2017 Internships Set for 2-Year Students

The 6-month advanced internship program with the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program is probably one of the most important aspects of the 18-month educational program. Students in the 2-year program are required to complete this advanced internship some time between mid-March and mid-September. The extended nature of the program means that students generally arrive before more

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Penn State Team Takes First Place at GCSAA Turf Bowl

Penn State’s Turf Bowl Team #10 took first place in GCSAA's Collegiate Turf Bowl Competition, presented in partnership with John Deere Golf.


Penn State Students take 1st Place at Turf Bowl

Penn State students Kevin Heimann, Derek Buganza, Thomas Goyne, and Curt Moore took 1st place in the 4-year division at this year's Turf Bowl Competition at the Sports Turf Managers Association Conference (STMA) in Orlando!

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PSU Turf alum ready for Super Sunday with Atlanta Falcons

Collin Meyers, a 2010 graduate of the turfgrass science program in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, will accompany the Atlanta Falcons as they take the field at the Super Bowl in Houston on Sunday. Meyers, a State College native, has been a grounds assistant for the Falcons for the past three seasons. He and his counterparts maintain more

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2017 Western Pennsylvania Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show

The 2017 Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference and Trade Show will be held on February 28 – March 2, 2017. The conference has been relocated to DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL Pittsburgh – Cranberry, 910 Sheraton Drive, Mars, PA 16046, 844-285-8961.

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2017 Northeastern PA Turf Conference and Trade Show

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference and Trade Show has been the premier turfgrass industry event in the Pocono region for decades. Penn State’s Turfgrass Program, The Cooperative Extension and the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council are continuing this tradition and the 2017 show will be held on Thursday, January 19th at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

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2017 Eastern PA Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show

The 2017 Eastern PA Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show will be held on January 4-5, 2017 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort King of Prussia, PA.


Students Volunteer at the 2015 Tour Championship

Seniors in the Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program had the opportunity of a lifetime when they were invited to volunteer at the 2015 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. What has become a annual tradition for the 2-year program, the “Senior Field Trip” is meant to take the students into the more

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