Great Year at Olds College

By Jason Pick

It’s been another great year for Olds College Turf, as we graduated fifty one Certificate, forty one Diploma, and nine Golf Course Management degree students this June.  A healthy intake into all three years of the program, we have established a modest waiting list into our first year.

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Olds College Welcomes 72 Students

by Jason Pick

Another strong start to the new year, our turf program welcomed a total of 72 new and returning students to campus in January.  Now with over 100 active Olds College turf students in various stages of their learning, we are thankful for the strong support from our regional superintendents and associations across Western Canada who motivate their staff to pursue this most rewarding trade. 

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The Importance of Being A Positive Mentor; From The Voice of An Intern

By Dave Bennett, Olds College Student and Sundre Golf Club Intern

No matter the industry which you take on a role as a mentor, there are many important qualities, traits and even sacrifices required in order to have a positive influence on your intern.  Ensuring that you are ready to train the future prospects of the industry and take on this important role is a huge sacrifice for any mentor but can be very rewarding at the same time.

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