Olds College Campus News

13.02.02-OC.turf.ClubSt. Andrews Renovations by Greg Bond

As a graduating diploma student in the turfgrass management program at Olds College, this semester we are learning golf course design and construction.  As one of many topics under discussion, the most recent media frenzy regarding renovations to the old course at St Andrews prompted me to offer my own observations and opinions.

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Kwantlen Turfgrass Diploma Students Ace WCTA Conference Experience

12.08.17-show.logo2013by Stan Kazymerchyk

12 Kwantlen Turfgrass diploma students travelled to Penticton March 2-5 for the 50th WCTA Conference. Students saw the latest products at the Trade Show, learned at great presentations and networked extensively with industry professionals.   They also rang the show in by organizing a very successful Pub Night attended by 70 turfgrass managers.  Many thanks to David Duncan and the Kwantlen Turf Club for sponsoring this very successful event, along with Bos Sod for the bentgrass turf.

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Olds College Campus News

13.02.02-OC.turf.Clubby Jason Pick, Instructor, Turf Management Program

The final quarter of the 2013 Olds College school year was an exciting one – we began the new year with a guest lecture from Mitch Davidson AGS, superintendent of Dinosaur Trail Golf Club who reminded us to “Invest in Ourselves”  sharing how you can support your associations while advancing your communication skills.  At the CGSA conference in Toronto, we saw our 2012 Applied degree graduate Andrew Krek win the $2500 scholarship, while Cody Inkster and Franz Unterberger  both also collected scholastic grants from the WCTA. 

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