Hawaii Golf Course Superintendents
2016 Annual Members Meeting and Seminar
Ala Moana Hotel
September 30, 2016 — 08:00 A.M.

Please note that the seminar will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel this year. Hotel rooms are available in the Kona Tower (1 Queen bed) for $144 and the Waikiki Tower (2 doubles or 1 King) for $178. Parking at Ala Moana Shopping Center or Hotel. DO NOT VALET PARK $$$$$ - Reserve asap.


Rooted In Science, Presented By: Kevin Cavanaugh

Kevin is a co-owner and President & CEO of Floratine Products Group, Inc. A former Class A Superintendent with the GCSAA, Kevin has been actively involved with golf maintenance before graduating from Horry-Georgetown Technical College in Conway, SC in 1997. He completed his internship at Augusta National Golf Club (Augusta, GA) and went on to further his career at Indian Creek Country Club (Miami Beach, FL), Card Sound Golf Club (Key Largo, FL), and The Plantation at Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL).

Optimizing Turfgras Performane And Health By Carmen Magro

Carmen Magro (CGCS, MBA, Prof Agronomist) has served as Certified Golf Course Superintendent, Director of the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program and research facilities at Penn State University (USA), researcher and consultant in his 24 year career. For the past decade he has focused primarily on using technology to optimize turfgrass management practices, water use and integration of environmental stresses as they impact turfgrass health and performance. Carmen will share education and practices in this regard from his experiences with research and practical applications from users of technology around the world, particularly in turfgrass management applications.

Certification Points: GCSAA CEUs TBA
Pre-registration required.
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2016
Registration received after Sept. 9, 2016
will be assessed a late fee of $10
Please Click to view the Seminar Agenda
7:30     Registration
7:45     Introduction and Opening Comments Ryan Wood
8:00     Plant Performance thru Elemental Fertility Kevin Cavanaugh
9:00     Reducing Sodium and Bicarbonates
10:00     Break
10:15     Cultural Practices for Greater Green Speed
11:00     Understanding Sulfide Gas and Drainage Interaction
12:00     Lunch
1:00     Turfgrass Performance Defined Carmen Magro
2:00     Key Turfgrass Processes and Influences
3:00     Break
3:15     Variables to Make the Most Important Decisions
4:00     Unique Technology for Advanced Turfgrass Monitoring & Mgt.
5:00     Adjourn

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