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All eyes will be on Detroit as The Rocket Mortgage Classic hosted by the Professional Golf Association kicks off at the Detroit Golf Club in the Palmer Park area on Tuesday. 

Not everything is on par though.

The seven groundskeepers responsible for the greens at the private golf club have been working without a contract since June of 2018, and their heated contract negotiations seem to have no end in sight.

Detroit Golf Club Groundskeepers Continue Fight for New Contract As Course Prepares to Host the 2019 PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic

(DETROIT)  – Today, mechanics and groundskeepers represented by Teamsters Local 299 that maintain the championship-caliber greens and fairways of the Detroit Golf Club are calling on management to reach a new agreement with the workers after negotiations have dragged on for nearly a year. The previous contract for the seven-member unit expired in 2018.

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