Penn State Turfgrass Alum Completes GCSAA ASCS Program

Congratulations to Raul Iurk, Penn State Turfgrass alum and Carmel Country Club assistant-in-training, on completing all four ASCS certificates.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

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.

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.

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 the Class of 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017!

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

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

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

Curtis Tyrrell: Penn State Distinguished Alum

Curtis Tyrrell, CGCS, MG, from Medinah Country Club shares his career story and talks about what it means to be a Penn State Alum. Curtis graduated from the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program (2-year program) in 1996 and recently hosted the Ryder Cup.

Jeff Markow, CGCS talks about mentoring

Jeff Markow, CGCS talks about how mentoring has impacted his life and how he is passing that on to the future generation of the industry. He acknowledges that he wouldn’t be where he is without his mentors and how he hopes to be able to extend a helping hand to those ready to learn. Read more

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