2011 2-Year Program Internships Secured

January 25, 2011 in 2-year

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Above is a map of where the Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Students will be doing their internships this summer. This year’s class will be conducting internships at golf courses throughout the United States. This 6-month internship is an essential component of the 18-month Turfgrass Management Program at Penn State. Students will be expected to participate in a wide range of activities from agronomic practices, mechanics, business and people management, and numerous other skills related to golf course management.

The internship program begins in the first semester with an internship preparation class.  During the semester students learn to develop their resumes, write cover letters, create learning goals and objectives, and ultimately secure their internship. This summer, students will intern at the following golf courses:

Baltusrol Golf Course (NJ), Shane Lee
Beechwoods Golf Course (PA), Brandon Knouse
Bidermann Golf Course (DE), Mark Swankoski
Chevy Chase Country Club (MD), Mitch McPhilomy
Congressional Country Club (MD), Corey Landon
Fox Hill Country Club (PA), Aaron Giordano

Galloway National (NJ), Stephen LePella

Liberty National Golf Course (NJ), Joe Leverson
Medinah Country Club (IL), Colton Vickles
Merion Golf Club (PA), Samuel Hess
Oakmont Country Club (PA), Todd Dilla
Scranton Country Club (PA), Jeff Wilbur
Winston Golf (Germany), David Serra