Navigating Turfgrass Selection for Renovations and New Construction (1240-01)

January 28, 1-5 p.m.
Room: W307D – West Concourse
Half-Day Seminar: .35 edu pts Pricing: $140 member $210 non-member $70 student member

Turfgrass selection during renovations and new construction can be quite the intimidating challenge. This seminar will help golf course superintendents navigate through the process of finding the right turf for any project.

Both warm and cool season turfgrasses will be discussed along with topics including:  

  • National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) trials and outcomes
  • Selection and purchase of seed and sod with golf course design in mind
  • Tips for interseeding into existing turf
  • Collaboration tips and efforts to maximize your turfgrass goals with your contractor


Stacy Bonos, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers University 

Chad Goetz
, Design Associate, Nicklaus Design, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

John Holmes
, President, Atlas Turf International, LaGrange, Ga. 

Paul Raymer, Ph.D.
, Professor, The University of Georgia

Chas Schmid, Ph.D.
, Director of Agronomy, Mountain View Seed, Salem, Oregon 


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