Penn State Turf and Ornamentals Field Day Cancelled

For the first time in over 50 years, Penn Stateā€™s Turfgrass Field Day will be cancelled. The biennial event was originally scheduled for Aug 5th 2020.

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.

Join the Alumni Association at the GIS

Please join us on Wendesday, February 7th at 2pm for a casual alumni meeting. Room assignment near the trade show floor will be announced in the near future.

Turf Innovation and Discovery Expo Field Day at Valentine East

Mark your calendars! Turf Innovation and Discovery Expo Field Day at Valentine East will be held on Thursday, September 21st.

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 annualĀ tradition for the 2-year program, the “Senior Field Trip” is meant to take the students into the more

Field Days 2014 a Success

Over 250 golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, professional landscapers, grounds managers, and others interested in management of turf and landscape plantings traveled to the University Park campus on Aug. 6 and 7 to see the latest trends in management and research from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences during Turf and Ornamentals Field Days.

Memorial Tournament Ticket Contest

Follow @PSUTurf on Twitter or Facebook for a chance to win tickets! The Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program is giving away tickets to the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. A total of two (2) tickets are available each day for Practice Rounds (Mon-Wed) and the entire tournament (Thur-Sun). All tickets will more

2014 GIS Alumni Luncheon Announced

This year, the Penn State Turfgrass Alumni Association will be hosting a luncheon (instead of a breakfast) on Thursday at 12:00PM. The luncheon will be near the trade show floor at the convention centers, thus giving more people the opportunity to attend. Please note that attendees are asked to send in their RSVP in advance!

Sponsor the 2013 Golf Turf Conference

Penn State and the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council would like to invite you to attend the 2013 Penn State Golf Turf Conference located on the University Park Campus in the Nittany Lion Inn. Find out how your company or organization can sponsor the event.

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