Brett Martin and Ryan Earp discussed their summer internships during the most recent Turfgrass Club meeting. Ryan Earp spent the summer working at the Preserve Course at Reynolds Lake Oconce in Greensboro, Georgia. This recently renovated golf course was designed by Bob Cupp, Fuzzy Zoeller and Hubert Green. Brett Martin was in Boston, MA, this summer helping to maintain Fenway Park for the 2018 Champion Boston Red Sox.
Turfgrass Club members Shelby Ferguson and Calvin Wilson helped represent the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences tailgate on October 6 before the Aggie football game against Kentucky. Club members take advantage of numerous volunteer activities throughout the year.
Summer internships provide hands-on skills that reinforce information students learn in the classroom. Turfgrass Science students have a wide array of experiences from which to select. This summer James Kimberley chose to work with Landscapes Unlimited LLC, a company which constructs and operates golf courses and sports fields across the United States. The company has built or renovated more than 1,800 golf courses and currently operates/manages more than 60. James had the opportunity to travel to different states, assisting in the reconstruction of both golf courses and sports… Read More →
This past week at Aggie Turf Club, Texas A&M Turfgrass Science students Calvin Wilson, Davis Wagner, and Chandler Simental presented on their summer internships at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, MO. The three were actively involved in course management, preparation and setup for the 100th PGA Championship. The course is comprised of creeping bentgrass greens, zoysiagrass fairways, and tall fescue roughs
The Aggie Turf Club kicks off the 2018-19 year on September 25. This semester the club will meet every other Tuesday from 11:30 – 12:30 at the Scotts turfgrass facility. The club is auctioning off a pair of sideline passes to an Aggie football game. The high bidder will be able to choose from either Kentucky – October 6th, UAB – November 17 or LSU – November 24. The passes will be available for pickup outside the stadium on game day. Bidding opened November 10 and will remain… Read More →