NZ FINE TURF SEMINAR
14TH-17TH JUNE 2015
The Wellington Golf Course Superintendents Association is hosting the 2015 Seminar at Rydges Hotel downtown Wellington.
The event kicks off with the Parkland Products sponsored Golf Tournament at Miramar GC on Sunday.
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Jack Fry, Professor in the Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources Kansas State University. There, he teaches courses in turfgrass culture, and golf course and sports turf operations, and conducts research on turfgrass environmental stresses, establishment, and pest control. In 2004, Dr. Fry co-authored the textbook Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology.
Dr. Fry will talk on a range of interesting subjects:
Improving communication for career advancement; Turfgrass's niche in a green society; Managing Irrigation for Plant Health; Roots First-turf health depends on root health; and Overseeding.
Bruce Williams serves as a Director for the California Alliance for Golf, is on the USGA Green Section Committee and is the Executive Director of The California Turfgrass and Landscape Foundation.
Bruce will speak on Golf Course Operational Efficiencies, Time Management, and Networking.
Other Speakers Include:
Will Bowden- Benchmarkling Sustainable Golf Course Operations
Brendan Allen/James O'Malley- NZ Open
Sam Keats/Kelly Rose - Ohio Program
Dane Hawker-North Shore GC- Photography on the Course
John Freer-NZ Golf Course Managers Assoc
Dave Mangan/Dean Murphy NZ Golf
Grant Watkins -Director RLH-Project Management
2015 NZGCSA Environment Award
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The NZGCSA is pleased to announce that from 1 January 2015 all new Trainee's registered with the Primary ITO will automatically become NZGCSA members and receive a free NZGCSA membership for the duration of their 3 year Apprenticeship. This will give Trainee's the benefits of being a NZGCSA member and also the opportunity to enter the NZGCSA Graduate of the Year Award - supported by Powerturf at the end of their training.
The free membership for the duration of training will be extended to current NZGCSA members who are still competing their training from the new subscription year starting 1 April 2015.
Many thanks to NZ Golf who are kindly sponsoring this initiative and we would also like to thank Primary ITO for helping to set up the new automatic enrolment for Trainee's.