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Presented by industry experts, allied association representatives and your fellow golf course superintendents, assistants, and equipment managers, the Golf Industry Show free sessions are open to all full-conference registrants.

Help Wanted: Creative Staffing Solutions For Your Golf Course

Moderator – J.Rhett Evans, GCSAA CEO

Wednesday, Feb. 6   3PM – 4:15PM

#Booth 2936

One of the biggest challenges facing the golf industry is a lack of available, qualified employees. Are you facing hurdles finding people for your golf course maintenance team? Come join us and listen to tangible solutions and innovative ideas for employee recruitment and retention. Rhett Evans, CEO of GCSAA, will kick-off the discussion from seasoned superintendents and industry professionals who explain how they have met this challenge head-on.


  • Matthew G. Shaffer
      Retired Director of Golf Course Operations, Merion Golf Club, Boalsburg, Pa.
  • Patrick S. O’Brien
    Golf Course Superintendent, Hyde Park Golf and Country Club, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • John Thompson
    Golf Course Superintendent, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, Ind.