Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 01 Dec 2021
    • Medinah Country Club
    Midwest Turf Clinic
    and Annual Meeting
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021


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

    Steve Cook, Host

    Agenda:
    Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 - 8:15 am.
    Professional Attire: Coat and Tie
    Cost for Day: $55


    Tribute to America –  Jan Jarvis and Friends

    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.MAGCS Annual Meeting call to Order

    Year in Review 

    Mark Kosbab, MAGCS President


    9:00  - 9:45 a.m. Field Assessment of Organic and Coated N Fertilizers

    Dr. Max Schlossberg


    10:00 - 10:45  a.m. Golf Course Renovation Tips & Tricks

    Mr. Zach Nicoludis


    10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Nutritional Programs for Creeping Bentgrass  

    Dr. Max Schlossberg

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chapter Elections  & Lunch


    12:30 - 12:45  p.m.

    MAGCS Editorial & Chapter Awards

    Ray Gerber Editorial Award Presentation

    Chapter Delegate Update - John Ekstrom

    Past President Recognition- Brian Stout


    12:45 - 1:15   p.m. 2021 in Review and the Future of the CDGA Turf Program

    Dr. Derek Settle 


    1:15 - 1:45   p.m. The Fighting Illini’s New Home Course Reinventing Stone Creek Golf Club

    Mr. Nate Jordan


    2:00-3:30 p.m. Surviving the Job of Golf Course Superintendent

    Joel Purpur, CGCS
    Steve Cook, CGCS
    Don Cross, CGCS

    Brian Bossert, CGCS

    Moderated by Dave Schlagetter


    Closing Remarks and Gavel Pass


    2022 MAGCS Slate of Candidates:

    For President:                         Todd Schmitz, Phillips Park Golf Course
    For Vice President:                  John Ekstrom, Joliet Park District Golf Courses

    For Secretary/Treasurer:        Mike Paciga, Kemper Lakes Golf Club
                                                        Nate Bolhous, Briarwood Country Club

    For Director:                           Dan Stahl, Orchard Valley Golf Course
                                                      Craig Kight, Eaglebrook Country Club

    Paciga or Bolhous from runoff will move to Director for year; Directors Matt McDonald and Charlie Lukan each have one year remaining on their two-year term.

    Kosbab will move to Past President, Stout will complete his board service.


    Sponsor Thanks:
    Advanced Turf Solutions
    Aquatrols
    Bayer
    Burris Equipment
    Clesens
    Great Lakes Turf
    H&E Sod Nursery
    Leibold Irrigation
    Lohmann Quitno
    Nels Johnson Tree Experts
    NuFarm
    Reinders
    Revels
    Shoreline
    SiteOne Golf
    Syngenta
    Wadsworth Golf Construction
    Waupaca Sand

    • 06 Dec 2021
    • Chef Klaus' Bier Stube
    South Side Superintendent's 
    Holiday Party 2021

    Join us at Chef Klaus' Bier Stube
    Monday, December 6 at 11:30 am
    Open Bar 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Lunch at 1:00 p.m.

    Chef Klaus' Bier Stube - map

    20827 LaGrange Road

    Frankfort, IL  60423
    Cost: $50.00 per person
    Cash preferred, Checks payable to Ed Esgar


     RSVP to Ed Esgar eesgar@comcast.net or Matt Harstad matthewharstad@yahoo.com

    The Bier Stube is located at 20827 LaGrange Rd, Frankfort, IL, 1/4 Mile north of Rte 30 on the east side of LaGrange Rd, in the Frankfort Town Center next to Walt's Food Center.

    • 25 Jan 2022
    • Seven Bridges Golf Club
    MAGCS January Meeting and 
    Wee One Fundraiser
    Tuesday, January 25, 2022


    Seven Bridges Golf Club - map
    1 Mulligan Drive
    Woodridge, IL  60517

    Hosts: Don Ferreri and Dave Gelino


    • 09 Feb 2022
    • Social Tap - San Diego, CA

    2022 Hospitality Contribution
    Excludes Core Sponsors


    815 J Street
    San Diego, CA
    Wednesday, February 9, 2022

    The Midwest has reserved the facility from 7:00 - 11:00 P.M.   Midwest members and guests will be present.  Don't miss this opportunity to place your company at the forefront of the Midwest membership.

