66th Midwest Turf Clinic
and Annual Meeting
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Medinah Country Club - map
6N001 Medinah Road
Medinah, IL 60157
Steve Cook, Host
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:30 a.m. Invocation - David Marquardt
National Anthem - Jan Jarvis
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. MAGCS Annual Meeting/Year in Review - Jim Pedersen
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Dr. Fred Yelverton - Weed Management in Natives
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. GCSAA Update - Advocacy and Ambassador Education
Michael Lee, Manager, Government Affairs
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Fred Yelverton - "New stuff cooking on Poa annua"
New data out in November
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Fred Opperman Award Presentation
Chapter Delegate Update
President's Award Presentation
Scholarship Donations Announcement
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. The Cost of Doing Nothing - Greg Martin, ASGCA, President, Martin Design Partnership, Ltd.
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Assistant Superintendent Round Table Discussion
Local Assistants who hosted professional events in the past year will share their experiences.
3:30 p.m. Election Results, Past President's Address, Gavel Pass, New President's Address, Adjournment
*Agenda subject to change
Dress Code: Professional Business Attire
Cost: $85.00 - Member Registration $40.00 - Class C or AA Registration
Slate of Candidates
For President: Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Course
For Vice President: Brian Stout, The Arboretum Club
For Secretary/Treasurer: Jim Canning, White Eagle Golf Club
For Director: Nate Bolhous, Naperville Country Club
For Director: Josh Cull, Chicago Highlands
For Director: Mike Paciga, Kemper Lakes Golf Club
Directors John Ekstrom (Inwood Golf Course) and Mark Kosbab (Sportsman's Country Club) and Todd Schmitz (Phillips Park Golf Course) have one year remaining on their two-year term.
Jim Pedersen, Hughes Creek Golf Course will move to Past President.
Matt Harstad, Calumet Country Club, will complete his board service to the Midwest. Thank you Matt for your service to the Association.
Advanced Turf Solutions
Arthur Clesen, Inc.
Burris Equipment Co.
Great Lakes Turf, LLC
H & E Sod Nursery
JW Turf, Inc.
Leibold Irrigation, Inc.
Payne Sod Farm, Inc.
Pendelton Turf Supply