The USGA Green Section is hosting four
half-day education programs targeted at educating course officials on golf
course management topics. This seminar is designed for golf course officials, green
committee members, golf course superintendents, club managers, owners, golf
professionals, golf association officials and interested golfers.
Registration deadline is soon, so don’t
wait. Sign up now! Continuing education credits are offered for members of the GCSAA
(.35), PGA (5) and CMAA (3).
register officials from your course, contact Shelly Foy at 772-546-2620 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register online
with a credit card at https://www.usga.org/register using the following event codes:
Heritage Oaks – 0304, Timuquana – 0305, PGA National – 0306,
Pelican Preserve – 0307.
Oaks Golf & Country Club – Sarasota, Fla.
March 4, 2014 (Registration deadline February 27th)
($50 registration plus $3.50 sales tax) *In support of this workshop, the West Coast and Suncoast chapters of
the Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association will reimburse registration
for two people per club for the first 25 clubs that register. Pay the
registration fee up front, and reimbursement will be provided the day of the
Country Club – Jacksonville, Fla.
March 5, 2014 (Registration deadline February 28th)
$42.80 ($40 registration plus $2.80 sales tax)
National Resort and Spa – Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
March 6, 2014 (Registration deadline March 2nd)
$63.60 ($60 registration plus $3.60 sales tax)
Preserve – Fort Myers, Fla.
March 7, 2014 (Registration Deadline March 3rd)
($60 registration plus $3.60 sales tax)
Green Committee University Program 2014
8:00 OPENING REMARKS AND USGA GREEN SECTION UPDATE
8:15 PACE OF PLAY: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK – Patrick
O’Brien, director, Southeast Region, USGA Green Section
8:45 IS IT TIME FOR A FACELIFT? The most
common Florida renovation and updating needs – Todd Lowe, senior agronomist,
Florida Region, USGA Green Section
9:30 WATER CONSERVATION AND DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLANNING: EVERYONE
NEEDS TO BE DOING IT – John
Foy, director, Florida Region, USGA Green Section
10:15 BMP'S: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO THEY MATTER? – Ralph Dain, Field Staff, Regional
Representative Florida, GCSAA
10:45 TOP TEN THINGS EVERY GOLFER SHOULD
KNOW ABOUT TURF MANAGEMENT – Patrick
11:15 SEASONAL COMPLAINTS: THEY DON’T JUST HAPPEN AT YOUR COURSE! - Todd Lowe, USGA
11:45 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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John Foy (email@example.com)
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