2018 Collegiate Turf Bowl on the Golf Channel

Although Penn State didn’t take home the cup this year, we did manage to get two teams into the Top 10 of this year’s Collegiate Turf Bowl. Additionally, the students, along with Dr. McGraw, were featured on the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive. Check out the interview below.

Penn State Turf Students Compete at the STMA

This year's national Sports Turf Manager's Association annual conference was recently held in Fort Worth, TX. In addition to professors, Turfgrass staff, and Beaver Stadium grounds personnel, Penn State sent 12 students; 8 from the 4-year turf program and 4 two-year turf students. These students traveled to the event to either compete in the SAFE Foundation's Student Challenge or receive a SAFE Foundation Scholarship or both.

Congratulations to Penn State’s GCSAA Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to this year's recipients of GCSAA scholarships! This year, four current Penn State students received scholarships

2-Year Program Alum wins MacCurrach Award

Golf Course Turfgrass Management 2-Year Program alum Jordan Carbone of Erin, Ontario, Canada, recently received the MacCurrach Award in the GCSAA Scholars Competition.

A Long Way from Home

We received this video of Nathan Wattier who will be entering the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program (2-year resident program) this fall. In the video, Nathan talks about his career so far and why he chose to come to Penn State.

Brad Jakubowski hired as new Instructor of Plant Science

Penn State announced that Brad Jakubowski has been named new Instructor of Plant Science within the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Turfgrass Science Major. Jakubowski, currently a Penn State PhD graduate assistant studying performance testing of athletic fields, will start his new appointment on August 1st.

2-Year Students now at their 2017 Internships

Current 2-year students are currently completing their internships at the following golf and country clubs:

Congratulations to 2017 Scholarship and Award Recipients

This past Saturday, March 4, 2017, twelve two-year Golf Turf Management Program students graduated at the Nittany Lion Inn. Many of the graduating students received scholarships, including:

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Congratulations to the 2-Year Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program Class of 2017!

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
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