How to submit an article for publication in On Course
On Course is the official monthly publication of the Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents (MAGCS) and dedicated to disseminating scientific and practical knowledge pertaining to golf turf maintenance, documenting the activities of the Association, and enhancing the professional stature of the Association's members. The readership of On Course comprises MAGCS members and nonmembers who manage the greater Chicagoland area's many golf courses, as well as golf industry and allied professionals throughout the Midwest.
On Course Editorial Content:
Midwest Breezes - Short highlights of new ideas, unique problem solving techniques, and practical solutions. Edited by Chuck Anfield, CGCS.
Bullsheet - This intriguing section, written by John Gurke, CGCS, keeps MAGCS members informed on current events, member life changes, and other fun facts.
Ask the Expert - Articles formulated from the combined knowledge and experience of MAGCS members. Authors utilize several points of view from our "experts" to offer comprehensive golf course management solutions.
Off Course - Offers the readership something a little different and NON-golf related. Just write something interesting.
Please provide the following when submitting an article:
Things to Consider:
Length and Submission Guidelines
**On Course will not reprint articles if they have previously appeared in another publication. Also, once an article has been accepted for publication in On Course, we ask that it not be submitted to other industry publications. An article may be reprinted in antoher GCSAA-affiliated chapter publication (with proper credit). However, we request that the article appear in On Course first.
Annually, two authors are awarded distinctive and coveted recognition for their contribution to the magazine. Each award in itself honors the two instrumental early editors of the magazine: Ray Gerber and Fred D. Opperman.
Thank you and good luck with your submission! Please read over the submission guidlines before sending your article. If you have any questions or comments, please contact MAGCS or 630.685.2420.