Green Section Internships Awarded For 2012

May 30, 2012

For the 15th year, the USGA Green Section has awarded internships to outstanding turfgrass management students. During 2012, the Green Section will provide the opportunity for 11 students to travel with the Green Section staff on Turf Advisory Service visits. Each intern will travel for one week with a USGA agronomist between the months of May and August. The internship program provides students with a broader view of the golf course industry and the opportunity to learn about golf course maintenance through the perspective of the Green Section agronomists. More information about the internship program can be found in the Course Care section of the USGA’s website (    



Intern Name   Year  University  Advisor 
 Lisa Beirn   Ph.D. Program   Rutgers University  Dr. Bruce Clarke 
 James Bryson  Junior  Delaware Valley College   Dr. Doug Linde 
 Robert Butler  Senior  University of Nebraska   Dr. Zac Reicher 
 Robert Cross  M.S. Program  Clemson University   Dr. Bert McCarty 
 Matthew Elmore  Ph.D. Program  University of Tennessee   Dr. Jim Brosnan 
 Tyler Johanson  Junior  University of Florida   Dr. Jason Kruse 
Matthew Lyons  Senior  Utah State University   Dr. Paul Johnson 
 Anthony Minniti  Junior  University of Connecticut   Dr. Karl Guillard 
Ty Patton  M.S. Program  Oregon State University   Dr. Rob Golembiewski 
Trent Tate  M.S. Program  University of Georgia   Dr. Paul Raymer 
 Adam Wepfer  Junior  University of Wisconsin   Dr. Doug Soldat 


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