63rd Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting

  • 09 Dec 2015
  • Medinah Country Club


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Base fee:
63rd Midwest Turf Clinic
and Annual Meeting

Wednesday, Decdember 9, 2015

Medinah Country Club - map
6N001 Medinah Road
Medinah, IL  60157

Curtis Tyrrell; CGCS, Host

Professional Business Attire

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.             Invocation
                           National Anthem
8:35 - 9:15 a.m.   MAGCS Annual Meeting, Year in Review
                           Chuck Barber, MAGCS President
9:15 -10:15 a.m.  Geoff Corlett, President TDI Golf & XGD Systems "Drainage: Soil and Water Relationship"

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.  Break

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.   Dr. Frank Rossi, Cornell University "Firm Sand, Tight Turf. What Does Science, Practice, and Recent History Tell Us About Successful Renovations" Part 1

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m  Chapter Elections and Lunch

12:15 - 12:45 p.m. MAGCS Editorial Chapter Awards
  • Ray Gerber Editoral Award Presentation
  • Fred Opperman Award Presentation
  • Chapter Delegate Update
  • Past President Thanks

12:45 - 1:30 p.m   Dr. Frank Rossi, Cornell University, "Firm Sand, Tight Turf. What Does Science, Practice, and Recent History Tell Us About Successful Renovations" Part 2

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Renovation Panel and Roundtable Discussion
  • Darin Douglas, Mount Prospect Golf Club
  • Ben McGargill, CGCS Wynstone Country Club
  • Scott Pavalko, Bob O'Link Country Club
  • Curtis Tyrrell, CGCS MG Medinah Country Club
3:00 p.m.  Election Results, Past President's Address, Gavel Pass, New President Address

2015 Annual Meeting Adjournment & Holiday/Year End Cocktail Reception - Plan to stay after for a cocktail reception as we celebrate the conclusion of the golf season and the beginning of our holiday.

Cost:  $85 / per person
Class C Registration:  $40 / per person

2016 MAGCS Slate of Candidates


For President:  Matt Kregel, The Club at Strawberry Creek

For Vice President: Matt Harstad, Calumet Country Club

For Sec/Treasurer:  Jim Pedersen, Hughes Creek Golf Club


Two to be elected to two year term, one to be elected to one year term.

Jeff Hoste, Village Greens of Woodridge

Kris Kvelland, Ridge Country Club

Steven Biehl, Naperville Country Club

Directors Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Club and Justin VanLanduit, each have one year remaining on their current term.

Chuck Barber, St. Charles Country Club will move to Past President

Dave Kohley, Silver Lake Country Club will complete his board service to the Midwest.  The Midwest thanks Dave for his service to the Association.

Sponsor Thanks:

Arthur Clesen, Inc.
Bayer Environmental Science
Burris Equipment Company
Chicagoland Turf
Healthy Grow
J.W. Turf, Inc.
Nels Johnson Tree Experts
Patten Cat
Rain Bird
Reinders, Inc.
Syngenta Professional Products
XGD Systems

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