Michigan Golf Provides $6.1 Billion Impact, Study Reveals

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 LANSING – The Michigan golf industry's total economic impact is $6.1 billion, yes billion, in part because the state is home to 859 courses, including the most public golf courses in the nation, stands as the top winter-interrupted golf tourism destination in the country and provides 61,000 jobs according to a recently completed study by the ...

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MGCA Awarded $543,000 Grant to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Program

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 $6.1M investment will expand Registered Apprenticeships in non-traditional sectors and occupations for Michiganders LANSING, MI—Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) announced Friday nine recipients of more than $6.1 million in State Apprenticeship Expansion 2023 Grant Program awards that wi...

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Help Your Hospitality Employees Step Up Their Careers

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The Hospitality Training Institute of Michigan is offering their Hospitality Business Management Course (a $2,500 value) AT NO COST for the first 2,000 registrants.This is your opportunity to give employees the key business and leadership skills they need to become effective leaders. After they complete the course, your employees will have nat...

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NGCOA unveils "Deck of Cards—How to Ace Credit Card Processing and Save Money."

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The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has released its latest publication, Deck of Cards — How to Ace Credit Card Processing and Save Money. This white paper, which was researched and written by Golf Business magazine contributor Harvey Silverman, featuring insights from the co-founder of Claymore Payments Consulting Kevin McDonnell, ...

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DOL 2024 Independent Contractor Rule

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How will it impact our industry and YOUR golf business?  FREE Webinar for MGCA Members Tuesday, March 19 1pm–2pm. The Department of Labor's new Independent Contractor Rule will take effect on Monday, March 11, 2024 and will impact various professionals in the golf industry, including golf teachers, caddies, and fitness instructors. Under this ...

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Economic Impact Study Now Open

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The Michigan Golf Alliance, alongside the National Golf Foundation, is conducting a survey to better understand the economic impact of golf in our state. Your contribution is crucial and strictly confidential, utilized only in aggregate form. Estimate 15–20 minutes of your time to provide valuable input! Thank you for your help and we look for...

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Michigan Golf Course Association Honors Apprentices in Landmark Program

Michigan Department of LEO recognizes MGCA with CHAMPION Award Michael Flatt and Russell Smascz, who in the last year took part in a landmark golf course maintenance Registered Apprenticeship program at The Highlands at Harbor Springs Resort, have been honored with recognition of completion certificates by the Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA...

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Michigan Golf Course Association Honors 2023 Award Winners

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Jeff Hoag, Carey Mitchelson and Sundance at A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort Headline 2023 MGCA Awards Jeff Hoag, owner and general manager at Scott Lake Golf & Practice Center in Comstock Park, and Carey Mitchelson, the director of operations at College Fields Golf Club in Okemos and executive director of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation, headlined the ...

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2023 AWARD WINNERS: Michigan Golf Course Association Announces Honorees

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LANSING – Jeff Hoag, owner and general manager at Scott Lake Golf & Practice Center in Comstock Park, and Carey Mitchelson, the director of operations at College Fields Golf Club in Okemos and executive director of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation (MTF), headline the 2023 Award Winners announced today by the Michigan Golf Course Association (M...

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Michigan Golf Course Association Announces Bay Harbor Golf Club, The Highlands at Harbor Springs, Lynx Golf Course, Raisin Valley Golf Club, Scott Lake Golf & Practice Center and The Emerald Golf Course to New Registered Apprenticeship Program

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Registered Apprenticeship is a proven talent pipeline solution. EAST LANSING, MI–The Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA) today announced the signing of Boyne Golf's Bay Harbor Golf Club and The Highlands at Harbor Springs, Raisin Valley Golf Club, Scott Lake Golf & Practice Center, and The Emerald Golf Course to Registered Apprenticeship Go...

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Sundance at A-Ga-Ming Named 2023 Michigan Golf Course of the Year

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KEWADIN, Mich. – The Sundance at A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort has been selected as the 2023 Michigan Golf Course of the Year by the Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA). Sundance, a Jerry Matthews design that opened in 2005, is one of two courses at the main campus of A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort and sits atop glacier-carved bluffs between Torch Lake and Gran...

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