(1063-01) See the future of turf equipment management and take a tour of a world-class golf course maintenance facility on this day long field trip to the Tranquilo Golf Club, Four Seasons Resort – Orlando. Enjoy a day of education on the following topics: Maintenance Facility Renovation and Organization, Tools of the Equipment Trade and The Future of Turf Equipment. Engineers from John Deere, Jacobsen and Toro will share their visions for the future of turf equipment technology. A discussion forum will also be conducted by expert teams of superintendents and equipment managers from a range of facilities, addressing current industry issues facing our operations.
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Stephen Tucker, Equipment Manager, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, Golden Oak, Fla.
Charles B. White, Golf Course Consultant, Conroe, Texas Anthony Williams, CGCS, Director of Golf Course and Landscape Operations,TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
Randall Bushway, Director of Golf Course & Grounds, Boca Lago Country Club, Boca Raton, Fla. Luis Juarez, Equipment Manager for Boca Raton Parks and Recreation, Boca Raton, Fla. Jerry Kara, Equipment Manager, University Park Country Club, Bradenton, Fla. Mike Kriz, Equipment Manager, Arrowhead Country Club, Rapid City, S.D. Mark Kuhns, CGCS, GCSAA Past President, Director of Grounds, Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J. Dana Lonn, Managing Director, Center for Advanced Turf Technology, Toro, Bloomington, Minn. Kenneth Meals, Equipment Manager, Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J. Curtis Nickerson, Golf Course Superintendent, University Park Country Club, Bradenton, Fla. Jim Roach, Engineering Manager, John Deere Golf, Moline, Ill. Adam Blackford, Director, Turf Engineering, Jacobsen, Charlotte, N.C.
Lunch will be provided for attendees. Space will be limited and registration will not be available on-site. Check in will begin at 8:00 am in the Orange County Convention Center. Buses will depart promptly at 8:15 am. Please be aware that, if attendees miss the check-in deadline, alternate transportation to and from Tranquilo will not be provided. Attendees are encouraged to wear walking shoes and comfortable apparel.