     Sponsor Level  Rate  Looping Video
     Double Eagle  $1,750  Full Page
     Hole-in-One  $1,250  Half Page
     Eagle  $950  One Third Page
     Birdie  $750  One Fourth Page
     Par  $550  One Fifth Page

    In addition to your company being included in our looping video, you'll be listed on event signage, on our website, in On Course and our membership directory. You'll also have the opportunity to help at the registration table to greet guests and customers as they attend the most popular event the Midwest hosts all year long. Consider being a part of our "Golden Tee Club" at our 2022 Hospitality Reception. 

    Individual Sponsorship - If you’d like to personally sponsor ($150) the hospitality reception, please contact Luke Cella to make arrangements.

Past events

16 Nov 2021 MAGCS Equipment Technician Training
13 Oct 2021 Illinois Chapter Challenge
09 Aug 2021 MAGCS Annual Golf Championship
06 Jul 2021 Matt Henkel Celebration of Life Golf Outing
21 Jun 2021 MAGCS June Meeting
24 May 2021 MAGCS May Monthly Meeting
14 May 2021 MAGCS Match Play Championship
27 Apr 2021 DONATION FORM - MAGCS April Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
27 Apr 2021 MAGCS April Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
09 Mar 2021 MAGCS March Education
23 Feb 2021 MAGCS Equipment Tech. Meeting
09 Feb 2021 MAGCS Assistant Superintendent Education
13 Jan 2021 MAGCS Online Education
31 Dec 2020 2020 Meeting Sponsorship
02 Dec 2020 MAGCS Annual Meeting
04 Nov 2020 MAGCS Online Tech Talk
19 Oct 2020 Midwest October Meeting
24 Aug 2020 MAGCS Annual Golf Championship
23 Jul 2020 MAGCS Tech Talk
21 Jul 2020 John Buck Golf Outing - CANCELLED
17 Jun 2020 MAGCS June Educational Meeting
27 May 2020 MAGCS Match Play Championship
27 Apr 2020 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
22 Apr 2020 MAGCS Online Education & Discussion 4/22
08 Apr 2020 MAGCS Town Hall Meeting
19 Mar 2020 Dog Day at Medinah Country Club
11 Mar 2020 MAGCS Tech Talk
29 Jan 2020 2020 Midwest Hospitality Sponsorship
15 Jan 2020 DONATION FORM - 11th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
15 Jan 2020 11th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
18 Dec 2019 MAGCS Tech Talk
11 Dec 2019 West Side Holiday Party
09 Dec 2019 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
04 Dec 2019 67th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
13 Nov 2019 MAGCS Tech Talk
30 Oct 2019 MAGCS Assistant Shop Talk
09 Oct 2019 Midwest October Meeting
04 Sep 2019 MAGCS Annual Golf Championship
26 Aug 2019 John Buck Golf Outing
27 Jul 2019 2nd Annual I go to Rio Memorial Classic
11 Jul 2019 MAGCS July Meeting
24 Jun 2019 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
22 May 2019 MAGCS/ITF Spring Golf Day
29 Apr 2019 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting - CANCELLED
05 Apr 2019 MAGCS Match Play Championship
06 Mar 2019 March Meeting at TopGolf
20 Feb 2019 Annual Assistant Winter Workshop
24 Jan 2019 DONATION FORM - 10th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
24 Jan 2019 10th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
22 Jan 2019 Midwest Equipment Technician Education Series 2019
18 Dec 2018 West Side Superintendent's Party
11 Dec 2018 Midwest Northside Holiday Party
10 Dec 2018 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
10 Dec 2018 Midwest Equipment Technician Education Series
05 Dec 2018 66th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
17 Oct 2018 Midwest Equipment Manager Education
02 Oct 2018 Midwest October Meeting
14 Sep 2018 John Buck Golf Outing
27 Aug 2018 MAGCS August Monthly Meeting
23 Jul 2018 MAGCS July Meeting
04 Jun 2018 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
16 May 2018 MAGCS/ITF Spring Golf Day
23 Apr 2018 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
15 Mar 2018 March Meeting & Bracket Selection at Top Golf
15 Mar 2018 MAGCS Match Play Championship
20 Feb 2018 Annual Assistant Winter Workshop
23 Jan 2018 9th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
23 Jan 2018 DONATION FORM - 9th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
19 Dec 2017 West Side Superintendent's Party
06 Dec 2017 65th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
