from Jason Pick, Instructor, Turf Management Program
New Olds College Golf Team
Olds College began this year by energizing the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference with its new 2012 Golf team, filling the roster with nine team members among our turf diploma program students. Managed by golf course management instructors Ian Morrow (Head Coach) and Jay Leach (Assistant Coach), the new golf team was represented through three provincial qualifier tournaments. These inspiring students balanced full time classes with practice and competition, only narrowly missing the qualifying scores at Desert Blume Golf Club for national championships in Oshawa.
Read more: Olds College Campus News
By Ian Morrow
Golf has long been thought of, as a “waster” of water but the reality is that the majority of water used is returned to the environment. The public perception is that the golf course industry has a negative impact on water quality in the environment. Since we are returning the water to the environment then the real question is; are we returning the water cleaner than we received it or not?
Read more: Olds College Builds New Wetland Treatment Research Facility