66th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting

  • 05 Dec 2018
  • Medinah Country Club


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66th Midwest Turf Clinic
and Annual Meeting
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Medinah Country Club - map
6N001 Medinah Road
Medinah, IL  60157
Steve Cook, Host

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:30 a.m.            Invocation - David Marquardt
                             National Anthem - Jan Jarvis
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. MAGCS Annual Meeting/Year in Review - Jim Pedersen
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Dr. Fred Yelverton - Weed Management in Natives

A.M. Moderator
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. GCSAA Update - Advocacy and Ambassador Education
                               Michael Lee, Manager, Government Affairs
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Fred Yelverton - "New stuff cooking on Poa annua"
                                 New data out in November
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.  Lunch

P.M. Moderator
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Fred Opperman Award Presentation 
                               Chapter Delegate Update
                               President's Award Presentation
                               Scholarship Donations Announcement
                               Election Balloting
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.   The Cost of Doing Nothing - Greg Martin, ASGCA, President, Martin Design Partnership, Ltd. 
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.  Assistant Superintendent Round Table Discussion
                              Local Assistants who hosted professional events in the past year will                                    share their experiences.
3:30 p.m.             Election Results, Past President's Address, Gavel Pass, New President's                                Address, Adjournment

*Agenda subject to change

Dress Code: Professional Business Attire
Cost: $85.00 - Member Registration   $40.00 - Class C or AA Registration

MAGCS 2019

Slate of Candidates

For President:   Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Course
For Vice President:   Brian Stout, The Arboretum Club
For Secretary/Treasurer:   Jim Canning, White Eagle Golf Club

For Director:   Nate Bolhous, Naperville Country Club
For Director:   Josh Cull, Chicago Highlands
For Director:   Mike Paciga, Kemper Lakes Golf Club

Directors John Ekstrom (Inwood Golf Course) and Mark Kosbab (Sportsman's Country Club) and Todd Schmitz (Phillips Park Golf Course) have one year remaining on their two-year term.

Jim Pedersen, Hughes Creek Golf Course will move to Past President.
Matt Harstad, Calumet Country Club, will complete his board service to the Midwest.  Thank you Matt for your service to the Association.

Sponsor Thanks:
Advanced Turf Solutions
Arthur Clesen, Inc.
Burris Equipment Co.
Great Lakes Turf, LLC
Healthy Grow
H & E Sod Nursery
JW Turf, Inc.
Leibold Irrigation, Inc.
Lohmann Companies
Payne Sod Farm, Inc.
Pendelton Turf Supply
SiteOne Golf

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