04 Dec 2017 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
18 Nov 2017 Club Leadership Conference
05 Oct 2017 Midwest October Meeting
29 Aug 2017 MAGCS August Monthly Meeting
25 Jul 2017 Summer Field Day - WI Turfgrass Association
25 Jul 2017 John Buck Golf Outing 2017
20 Jul 2017 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
26 Jun 2017 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
22 May 2017 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
16 May 2017 Assistant Meet Up
25 Apr 2017 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
18 Apr 2017 Assistant Meet Up
16 Feb 2017 Assistant Winter Workshop
24 Jan 2017 8th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
24 Jan 2017 DONATION FORM - 8th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
10 Jan 2017 Turf Conference 2017
16 Dec 2016 West Side Superintendent's Party
07 Dec 2016 64th Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
05 Dec 2016 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
12 Oct 2016 Annual Turf Alumni Golf Outing
05 Oct 2016 Midwest October Meeting
13 Sep 2016 Assistant Shop Talk
29 Aug 2016 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
25 Jul 2016 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
06 Jul 2016 John Buck Golf Outing 2016
27 Jun 2016 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
16 May 2016 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
26 Apr 2016 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
09 Mar 2016 Midwest March Meeting
23 Feb 2016 Assistant Winter Workshop
28 Jan 2016 7th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
28 Jan 2016 Auction Donation Form - 7th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
12 Jan 2016 Turf Conference
17 Dec 2015 West Side Superintendent's Party
09 Dec 2015 63rd Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
07 Dec 2015 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
08 Oct 2015 Midwest October Monthly Meeting 2015
01 Oct 2015 Class C Golf Outing
10 Sep 2015 CDGA Turfgrass Field Day
25 Aug 2015 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
29 Jul 2015 John Buck Golf Outing 2015
14 Jul 2015 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
22 Jun 2015 Midwest June Monthly Meeting
12 May 2015 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
27 Apr 2015 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting
09 Mar 2015 MAGCS March Meeting / Assistant Winter Workshop
25 Feb 2015 MAGCS 2015 Hospitality Contribution
05 Feb 2015 6th Annual Midwest Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
05 Feb 2015 Auction Donation Form - 6th Annual MAGCS Monthly Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
06 Jan 2015 TETA Seminar
18 Dec 2014 Northside Superintendent Party
11 Dec 2014 Midwest West Side Holiday Party
01 Dec 2014 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
12 Nov 2014 62nd Midwest Turf Clinic and Annual Meeting
20 Oct 2014 Hillcrest Golf Center Fundraiser
06 Oct 2014 Midwest October Monthly Meeting 2014
26 Aug 2014 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
21 Jul 2014 John Buck Golf Outing 2014
10 Jul 2014 MAGCS 9 Hole Golf Event
16 Jun 2014 Midwest June Monthly Meeting 2014
05 May 2014 ITF/MAGCS Combined Meeting - Spring Golf Day
29 Apr 2014 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting 2014
06 Mar 2014 MAGCS March Meeting
18 Feb 2014 Assistant Winter Workshop
05 Feb 2014 MAGCS 2014 Hospitality Contribution
22 Jan 2014 Auction Donation Form - 5th Annual MAGCS January Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
22 Jan 2014 5th Annual MAGCS January Meeting/Wee One Fundraiser
17 Dec 2013 Northside Holiday Party
05 Dec 2013 Midwest West Side Holiday Party
02 Dec 2013 Midwest South Side Holiday Party
14 Nov 2013 Midwest Turf Clinic
07 Oct 2013 Midwest October Monthly Meeting
26 Aug 2013 Midwest August Monthly Meeting
22 Jul 2013 Midwest July Monthly Meeting
20 Jul 2013 Midwest Family Night Picnic
19 Jun 2013 John Buck Golf Outing 2013
10 Jun 2013 MAGCS Niner - St. Charles Country Club
13 May 2013 ITF/MAGCS Combined Meeting - Spring Golf Day
30 Apr 2013 MAGCS April Monthly Meeting

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