The 2021-22 Aggie Turfgrass Club kicked off the fall semester on September 21, with an 18-hole putting competition on the newly created putting course at the Scotts turfgrass lab in College Station. The course was designed and constructed by the students in the SCSC 427-Sports Field Construction course, using Lazer zoysiagrass. Two students presented information about their summer internships at the October 12th meeting of the Turfgrass Club at Texas A&M. The students have opportunities to intern with golf courses and landscape businesses, as well as with professional… Read More →
Weston Appelfeller, CSFM and Director of Grounds for the Austin FC MLS soccer club was the guest speaker at Aggie Turf Club today. He shared with the students about the vision and construction progress being made to build the new facility that will be home to Austin FC, which will officially join the MLS in spring 2021. This will be the first stadium in the MLS to grow seashore paspalum, and will also be the largest stadium (20,000 capacity) in the MLS. Prior to coming to Austin, Weston… Read More →
Damian Micahlewicz and Bailey Simmons presented information about their summer internship at the October 16 meeting of the Aggie Turf Club. The pair spent the summer at the Boot Ranch Golf Club in Fredericksburg, TX.
At this past week’s Aggie Turf Club, Turfgrass Science students Nick Patschke and Garrison Moczygemba presented on their summer internships with Helena Ag over the past summer. This internship gave the students exposure to the sales, distribution, and research side of the industry.
Do you love football? Would you like to be part of the grounds crew for the Super Bowl? If you are at least a junior, Toro has an opportunity for you! All you need to do is write a 500-word typed essay describing where you see yourself professionally in five years and what you hope to accomplish during those five years. Then fill out the e-application form, attach your essay, resume and at least one reference letter from a professor or employer. The application may be found at:… Read More →