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55th Annual Turfgrass Symposium

  • 01/12/2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • 01/13/2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • The American Club, Kohler, WI

Registration

  • Anyone wanting to attend that missed Pre-Registration deadline or is registering/paying at door.
  • Anyone that wants to just attend our lunch during the second day of event is welcome to join us.
  • Any full time students enrolled in Turfgrass studies and Educators/Extension Agents are welcome to attend this event with our discounted pricing.
  • Includes education and refreshments (Wed-Thur), reception (Wed pm), breakfast (Thur am), and lunch (Thur).

Registration is closed

Invitation Letter and HOTEL RESERVATION INSTRUCTIONS

     2022 Wisconsin Golf Turf Symposium

Things that matter!

The American Club

Kohler, Wisconsin

Wednesday, January 12th

 

12:00 – 1:00                Symposium Registration

1:00 – 1:15                  Jeff Barlow, CGCS - 2021 WGCSA President                 

Welcome - Opening Remarks      

1:15 – 2:00              Andy Johnson-Fried Egg Podcast

           Keynote                                               

2:00 – 2:45                  Doug Linde- Prof. Turf Mgmt. , Delaware Valley University

                                    How to retain employees

2:45 –  3:00                 Break

3:00 – 3:45                Adam Suelflow- GCS at The Wisconsin Club

          Leann Cooper-Senior Manager, Chapter Services GCSAA

                                   First Green Program

3:45 – 4:30             Doug Linde- Professor Turf Management, Delaware Valley University

    Monitoring and managing organic matter in putting greens

4:30 – 5:00                  Q and A Session

5:00                            Refreshments and Conversation - Wee One Auction


Thursday, January 13th

MORNING

6:45 – 7:45                  Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 8:45                  Zachary Nicoludis- USGA Green Section Agronomist

USGA Year in Review

9:00 – 9:45                  Sandy Martin WI Dept. of Workforce Development – Job Service, Lead Business Services Outreach and President of the Wisconsin Employment and Training Association.

    Thomas Walsh- WI Dept of Workforce Development

                                    Labor Part 1


9:45 – 10:00                Break


10:00 – 10:45              Sandy Martin WI Dept. of Workforce Development – Job Service, Lead Business Services Outreach and President of the Wisconsin Employment and Training Association.

Thomas Walsh- WI Dept of Workforce Development

                                    Labor Part 2

 

10:45– 11:30            Gina Rizzi- President, ARCUS Marketing Group & Radius Sports Group - Leading the Way with BMPs: What’s New & How to Make an Impact   

                   

11:30 – 12:00             Q and A Session


12:00 – 1:00                Lunch


AFTERNOON

1:00 – 1:45                  Dan Schwartz -Ruekert & Mielke, INC

UAS Mapping for Golf Course Design, Construction, and Maintenance


1:45 – 2:45                  Panel Discussion- Maximizing Your Budget Dollar: Doing More With Less

Moderator: Colin Seaberg

Panel: Chad Grimm, Blackhawk Country Club, Phil Davidson,         University Ridge, Scott Bushman, Fox Valley GC, Shawn Mulhern, Kettle Hills GC, Joel Larsen, North Shore Country Club

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