64th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting

  • 07 Dec 2016
  • Medinah Country Club


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64th Midwest Turf Clinic
and Annual Meeting
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Medinah Country Club - map
6N001 Medinah Road
Medinah, IL  60157
Curtis Tyrrell; CGCS, Host

Online Registration is now closed.
Registration will be available onsite.

Dress Code: Coat and Tie (Medinah has a no denim policy)

7:30am-8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am                Invocation
                              National Anthem
8:35am–9:15am MAGCS Annual Meeting, Year in Review
                              Matt Kregel, MAGCS President      

9:15am-10:00am  Dr. Douglas Soldat, University of Wisconsin. “Soil Testing Simplified” Part 1

10:00am–10:15am  Break

10:15am-11:00am  Dr. Douglas Soldat, University of Wisconsin. “Soil Testing Simplified” Part 2

11:00am-12:00pm  Chapter Elections and Lunch

12:00pm-12:30pm  MAGCS Editorial and Chapter Awards

Ray Gerber Editorial Award Presentation

Fred Opperman Award Presentation

Chapter Delegate Update

Past President Thanks

    12:30pm-1:00pm    Justin Spillman, Wrigley Field Grounds Manager. “Ins and Outs of Wrigley Field”

    1:00pm–2:15pm     Dr. Rick Latin, Purdue University. “Turf Diseases:  Reviewing 2016 and Planning for 2017”

    2:20pm-3:00pm      Superintendent Roundtable Discussion: 2016 Turf Disease                                                                        

    3:00pm                     Election Results, PastPresident’s Address, Gavel Pass, New President Address

    2016 Annual Meeting Adjournment & Holiday/Year End Cocktail Reception

    Midwest Annual Election
    2017 Slate of Candidates

    For President              Matt Harstad, Calumet Country Club
    For Vice President      Jim Pedersen,Hughes Creek Golf Club
    For Sec/Treasurer       Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Club

    For Director                Jim Canning, White Eagle Golf Club
                                         Brian Stout, The Arboretum Club

    Directors: Steven Biehl, Naperville Country Club, Kris Kvelland, Ridge Country Club and Justin VanLanduit, Briarwood Country Club each have one year remaining on their current term.

    Matt Kregel, The Club at Strawberry Creek will move to Past President.

    Jeff Hoste, Village Greens of Woodridge will not seek re-election at this time. The membership thanks Jeff for his service to the Association.

    Chuck Barber, St. Charles Country Club will complete his board service to the Midwest.  The Midwest thanks Chuck for his service to the Association and looks forward to his continuing contributions to On Course magazine. 

    Sponsor Thanks:
    Arthur Clesen, Inc.
    Burris Equipment Company
    Chicagoland Turf
    Healthy Grow
    J.W. Turf, Inc.
    Nels Johnson Tree Experts
    Payne Sod Farm, Inc.
    Pendelton Turf Supply
    ProGro Solutions
    Reinders, Inc.
    XGD Systems

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