Conference Information


ESAGCS Fall Turfgrass Conference Information

November 7-9, 2017

The Princess Royale Resort Hotel
94th Street, Ocean City, MD


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ESAGCS Conference Schedule

Day 1 – Tuesday November 7th

  • 5-7 pm • Happy Hour Reception at the Bull on the Beach

Day 2 – Wednesday, November 8th

  • 6:45am – 7:45am • Breakfast
  • 7:45am – 8:00am • Welcome and opening remarks from the conference committee
  • 8:00am – 9:00am • Stacy Kingsbury, Maryland Best Management Practices (BMP) Initiative
  • 9:00am – 10:00am • Derek Sprague, Past PGA President “How to get along with your Golf Course Superintendent” and “Golf at the 2016 Rio Olympics”
  • 10:00am – 10:10am • Break
  • 10:10am – 12:10pm • Steve McDonald “Agronomic Update, What We Saw on Turf in 2017”
  • 12:10pm – 1:00pm • Box Lunch and drive to golf course
  • 1:15pm • Golf Shotgun at Bayside Resort, alternative recreational activities will be available
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm • Evening Welcome Reception, Poolside at the Princess Royale. Awards and recognitions, musical guest

Day 3 – Thursday November 9th

  • 7:00am – 8:00am • Breakfast
  • 8:00am – 10:00am • Andrew Green, Golf Course Architect “Bunker Renovation and other Golf Course Improvements”
  • 10:00am – 10:15am • Break
  • 10:15am – 12:15pm • Dennis Martin, PhD Professor & Turfgrass Extension/Research Specialist Oklahoma State University “Overview of the OK State Bermudagrass Development program: Past, Present and Future”
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm • Lunch
  • 1:15pm – 3:15pm • Professor Douglas Karcher Department of Horticulture University of Arkansas “All You Need to Know About Wetting Agents!”
  • 3:15pm – 3:30pm • Credits and Closing comments

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