President's Report - Fall 2014

14.04.17-Trevor.Smith

I hope everyone had a productive and successful summer. As  mentioned in past Presidents messages, I would like to focus on non- technical turf management skills. 

In this edition,  I would like to talk about the role staff play in the success of a good Turf Manager and his/her ability to effectively manage budgets.

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TLN Interview With Keith Lyall, 2013 WCTA President

12.04.24-WCTAlogo-grassonly.jpgTLN: Please start with your bio (current age, place of work & how long, how long in the business, where you live, family, etc):

Keith Lyall:  I’m 40 years old, I have been in the golf industry since 1995, but have been in landscape and residential construction since I was 13. Currently employed at Sun Peaks Golf Course where I have been the superintendent since 2005. My Wife, Bobbe and one year-old son, McLean and I live in Sun Peaks, we are both originally from Kamloops. I also have a ten year-old daughter, Ailisa who lives in Calgary.

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President’s Report – Jun/July 2013

13.05.21-Keith.LyallPrepared by Keith Lyall

Well, I think that was the sound of collective relief.  BC politics is a funny monster; I find myself voting to stop a person or party from getting into office and not the party I actually want to see run this province. I will admit with all the efforts put into the Special Committee on Pesticides, I am glad to see this government will get four more years. However, the battle will continue.  Our opposition groups are not going to stop lobbying government and the public and nor should we.

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