Monday, January 9th, 2017


 0.60 Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Continuing Education Credits available for attendance at all Monday sessions 

Professional Development 

TN Pesticide Certification Credits 1 pt in C3, C10, and C12 for full attendance for the Morning Session

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Turfheads and Twitter: the #Good, the #Bad and the #Awesome 

Mr. Pat Jones, GCI Magazine Mr. Matthew Wharton, CGCS, Carolina G.C. 

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Managing Millenials: Getting Past the Earbuds 

Mr. John Montouri, Journal Media Group 

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. UT Student Internship Feature 

Mr. Phil Bigsby, University of Tennessee                                         Mr. Ryan Hammitt, University of Tennessee 

12:00-1:00pm Lunch (On Your Own) Be sure to check out the buffet lunch at the Embassy Suites restaurant located near the lobby. Plenty of staff and seating to get you back to the sessions. 

Turfgrass Science

TN Pesticide Certification Credits                                                       3 pts in C3, C10, and C12, Remember to Scan Your Card for credit for the afternoon session

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Quantifying the Impact of the USGA Green Section: A Pilot Study of Tennessee Golf Courses

Dr. Andrew Tiger, Union University

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Fundamentals of Meteorology and Weather App Overview for Turf Managers

Mr. Brad Jakubowski, Doane College

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mower Configurations to Optimize Putting Green Performance

Dr. John Sorochan, The University of Tennessee

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. #WeedWatch — What to Watch for in Weeds This Year

Dr. Jim Brosnan, The University of Tennessee

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Take a Step Back and Think”

Dr. Brandon Horvath, The University of Tennessee

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. TGCSA and TVSTMA Annual Meetings

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