Chicago Program
Toyota Park

Wednesday, January 16:

GOLF Program Agenda:

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Golf Green Organic Matter Management, Next Steps Roch Gaussoin, University of Nebraska

9:45 a.m. Too much of a good thing: The perils of PGR over-regulation – Bill Kreuser, University of Nebraska 

10:30 a.m. Bunker construction – What are the Options? – Bob Vavrek, Central Region Director, USGA Green Section

11:15 a.m. Preparing and Hosting the 2018 PGA Tournament – Carlos Arraya, Superintendent Bellerive Country Club. Includes Q & A session 

12:15 p.m. Lunch 

1:00 p.m. Regrassing Minikahda Club – Jeff Johnson, Golf Course Superintendent

2:00 p.m. Tech to Drive Agronomics – Bill Kreuser, University of Nebraska 

2:45 p.m. Native and Naturalized Grasses for Infrequently Mown Roughs – Tom Voigt, Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois

3:15 p.m. Adjourn 

Sports Turf Program Agenda:

1:00 p.m. Making Soil Tests Work for You – Bill Kreuser, University of Nebraska

1:45 p.m. Athletic Field Management at Northwestern University – Zach Simon, Northwestern University

2:45 p.m. Athletic Fertility and Weed Management - Conventional or Organic? - Bill Sharp, Turfgrass Research Associate, University of Illinois

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