Golf Course Management Training

Education Funded

2010 Education

  • Thatch Management - Dr. Bob Carrow, University of Georgia
  • Thatch Management Research - Dr. Jack Huang, University of Georgia
  • Paspalum Breeding and Management - Dr. Paul Raymer, University of Georgia
  • Bentgrass Disease Management - Dr. Lee Burpee, University of Georgia
  • Field Tour - NTEP Studies, Penncross Green, Warm-season Research Green, Seashore Paspalum Breeding Plots, Greenhouse,  and Maintenance Building -Drs. Waltz, Huang, Raymer, Burpee, and McCullough, University of Georgia

2012 Education

  • Reducing Chemical Use on Golf Course Turf – Redefining IPM - Dr. Frank Rossi, Cornell University
  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues – UGA Turf Team

2013 Education

  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues – UGA Turf Team
  • Turfgrass: Management, Politics, Society and the Environemnt – Dr. John Steir, University of Tennessee

2014 Education

  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues – UGA Turf Team
  •  “What’s Good About Golf and What’s Wrong With People?” - Bob Cupp - Bob Cupp, Inc.

2015 Education

  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues – UGA Turf Team
  • Going Native...Native Grasses & Organizing Methods
    – Mark Hoban—Rivermont Golf & Country Club
  • Uncovering the Spirit of Pinehurst No. 2 for historical Back to Back U.S. Opens
    – Bob Farren, CGCS—Director of Golf Course Maintenance & Grounds Pinehurst Resort

2016 Education

  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues
    – UGA Turf Team
  • Understanding Factors that Affect Pesticide Fate and Behavior
    – Dr. Travis Gannon - North Carolina State University
  • Going Undefeated in the War Against Warm Season Turf Insect Pests
    – Dr. Rick Brandenburg - North Carolina State University

2017 Education

  • Updates on Ongoing Turfgrass Research and Programs Including Management, Breeding and Pest Related Issues
    – UGA Turf Team
  • Maintaining the Fields of Play in Harmony with Nature
    – Nelson Caron, The Ford Plantation