The recent MVGCSA Shop Tour at Norwood Hills CC was a resounding success as well over 100 participated in the days educational activities! Thank you to our host Mike Null and his staff at Norwood Hills CC.
The MVGCSA would also like to thank all of the speakers for their professional presentations at this educational event! They include Steve Riddle from HPRTK GPS Systems, MV's own Carter DeMay and Matt Czarnecki - BMP's, Travis Freeman from the Moneta Financial Group, Derek Nees from DWP Brotke Well and Pump and Jim Healey St. Louis' Golf Writer and Historian. Thank you all very much for a very informative day.
A special thanks is definitely in order for the work Chris Finnerty - MV Treasurer, completed in organizing all the speakers for this years Shop Tour. Great job Chris as attendants were praising the line up and information presented by all the speakers on the docket! Well done!
As always, another big thanks goes out to the Affiliate sponsors of this years Shop Tour. Your support is the foundation of our successful programs!
Advanced Turf Solutions, Keeven Brothers Sod, Turfwerks, Bayer and Midwest Turf Contractors!
Midway during the days activities, MV President Khris Rickman presented MVGCSA's annual donation to the CAFNR at Mizzou to assist in our goal of funding turf related research projects on an annual basis. This year the MVGCSA had the ability to contribute $5,000 each to Dr. Lee Miller and Dr. Xi Xiong , Professors at the University of Missouri.
Accepting MV's donation is Dr. Lee Miller, Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, MU Extension.
A note to all who attended this years Shop Tour...for everyone who signed the registration sheet at the entry table, your 0.40 education points that you earned from the GCSAA has been recorded with the National office on 1/8/2020. You may wish to double check but your points earned should be entered into your personal profile. Should there be any questions, please don't hesitate to contact this office.