 2020 Michigan Women’s Open

Sponsoring host Crystal Mountain Resort is offering a special 50% reduced lodging rate for players, and tournament play and spectator precautions have been put in place in light of COVID-19 concerns for the 27th Michigan PGA Women’s Open

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Golf Clarification on Executive Orders 2020-96 and 2020-97

Governor Whitmer announced that retailers and auto dealerships can open by appointment beginning Tuesday, May 26. Currently, golf shops can be open for curbside retail. Beginning May 26, retail shops can open for appointment with maximum capacity

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Midland Flood

Michigan PGA Members Come Together to Support Midland!

Michigan PGA Members Jordan Young and Brian Cairns have partnered with Southeast Michigan businesses and PGA Members to collect supplies to help the families affected by the flood. They have a goal set to fill two trailers, donated by APAC Paper and

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Golf Clarifications for Executive Orders 2020-91 & 2020-92 for Regions 6 & 8

The Michigan Golf Alliance confirmed with the Office of the Governor that Executive Orders 2020-91 and 2020-92 apply to golf operations in Regions 6 and 8 as follows: Restaurants/grill rooms are allowed to be open at golf courses up to a max of

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Turtle Creek Casino

Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Qualifiers Rescheduled

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for all of the rescheduled qualifiers for the 2020 Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship! With the addition of our new sponsor this year, Turtle Creek Casino, we are estimating a purse

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COVID-19 FAQ-EO 2020-77

FAQ-Executive Order 2020-77

Associations in the Michigan Golf Alliance have received specific questions from members about Executive Order 2020-77 asking what the language means for golf operations and where to find best practices and guidelines. We wish to provide the latest

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MGA Golf Clarification for EO-2020-77

The Michigan Golf Alliance has confirmed with the Office of the Governor that Executive Order 2020-77 applies to golf operations in ways including but not limited to the following: Golf carts are permitted with social distancing. Work primarily

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Scott Wilson, PGA

CBS Sports Special to Showcase Scott Wilson, 2019 PGA of America Youth Player Development Award Winner

“My Golf Journey: A Celebration of PGA Professionals” to air Saturday, May 9 on CBS Sports     PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (May 6, 2020) – Fourteen PGA Members and one PGA Section—reflecting the best of the PGA of America as

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Turtle Creek Casino

Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship Rescheduled

  TRAVERSE CITY – The Turtle Creek Casino Michigan Open Championship has been rescheduled for Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 on The Bear course at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.   It was previously scheduled for June 8-11 and postponed due to the

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