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This event is proudly hosted by the USGA Green Section, GCSANE and MGA
Becky Blaeser - Event Coordinator


Tuesday, March 20, 2012
8:30 AM to 1:15 PM EDT

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23 Pecunit Street
Canton, MA 02021

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2012 New England Green Section Seminar 

Welcome to the Registration home of the 2012 New England Green Section Seminar. In hopes of helping New England area clubs prepare for the new season, the USGA Green Section, GCSANE and MGA have come together to host the 2012 New England Green Section Seminar.

This seminar is targeted towards green committee chairpersons (and green committee members), superintendents, club managers, golf professionals, presidents and owners. Club board members and interested members and staff are also welcome to attend.

You can register up to 10 individuals with one transaction. The cost per attendee is $40 and that includes a contintental breakfast, seminar and a networking luncheon. We thank you for your support of this event and look forward to seeing you at Blue Hill Country Club on Tuesday, March 20th.

Here is a tentative schedule of events.

2012 New England Green Section Seminar
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Blue Hill Country Club

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration & Coffee

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Congratulations, You’re on the Green Committee.  What Did I Get Myself Into?
Mr. David Oatis, USGA Northeast Regional Director

9:20 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
The USGA in the 21st Century – Where We Are Going
Dr. Kimberly Erusha, Managing Director, USGA Green Section

9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Where is Green Speed Taking the Game
Mr. Adam Moeller, USGA Agronomist

10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Better Golf ThroughTurf Research
Mr. Gary Sykes, Director NERTF

10:45 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
The Things I Wish My Superintendent Knew, The Things I Wish My Green Committee Understood
Mr. Jim Skorulski, USGA Senior Agronomist

11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Dealing With Ever Increasing Golfer Expectations
Panel Discussion: Moderator Tom Bagley, MGA, Jason Adams, Blue Hill Country Club, Scott Lagana, Oak Hill Country Club, Glen Misiaszek, Cohasset Golf Club, Bill Spence, The Country Club, David Oatis, USGA

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Networking Lunch