Event scheduled for Oct. 24-25 at Poppy Hills Golf Course
The Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) "Big Iron" Assistant Superintendent Boot Camp will be hosted at the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Monterey, Calif. Oct. 24-25.
The two-day event is packed with speakers who will address many of the latest agronomic, managerial and career development trends in the golf industry.
Poppy Hills superintendent Matt Muhlenbruch has assembled a lineup of speakers including Steve Argo, regional vice president of operations for KemperSports; Dean Mosdell, Ph.D., regional tech manager for Syngenta; Kevin Rendueles, Northern California regional service manager for Turfstar; Justin Sims, superintendent of The Alotian Club in Roland, Ark.; Joel Simmons, founder of Earthworks; Armen Suny, search executive at Kopplin and Kuebler and yours truly.
The boot camp also features a welcome dinner on Oct. 24, equipment demos from Jacobsen, John Deere and Toro, and golf following the morning seminars on Oct. 25.
Cost of the event is $85 per person and includes lunch and dinner Oct. 24, breakfast on Oct. 25 and all seminars. A special $170 package is available for those needing lodging and includes all of the above plus one-night lodging at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. There is an additional fee of $25 for the golf (walking) on Oct. 25.
More information and registration is available at the NCGA website. Find information on Poppy Hills, NCGA's home facility. I look forward to seeing many of our Central California, Northern California and Sierra Nevada assistant superintendents at the event.