Michael D. Vogt, CGCS, consults with all types of golf properties on Golf Course Agronomic Issues, Turf Care Center Master Plans, Existing Conditions Reports, Golf Course Asset Reserve Studies, Golf Irrigation System Audits/Studies, Interim Golf Superintendent Services and other golf course business challenges. Vogt has more than 35 years of golf course construction and maintenance experience, serving more than 25 years as a golf course superintendent. He also served as a general manager at a private club in Illinois. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, he was president of the Illinois Turfgrass Foundation, and received ITF’s Distinguished Service Award in 1990. Vogt has been a GCSAA member since 1977 and became a Certified Golf Course Superintendent in 1987. He also is a Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor (CGIA) and has taught both seminars and webinars for GCSAA.