Turfgrass Science students in the SCSC 429 Turfgrass Management Systems class presented their end of semester Management Plans as the semester came to a close. Dr. Ben Wherley praised all the teams for a job well done.
Today in turf club Turfgrass Science Students Andrew Healey and John Jordan presented on their summer internship experiences. John interned at TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas golf resort near Dallas. Andrew worked with the Houston Astros grounds crew.
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. In addition to assisting with the grounds for the baseball games, the interns also helped turn the ball field into… Read More →
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 →