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Spring Tee Off and Turfgrass Management 101

  • 27 Feb 2018
  • 28 Feb 2018
  • Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

Registration

  • Registration for the OTF Golf Turf Spring Tee Off. Includes lunch both days and evening reception on Tuesday, February 27th.
  • Registration for the OTF Turfgrass Management 101 training session. Includes registration and lunch for the Tuesday, February 27th session.

Registration is closed

Golf Turf Spring Tee Off - February 27-28
Turfgrass Management 101 - February 27

Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Spring Tee Off - Tuesday Agenda

Spring Tee Off - Wednesday Agenda

Turfgrass Management 101 Agenda

Please note...registration is specific to the session you are planning to attend.

Golf Turf Spring Tee Off

We're excited to bring you a revamped Golf Turf Spring Tee Off! In addition to offering tools for agronomic success, this event will better prepare you to be successful leaders of your operation. Have a better understanding of your role in the big picture of the golf business, gain skills to enhance abilities in negotiating for the things you need and learn how to manage conflict and work better with the people around you.

Agenda:

Tuesday, Februay 27th

8:00 - 9:00 am - Registration

9:00 - Welcome and introduction

9:15 - 10:00 am
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Seth Jones, Golfdom

10:00 - 11:00 am
THE LABOR CONUNDRUM
Panel and audience discussion led by Mike McKinley

11:00 - 11:30 am
GOLF'S BROADER IMPACT - AN AGENT'S PERSPECTIVE OF THE INDUSTRY
Jeff Chilcoat, Sterling Sports Management

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - LUNCH

12:30 - 1:00 pm
INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE - INVESTING 101
Jeff Matthews, Preferred Capital Management

Mike McKinley, the 2017 OTF keynote speaker, returns to offer insight into becoming a better leader for your organization!
1:00 - 2:45 pm
PREPARING, PITCHING AND NEGOTIATING TO GET WHAT YOU NEED
Mike McKinley, Jeff Chilcoat and Seth Jones

2:45 - 3:00 pm - BREAK

3:00 - 5:00 pm
MANAGING CONFLICT IN THE WORKPLACE - TOOLS AND TACTICS
Mike McKinley

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SPRING TEE OFF RECEPTION
Varsity Club
Food, soft drinks, beer and wine included.

Wednesday, February 28th

8:00 - 9:00 am - Registration

9:00 - 10:00 am
TEAMWORK - IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY WITH LESS
Mike McKinley

10:00 - 10:30 am
DATA TRACKERS - RESULTS THAT MATTER
Zach Nicoludis, USGA

10:30 - 11:00 am
GCSAA UPDATE - EQUIPMENT MANAGER CERTIFICATIONS, BMPS AND MORE
Shane Conroy, GCSAA

11:00 - 11:30 AM
SAFETY AND REGULATORY UPDATES
Jennifer Andon, Ohio State
ODA CORE

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - LUNCH

12:30 - 1:00 pm
POND MANAGEMENT FOR GOLF COURSES
Jim Reynolds, Aqua Doc Lake & Pond Management
ODA Cat. 3A

1:00 - 2:00 pm
UPDATES FROM THE OSU TURF TEAM
Weeds, insects, diseases and more
ODA Cat. 8

2:00 - 3:00 pm
WHAT WE'VE LEARNED FROM YOU - PERSPECTIVES FROM THE PROFESSORS
Dr. Karl Danneberger, Dr. David Shetlar, Dr. John Street, Joe Rimelspach

Topics subject to change.

ODA and GCSAA credit is pending.


Turfgrass Management 101
(Space limited)

One day track geared toward reinforcing the fundamentals of turfgrass management. Send your new hires to get them ready for the season ahead!

Agenda:

Tuesday, February 27th

9:00 - 9:45 am
TURFGRASS IDENTIFICATION
Dr. David Gardner, Ohio State

9:45 - 10:30 am
TURFGRASS FERTILIZATION
Dr. John Street, Ohio State

10:30 - 11:30 am
TURFGRASS WEED ID & MANAGEMENT
Dr. David Gardner
ODA Cat. 8

11:30 am - 12:15 pm - LUNCH

12:15 - 1:15 pm
TURFGRASS INSECT ID & MANAGEMENT
Dr. David Shetlar, Ohio State
ODA Cat. 8

1:15 - 1:30 pm - BREAK

1:30 - 2:30 pm
TURFGRASS DISEASE ID & MANAGEMENT
Joe Rimelspach, Ohio State
ODA Cat. 8

2:30 - 3:30 pm
CHEMICAL APPLICATION AND SAFETY
Jennifer Andon, Ohio State
ODA CORE

Topics subject to change.

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